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Richard A. Gagneaux

Funeral services for Richard A. Gagneaux, 77, will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 27, 2017, in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, with Rev. Jay Alexius officiating. Entombment will be in St. Anthony Mausoleum under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur. Mr. Gagneaux died at 2:54 p.m. Monday, July […]


Summer school

Six parish entities receive audit grades

Six parish entities have had their annual audit reports reviewed by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s (LLA) office, and all have earned clean financial bills of health. Drainage Dist. Consolidated Gravity No. 1, Sub-Dist. A of Gravity No. 1, Welsh Gravity No. 1 and the Economic Development Commission all received a letter grade of A.  Meanwhile, […]

Mateas Joseph Fontenot

December 11, 1922 – July 22, 2017 ELTON – Funeral services for Mateas Fontenot, 94, will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday, July 26, 2017, in St. Paul’s Catholic Church of Elton, with Rev. Jose Vattakunnel officiating.  The family will receive visitors at Ardoin Funeral Home of Elton on Tuesday, July 25, 2017, from 4 […]

Prepping for a new school year


Outreach to aid parish flood victims

The Restore Louisiana program has scheduled outreach events in central and south Louisiana for homeowners impacted by the 2016 floods. Outreach organizer Nick Speyrer said a team of six or seven representatives will be on hand in Jennings today, to help area homeowners affected by the 2016 floods to complete a survey and find out […]

Fugitive apprehended

A Jennings man on the run from police since May of this year has been captured. Forty-year-old Steven Ray Breaux is now in custody. “We received a call in reference to a subject with several active arrest warrants through the Jennings Police Department (JDP), who had been searching for him since spring,” said Jeff Davis […]

First Church of Christ holds VBS

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