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Laura J. Bergeaux

Funeral services for Mrs. Laura J. Bergeaux, 73, will be announced by Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Mrs. Bergeaux died at 12:06 a.m. today, Friday, June 24, 2016, in a local hospital. Words of comfort may be expressed at

Junious Joseph Guillory

“Let not your heart be troubled, believe in God, believe also in me.” Mr. Junious “Tut” Joseph Guillory was born to the parentage of the late Gill and Francis Guillory, on May 5, 1937, in Elton. He departed his earthly life on Tuesday, June 14, 2016, at Tulane Medical Center in New Orleans. He accepted […]

Never Too Old

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Local teens proved you’re never too old for a swing set on Thursday at the Jennings Parks and Recreation Department.

Round and Round

Daily News photos by Aubrey Broussard

The sweltering temperatures didn’t keep this trio from enjoying the dog days of summer. Four-year-old Elia Fontenot and her brother, nine-year-old Ayden Fontenot, of Jennings, enjoyed the afternoon at the Shankland Park with their friend Kamon Wier, 9, of Welsh. Elia and Ayden are the children of Derek and Amber Fontenot, also of Jennings, and […]

Erratic driver arrested for possession

Ocean Wade Lemonia

A Welsh man was arrested Thursday morning when deputies with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) were dispatched to Connie Road in reference to a report of an erratic driver in a white truck.

Early-season glimpse

Travis Etienne

Area teams show promise heading into 2016 season By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor After rating the top players in each position, Jennings Daily News will take a view at each team throughout the area heading into the upcoming 2016 season. Teams are placed in no particular order, and will provide an early overview […]

Let the games begin

Over 500,000 people are expected to descend on the country of Brazil in August as part of the Olympic Games held in Rio de Janeiro. When these people return home, memories and souvenirs will accompany them, however some may return home with something a little more frightening: the Zika virus. This is a likely enough […]

Belief in ourselves is all that’s needed

The Way I See It by DON WEST Forgive us for being doting, if not overbearing, grandparents. We were once and still are doting parents, always bragging on the achievements of our precious little ones. How cute they were, how precocious they were, their athletic, artistic or scholastic abilities and accomplishments and just any and […]

Throwin’ It Down

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Jennings Mustang All-Star catcher Owen Dugas fires a strike down to second base in last weekend’s Rayne warm-up tournament. Both the Mustang and Bronco teams will be back in action this weekend in Crowley.


Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Local children in the Summer Feeding Program held at Jennings Elementary School enjoyed a game of bingo before lunch. The program is part of an effort to provide area children with two healthy meals a day and fun and safe summer activities.

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