Archive for: September, 2013

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October 1 Hoffpauir Fund An account has been established at Capital One bank for Bobby and Barbara Hoffpauir, who recently lost their home and all contents to fire. The account number is 2079141839. Book Club The Jeff Davis Parish Book Club discussion group will meet in Jennings on Tuesday, Oct. 1, 2013 at 10 a.m. […]

Dogs fall two-point conversion short of hosts

Jennings showed tremendous effort through four quarters of play but couldn’t come up with a victory over their Plaquemine hosts.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer PLAQUEMINE – The Jennings Bulldogs traveled to Plaquemine Friday night to battle the no. 6 ranked Green Devils of class 4-A. For the fourth consecutive week, the Dogs kept their fans on the edge of their seats. The two teams combined for 27 fourth quarter points with the […]

Farm Bureau President speaks against Chipotle ads

The Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation is warning the public of advertisements that attack farming and other agricultural practices. “They’re easy to spot because there are so few of them, particularly on television,” stated the Bureaus’ weekly President’s Column. “One that’s always easy to spot is any commercial for the Chipotle Mexican Grill. The Colorado-based taco chain […]

Reader Shares Views

Dear Editor, We are a democracy not socialism or communism. The Supreme Court is wrong about any health care issue that does not affect all. We vote as states and refuse to accept this health care issue. We must restrain it and not be forced to accept any of government’s issues. This issue has been […]

Harper Parsley welcomed home

Tricidy Benoit and Tyler Parsley, both of Jennings, announce the birth of their daughter, Harper Dalis Parsley, born Sept. 19, 2013, at Jennings American Legion Hospital. Harper weighed seven pounds, four ounces at birth and was 20 inches long.

School Lunch Menu

Monday, September 30 Meat Ball Stew, Rice, Green Beans, Yams, Roll, Wafer, Fruit, Milk Choice   Tuesday, October 1 Corn Dog Nuggets, Fries, Ketchup and Mustard, Baked Cucumbers, Dip, Baked Cookie, Fresh Fruit , Milk Choice   Wednesday, October 2 Meatloaf w/Gravy, Mashed Potatoes, Glazed Carrots, Roll, Fruit, Milk Choice   Thursday, October 3 Ham, […]

Deborah Rounsaville Cooper

A memorial service for Deborah (Debbie) Rounsaville Cooper will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at 2 p.m. at St. Luke’s Episcopal Church in Jennings. Father John Clark will officiate. Debbie was born March 9, 1952, in Caracas, Venezuela, and entered into rest on Sept. 21, 2013, in Macon, Ga. Debbie was a long-term […]

Stearman Fly-In returns to City of Jennings

Daily News Staff Report The End of Season Stearman Fly-In will return to the City of Jennings Friday, Oct. 4 and Saturday, Oct. 5 with more than 40 classically restored World War II planes set to gather at the Jennings Airport for their 33rd annual farewell. The vintage airplanes make a colorful display both on […]

JDSO reports theft, drug arrests

Christopher Abshire
Photo courtesy JDSO

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor Three area residents were arrested by the Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office this week on multiple theft charges, while a fourth suspect was booked in to the parish jail for illegal drug possession. The most resent arrest involved a Crowley suspect, Christopher Todd Abshire, 31, of Crowley.

Agricultural Charter School hosts field day

Indian Bible Academy hosted an Agricultural Field Day on Thursday where students and teachers led tours through the school’s corn maze, soybean fields, pumpkin display and timber. The Agricultural Charter School was raising funds for a mission trip they are taking to Romania this spring.     
Daily News photo by Brett Marino

By BRETT MARINO Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – The Indian Bible Academy (IBA) hosted an Agricultural Field Day here Thursday to raise money for orphaned children in Romania. The field day consisted of IBA students and staff leading tours of the various agricultural projects the school has been working on, including a corn maze, […]

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