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Ghosts and goblins and ghouls … oh my!

With the approach of the Halloween season, spooky decorations of ghosts, ghouls, skeletons, vampires, witches and pumpkins begin to sprout up all over the parish.

EQIP application deadline approaching

Applications for the 2017 Quality Incentives Program, or EQIP,  are now being taken, but the cut-off date for  the first-ranking pool applications is  Friday, October 21.  EQIP is a USDA Farm  Bill program that provides technical and financial assistance to install conservation practices.  Producers must apply by October 21 to be considered in the first-ranking […]

Hathaway Lil’ Dribblers bingo, auction set

HATHAWAY – Members of Hornet Nation HERE are readying for a second annual bingo and auction that benefits not only the student body, but the community as well. Last year the Hathaway Lil’ Dribblers (HLD) introduced the fundraiser in hopes of bringing in more revenue to support student athletes. Hathaway High (HHS) has no official […]

Area churches join forces for praise and worship

ELTON – The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, with the support of area churches and volunteers, will be hosting its second Community Praise and Worship Music Fellowship event here. “The idea was formed at a home-based prayer group that included several people from different religions,” said volunteer Glenda Pousson of Jeremy’s House of Hope. “We spent […]

LAHS student brings BB gun to school

LAKE ARTHUR – A gun was found in the backpack of a Lake Arthur High School (LAHS) freshman while on the bus after school. Jeff Davis Parish Superintendent of Schools Brian LeJeune said no student, faculty or staff member at the school was ever in any danger and the situation is being dealt with according […]

Marjorie Delafosse

Marjorie Delafosse was called home to be with our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on Oct. 2, 2016, at the age of 89.  A memorial service and Celebration of Homecoming will be held Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016, at 1 p.m. at Zion Lutheran Church, 11007 Plank Rd in Clinton. Born on May 22, 1927, in […]

Hounds climb in 2A, face winless Mamou Friday

Pearse Migl

MAMOU – The Welsh Greyhounds have passed every test thus far this season and will face one of the weaker teams in class 2-A in the winless Mamou Green Demons. Welsh will bring a perfect 7-0 mark into the district 4-2A battle. With a win over the Lake Arthur Tigers last week, Welsh jumped to […]

Overturned dump truck causes delays

Traffic was backed up Monday evening from the Roanoke exit to the Welsh exit in the eastbound lane of I-10 when a dump truck filled with gravel overturned on the roadway.
According to Louisiana State Police (LSP) Public Information Officer Sgt. James Anderson, a motorist in front of the dump truck suddenly reduced speed, causing the truck to stop abruptly to avoid a collision with the vehicle. The weight of the gravel in the dump truck shifted, causing it to overturn, spilling gravel across the width of the roadway. No major injuries were reported and the driver of the truck was issued a citation for following too closely.

Mary Louise Simon Trahan

January 12, 1928 – September 10, 2016 It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the Trahan family announces the passing of Mary Simon Trahan, 88, on Sept. 10, 2016. Funeral services will begin with a Holy Mass at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Arthur at 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. […]

Jennings High School FCSA to host ‘Fields of Faith’

Jennings High School (JHS) Fellowship of Christian Students and Athletes (FCSA) will join thousands of students across the nation by hosting a “Fields of Faith” event at Jerry Simmons Stadium Wednesday, October 19, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Fields of Faith is a national student-led event held at a local athletic field, providing a neutral location […]

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