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Health overhaul’s subsidies at Supreme Court

Supreme Court justices have their first chance this week to decide whether they have the appetite for another major fight over President Barack Obama’s health care law. Some of the same players who mounted the first failed effort to kill the law altogether now want the justices to rule that subsidies that help millions of […]

Country Strong

Doise, with his trusty steed Sis, has been dominating both the field and the arena in 2014.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – Cole Doise takes a glance down at his shiny belt buckle after throwing a huge saddle over his shoulder and simply says, “Yeah, I’m a country boy.” Before he can even take another step, he quickly follows back with, “And I wouldn’t have it any other […]

Waiting For Halloween

sp-waiting for Halloween

Jaxxer Olmsted, 11 months, tucked himself into a pumpkin while awaiting Halloween. He is the son of Justin and Morgan Olmsted of Lacassine. Submitted photo

Congo presidential candidate visits JHS seniors

Mukumbay and his associates displayed a map of Africa to JHS students as he explained the living conditions of the people of his home nation of Congo.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Last week, world geography students at Jennings High School received a special visit from an African ambassador.

Provost pleads not guilty to attempted murder

Jordan Provost

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor Jordan Provost was arraigned on attempted first-degree murder charges in 31st Judicial District Court this week, entering a plea of not guilty after a motion to release the suspect from his bail obligation was denied.

Phone etiquette?

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY Party lines. No, not lines going into a party. Party phone lines. Anyone remember them? I do, and I know that some of us did listen to others’ conversations . I admit it. It was just too easy. I was only a kid after all. In 1930, 63 percent of […]

DWI arrest, accidents can make for a harrowing holiday

Halloween falls on a Friday this year, which could result in some sobering statistics. Police are planning for the worst as far as drunk driving is concerned and motorists are reminded to celebrate responsibly. Halloween has become one of the most popular holidays for children and adults. However, the combination of trick-or-treaters and adult celebrations […]

Canaan Jax Fontenot

Graveside services for Canaan Jax Fontenot, infant son of Dwain and Roxane Fontenot Jr., will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Miller French Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor Bubba McCann and Bro. Garland Reed officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. […]

Elmeretta Alcock Loughlin

Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Elmeretta Alcock Loughlin, 96, will be announced by Miguez Funeral Home. Mrs. Loughlin died Monday, Oct. 27, 2014, in Onalaska, Texas.

Donald Ray Ardoin

A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church for Donald “Donnie” Ardoin, 68, of Jennings, on Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, at 10 a.m. with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home today, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, from 2-9 p.m. with […]

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