SEPTEMBER 17th, 2016




Mail Application To:   JJOR,   P.O. BOX 1185, OAK GROVE, LA 71263

Booth spaces do not include tables, tents or extension cords.                               Streets are closed 9:00 – 4:00 Pm

The Jesse James Outlaw Roundup Festival reserves the right to the festival name and logo.

All city sidewalks in the historic district are reserved for the Festival.

Vendor’s hours are:   9:00 – 4:00 PM Vendors must pay in advance.                          Food Vendors $75 — Commercial Vendors $35 —Arts/Crafts —$25 —Political $25 — Non-Profit $25

Electricity $10 Extra to any Booth

Business Name _____________________Contact Person_________________

Address __________________________Phone _______________________

Type of Vendor from List Above ____________________Will you use a Tent ___

Will you need Electricity _______________________ 110 amp only No Air Conditioners

CHECKS MUST BE MAILED.  MAIL CHECKS TO ADDRESS ABOVE – Booths assigned as checks received by vendor coordinator.  RECEIVE BOOTH NUMBER AT GAZEBO –


Tear off to save for contact numbers:  Shirley (318) 428-4448 (318) 282-1542                                                                                 Eric (318) 428-2388


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 Applications are being taken for the 2nd Leadership Class / Fall 2016,

A 12-hour leadership seminar, an introductory level course, is offered beginning Tuesday,  September 6 and the following 3 Mondays. The class instructor is Dr. Cynthia F.  Cockerham, an Area Agent with the LSU AgCenter.

The goal is to have 15 – 30 participants with at least 3 participants from Epps, Pioneer, Forest, Oak Grove, and Kilbourne.  The class is open to mayors, town council members, police jurors, school board members as well as individual citizens.  High school juniors & seniors are also encouraged to participate.

This is a great opportunity to provide education experiences in an interactive and fun learning environment.  A non-lecture series is also designed to increase interpersonal communication and leadership skills of our elected officials as well as developing leaders of our community.

Below you will find an application.  Please talk to and recruit anyone you might know that would be interested.

Applications are due September 1, 2016.  Class begins Tuesday, September 6, 2016 and will continue on the following 3 Monday’s.  with the last class on September 26, 2016.  If the dates are not convenient—we can change dates to best suit the needs of the majority.

Level 2 will be offered in Spring or Fall 2017- graduates of the Sept 2015 and Sept 2016 class would be eligible to participate.  A graduation ceremony of the 2015 & 2016 classes will be scheduled upon completion of this 2016 session.


Application and Participant Contract Due September 1, 2016

 Name: __________________________________E-mail:_______________

Mailing Address: _______________________________________________

Phone: ___________________Cell Phone: __________________________

Occupation: __________________________________________________

Organizations/leadership positions: _________________________________


Why do you want to participate in this seminar? What do you hope to learn? (Continue on back if necessary) ___________________________________________________


In order to plan for success for all participants, it is important that everyone experience all segments of the curriculum and support the class in the following areas. Please read carefully and sign on the signature line if you agree to the following guidelines:

  •  Be prompt in arrival and attend four class meetings in their entirety
  • Get to know other class participants
  • Actively participate
  • Turn cell phones “off” during class
  • Have fun!

I, _______________________________ agree with the above criteria and would like to request to register in Leadership West Carroll, a leadership development series beginning SEPTEMBER 6, 2016

___________________________                   __________________

Signature                                                                                 Date

Please submit form by email to westcarrollchamber@gmail.com  or mail to the West Carroll Chamber office, P O Box 1336, Oak Grove, LA 71263.  Application forms due September 1, 2016.


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2015 Leadership Class

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Congratulations for successfully completing the Leadership training class last fall 2015! Above are members of the fall 2015 Leadership class taught by Cynthia Cockerham. Those completing (not pictured in this order) were:  Freddy Stanley, Maverick Grubbs, Brittney Dooley, Alanna Thompson, … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCING – Market Place Ribbon Cutting

JUNE 18, 2016 at 10:00 AM RIBBON CUTTING – for the new MARKET PLACE

located on the courtyard, downtown Oak Grove.  Everyone is invited to celebrate with the town and this new venture.

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Online Colleges in Louisiana By Location

Online education in Louisiana was at one time limited to private, for-profit colleges and universities. Today, limits are gone and online classes are available across the state. As of 2013, 16 four-year colleges and universities in the state of Louisiana offered online continuing education courses, certificate programs, hybrid degrees combining some online courses and some on-campus courses, as well as many completely online graduate programs.  You will find rankings of the best online four-year programs in Louisiana.  To access an informational website about these colleges, the web-site location is:  http://www.onlinecolleges.net/louisiana/  (copy and paste link to your search engine/browser to visit this website).**

** If when you cut and paste ( http://www.onlinecolleges.net/louisiana/%C2%A0 ) comes up take out the ( %C2A0 ) and it should take you to the correct site.  Our apology for this error.

Great information on these colleges for those wishing to take classes on-line!

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The Town of Oak Grove sponsored by The Garden Club is competing in the Cleanest City Contest.  The Town is competing with other cities of similar population.

March 14th-19th has been proclaimed “CLEAN IT TO WIN IT WEEK” by the town of Oak Grove. 

The Chamber of Commerce encourages businesses to participate by keeping the area around your business clean and beautiful.

Citizens, lets take pride in our town by:

  • keeping yards mowed, grass and weeds trimmed around sidewalks and fences
  • pick up and dispose of litter, fallen leaves and limbs
  • remove large unsightly stacks of bricks, lumber etc
  • repair and paint your buildings
  • beautify your property by trimming shrubs and trees and planting colorful flowers and shrubs

The contest judging is April 6th in Oak Grove.

The Town of Oak Grove won the state cleanest city in 1979.  Let’s do it again!

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Sweet Potato Festival Vendor Application


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