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Dogs tie 5A Lions 21-21

Jennings runningback Travis Etienne (8) scored the crucial late touchdown and two-point conversion to stave off defeat for the Dogs
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor A touchdown and two-point conversion with 36 seconds left by sophomore runningback Travis Etienne in Thursday’s Lafayette Kiwanis Club Jamboree lifted the Jennings High School Bulldogs from a sure 21-13 defeat to tie the 5A Lafayette High Mighty Lions at 21-21. 

Piper Eve welcomed home

Daniel and Bridget Veuleman of Welsh announce the birth of their daughter, Piper Eve, born August 18, 2014. 

Hilda LaFleur Cart

August 28, 1930 – August 27, 2014 ELTON – Funeral services for Hilda LaFleur Cart, 83, will be held on Saturday, August 30, 2014, at 11 a.m.  in First Baptist Church of Elton. Rev. Jeff Day will officiate, assisted by Rev. Pat Thomas and Rev. Aaron Shamp. Burial will follow in China Cemetery under the […]

Local aspiring to be actor

Kaiden Benoit

By GLENETTA SHUEY Special to the Daily News “Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it.” These are the words of George Lucas, the famed director and screenwriter. He is known for his famous movies such as Star Wars and American Graffiti, and so many more.

Elton youth chosen to participate in Leadership Summit in Arkansas

Elliott Nichols

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Elliott Nichols, senior at Elton High School, was chosen by first-ever Native Youth in Agriculture Summit as one of 50 students to travel to the University of Arkansas School of Law in Fayetteville, Arkansas from July 21-25.  The weeklong summit has brought together American Indian, Alaska Native and […]

Ready For Some Football?

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   The Jennings Bulldogs kicked off high school football action Thursday night with a jamboree contest against Lafayette, while Welsh, Elton and Lake Arthur tackled each other in the Jeff Davis Parish Jamboree. See today’s Sports for more. Daily News photos by Kevin Bruchhaus, Jessica Chevallier and Margaret Sonnier

2014 Jamboree Schedule

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

All four area teams will be in action tonight for their final tune-up games of the summer. Welsh, Lake Arthur and Elton all square off at the Jeff Davis Jamboree held at Elton High School. Jennings will travel to Lafayette to battle with the 5A Lafayette High Mighty Lions at Clark Field. 

Donald Michael Courts

Donald “Don” Michael Courts, 74, died on Monday, August 25, 2014, at his residence in St. Francisville. He was born in Jennings. He retired from Angola State Prison in 2011 after 35 years as the pharmacy director. Visitation was held Wednesday, August 27, 2014, at Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Catholic Church in St. Francisville from […]

State, federal pro-business lawmakers honored

Rep. Johnny Guinn accepted a Business Champion Award for voting with the Chamber SWLA agenda more than 70 percent of the time.

Daily News Staff Report A sold-out crowd of more than 850 people from across Louisiana gathered at L’Auberge Casino Resort this week to help honor the more than 50 state and federal lawmakers receiving awards at the Ninth Annual Chamber SWLA Legis-Gator Luncheon.  

Klondike Nature


   Bernadette Lewis recently visited “friends and flowers in Klondike, where Mother Nature provides plenty of great company.

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