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Tigers On Fire


   The community rallied for Lake Arthur High School’s homecoming bonfire Thursday, while Councilman Troy Trahan got an aerial view of the town’s Tiger spirit at Curt Cormier’s and Renee Abshire’s Hebert Ave. residence. Photos courtesy Chrystal Breaux and Troy Trahan

Party on Main!


   Jennings High students and supporters rolled down Main Street Thursday evening to celebrate homecoming. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Homecoming pranks fun, but sometimes cross lines

Homecoming week is an exciting time for every community. Citizens rally around their respective schools to support football or basketball efforts and alumni celebrate their high school years. Students get a break from boring uniforms for dress-up days that include such themes as Camouflage Day, Cartoon Character Day and more. Families watch as their babies […]

L.A. aims to keep ground game hot vs. Rosepine

Offensive coordinator Pat Deshotel talks strategy with two RBs during their win over Iota.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Mark Deshotel wrenched up his face for at least a minute in dead silence, wracking his brain for what he felt was the proper adjective to describe his Lake Arthur Tiger football team.

Don Davis

IOWA – Don Davis, 68, a loving father, paw paw and husband, passed away in a local hospital on Tuesday, Sept. 23, 2014. Funeral services will be held in Johnson and Brown Funeral Home on Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, at 1 p.m. with Bro. Harold Baughman officiating. Burial will follow in Hebert Cemetery in Hecker, […]

Health officials confirm 11 new West Nile Virus infections


By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed 11 new cases of West Nile virus last week, including one case reported out of Jeff Davis Parish.

Homecoming Hijinx!


   Students at Bethel Christian, Jennings High and Lake Arthur High have been enjoying a week filled with fun as they anticipate homecoming games and activities tonight through the weekend. However, Jennings Police Chief Todd D’Albor said today that activities such as rolling houses and yards with toilet paper, planting plastic utensils across yards and […]

Small but sure

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY Years ago, like every other teen, I had all sorts of ambitions. I was a little thing. The shortest in my class, and, at one time, believe it or not, somewhat introverted. I grew out of that, but didn’t grow much otherwise. My hope was to be a trial lawyer […]

Louisiana: Where politics and kegs mix quite well

Photos of a vulnerable Democratic senator helping a constituent drink upside-down from a beer keg would be a faux pas six weeks before Election Day in many places. But in party-centric Louisiana, prominent players say the image of Sen. Mary Landrieu at an LSU pregame tailgate party, which went viral on social media, won’t hurt […]

Capdeville takes his talents to the ‘Big Easy,’ Xavier


By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor In between sets, when most tennis players are consulting their towel and catching their breath, Jeremiah Capdeville is nose deep in a palm-sized notebook, mentally prepping himself for the next point. Tennis is funny that way, a battle against not only the opponent, but yourself as well.

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