Archive for: February, 2013

Cleveland Nelson Campbell

GUEYDAN – Funeral services for Cleveland “Buck” Nelson Campbell, 85, will be held at First United Methodist Church in Gueydan on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at 3 p.m. with burial in Gueydan Mausoleum under the direction of Matthews and Son Funeral Home.

Marie Cupp

LACASSINE – Marie “Margie” Cupp, 81, passed away Monday, Feb. 25, 2013, in a local care center. Her service will be held on Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at 11 a.m. at St. John Vianney Catholic Church. Father Emanuel Tanu will officiate. Visitation will begin today, Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013, from 2:30-9 p.m. with a scripture […]

COA seeking vendors for health fair

By ALLISON CRYER Daily News Staff Writer The Jeff Davis Council on Aging (COA) is currently seeking vendors the Jeff Davis Parish Senior Citizen Health Fair scheduled for March 26. COA Activities Coordinator Kim Benoit said vendors geared towards the needs of senior citizens are invited to participate in the health fair.

Spring Sports

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Spring sports are in full swing this week, with the Hathaway and Lacassine girls (at left) set for a hardwood rematch on a grand stage – the semifinals of the LHSAA girls basketball playoffs. Tip off time is 8 p.m. at the Lake Charles Civic Center this Friday, March 1.  As basketball season nears its […]

Welsh planning 2013-14 budget

By SHEILA SMITH Assistant Editor WELSH – Officials here are working with department heads to plan the town’s 2013-2014 budget. Talks began during a work meeting Tuesday night. Welsh Mayor Carolyn Louviere said she expects no major changes compared to the current budget except in the Welsh Police Department.

Iota boy saves mother from choking

Michelle and Joey Dupre
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By SHEILA SMITH Assistant Editor IOTA – Friends and family here are calling a 12 year-old boy a hero after he saved his mother’s life Friday night. Michelle Dupre of Iota had just picked up an order from a Lafayette sushi restaurant with two of her children, Jenna, 15, and Joey, 12. As they drove […]

Local teens face arson charges

By SHEILA SMITH Assistant Editor Two area teenagers were arrested early Tuesday after they allegedly launched two Molotov cocktails at a Roberta Street home Monday night. Jennings Police Chief Todd D’Albor said Monday night’s event followed nearly two months of harassing incidences reported by the Roberta Street home’s residents.

Lacassine takes commanding win

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By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LACASSINE – The top seeded Lacassine Lady Cardinals started off fast and never slowed down in taking a 61-22 win over the no. 8 seeded Converse Lady Wildcats in the Class B Quarterfinals Monday. Lacassine (38-1) advances to the Ladies Top 28 Tournament, where they will face the […]

Charles Williams II

Funeral services for Charles Williams II, 25, will be announced by Semien-Lewis Mortuary of Jennings. Mr. Williams entered into eternal rest in his residence.

Mrs. Katrenna Williams

Funeral services for Mrs. Katrenna Williams, 30, will be announced by Semien-Lewis Mortuary of Jennings. Mrs.Williams entered into eternal rest in her residence.

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