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We can adjust

The Way I See It by DON WEST Well, you know God has a sense of humor. He just had to poke fun at Al Gore and his global warming buddies one more time before winter was done. Unfortunately, he may have caught the flower and tomato growers by surprise. I hate that because my […]

Should LA be REAL ID compliant?

Louisiana driver’s licenses would move in line with federal standards soon to be required for ID cards used to board domestic flights under a bill that won the backing of a House committee Tuesday. If licenses aren’t deemed compliant with the federal REAL ID law by 2016, Louisiana residents could run into flying difficulties, either […]

Dogs drop district game; Ladies end season with loss

Jennings’ diamond teams fell to district foes this week St. Louis and Westlake.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU AND REBECCA CHAISSON LAKE CHARLES – The St. Louis Saints had a well-balanced effort offensively and defensively to shut down the Jennings Bulldogs to take a 6-1 victory in District 4-3A action Wednesday.

Fishing for Success


Professional angler Dennis Tietje and his friend, “The Gopher”, spoke to students at Hathaway High School on Wednesday. Tietje explained the importance of setting goals and following your dreams. Daily News photo by Denver Brown

LaBauve featured in calendar for April

Molly LaBauve, pictured with her mother, Kim, Jennings Police Department Communications Officer Peaches Guidry and Police Chief Todd D’Albor, is featured for the month of April in the All 4 the Children calendar.
Daily News photo by Denver Brown

By DENVER BROWN Daily News Staff Writer Molly LaBauve is the sweet little girl featured in the Jennings Police Department’s (JPD) All 4 The Children calendar in April.

Sex offender sentenced to serve 30 years

Jared Pontiff
Photo courtesy JDSO

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A convicted sex offender will see 30 years in prison at hard labor, despite his requests for a new trial and acquittal.

Gerald Jerome Davis

Funeral services for Gerald Jerome Davis, 50, will be announced later by Semien-Lewis Mortuary of Jennings. Mr. Davis entered into eternal rest on Monday, April 15, 2014, in his residence.

Jett Kirk Breaux welcomed

Alexis Conner Breaux and Tyler Breaux, of Lake Arthur, announce the birth of their son, Jett Kirk Breaux, born March 25, 2014, at Jennings American Legion Hospital .

Turning the tables

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY Driving behind a vehicle recently, I saw a bumper sticker that read: “Live long enough to embarrass your kids.” I laughed aloud in the privacy of my car because it made me remember the many times my girls said or did things that I considered embarrassing! But the laughter truly […]

Jennings Lil Dribblers take state title

Pictured (from left) are members of the Jennings Boys’ Little Dribblers 9-10-year-old All-Star Team: Zihyun Citizen, Jack Doucet, Derrick Jackson, ZaKeegan Lenette Coach Chris Ned, Tylon Thibodeaux, Aiden Ward, Trevor Etienne, Michael Williams and Logan Trahan. 
Submitted photo

Daily News Staff Report LAKE ARTHUR – The Jennings Boys Little Dribblers 9-10-year-old All-Star Team battled back from a 29-27 overtime loss last Friday night to win the state championship on Saturday afternoon.

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