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Daniel “D.I.” Fruge

Sept. 27, 1941 – Sept. 21, 2016 TEE MAMOU – It is with heavy hearts that the Fruge family announces the passing of Daniel “D.I.” Fruge, beloved husband, father, brother, grandfather and friend on Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2016, in the comfort of his home surrounded by his loving family. He was 74. A Mass of […]

Michael S. Fontenot

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Mr. Michael S. Fontenot, 65, will be held at 1 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 25, 2016, at Miguez Funeral Home Chapel in Lake Arthur, with Rev. Jay Alexius officiating. Visitation will be held from 10:30 a.m. until 10 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 24, in the chapel, with a rosary at 6 […]

Darrell Gene Duhon

Funeral services for Darrell Gene Duhon, 71, of Evangeline will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016 at 2 p.m., with Father Paul LaFleur officiating.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home today, Friday, Sept. 23, from 3-9 p.m., with a rosary recited at 6 p.m. Friday. Visitation […]

Domination: Welsh offense too much for Iota in 49-6 win


WELSH – The Welsh Greyhounds rolled up 432 yards of total offense to move to 4-0 for the season with a 49-6 victory over the Iota Bulldogs. The Hounds ran for 385 yards and added another 47 through the air for the convincing win. “We want to keep improving each week, and tonight I felt […]

Indians open 4-1A play with rival Oberlin

ELTON – The Elton Indians have continued to fight through what has been a disappointing start to the 2016 football season, however with the non-district portion over and long gone, the chance for a clean slate begins tonight when archrival Oberlin comes to town. The Indians and Tigers have locked horns for as long as […]

Tigers host winless Rosepine for Homecoming

LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur Tigers will try to rebound from a disappointing loss a week ago to Iota when they face off against a winless Rosepine Eagles tonight. The Tigers struggled coughing up the football in their loss to the Bulldogs, committinh seven turnovers in the defeat. “We just didn’t come out and […]

Turning it up

Rusty Yates opened the fall series of Turn It Up Tuesdays at Founders Park this week. The free concerts will take place from 6-8 p.m. each Tuesday through October 25.

Mayor proclaims October as International Alpha Delta Kappa Month

Duhon is shown with Immediate Past President  of La. ,Diana LeBlanc (left), and President of Nu Chapter in Lake Charles, Linda LeBert-Corbello (right).

Jennings Mayor Terry Duhon signed a proclamation designating October a International Alpha Delta Kappa Month. Alpha Delta Kappa is an international honorary organization of women educators dedicated to educational excellence, altruism and world understanding. The purpose of the sorority is to give recognition to outstanding women educators and build fellowship among women in the field […]

Welsh man arrested on methamphetamine charge

One man was arrested on drug charges after police discovered a vehicle blocking a city roadway. According to Jennings Police Department (JDP) Deputy Chief Danny Semmes, officers responded to a call in the area of West Division Street and Touchet Road at approximately 1 a.m. on Wednesday regarding a vehicle blocking the road. “Upon the […]

Clubs prepare for National 4-H Week

Leaders and members of Jeff Davis 4-H are in the process of planning and organizing interactive programs, events and services to celebrate National 4-H week held Sunday, Oct. 2 through Saturday, Oct. 8. “National 4-H week usually falls on the same week the Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) Fair is held so we normally have a […]

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