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And Aubrey was her name….

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD You’ve never known the struggle of having an unusual or unique name until you try to find a personalized key chain in a souvenir shop. Growing up with a name like Aubrey, that’s a struggle that I am intimately familiar with. Although throughout my life, I’ve occasionally […]

Ag students are in high demand

As Louisiana educators try to prepare students for a growing number of careers in seemingly divergent fields – science, technology, engineering and math, or STEM, and mechanical trades – agriculture could provide common ground for training the state’s workforce of the future. High school agriculture programs consist of courses in ag sciences, basic mechanics and […]

Corrine Achane Tyler

Funeral services for Mrs. Corrine “Aunt Co” Achane Tyler, 78, of Lake Arthur, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 28, 2015, in Antioch Baptist Church. Rev. Michael Williams will officiate. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery, under the direction of Semien-Lewis Mortuary of Jennings. Visitation will be held from 8 a.m. in the […]

Melvin Staten

Funeral services for Melvin “Fruit Man” Staten, 70, will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in David J. and Rosa W. Fondel Church Chapel at Semien-Lewis Mortuary of Jennings. Rev. Ronell Cheatham will officiate. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Hearne, Texas. Visitation will be held from 12 p.m. until […]

Willie May Dugas

Funeral services for Mrs. Willie May Dugas, 95, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015, in David J. and Rosa W. Fondel Church Chapel at Semien-Lewis Mortuary, 819 N. State St. in Jennings. Rev. Kimberly Richard will officiate. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of services in […]

James Alvin Collins Sr.

Funeral services will be held at 12 p.m. on Saturday, March 28, 2015, at Sacred Heart Catholic Church for James Alvin Collins Sr., 70, of Channelview, Texas, who passed away while surrounded by family on Saturday, March 21, 2015. Visitation will be observed Saturday, March 28, 2015, from 9:30-11:30 a.m. at Combre Funeral Home, followed […]

Jennings falls short to Westlake in pitchers’ duel

Daily News photo by Roger Pollard

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer WESTLAKE – Jennings High (JHS) hurler Kaleb Chaisson and Westlake (WHS) pitcher Brandon Segin found themselves in an old-fashioned pitchers duel in a district 4-3A showdown, but Segin found a way to limit the Dogs to only 1 run on 1 hit and squeak past JHS 2-1. Chaisson […]

Egg hunt planned at Coushatta market

egg hunt

ELTON – The next Coushatta Farmers’ Market will be held on Saturday, April 4, from 7:30 a.m. until noon at Koasati Plaza at the corner of U.S. 190 and Pine Street.

Toddler battles health

Easton Smith, 3, was diagnosed with a rare chromosomal syndrome when he was only 12 weeks old. Before the age of three, he suffered a heart attack and underwent two open-heart surgeries in less than a month.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer While pregnant for her third child, Tara Smith of Madisonville never had any reason to suspect that she would be having anything but a healthy baby.

JDSO seeks public assistance

Photos courtesy JDSO

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s (JDSO) detectives are currently investigating several vehicle burglaries that occurred in the Lake Arthur area. They are asking for help in identifying persons wanted for questioning regarding these burglaries.

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