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Cooper Wade Myers, 5 months, recently visited with his great-grandparents, Steve and Yvonne Myers, as well as grandparents Steven and Marla Myers, all of Jennings. During the visit, he also demonstrated just how adorable one can be while wearing an edition of the Jennings Daily News. Cooper is the son of Zachery and Katelyn Myers […]

To be young again

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARDA How many times have we, as fully functioning adults, looked at young people and thought, “Ah! To be so young again and know what I know now.” I used to think the same. Then my own children became teenagers and I got over it. Sure, the young […]

AHA’s insurance co-ops struggling

Fed up with the insurance industry, Democrats used the health care overhaul to create nonprofit co-ops that would compete with the corporations. Now a government audit finds co-ops are awash in red ink. Only one out of 23 — the co-op in Maine — made money last year, said Thursday’s report from the Health and […]

Astros make moves for playoff push

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HOUSTON (AP) — With mere hours until the trade deadline, the Houston Astros and Toronto Blue Jays have sent a clear message that they’re going for it — making big moves to try and propel their teams into the playoffs for the first time in a long time.

Clarence Broussard

Arrangements are pending for Clarence Broussard, 86, with Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings.

Robert Gordon Fulton

Arrangements are pending for Robert Gordon Fulton, 33, with Matthews and Son Funeral Home.

Claude Guilbeau

SULPHUR – Claude “Butch” Guilbeau, 71, passed away on July 29, 2015, surrounded by loved ones. Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, August 1, 2015, at Johnson and Robison Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will be in Big Woods Cemetery in Edgerly, under the direction of Johnson and Robison Funeral Home. The […]

Ready or Not

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Hathaway High School (HHS) students are getting ready to go back to school. On Thursday, HHS schedules were ready for student pickup from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Students met with guidance counselor Matthew McNally to discuss options and changes to be made for the approaching school year. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Welsh Police Department dispatch gets facelift

The WPD dispatch office is in the process of undergoing a transformation. As old, broken cabinets were removed, new cabinets are being moved in and installed.
Daily News photos by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – After nearly four decades, the Welsh Police Department (WPD) dispatch office is finally getting a much-needed facelift.

WWII vet, daughter revisit battlegrounds

WWII veteran Norman Briggs relaxes in a restored Army jeep during a visit back to battle sites in France. Briggs, along with his daughter Kathy, spent 10 days in France reminiscing on his time spent during the war, along with being recognized at several ceremonies honoring the 70th Infantry Division.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Jennings World War II (WWII) veteran Norman Briggs recently made a monumental pilgrimage back to the battlefields he once visited in northern France over 70 years ago. Briggs, with his daughter Kathy Briggs by his side, returned to an area of once-bloodied battlegrounds with eight other veterans from […]

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