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Miss Jane Mary Vaughan

LAKE ARTHUR — Funeral services for Miss Jane Mary Vaughan, 73, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 25, 2015, in the Miguez Funeral Home Chapel in Lake Arthur with Msgr. Ronald Groth officiating. Burial will follow in the St. Anthony Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be in Lake Arthur  from 3:30-9  p.m. on […]

Town of Elton sprucing up

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON — When newly-elected Elton Mayor Roger “Tony” Laughlin took office in January, he said one of his main goals in office would be to spruce up the town and clean up some of the rough spots of overgrown brush and trees. In less than four months, Laughlin […]

Army sergeant returns from Kuwait, surprises daughter


I didn’t know the exact date until about two days ago. We told Hailey we’d be going to pick him up tonight at about 10 p.m. but I knew he would be in earlier. I wanted this to be a surprise for her today so I didn’t tell her.” The fifth grader at Bethel Christian […]

Why is the 2016 Democratic field so old?

There are five Democrats who have either declared or are thinking about running for president. Three – Joe Biden, Bernard Sanders and Jim Webb – will be over 70 years old on Inauguration Day 2017. Front-runner Hillary Clinton will be nine months short of 70. Only Martin O’Malley, who will turn 54 a couple of […]

Parents should be assets in youth sports

Sometimes kids set better examples than adults, especially when it comes to sports. Consider the ongoing investigation into a female head coach who suffered a broken nose in Youngsville. Police investigations are ongoing to identify a man accused of punching and breaking her nose. The head coach for the Broussard Youngsville Youth Association was punched […]

Welsh, LA send big numbers to regionals

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor DEQUINCY — Welsh and Lake Arthur’s track teams hit the road Tuesday to DeQuincy to compete in the 4-2A district track meet, in hopes of qualifying for regionals and a shot to run in the state meet at LSU on May 9.

Mrs. Winnie Rose Marceaux Obituary

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Mrs. Winnie Rose Marceaux Suire, 90, will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, April 24, 2015 in Miguez Funeral Home chapel with Msgr. Ronald Groth officiating. Burial will be in the Shell Beach Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be from 10:45 a.m. until 11 p.m. Thursday and 8 a.m. […]

Senior Bulldogs Honored at Final Home Game

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Daily News photo by Roger Pollard JHS pitcher Ben Simpson sprints out during a pre-game ceremony honoring all Bulldog seniors in their final home game of the 2015 regular season. Simpson is the son of Keith and Mary Ann Simpson.

Jennings man arrested on multiple drug charges

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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer A Jennings man was arrested Wednesday night, April 22 at approximately 9 p.m. on multiple counts of drug possession.

Zigler to host final display on Clara Street

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As the Zigler Art Museum (ZAM) prepares its move into a new location, Director Dolores Spears also prepares for the next chapter in her life, as well for her upcoming retirement from the museum. Spears said she is filled with mixed emotions regarding the impending changes. By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer

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