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‘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 […]

Delta Roy Joseph Sr.

Funeral  services for Delta Roy Joseph Sr., 69, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014, in  David J. & Rosa W. Fondel Church Chapel at Semien-Lewis Mortuary, 819 N. State Street  Jennings, La. Rev. Felton Joseph will officiate. Burial will be in Benevolent Cemetery, under the direction of Semien-Lewis Mortuary of […]

Operation Christmas Child in full swing

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Operation Christmas Child is in full force at Bethel Ministries Church.

One Cool Cat

soft kitty, warm kitty

Kitty Assassin, a hairless Sphynx cat, didn’t appreciate the cold spell this week so her owners, Amy and David Guillot of Lake Arthur, bought her this classy winter sweater. Kitty Assassin loves the new look, although her “grumpy cat” face makes her appear unappreciative. Submitted photo

Cop Car Involved in Crash


   A three-vehicle accident at the intersection of La. 26 and Shankland Avenue resulted in moderate injuries around 9:30 p.m. Thursday evening. According to Jennings Police Department (JPD) Chief Todd D’Albor, the crash is under investigation by Louisiana State Police, as per his department’s policy any time an officer is involved in an accident. D’Albor […]

Clawson, father share love of Jennings football

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Seasons, uniforms and faces may change from year to year, but one of the smiles continuing to grace the venues at all Jennings High School (JHS) sporting events belongs to Bulldog super-fan Nolan Clawson.  Clawson, a senior at JHS, roams the Bulldog sidelines every football Friday night in […]

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