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Reader Talks Mudslinging

I am writing this since I can no longer handle what I am reading regarding my hometown and parish as of late. As you all know from the ruthless and sometimes downright ugly opinions and exaggerated facts, there is a race for district attorney. I understand many have their own reasons, both personally and professionally, […]

Everyone has a story

You might have noticed that this edition of the Jennings Daily News (JDN) was a bit more human interest than breaking news. Most often, though, the greatest stories we hear are not in city council chambers or interviews with detectives; they are within the lives of the people in our communities. October is a somber […]

Dogs assault Iota

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer IOTA – It didn’t take the Jennings Bulldogs long to establish themselves as the Alpha dog in the battle of the Bulldogs. Jennings took control early and cruised to a 34-6 win over the Iota Bulldogs in Iota’s Bulldog Stadium.

Hathaway High participates in Teen Driver Safety

HHS Principal Jeremy Fuselier tested specialized goggles that simulate the effects of impaired driving.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The Hathaway FCCLA capped off week-long challenges and activities promoting National Teen Driver Safety Week, with an assembly featuring skits, demonstrations and various speakers to touch on all potential hazards facing teen drivers of today.  Hathaway High School Principal Jeremy Fuselier wants to ensure all students are aware […]

Jennings Alive 2014

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Jennings Alive took over Main Street Saturday, filling the downtown area with live entertainment, food, children’s activities and, of course, an open-air market filled with various goods. Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

Always be my baby

This small box of mementos is all that Peaches Guidry has of her infant son, Camdyn. It includes his hospital cuff, a micro preemie-sized diaper, and the only picture that was taken of him during his brief time with his mother.
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Mother shares journey of pregnancy and infant loss By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer At the age of 22, Peaches Guidry began what was to become a whirlwind journey of euphoria and grief.

Someone might be watching

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD Anyone who has ever worked any public service job will tell you that it is never easy, especially if you’ve ever worked in the food service business. I’ve had my share of food service jobs, then later retail service, and much later, public service in a government […]

New survey details vast scope of teen dating abuse

From violence to verbal taunts, abusive dating behavior is pervasive among America’s adolescents, according to a new, federally funded survey. It says a majority of boys and girls who date describe themselves as both victims and perpetrators. Sponsored by the National Institute of Justice, the National Survey on Teen Relationships and Intimate Violence was conducted […]

Rosena Davis Lee

Funeral services for Mrs. Rosena Davis Lee, 91, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014, in  David J. & Rosa W. Fondel Church Chapel at Semien-Lewis Mortuary in Jennings. Prophetess Sametta Brown will officiate. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery, under the direction of Semien-Lewis Mortuary of Jennings. Visitation will be held from […]

Jennings visits struggling Iota

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Tonight’s scrum between the two Bulldogs of Jennings and Iota features a pair of teams at a crossroads, traveling opposite paths – No. 9 Jennings (5-2, 1-1) is seemingly bound for the playoffs, while Iota (0-7, 0-2) is heading toward a second-consecutive winless season barring a victory in […]

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