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We must change our own behavior

The Way I See It by DON WEST I am a recovering drug addict. My drug of choice is nicotine. I have been clean for nearly a year (July 11). I smoked for 53 years. I started at age 16 and never looked back. When I began smoking, I would sneak cigarettes from my parents, […]

PTSD now a common part of society

June is recognized as Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Awareness Month in America. Though today is the last day in that month, the issue requires more attention than only one month can give. The National Institute of Health defines PTSD as a disorder that develops in some individuals who have experienced a shocking, terrifying or […]

Narince Celestine

Funeral arrangements are pending for Narince “Butch” Celestine, 58, with Fondel Memorial Chapel.

Leonard Louis McZeal

Funeral arrangements for Leonard Louis McZeal will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday, July 1, 2016, at Fondel Memorial Chapel in Jennings with the Rev. Gerald Perkins presiding. Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. Interment will follow at Central Louisiana Veteran’s Cemetery in Leesvile at 2 p.m. Leonard Louis McZeal was born in Jennings. […]

Shirley Ann Sonnier Ryder

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Mrs. Shirley Ann Sonnier Ryder, 77, will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, July 2, 2016, in Miguez Funeral Home in Lake Arthur with Rev. Jay Alexius officiating. Funeral home visitation will be held from 4-9 p.m. Friday, and resume at 8 a.m. Saturday until time of services. Cremation […]

Loretta Dupont Stanley

Funeral services for Mrs. Loretta Dupont Stanley, 89, of Slidell, will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, July 1, 2016, in Miguez Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Charles McMillin officiating. Burial will be in Mermentau Cememtery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Visitation will be held from 4-9 p.m. today, Thursday, […]

Woods leaves mark on basketball campers

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Jennings High School (JHS) senior-to-be Sylk Woods burst onto the high school basketball scene last January, making quite a splash in helping the Dogs earn a trip to the LHSAA Playoffs.

Chicken Run

Daily News photo by Sheila Smith

Ethan Navarre flexed his Mardi Gras muscle and practiced chasing a chicken at his home in Hathaway. The nine-year-old is the son of John and Amanda Navarre.

Woman bonds from jail, steals impounded car

Maria Antonieta Silva

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Following her release from jail, a Texas woman scaled the gate of a local wrecker service to retrieve her impounded car before driving the vehicle through the fence and making a getaway.

Social media is no place for relationships

We live in a world ruled by social media, and we’ve become accustomed to sharing our interactions with everyone we know. What can provide a way to keep in touch with far away friends and family, free business promotion or a way to quickly and easily arrange, organize and extend invites for group events and […]

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