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A season for the ages

Although things may not have finished the way the Hathaway High School basketball team had hoped for, it was one heck of a season in Hornet Nation nonetheless. Finishing with a superb 31-3 record and a Class B state runner-up title, the Hornets did just more than win a ton of basketball games on the […]

Thin green line: La. farmers, ranchers find seeds of hope in D.C.

ys of meeting with their senators, representatives and other government officials, 40 members of a Louisiana delegation of farmers and ranchers who visited Washington D.C. last week headed home. Members of the Louisiana Farm Bureau Federation visited the nation’s capitol to remind their elected officials about the importance of Louisiana agriculture. As they did, they […]

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Turning up the heat: JFD firefighters train to handle rescue situations

Jennings Fire Department (JFD) is changing the way firefighters are trained by organizing drills that are more challenging. JFD Safety Officer Ashley Navarre said the department regularly alters drills to introduce new, varied exercises to help members prepare for any situation. “For the past couple of weeks we have been closing in the training tower […]

Two people, K9 killed, handler shot in Crowley

CROWLEY – Two people and a K9 officer are dead and a Crowley Police Department (CPD) officer hospitalized here in an overnight shooting that took place in the 400 block of Josey Street in Crowley. The injured police officer was taken to a local hospital where he is reported to be in stable condition with […]

Community service event set for Saturday

Jennings residents and civic, youth and school groups are reminded that Saturday will be dedicated to a bit of spring cleaning in the city. To kick off the first day of National Community Service Week, the Optimist Club of Jennings and Octagon Club of Jennings High School are sponsoring a city-wide cleanup event from 10 […]

Mary Lou Grovenburg

(July 6, 1931 – March 11, 2017) KAPLAN – Mary Lou Grovenburg passed away early Saturday morning, March 11, 2017, at the age of 85, surrounded by people who loved her. A celebration of her life was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 18, 2017, at St. Francis Cabrini Catholic Church in Kaplan. A wake […]

Lynnetta Faye Daigle LaFleur

Funeral services for Mrs. Lynnetta Faye Daigle LaFleur, 59, will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 25, 2017 in Miguez Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Mike Tramel officiating. Burial will be in Pine Island Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be held from 3-9 p.m. Friday, and will continue from 8 a.m. Saturday until time […]

Sonia Lynn Duclion

A Mass of Christian burial for Sonia Lynn Duclion, 22, of Morse will be held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Mermentau at 10 a.m. Friday, March 24, 2017, with Father Randall Moreau officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Thursday, March 23, 2017, from 1:30-9 […]

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