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Dogs fall flat in Game One

Daily News photo by Aimee Benoit
Jennings senior Mark Hollier dives back into first base in Friday’s loss to St. Louis. The Dogs return to Legion Field for Game Two of the series tonight at 5 p.m.

St. Louis scores 7 in second inning to win 8-0 By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LAKE CHARLES – A seven-run second inning was all the St. Louis Saints needed to take a 1-0 lead in the regional round best-of-three series over the Jennings Bulldogs Thursday night. The Saints pounded their way to an […]

Raising responsible adults

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD I think one of the worst things a parent can do for their child is everything. Let me explain. As parents, when our children are young, it is our natural instinct and job, to catch them when they fall, make their environment comfortable and safe, and protect […]

Vote or no?

Lawmakers in the Louisiana House refused Wednesday to give felons the right to vote as soon as they exit prison. Rep. Pat Smith, D-Baton Rouge, proposed to let convicted felons register to vote while they are on parole, probation or suspended sentences – but out of jail. Currently, felons have to wait until they finish […]

Mable Marcantel Fontenot

Funeral services for Mrs. Mable Marcantel Fontenot, 83, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016, in Miguez Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Austin Spell officiating. Burial will be in Bertrand Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be held from 2-9 p.m. today, Friday, April 29, and from 8 a. m. until time of […]

Tanner Michael LaBauve

September 29, 2000 ~ April 28, 2016 GUEYDAN – A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Vincent Funeral Home in Gueydan honoring the life of Tanner Michael LaBauve, 15, who died Thursday, April 28, 2016, at Women’s and Children’s Hospital. He will be laid to rest […]

Ursin Miller Jr.

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Ursin “Popeye” Miller Jr., 57 of Lowry, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Lake Arthur with Reverend Mitchell Gotte officiating. A gathering of family and friends be held from 3 p.m. beginning today, Friday, April 29, at […]

Stripped Down

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

The top floor of the Jeff Davis Parish Library Headquarters Branch is finally receiving renovations to match the recently remodeled public area. Library Director Dr. Linda LeBert-Corbello proudly showed off the first stage of the process after contractors removed old paneling, tile and flooring, revealing the original green walls of the building when it was […]

Headed to State

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Lake Arthur’s Isabelle Caron qualified for the LHSAA state track meet Thursday by finishing second in the 1,600 meters. The state meet will be held at LSU next Friday.

Smith, Collins share mutual respect on the diamond

Jordan Smith

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Off of the baseball field, you can find Jennings High School head baseball coach Jordan Smith and St. Louis Catholic head coach John Michael Collins hanging out at birthday parties with their kids, or just enjoying each other’s company. However when the lights kick on at Legion Field […]

Socialism is the creed of ignorance

The Way I See It by DON WEST “Socialism is a philosophy of failure, the creed of ignorance, and the gospel of envy, its inherent virtue is the equal sharing of misery.” – Winston Churchill The platform of some of those campaigning for the office of President of the United States leans heavily on the […]

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