Archive for: July, 2014

Local Shows Gratitude

Dear Editor, On Friday, July 11, at 7:10 a.m., a very large limb from the oak tree in my front yard broke. The limb fell across and broke the telephone company’s main cable; across my TV cable, which comes across North Cutting Ave.; and through my picket fence. Half of North Cutting was blocked. Within […]

Is The End Near?

Dear Editor, The judgment symbolized by the rider of the black horse seems to be a worldwide financial catastrophe. With war spreading across the world from Middle East, food, fuel and much more life-supporting items, will become more and more scarce. The “pair of scales” indicates the scarcity of food; food is weighted as gold […]

Citizen Concerned About Conservation

Dear Editor, I’m working in southern Alabama this summer and all the while, I’m missing Louisiana. I grew up in Jennings, and there is nothing like our culture and our communities. My mother was sure that I appreciated our coastal areas, now protected by the Wilderness Act in Breton and Lacassine. But only five percent […]

Reader Shares Views

Is this brilliance, stupidity, or arrogance? You decide. When thousands of illegals flood across our southern border, our government does nothing. We have one veteran in a Mexican jail for the mistake of making a wrong turn and a helicopter containing Mexican police crossed our border and fired a couple of shots. The President has […]

Sugar Mill Black Eye on JDP

Dear Editor, Residents of Jeff Davis Parish should be livid over the recently audit of the Lacassine Sugar Mill that cost taxpayers $71,000,000. In April 2005, I wrote a letter to the editor of this paper assailing “big sugar”, ethanol production facts, and Bob Odom for using LDAF workers on construction projects. My questions about […]

JHS Alumni Tournament in full swing


   The 20th Anniversary of the JHS Alumni Tournament took place at Zigler Park over the weekend. Check back Tuesday for results and more info about the weekend’s festivities. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Oliver, Mitchell united in double-ring ceremony

Dustin Charles Oliver and Meagan Nicole Mitchell, both of Jennings, were married at 6 p.m. June 21, 2014, at Our Lady Help of Christians with Fr. Charles McMillan officiating the double-ring ceremony.

Hardy, Martin united in marriage

Michael Ryan Hardy and Renee Lyn Martin, both of Evangeline, were married at 2 p.m. July 12, 2014, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church with Father Charles McMillin officiating the double-ring ceremony.

Class of 1983 War Dogs still going strong

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Class of 1983, the ‘War Dogs’, has been playing as a team in the Jennings High Alumni Tournament since the event began in 1994. 

Four arrested in separate cases

James Harmon

Daily News Staff Report On Friday, meth was the center of arrests made in separate cases by separate law enforcement agencies.

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