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The Streak is Over: Lady Dogs pound Westlake to end 24-game district-winless skid

It took 24 games, but the streak is finally done. The Jennings Lady Bulldogs pulled out their first 4-3A win in nearly two-and-a-half years last night by pummeling the Westlake Lady Rams by a final of 51-35.  The last time the Lady Dogs beat a district opponent was back in February of 2014 against those […]

It’s Raining Threes: Dogs bury 12 long-range bombs to dismantle Westlake

“When you shoot over 50 percent from behind the 3-point line in a varsity basketball game, you’re not going to lose very many games I can promise you that,” That’s how Jennings Head Coach Logan Maddox described his club’s torrid shooting Tuesday night, as they lit the nets on fire at Gaudet Gymnasium by defeating […]

Unleash your inner sparkle

Lessons Learned by Glenetta Shuey Because I grew up in a very large household, there was not much extra to spend on anything considered frivolous. As my sister would say  to her boys when  they were young and wanting frivolous things, “You don’t have any wants! You have needs, and I have met those.” Sounds […]

Save a life this month.

Millions of Americans would die each year if not for those willing to donate blood. January is National Blood Donor Awareness month, and there is generally a shorter supply of blood during the winter months. About one in seven people in the U.S. entering a hospital are in need of blood and about 39,000 units […]

It’s a dog’s life

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Because of Faith: NICU mom creates support group

Mothers of premature and sometimes critically ill infants understand how difficult it can be to leave a child alone in a hospital Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for any extended period of time, no matter how necessary it is. After having five children, Kayla and Jason Berken, of Thornwell, thought they were prepared for anything […]

A night in the life of a canine officer

(Editor’s Note: This story is part one of a two-part feature focusing on a Friday night ride-along Jennings Daily News joined with the Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office.) Every law enforcement officer experiences fluctuations in activity on any given day or night. Certain outside factors can sometimes influence the number of calls or the types of […]

Handwritten threat leads to bomb scare

A threat written on a bathroom wall inside Wal-Mart led law enforcement to sweep the premises for evidence of a bomb. A store employee saw the written message Tuesday afternoon and city police were contacted around 3 p.m. Jennings Police Department Deputy Chief Danny Semmes said the store was immediately evacuated while the area was […]

Adam Ulysse Trahan

A Mass of Christian burial for Adam Ulysse Trahan, 89, of Jennings will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church at 11 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 19, 2017, with Father Charles McMillin officiating.  Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home from 4-8:30 p.m. today, Wednesday, Jan. 18, with a rosary […]

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