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Veterans, Relatives Enjoy Picnic


   Veterans at the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home in Jennings enjoyed a picnic last week, sponsored by VFW Post 9854 of Vinton. Family members came to visit the veterans as they all enjoyed the afternoon visiting, enjoying refreshments, listening to music and even some dancing. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Lacassine pair arrested for burglary

Ronnie Owens

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office responded to a service call Sunday in reference to a burglary on Hwy.101 in Lacassine. The victim told responding deputies that upon entering his home, he noticed several items were missing. As the victim inspected his residence, he found that the apartment had been entered through the attic access […]

COA, sheriff host annual fall gumbo

Senior citizens from all over Jeff Davis Parish enjoyed a chicken and sausage gumbo luncheon hosted by the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Department. Lunch was preceded by a game of bingo and door prizes were given out through out the morning.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office and Council on Aging (COA) held the annual fall festival gumbo Friday, Oct. 10 at the Welsh Community Center. The event was open to all senior citizens ages 60 and over residing in Jeff Davis Parish.

Late interception dooms Dogs

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – Turnovers and big plays plagued the Jennings Bulldogs Friday night in their district opener in Lake Charles, as the St. Louis Saints took advantage of two big plays and four turnovers to defeat the Dogs 38-30.

Candidates made voices heard; make yours heard, too

Two candidates in Louisiana’s U.S. Senate race met Thursday night in their first televised debate, while here at home, Jeff Davis Parish candidates took the stage at the Strand Theatre to share their own platforms, as well. Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness, one of her Republican opponents, debated […]

Let’s go doctor shopping

I’m Just Sayin’ by SHEILA SMITH I called four separate physicians’ offices before I realized I was going to keep getting the same answer: “We will need some information. We will then give the doctor your information. The doctor will review it and let us know if you have been accepted as a patient.” I […]

Belva M. Burger

A Mass of Christian burial for Belva Marie Burger, 91, of Jennings, will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at 11 a.m. with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, […]

Raymond Chaisson

Funeral services for Mr. Raymond Chaisson, 86, will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in Miguez Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Mike Tramel officiating. Burial will be in Pine Island Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Visitation will be held today, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, from 5-9 […]

Joseph Craig Henderson

Funeral services for Joseph Craig Henderson, 60, will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings, on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Joseph was called to his Heavenly Father on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The Henderson family requests that visitation be held at Matthews and Son […]

Colorful Run

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   Color PHor a Cure returned to the City of Jennings for its second year Saturday, with more than 1,200 hitting the streets in an effort to raise awareness and research funding for pulmonary hypertension. Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

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