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Adelle B. Duhon

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Mrs. Adelle B. Duhon, 79, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday, February 8, 2016, in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Msgr. Ronald Groth officiating. Burial will be in Andrus Cove Cemetery, under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur. Funeral home visitation was […]

Arvey Gary

Funeral services for Arvey Gary, 68, of Jennings, will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, February 8, 2016, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home with Reverend Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held from 3-10 p.m. today, Sunday, February 7, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home with a rosary at 6 p.m. Visitation will […]

Parish Parties

Daily News photos by Kevin Bruchhaus

Members of the Elton Courier de Mardi Gras made their annual run through the backroads of Elton on Saturday morning, finishing with an appearance at Koasati Plaza in downtown Elton that afternoon. Contestants from around Louisiana also battled at the annual Squeezebox Shootout held at the Strand Theatre on Saturday morning for prizes in four […]

Make heart health matter

Everyone has a heart, which means everyone has a vital organ that needs a little TLC. Heart health is becoming a hotter topic each year as the health of America’s overall population continues to gain weight and live on processed foods. Here in Cajun Country, the story is not different. February is recognized as American […]

Don’t judge everything you see

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD If there’s one thing I’ve learned in my life, especially in this job, it’s that not everything you see is what it appears to be, and not everyone you meet is who they seem. I remind my children often that not everyone who is nice to you […]

Trio lifting BCS to new heights

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer With only one game remaining in the regular season, the Bethel Christian School (BCS) Eagles basketball squad has continued its run through the Association of Christian Educators of Louisiana (ACEL) standings, compiling a 14-5 overall mark in 2016. With playoff pairings set to be announced next week, the […]

Sex offender jailed for failure to register

Stanly Terrell Bennett

A convicted sex offender was arrested Thursday afternoon for failure to notify as a sex offender or child predator.

Oilers Let the Good Times Roll

Daily News photo by Sheila Smith

Pre-k and kindergarten students at Evangeline Elementary hosted their own parade with mini homemade Mardi Gras floats Thursday afternoon. The student body and relatives attended the mini parade before enjoying a womanless beauty pageant put on by junior high students.

Cache of drugs, money found by JPD

Kenneth Ray Prudhomme

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Over $10,000 in illegal narcotics and cash was discovered hidden under an abandoned house on Wilbert D. Rochelle Ave. Wednesday afternoon.

LAHS seniors have chance at money

The Foundation of SWLA is encouraging Lake Arthur High seniors to try their hand at qualifying for a $1,000 scholarship funded in honor of a former Goretti High English instructor. The Gwen Higgins English Scholarship Fund was established by Miriam Gwendolyn Pilcher Higgins’ family in honor of her memory.  The purpose of the scholarship, according […]

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