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Razor Baseball finishes second

The Razor 13u baseball squad captured a second-place finish at the USSSA World Series in Biloxi, Miss. last week. Razor finished the week 5-3 after rallying out of the losers bracket to make the tournament final. Members of the razor squad include Bailey Leonards, Addison Landry, Carter Lejeune, Camden Edwards, Kane Fontenot, Tristan Doucet, Peyton Thibodeaux, Mason Lejeune, Alyx Duhon and Kye Cary.

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor The Razor Baseball 13u club put the finishing touches on a highly successful season by placing second at the USSSA World Series in Biloxi, Miss., last week. Razor finished the week-long tournament 5-3 and fought their way out of the losers’ bracket to play in the championship finale. […]

Farewell, friend

This past week, Jennings said goodbye to one of its greatest friends, Tom Precht. Jennings and Jeff Davis Parish were so blessed to have someone like Tom on our team. In everything he did, he gave 110 percent, even as his health began failing in recent years. He never stopped smiling or believing that by […]

Roynell Troutman

On July 2, 2015, Roynell Troutman received her eternal reward and went to Heaven to be reunited with her husband, Roy; her son, Charles; her sisters, Beverly Crider and Mary Bell; and her brother, Jerry DeVilbiss. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, July 7, 2015, at 10 a.m. at Roanoke Baptist Church with Rev. […]

Dolores Fontenot

May 8, 1949 – July 3, 2015 KINDER – Dolores “DeeDee” Fontenot, 66, passed away Friday, July 3, 2015, surrounded by her family. She was a lifelong resident of Kinder. DeeDee earned her master’s degree in education, but loved to volunteer and substitute for Kinder High for over 20 years. She was a devoted and […]

Acadia highway renamed for fallen corporal

Cpl. Matthew Richard

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer IOTA — A fallen soldier was honored at the latest Legislative sessions in Baton Rouge by having a section of highway in Acadia Parish here bear his name.

Stars and Stripes

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Families were able to take in Independence Day celebrations Friday evening at the Stars and Stripes festival in Jennings and a Fourth of July event in Elton. Daily News staff photos

Remember the reason for freedom

Independence Day is one of those holidays when we often take the history of the event for granted. We get all excited about a long weekend, a day off of work or getting together with the family for a big barbecue. All of this is great, but the holiday itself means a whole lot more. […]

It’s been a great year, folks

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD As a Jeff Davis Parish resident, a Jennings city resident and a Jennings Daily News (JDN) employee, I’ve recently reached a milestone in my journey to this area; my one year anniversary. Yes, folks, it’s already been a year since I joined the JDN team and became […]

Pelicans re-sign frontcourt trio, award Davis max contract

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor NEW ORLEANS – In less than 140 characters, Anthony Davis eased the minds of an entire city.

Edward Daniel

Arrangements for Edward Daniel, 72, are pending with Fondel Memorial Chapel.

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