Archive for: August, 2013

Dogs struggle through jamboree

Despite hard work, the Jennings Bulldogs fell to the Breaux Bridge Tigers 12-0 during jamboree action on Cajun Field Friday evening.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer LAFAYETTE – The Breaux Bridge Tigers flexed their muscles on Friday night as they shutout the Jennings Bulldogs 12-0 in the Kiwanis Club Jamboree held at UL-Lafayette’s Cajun Field. The Bulldogs offense struggled all night, unable to get much going. The Bulldogs received the opening kick and Sherman […]

Kinney, Istre united in double-ring ceremony

Jordan Nicole Kinney of Mermentau and Ricky Steven Istre II of Mermentau were married at 6 p.m. Saturday, August 17, 2013, at St. John’s Catholic Church in Mermentau, with Fr. Neil McNeil officiating the candlelight, double-ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of James and Darlene Beard and Billy Kinney all of Sulphur and the […]

Reader Shares Views

Dear Editor, THE DEATH OF A NATION The warning is that “some will depart from the faith. We find people are led away from Sound Doctrine by the “doctrine of demons”. You cannot depart from something that you are not close to or part of. Unsaved people are the result of false teachers. We find […]

BP: Jindal admin. ‘misrepresents’ company’s record?

BP and state officials aren’t seeing eye to eye at the moment. BP is accusing the Jindal administration of misrepresenting its record in the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill, including how much it has spent on cleanup, according to a report from The Associated Press. Geoff Morrell, BP’s vice president of U.S. communications, responded […]

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 is displayed as provided by the appropriate agency.   City Police Twenty-six people were […]

Jimmie Dale Bertrand

The family and friends of Jimmie Dale Bertrand are mourning the loss of their loved one who was called from this life and entered into Heaven on Aug. 30, 2013, while in the comfort of her home at the age of 71. Funeral services will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings […]

Community Calendar

Calendar Guidelines Items for Community Calendar must be submitted in writing during regular weekday business hours at least two weeks prior to the day of the event. We will make every effort to run the item twice before the event, though it should be noted all events run in the order of their posted dates […]

Optimist Club will hold NOW Banquet

The local chapter of the Optimist Club (OC) will hold its annual NOW Banquet (New Optimist Wanted) on September 10 at Greens Café. According to its website, the Optimist Club is dedicated to “Bringing Out the Best in Kids.” Adult volunteers join OCs to conduct positive service projects in their communities aimed at providing a […]

ZAM beginning final year at Zigler home

Daily News Staff Report The Zigler Art Museum (ZAM) will soon begin a bittersweet final year at its longtime Clara Street location in preparation of relocating to the new Jennings City Hall in 2014. Renovations are already underway at the former AllWest building on Main Street, which will be the new home for City Hall, […]

Donald Berken chosen as Rice Farmer of the Year

Donald Berken

CROWLEY – Donald Berken of Welsh has been chosen as the Rice Farmer of the Year for the 2013 International Rice Festival slated for the weekend of October 17-20, 2013 in downtown Crowley as announced by Romona T. Credeur, festival president. Donald has been farming rice and soybeans in Jeff Davis Parish for the past […]

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