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Up in the air

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY The expression “up in the air” dates back to the 1700’s. Generally, it is used to mean that something has not been decided as of yet. For this column, however, the literal meaning comes into play! As some of you know, I travel to New York every three or four […]

No parent is perfect

In light of two recent public incidents involving child safety and parenting, our society has expressed overwhelming opinions ranging from the security of family entertainment venues to parental competency. The first incident occurred when a four-year-old child fell into a zoo enclosure. The outcome resulted in the child being injured and an endangered gorilla shot […]

Head, Thibodeaux to wed in July

Lauren Head of Shreveport and Seth Thibodeaux of Shreveport  announce their plans to wed on Saturday, July 2, 2016 at Brown Chapel Centenary College.

The Unsung Heroes

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Kinder junior Raul Barrera returns after a stellar sophomore season in which he was named Honorable Mention All-State.

Kickers take center stage in 2016 By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor 1. Raul Barrera, Kinder, Jr., 5’9”, 155 Barrera possesses one of the strongest legs throughout the state of Louisiana and gives Kinder head coach Brett Fuselier a vital weapon on both sides of the kicking game. Barrera was named First-Team All-District, as […]

John S. Parsons

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, June  26, 2016, at Roanoke Church of the Brethren for John Stephen Parsons of Houston. He was a native of Roanoke. Pastor Kristie Prejean will officiate. Steve was born in New Orleans on July 20, 1946, and passed away after a struggle with cancer. […]

Betty Jo Scoggins Bertrand

LAKE ARTHUR – A Memorial Mass for Mrs. Betty Jo Scoggins Bertrand, 87, will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, June 24, 2016, in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Msgr. Ronald Groth officiating. Burial will be in St. Anthony Mausoleum under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur. Funeral home […]

Margery Lee Smith

Funeral services for Margery Lee Smith of Evangeline will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, June 24, 2016, at First Pentecostal Church in Jennings with Reverend James Townley officiating. A gathering of family and friends will be held from 4-10 p.m. on Thursday, June 23, 2016, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings. […]

Excavator Falls into Roadway

Daily News photo by Holli Bruchhaus

While making a left turn onto US 90 Tuesday, an excavator slipped off of an 18-wheeler onto the roadway at the intersection with Elton Road, blocking traffic. Louisiana State Police and the Jennings Police Department responded to the incident, which was cleared in almost three hours.

Backyard Fun

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Two-year-old Sawyer Courville of Jennings loves playing on his backyard swing set. Courville is the son of Ryan Courville and Isabella Girona, and is the grandson of Mark Courville and Sandi Comeaux Haydel, Ken and Kristi Babineaux, all from Jennings, and Omar Girona and Carrie Stanley of Baton Rouge, and Ray and Camie McKinney of […]

JDP says farewell to Juneau

John Juneau

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor LACASSINE – Former Lacassine High School (LHS) teacher, coach, principal and school board employer John Juneau passed away at his home Monday at the age of 72. Juneau spent 44 years in education as both an educator and administrator.

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