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JHS splits double header in regular season finale

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Writer GRANT — The Jennings (JHS) Diamond Dogs put the finishing touches on a rollercoaster regular season by splitting a pair of games on the road against defending Class B state champion Fairview High School (FHS). JHS junior Tyler Trahan out-dueled highly touted FHS ace and LSU commit Brennan […]

Richard “Moby” W. Miller

  A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church for Richard “Moby” Miller, 70, of Jennings, at 10 a.m. Thursday, April 30, 2015, with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews & Son Funeral Home from 4-9 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, 2015, with a […]

Franklin Shirley Bertrand

  It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Franklin Shirley Bertrand announces his passing from this life on April 26, 2015, at the age of 79. Born in Jennings on January 26, 1936, to the late Alcide Bertrand and the late Lidia Domain Bertrand. He was a retired tugboat captain. […]

JDSO arrests David Ramirez for possession

David Ramirez

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) reported an arrest early Saturday morning, following a traffic stop for no seat belt use. The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) reported an arrest early Saturday morning, following a traffic stop for no seat belt use. According to JDSO Commander […]

Welsh native writes book of bayou tales

Dwaines Lawless

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Growing up in the bayous of south Louisiana, Welsh native and Cajun Dwaines Lawless said she was always fascinated with bayou tales of folk healing and voodoo. Lawless, like all Cajuns, loves telling a good story, except she took it one step further by writing a chilling fiction […]

Rains further soak a saturated parish

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For the second time in just under a week, Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) withstood the wrath of a violent line of thunderstorms that moved across the area just before 8 a.m. on Monday. Heavy rains and strong winds knocked down tree limbs and left some residents of JDP without power for an extended period of […]

Childhood makes a comeback

You have to let the past go. You cannot constantly live under the cloud of what once was. Sometimes, it is hard to move on and find the next phase in life for which you are destined. After dedicating so much time to one certain thing, you suddenly have to say goodbye and move on […]

Help us honor the motherhood workforce

What’s so special about Mother’s Day? It honors some of the strongest, most selfless women we are privileged to know. So why not take the time to show her just how special she is by sharing your story with the Jennings Daily News? Next month, mothers throughout the world will be honored, and for good […]

John ‘JB’ Trahan Jr.

JENNINGS – Funeral services for Mr. John (JB) Trahan, Jr., 91, will be held at 10 a.m. Monday, April 27, 2015, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church with Rev. Charles McMillin officiating. Burial will be in the St. Anthony Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Funeral home visitation will […]

Charles Leroy Cormier

JENNINGS – Funeral services for Mr. Charles Leroy Cormier, 85, will be held at 2 p.m., Monday, April 27, 2015, in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Rev. Susil Fernando officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Funeral home visitation will be from 3-9 p.m. Sunday and […]

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