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Minor Injuries Reported in Crash


Minor to moderate injuries were reported when Louisiana State Troopers (LSP), the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Department (JDSO) and the Hathaway Fire Department responded to a crash at the intersection of highways 26 and 102 in Hathaway at approximately 10:12 a.m. Thursday. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard


Sophia John (from left), Robin Langley, Alexis Spears and trainee Mia John make up the Coushatta Youth Leadership Council. The council was formed last year to inform the youth how the tribal government operates and find ways to help with issues facing Coushatta youth.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Youth council playing big role in community By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – Three young Coushatta ladies took a monumental step towards preserving the customs and traditions of their tribe last year by forming the Coushatta Youth Leadership Council. Robin Langley, 19, Alexis Spears, 17, and Sophia John, 17, started the council […]

It’s raining, it’s pouring

The Way I See It by DON WEST Okay, Lord, we surrender. Maybe Your aim is off just a little. It is California and those western states that need the rain, snow, etc. Louisiana and Texas have had enough for a while. I know that You will not put us in charge of the weather […]

Take advantage of early hurricane prep

Louisiana is no stranger to devastating storms. We all know that preparing for possible natural disasters is a must in this area. In some ways, there is no way to prepare, such as with the monstrous storms and flooding plaguing our neighbors in Texas. More often than not, though, Louisiana knows when a serious or […]

Cox Takes First in Golf Tourney

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Jennings incoming senior Seth Cox captured his second first-place finish of the summer on the links after winning the Battle of the Lakes Junior Golf Tournament at The National in Westlake on May 23 and 24. Cox shot 75 on both days of play for a stroke total of 150 for the tournament. Submitted photo

Jimmie Carroll Croker

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Jimmie Carroll Croker, 79, of Lake Arthur, will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home with Monsignor Ronald Groth officiating. Visitation will be held frim 9:30 a.m. on Friday, May 29, 2015, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home until time […]

John H. Sandlin

Surrounded by family, John H. Sandlin passed away on Sunday, May 24, 2015, from complications related to an automobile accident. He was born in Bunkie on June 13, 1947, and spent much of his early childhood in Lake Arthur. He later moved to the Hathaway community amidst family and friends. John graduated from Hathaway High […]

Lawres Doucet

Funeral arrangements for Mrs. Lawres Doucet, 96, will be announced by Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Mrs. Doucet died at 6:35 a.m. Wednesday, May 27, 2015, in Jennings American Legion Hospital.

Lauren Armani Friels, Infant Lyric Ariona Friels, Infant

Arrangements are pending for Lauren Armani Friels, infant, and Lyric Ariona Friels, infant, with Fondel Memorial Chapel.

Sandra Prather Broussard

Sandra Prather Broussard, 68, passed away on May 26. Known as Ms. Sandra, she was a tireless advocate for animals and was the consummate southern belle. Funeral services were held at 10 a.m. today, Thursday, May 28, 2015, in Miguez Funeral Home with Mr. David Fruge officiating. Funeral home visitation was held from 5:30-9 p.m. […]

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