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Carrie B. Ardoin

Carrie B. Ardoin, 91, passed away on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in a Jennings hospital. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church. Visitation will be held today, Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, from 4-9 p.m. at Hixson Funeral Home […]

City prepares for Jennings Alive

Jennings Alive offers a full day of shopping, entertainment, food and fun on Main Street.
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The City of Jennings and the Jeff Davis Arts Council will team up this Saturday, Oct. 25 to present the 34th annual Jennings Alive Arts and Crafts Festival.  The event will take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on historic North Main Street in Jennings.

Public asked to help ID hit and run suspect

This suspect drove away from a hit and run accident in Lacassine Monday and police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor Police are looking for the driver of a hit-and-run accident that occurred in Lacassine on Monday, Oct. 20, and the public is being asked for its assistance in identifying the suspect.

Innocent Until Proven Guilty


   Looks can be deceiving. Although Piper, the 12-week-old chocolate lab of Tabby and Tboy Hanks of Lake Arthur, uses her puppy dog eyes to prove her innocence – this picture of her sneaking into her dog food proves otherwise. To submit your favorite feature photo for possible publication in the Jennings Daily News, email […]

Lapoints celebrate 65th wedding anniversary

Mr. and Mrs. J. E. Lapoint of Lake Arthur are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary on October 23. The couple’s children are Bennett Ray Lapoint of Lake Arthur, Stephen Girard Lapoint of Moss Bluff and Brian Anthony Lapoint of Houma. They are the proud grandparents of five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.

Welsh ready for fight at L.A.

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – When the Welsh Greyhounds take the field, there is no doubt that the main part of their offense will be the running attack. Under second-year head coach John Richardson, the split-back veer attack at Welsh has flourished.

Dance to the music

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY Growing up in the Benoit family could almost guarantee you that you would be a dancer and lover of music. Music of nearly every kind was part of our lives. My oldest sister, 10 years my senior, had a very cool record player that played 45’s and long-playing records (LPs). […]

Troop D to participate in Teen Driver Safety Week

Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 14-18 year olds in the U.S. In fact, almost half of the teen drivers involved in a crash die. To bring attention to this issue, this week through Oct. 25 has been declared National Teen Driver Safety Week. Troopers from Troop D provide safety presentations […]

Ronald W. Shaw

CLEWISTON, Fla. – Ronald W. Shaw, 77, passed away Oct. 6, 2014 in Clewiston. He was born Aug. 20, 1937 in York, Pa., to the late Walter and the late Avonelle (Zuck) Shaw. Mr. Shaw married Mary Ellen Fontenot. He served his country in the United States Navy. He worked for the city of Clewiston […]

CADA Hosts Law Appreciation Luncheon


   Parish and city law enforcement officers and personnel met Tuesday at the St. Mary Center for an appreciation luncheon of gumbo with rice and potato salad and cake for dessert, from the staff of CADA. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

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