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Bringing the hard hat

Elton’s Dorian Hayes looks to guide his team to a strong 2014 season.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Elton’s Hayes ‘hardest-working player in 9 seasons’ By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – As new football-turned-basketball players pull at their shorts and breathe like old men gasping for their oxygen tanks, Elton High School junior guard Dorian Hayes repeats the phrase, “Coach, I’ll go again”.

Terry Navarre

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church for Terry Navarre, 70, of Jennings, on Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, at 2 p.m. Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home today, Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014, from 2:30-9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 6 p.m. […]

Gathering Together


   Students at OLI enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal together last week before heading out for a week-long break.

Cart learning to live with epilepsy

Kyler Cart shows support for his sister’s struggle living with epilepsy, as well as all those who deal with the complicated disease. He initiated the ‘purple shirt day’ among his classmates at OLI because he wanted people to recognize and appreciate the impact that it has on those that suffer with the disease as well as their families.
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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Almost three years ago, when she was only 12, Kaileigh Cart’s life changed in a way that she never imagined.

Shooting suspect still on run

Damien Guidry

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A Welsh man wanted for his involvement in a Crowley shooting is still on the run from the law.

Jennings lone-surviving JDP team

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer MAURICE – The 11th-ranked Jennings Bulldogs held off a late rally from the 27th-ranked North Vermilion Patriots to take a 21-18 win in the Class 3A non-select Regional playoffs on Friday night.

Should LA join SEC Primary push?

On the gridiron, it takes a team to win, and some elected officials around the South are looking to band together rather than brawl over the 2016 presidential primaries. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp is among those pushing a regional March 1, 2016 contest known as the “SEC Primary,” named after the Southeastern Conference […]

What have we done for Him today?

The Way I See It by DON WEST Recently in a homily, my pastor indicated that we must live our faith by sharing, giving and being good examples. After all, we Christians have the best example that is possible. We had God, Himself, come into the flesh so that He could give His only son […]

Packing up is hard to do

I’m Just Sayin’ by SHEILA SMITH I am in the process of selling one home and buying another, which is not as fun as it appears to be on HGTV. For this first-time buyer, it has been a learning experience – a hectic, expensive learning experience. For two weeks I stalked a home that was […]

Trinity Slade Miller Jr.

Mercedes Hendricks and Trinity Miller of Midland announce the birth of their son, Trinity Slade Miller Jr., born November 9, 2014, at Jennings American Legion Hospital.

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