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Suspect arrested for rash of armed robberies

Josh Creuder

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A suspect wanted for the armed robbery of a Jennings gas station this week was arrested in Lake Charles Friday, and is also facing charges for three armed robberies in Calcasieu Parish.

What’s that moving under the tree?

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD Few things are more heart warming for a child than seeing a cuddly new kitten or puppy under the Christmas tree on Christmas morning; until it piddles on your presents. Pets can be a wonderful addition to any family. I for one am a huge advocate for […]

Should La. farmers trade with Cuba?

Agriculture Commissioner Mike Strain says restarting trade between the U.S. and Cuba would be of enormous benefit to Louisiana. President Obama on Wednesday said his administration would work toward resuming diplomatic relations and trade with Cuba for the first time in more than 50 years. Strain, a Republican, said that resumed trade would be a […]

The legacy of Lemoine

Marcus Lemoine (above) has been an intergral part of the Elton offense for two years and was rewarded Thursday as the 1A All-State Offensive MVP
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By: Kevin Bruchhaus Daily News Sportwriter SHREVEPORT – As the light continues to brighten at the end of the Independence Stadium tunnel in Shreveport, the sun will soon set on the stellar high school career of one of the top running backs to ever grace the turf of Cleve Beard Stadium in Elton.

Michael Gene LeJeune

Funeral services for Mr. Michael Gene LeJeune, 68, will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings with Deacon Mike Tramel officiating. Burial will be in St. Jules Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be held from 4:30-9 p.m. today, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, and will resume at […]

Ila Dean Istre Breaux

“Sis” July 21, 1929 – December 16, 2014 Ila Dean Istre Breaux “Sis”, died Tuesday, Dec. 16, 2014, at her home in Atlanta, Texas. She was 85. Ila is preceded in death by her parents, Dulva and Mima Broussard; a daughter, Peggi Gary; a sister, Hallie Istre; and a granddaughter, Sloan Turner.  She is survived […]

Terri Lynn Washington-Matthews

Funeral services for Terri Lynn Washington-Matthews will be held on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church. Rev. Pernell Trent will officiate. Burial will be in Benevolent Cemetery under the direction of Fondel Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be held at 9 a.m. in the church. Mrs. Washington-Matthews died Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014, in […]

Natasha Leah Patin

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Natasha “Tasha” Patin announces her passing from this life on Dec. 16, 2014, at the age of 39. Funeral services will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Jennings on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at 11 a.m. with Father Susil […]

Low blood supply level alert issued

LifeShare is pleading with blood donors to give O negative and B negative blood donations, as their current blood supply is at an extremely low level.

Daily News Staff Report The O negative and B negative blood supply levels are at an extremely low level. The minimal blood available in these two blood types is an immediate concern in order to provide for current and new patients with needs that will arise through Christmas.

JPD delivers truckload of toys to local youth

Local families received a few Christmas presents early this week as the Jennings Police Department distributed toys to deserving families.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Jennings Police Chief Todd D’Albor and other members of the Jennings Police Department (JPD) continued to brighten the Christmas season for Jennings children on Wednesday by delivering a truckload of toys throughout the city.  The JPD recently sponsored its “Shop With a Cop” event to help brighten a […]

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