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JDSO arrests five in multiple cases

Matthew Ardoin

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) conducted multiple unrelated arrests this week on charges ranging from forgery to possession of heroin.

Sister, Sister


Sisters Aniya Lege, 7, and Alba Lege, 1, enjoyed some after-school play time fun at the Shankland Park Thursday afternoon. Aniya and Alba are the daughters of Brady and Megan Lege, all of Jennings. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Indians, Warriors square off in 4-1A clash

Daily News photo by Aquilla Crochet
Elton senior wideout Tyler Pruitt (above) has snared 10 catches for 175 yards and 2 touchdowns through the first month of the season and will be a big target going forward.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – It’s tough to call a ball game in week five of the regular season a critical one, but for the Elton (EHS) Indians, their matchup against Hamilton Christian Academy (HCA) on Friday night will prove pivotal in setting the tone in the district 4-1A race heading […]

Reconsider how far pranks go this homecoming season

Homecoming season is underway and while a couple of area high schools have already celebrated, at least six local homecomings will take place locally before the end of October. This means the dreaded season of homecoming pranks is upon us as well. Every year it is mostly the same hijinx, like plastic utensils planted upright […]

Dorothy Hanson

A Mass of Christian burial for Dorothy Hanson, 88, of Richmond, Texas, will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held from 4-9 p.m. on Friday, October 2, 2015, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home with […]

Dorothy Sonnier Davis

Funeral services for Mrs. Dorothy Sonnier Davis, 81, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015, in Miguez Funeral Home Chapel with Brother Brian Wells officiating. Burial will be in Maxie Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home. Funeral home visitation hours on Friday will be held from 10:30 a.m. until […]

Nena Pelly Prejean

Funeral services for Mrs. Nena Pelly Prejean, 83, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 3, 2015, in the South Chapel at Miguez Funeral Home with a member of the First Church of Christ to officiate. Burial will be in Kie Hebert Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be held from 12:30-8 p.m. on […]

4-H accepts raffle donation

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard
Last year’s 4-H first prize raffle winner, Tina Gary, donated her winnings back to the 4-H raffle again this year to be raffled off again. Pictured here (from left to right) are LSU Ag. Extension Agent Tiffiany Cormier, LSU Ag Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development Kori Myers and last year’s first-prize winner Tina Gary.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Local 4-Hers and the LSU AgCenter are preparing for the annual 4-H junior raffle fundraiser.


JHS Davian Madden

The Jennings Bulldogs (1-3) and Lake Arthur Tigers (3-1) will throw down in Jerry Simmons Stadium tonight as part of both team’s week-five game. It is the Bulldogs’ first game against an inner-parish opponent since 2001 and the first time JHS and LAHS have faced one another. Kick off is set for 7 p.m. Check […]

Nieces, nephews, and then some

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY I am the mother of girls, but I always wanted a boy. Then I had grandsons, and I questioned myself. I jest, of course. The real reason I wanted a boy was because I remember how close my momma was to my brothers, and I could see the special bond […]

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