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Take advantage of early hurricane prep

Louisiana is no stranger to devastating storms. We all know that preparing for possible natural disasters is a must in this area. In some ways, there is no way to prepare, such as with the monstrous storms and flooding plaguing our neighbors in Texas. More often than not, though, Louisiana knows when a serious or […]

Cox Takes First in Golf Tourney

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Jennings incoming senior Seth Cox captured his second first-place finish of the summer on the links after winning the Battle of the Lakes Junior Golf Tournament at The National in Westlake on May 23 and 24. Cox shot 75 on both days of play for a stroke total of 150 for the tournament. Submitted photo

Jimmie Carroll Croker

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Jimmie Carroll Croker, 79, of Lake Arthur, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home with Monsignor Ronald Groth officiating. Visitation will be held frim 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home until time […]

John H. Sandlin

Surrounded by family, John H. Sandlin passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015, from complications related to an automobile accident. He was born in Bunkie on June 13, 1947, and spent much of his early childhood in Lake Arthur. He later moved to the Hathaway community amidst family and friends. John graduated from Hathaway High […]

Lawres Doucet

Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Lawres Doucet, 96, will be announced by Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Mrs. Doucet died at 6:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Jennings American Legion Hospital.

Lauren Armani Friels, Infant Lyric Ariona Friels, Infant

Arrangements are pending for Lauren Armani Friels, infant, and Lyric Ariona Friels, infant, with Fondel Memorial Chapel.

Sandra Prather Broussard

Sandra Prather Broussard, 68, passed away on May 26. Known as Ms. Sandra, she was a tireless advocate for animals and was the consummate southern belle. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Miguez Funeral Home with Mr. David Fruge officiating. Funeral home visitation was held from 5:30-9 p.m. […]

City Hall move again delayed

According to Mayor Terry Duhon, the relocation of city hall to North Main Street has been delayed until later this summer.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings Mayor Terry Duhon confirmed to the Jennings Daily News Tuesday, May 26, the move from the old city hall from its current location on North Broadway Street to the new spot at the corner of Main and North Market Streets has again been pushed back to mid […]

Hang Time


While waiting to head home Wednesday, students enjoyed some organized playtime as they burned off energy after morning classes and meals in the Summer Feeding Program at Jennings Elementary. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

NOAA – Below-normal Atlantic Hurricane Season is likely this year


NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center said in a press release Wednesday that the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy.

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