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Eva Richard Deshotel Klumpp

Eva Richard Deshotel Klumpp A Mass of Christian burial will be held Monday, April 27, 2015, at 10 a.m. at St. Jules Catholic Church in Tee Mamou for Eva Richard Deshotel Klumpp, 89, who died Friday, April 24, 2015, at 4:30 a.m. at Camelot Brookside in Jennings. Fr. Paul Lafleur, pastor of St. Jules Catholic […]

Jessy Paul Doucet

Jessy Paul Doucet A Memorial Mass for Jessy Paul Doucet will be held on Monday, April 27, 2015, at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Jennings. Father Susil Fernando will officiate. Jessy Paul Doucet was born on the U.S. Base in Fort Worth, Texas, on Jan. 18, 1990, the only child of Stacey […]

Huey Paul Capdeville

Huey Paul Capdeville A Mass of Christian burial will be held for Huey Paul Capdeville, 79, Tuesday, April 28, 2015, at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Father Celsius Offor will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of service at […]

Abstract Art


Daily News Photos by Aubrey Broussard Students in Kris Reed’s eighth grade class at Our Lady Immaculate (OLI) studied abstract artists such as Wassily Kandinsky and Jackson Pollock. The class also made their own abstract paintings on canvas thanks to the Zigler Art-In-Educationww Mini Grant from the Jeff Davis Arts Council.  

New Zealanders experience local culture


By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer A tour group visiting Louisiana from New Zealand went out of their way to include Jennings as one of the prime attractions to visit during their tour. They enjoyed Cajun cuisine and music at the Tourist Commission and learned about alligator habitats and traits as well as had […]

JPD: Suspect injured when officer’s weapon discharges

By SHEILA SMITH Managing Editor Jennings Police Department (JPD) Chief Todd D’Albor said a suspect was injured during the execution of a search warrant late Friday night. As of Saturday, few details were released in the matter due to ongoing investigations. However, D’Albor did say while officers were executing the search warrant, an officer’s weapon […]

Bag Lady Syndrome

W omen carry everything in their purses and their cars. I know I do. When I say everything, I do mean everything. To view the contents of my purse, one would think I’m preparing for the apocalypse or that I’m living out of it, and in a sense, I am. As a mom, I have […]

Volunteering has multiple benefits for youth

Volunteerism can help young people grow into well-rounded, responsible individuals. When volunteering, kids can learn new skills, foster new friendships and contacts, and improve both their social and interpersonal skills. In addition, a 2011 study from researchers at the Stony Brook University School of Medicine found that people are generally happier and healthier when giving […]

Kinder’s Cooley blanks Hounds 4-0

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH — Despite Welsh starter Cole Navarre restricting the booming bats of the Kinder Yellow Jackets to just 7 hits and 2 runs over 6 innings of work yesterday on Senior Night in Welsh, Kinder starter Welles Cooley suffocated the Hound hitter to just two hits, propelling his […]

Huey Paul Capdeville

Funeral services for Huey Paul Capdeville, 79, of Jennings, will be announced by Semien-Lewis Mortuary. Mr. Capdeville entered into eternal rest, Tuesday, April 21, 2015 in a local hospital.

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