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Eva Kate LaBouve

Kyle and Brandy LaBouve of Welsh announce the birth of their daughter, Eva Kate, born at 7:23 a.m. July 25, 2014 at Acadia General Hospital.

Bertha Fontenot

Arrangements are pending for Mrs. Bertha Fontenot, 84, with Matthews and Son Funeral Home.

Reginald Harris

Arrangements are pending for Reginald Harris, 61, with Fondel Memorial Chapel.

Mary Mildred Thibodeaux

A Mass of Christian burial for Mildred Thibodeaux, 76, of Jennings, will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings on Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings today, Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014, from […]

Kassidi’s Kloset remains open after 20 years

Kassidi’s Kloset founders and supporters include Vicki Stringfellow, Jackie Hymel, Gertrude Vaughan, Rev. David DeWitt and his wife, Ellen.

By GLENETTA SHUEY Special to the Daily News In October of 1994, a group of women brought their gifts of love to the aid of bereaved mothers at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. Now, 20 years later, Kassidi’s Kloset is still giving.

‘Tis the Season

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

   The Jennings, Lake Arthur and Elton football teams represented Jeff Davis Parish on the football field Friday night with playoff appearances. See today’s Sports for full coverage of the games.

Two arrested, one at large in rash of shootings

D’Avondre Williams

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor The Crowley, Jennings and Welsh police departments, along with the Jeff Davis and Acadia Parish district attorney’s offices, have teamed up to solve two separate shooting cases that have already led to two arrests. Meanwhile, a third suspect, Damien Guidry of Welsh, is still being sought for home invasion […]

Louisiana children awaiting homes

While discussing building or expanding a family, many couples today are not simply hoping to become pregnant; foster parenting and adoption have become part of more and more families. Whether a couple with biological children or a single adult who wants to take on parenthood, adoption is more commonplace in society than ever. November is […]

Be thankful every day

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD With Thanksgiving around the corner, we are bombarded with constant reminders to be thankful for our blessings. I don’t think we should need to be reminded of that. Being thankful and grateful should be a daily habit, not something only practiced and acknowledged once a year. No […]

Dangerous Pats welcome Dogs

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor As the Jennings Bulldogs prepare to travel to Leroy tonight to face off against the upset-minded North Vermilion Patriots in the Regional round of the 3A non-select playoffs, they must be wary of what the Pats already did to No. 6 Buckeye in round one, and what they […]

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