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Heinous or historical?

The Confederate flag and monuments honoring the perceived Southern heroes of the Civil War have caused quite a stir over the past year, mainly since the racially-motivated slaughter of black churchgoers in South Carolina last summer. Many people see Confederate monuments as dark reminders of a time when black Americans were enslaved. The Confederate constitution […]

Lilley, Tigers expecting big things in 2016

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus
From left: John Cole Woods, Donnie Benoit and Jude Lyons return to anchor a Lake Arthur baseball squad looking to turn the corner in 2016.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – “If we are going to have a good run, this may be the year for us to do it.” Lake Arthur High School head baseball coach Brett Lilley is confident, and why shouldn’t he be? High hopes in the town are usually held off until […]

Andrée Eleanor Houssiere Macaluso

Andrée Eleanor Houssiere Macaluso of Jennings, and Austin, Texas, passed away peacefully at home with family on February 6, 2016. A Rosary will be recited on Friday, February 12, 2016, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home. The Mass will be held on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Help of Christians […]

Barbara Gremillion Roy

A Mass of Christian burial for Barbara Gremillion Roy of Jennings will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, February 13, 2016, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings with Father Charles McMillin officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 6-8:30 p.m. on Friday, February 12, 2016, at […]

Baseball’s in the Air


With the start of the high school baseball season only two weeks away, members of the Lake Arthur Tigers sharpened their skills on the diamond Wednesday afternoon. The Tigers open their season on February 25 at home against Bell City. Check today’s Sports pages for a preview on the LAHS baseball and softball teams.

Man blunt about drug possession

Antoine Theodore Ellison

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer A Florida man was arrested at a local inn when he told officials he was smoking a blunt with a friend.

ODR moving quickly to recover debts

While residents wait as the state takes its time in disbursing income tax refunds, the state itself is wasting no time to take money it is owed through the recently formed Office of Debt Recovery (ODR). The Advocate reported Monday that the ODR actually has the authority to extract money from bank accounts, intercept tax […]

Two for one

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY On February 11 of 1978, I became a married woman. Granted, my mother’s sigh of relief probably could be heard around the world. After all, I was 24 years old! I had always insisted that I would finish college before I became a wife. Then, after a bit, I began […]

Geraldine Hayes Landry

Funeral services for Mrs. Geraldine Hayes Landry, 76, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, February 12, 2016, in Immaculate Conception Catholic Church with Rev. Susil Fernando officiating. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Welsh under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Funeral home visitation will be held from 3-9 p.m. Thursday, […]

Beatrice Fuselier

Funeral services for Mrs. Beatrice Fuselier, 86, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, February 11, 2016, in Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings with Rev. Charles McMillin officiating. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be held from 4-9 p.m. today, Wednesday, February 10, and will resume at 8 a.m. Thursday until […]

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