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Lil’ Egg Hunters


Children in First Baptist Church of Jennings’ Mothers’ Day Out program enjoyed an Easter egg hunt last week in the sunshine, despite chilly winds. Daily News photo by Christine Touchet

Emergency managers urged to educate public

Two of the country’s top disaster experts on Wednesday challenged emergency managers and forecasters from Texas to Maine to help educate coastal residents and developers about hurricane hazards. Speaking at the National Hurricane Conference in Orlando, the head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency urged city and county officials to factor disaster preparedness and risk […]

Dogs earn district honors

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

Daily News Staff Report Jennings took on league-mates Iota, Iowa, South Beau, St. Louis and Westlake Tuesday, April 14 in the outdoor district track meet at Iowa, qualifying multiple athletes for regional competition at Westlake on April 30. The top four athletes in each event advance to the regional round, with fifth place serving as […]

Sharon Lynn Clark

Sharon Lynn “Sheila Faye” Clark, 57, was born Oct. 19, 1956, in Lafayette to the late Ernest and Lillie Mae Carrier Clark. Sharon resided in Welsh for most of her life. She was a member of Jones United Methodist Church where she served as an usher, communion steward, past church security and a United Methodist […]

One month in April

by SARAH MORRISON STEPHENS This time four years ago I was back home in Louisiana spending a month with my little mama, Jeanette Holland Morrison. My father had died four months earlier. Three days after his funeral my mother went into the hospital and never rebounded. She had spent those four months in the hospital […]

April is National 9-1-1 Education Month

Local officers posed for pictures with Jennings Head Start students following their speech on 9-1-1.
Daily News photo by Denver Brown

By DENVER BROWN Daily News Staff Writer April is National 9-1-1 Education month and the Jennings Police Department (JPD) is spreading awareness on the importance of knowing the correct way to use 9-1-1 services.

JD 4-H and FFA members conduct service project

Local youth took to the Rockefeller refuge for a volunteer service project on April 12, during Youth Wetlands Week.
Submitted photo

Jeff Davis Junior Leaders and Elton Future Farmers of America (FFA) members joined together to plant 4,000 plugs of smooth cord grass in the Rockefeller Wildlife Refuge marsh.

We can adjust

The Way I See It by DON WEST Well, you know God has a sense of humor. He just had to poke fun at Al Gore and his global warming buddies one more time before winter was done. Unfortunately, he may have caught the flower and tomato growers by surprise. I hate that because my […]

Should LA be REAL ID compliant?

Louisiana driver’s licenses would move in line with federal standards soon to be required for ID cards used to board domestic flights under a bill that won the backing of a House committee Tuesday. If licenses aren’t deemed compliant with the federal REAL ID law by 2016, Louisiana residents could run into flying difficulties, either […]

Dogs drop district game; Ladies end season with loss

Jennings’ diamond teams fell to district foes this week St. Louis and Westlake.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU AND REBECCA CHAISSON LAKE CHARLES – The St. Louis Saints had a well-balanced effort offensively and defensively to shut down the Jennings Bulldogs to take a 6-1 victory in District 4-3A action Wednesday.

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