Archive for: March, 2013

Consider responsibilities before buying Easter pets

Every Easter season, families flock to pet and home improvement stores to purchase a lively, colorful alternative to chocolate rabbits and baskets of candy – bunnies, ducklings and chicks. Sadly, the majority of these animals become anything but a family pet or farm animal. According to the Humane Society of America, an estimated 30 percent […]

Kaysen Michael welcomed home

Halie Clement and Ajay Lejeune, both of Jennings, announce the birth of their son, Kaysen Michael Clement, born March 4, 2013, at Jennings American Legion Hospital. Kaysen weighed five pounds, 13 ounces at birth and was 18 1/2 inches long. He was welcomed home by his older brother, Brilyn Clement, of Jennings. Maternal grandparents are […]

Keagan’s Center could become reality this year

Students of all ages gathered in Elton to enjoy an Easter event sponsored by Keagan’s Kitchen, which will soon morph in Keagan’s Center.
Daily News photo by Sheila Smith

By SHEILA SMITH Assistant Editor ELTON – Approximately 75 children were treated to a free Easter event here Wednesday but the organization behind the party is well on its way to becoming a provider of free services to both the young and elderly. Keagan’s Kitchen sponsored Wednesday’s event at the Elton Town Park, which included […]

Suspect sought in fuel theft complaints

Photos courtesy of JDSO

Daily News Staff Report The Jeff Davis Sheriff Office (JDSO) is asking for the public’s help in identifying a suspect wanted for theft of diesel fuel from several locations in the parish. According to JDSO Criminal Investigations Commander Christopher Ivey, the suspect was recently captured on surveillance video. The suspect’s photo was circulating on Facebook […]

Candidates discuss infrastructure, financial health

Terry Duhon

(Editor’s Note: This story is the second of four parts of the 2013 Jennings Mayor’s Forum.) In an attempt to shed light on some of the city’s issues in time for the election, the Jennings Daily News rounded up both candidates for the mayor’s race set for April 6 – Marcus O. Peterson and incumbent […]

JHS tennis tops Sam Houston

The Jennings High School Tennis Team is enjoying Spring Break this week, but notched yet another team win last week before hanging up their racquets. On Thursday, JHS tennis traveled to Moss Bluff to play the Sam Houston tennis team and amassed 14 wins to six losses on the day.

Screen for life

There are so many things in life that we can’t control, but we can control is colorectal cancer by talking to your doctor about a screening. Among cancers that affect both men and women, colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer deaths in the U.S., according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control […]

How to legally obtain free crawfish

I’m Just Sayin’ by SHEILA SMITH You know, I am not one to publicly advocate criminal behavior (never mind why I would privately advocate it). Of course, I do think that if you are going to get tangled with the law, at least make it worthwhile. So now that Jeff Davis Parish is apparently the […]

Daughter welcomed home

Jazalyn Bias and Moses Figueroa, both of Jennings, announce the birth of their daughter, Milayah Marlo Figueroa, born March 18, 2013, at Jennings American Legion Hospital. Milayah weighed seven pounds, six ounces at birth and was 18 3/4 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Rebecca Peterson and Johnny Bias, both of Welsh. Paternal grandparents are Marlo […]

Mary Louise Cina

Funeral arrangements are pending for Mrs. Mary Louise Cina, 78, with Matthews and Son Funeral Home of Jennings. She died Tuesday, March 26, at 11:30 p.m. at Jennings American Legion Hospital.

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