Archive for: January, 2013

Officials warn Super Bowl fans not to drink and drive

Daily News Staff Report With this year’s Super Bowl being held at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans, one of the nation’s favorite tourist cities, safety officials are urging football fans across Louisiana to avoid drinking and driving. “Visitors and residents alike need to keep in mind that driving under the influence is highly dangerous […]

Sheriff’s office stepping up patrols for Mardi Gras

By ALLISON CRYER Daily News Staff Writer Over the next two weekends, the Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office will be stepping up patrols as many residents across the parish celebrate the Mardi Gras season. Sheriff Ivy Woods said Monday that sheriff’s deputies would be increasing their presence in Lake Arthur this coming weekend during their Mardi […]

Grand Marais Mardi Gras run returns Feb. 9

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   Grand Marais Mardi Gras members celebrate the Mardi Gras season the old fashion way, with a traditional run that will stop in both Jennings and Hathaway Feb. 9-10.

By ALLISON CRYER Daily News Staff Writer HATHAWAY – For anyone wishing to get a glimpse of a traditional run, the Grand Marais Mardi Gras run is back this year and will be rolling through the area next weekend. The public is invited to come out to watch the run on Saturday, Feb. 9, when […]

Jennings Officer Makes First Arrest

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Daily News photos by Sheila Smith    Jennings Police Department (JPD) officer Blaize Richard, 18, made his first “arrest” Saturday evening on State Street with the assistance of JPD Lt. Mike Hill. The capture was actually a mock arrest staged by the JPD and Jennings Fire Department. Richard recently made national headlines after Hill made […]

School Lunch Menu

Monday, January 28 Beef Stew, rice, green beans, roasted squash, fruit, roll and milk.   Tuesday, January 29 Hot dog, chili, cheese, baked beans, fries/tots/wedges, condiments, fresh fruit, brownie cup and milk.   Wednesday, January 30 Oven-fried chicken, broccoli rice and cheese casserole, cucumbers, dip, fruit, roll and milk.   Thursday, January 31 Chicken and […]

Attention Boy Scouts, FFA members

The Jennings Daily News would like to honor area kids who do what they can to help their communities – scouts honor. That’s why we are calling on all local Boy Scouts and Cub Scouts to share their pictures and stories with us for a special publication in your hometown newspaper. The Boy Scout program […]

Residents Thankful for Help During Flood

Dear Editor, I’m composing this letter to publicly thank several people who were instrumental in just literally saving my home during the recent flooding that ravaged the Mermentau Cove area of Acadia Parish. Without their help and thoughts, I would, without a doubt, had my home flooded along with thousands of dollars in damage. I […]

Reader Shares Views on Gun Control

Dear Editor, “Guns are killing children” is a spin by politicians to rev up political support by showing their concern as they cry at night. These same politicians are not crying as they approve the killing of thousands of children every year through abortions. People who claim to be Christians, but support a president that […]

Dogs keep playoff hopes within reach with win

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By BRIAN PARKER Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings Bulldogs kicked off their second round of district play Friday, visiting 4-3A rival Notre Dame. The Bulldogs outpaced the Pios, 61-40, for their second district win over Notre Dame, while the Lady Pios easily got past the Lady Bulldogs, 72-12, to win their second meeting, as […]

Police Report

Editor’s Note: An arrest does not indicate whether a person is guilty of the crime with which they have been charged. A person is not considered guilty until they are convicted of a crime in a court of law. All information on arrested subjects is printed as provided by each agency.   Sheriff’s Office Thirteen […]

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