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Give peas a chance

Two weeks from today, Jeff Davis Parish’s (JDP) public schools will open to students for yet another academic year. This means cooking will be underway in cafeterias, too. In Thursday’s edition of the Jennings Daily News, we reported that local school board officials have reviewed what goes onto students’ plates, and a few changes can […]

Moore, Sonnier to wed

Tyler James Moore and Brittney Paige Sonnier, both of Lake Arthur, announce their plans to wed at 6 p.m. Aug. 1, 2014, at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Arthur.

Nolan Guidry

Funeral services for Mr. Nolan Guidry, 71, will be held at 2 p.m. today, Friday, July 25, 2014, in Miguez Funeral Home with Rev. Charles McMillin officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be held from 11 a.m. today, Friday, until time of services. Mr. Guidry died at 8:50 a.m. on […]

Junuis Rivers Fontenot

GUEYDAN – A Mass of Christian burial for Junuis Rivers Fontenot, 88, of Gueydan, will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Gueydan on Saturday, July 26, 2014, at 10 a.m. with Father Corey Campeaux officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Gueydan today, […]

Down Time

ab - Marcus Edwards (70 Kylie Vincent (15)

   Marcus Edwards, 7, of Morse, and his babysitter Kylie Vincent, 15, of Jennings, enjoy the last lingering lazy days of summer reading in the back yard. Marcus is the son of Krystal Edwards. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

It’s Over!

Daily News photo by Denver Brown

La. 97 reopens to traffic On Thursday afternoon, the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) cleared their workers, removed the road-closure signs and completely reopened La. 97 in Jennings to two-way traffic. 

Cowboys tabbed second in pre-season conference poll

McNeese head coach Matt Viator (center) speaks at Southland Conferecne Media Day with Everett Ellefsen (left) and Antoine Everett (right). 
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor When half of an offensive unit that set 11 new school records departs after the season, there can be a little cause for concern. The McNeese State Cowboys faced that issue yesterday during Southland Conference Media Day, as six starters from the 2013 offense have graduated or moved […]

Melton, Hutton to marry

Jeramey Melton of Jennings and Melinda Kay Hutton of Monroe announce their plans to marry at 7 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at the Prien Lake Park Amphitheatre in Lake Charles.

Just keep believing the empty promises

The Way I See It by DON WEST If you haven’t noticed already, there are a number of scams that are circulating through our area. Although some are created by greed of others, most are based on the greed of each of us. You’ve heard it said many times, “if it sounds too good to […]

It’s not easy to escape poverty

Louisiana fell one spot to 47th in an annual national ranking of child well-being that looks at poverty, education and health access, the Associated Press reported Wednesday. The Kids Count report was released Tuesday by the Annie E. Casey Foundation, a private charitable organization that had Louisiana ranked at 46th in 2013. The state improved […]

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