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A Day With Animals

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Youth in the Jeff Davis Parish Library’s Summer Reading Program were able to get up close with animals Thursday. Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Traffic violation leads to drug bust

Jason Chapman

A couple was arrested Monday after a chase led to the discovery of drugs in a home.

COA Hosts 4th of July Party

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The Jeff Davis Parish Council On Aging (COA) held a Fourth of July Celebration for local seniors. They danced to a live DJ, had lunch and voted for a Fourth of July King and Queen. Jerry Larousse was elected for king and Elaine Stockton for queen. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

U.S. women’s soccer brims with confidence ahead of semifinal

Alex Morgan

OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) – Megan Rapinoe is so done with her exile to the spectators’ seats at the Women’s World Cup.

Inez Levergne

Arrangements are pending for Inez Levergne, 97, with Matthews and Son Funeral Home of Jennings.

Thomas Precht

The family and friends of Thomas “Tom” Precht are mourning the loss of their loved one who was called from this life on June 28, 2015, at the age of 62.  Funeral services to honor Tom’s life will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 2, 2015, at Jennings United Methodist Church in Jennings […]

Rice experts, Vitter to speak at Field Day

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CROWLEY – The LSU AgCenter Rice Research Station Annual Field Day will be held July 1, with a host of rice experts and speakers discussing the latest in rice farming technology.

Record numbers attend CERT camp

Jeff Davis Parish teens recently participated in the annual Teen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) week-long training camp. There they learned emergency training that included weapons safety, a DWI driving course and search and rescue.
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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Twenty-four parish youth attended the Teen Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) training camp last week with the help of the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO).

Friends, locals remember Tom Precht

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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor “If what we’re doing doesn’t help kids in some way, then why do we do it?” Tom Precht bore numerous titles – advocate for breast cancer awareness; staunch supporter of the children under his supervision in the Jennings Recreation Department; “The Voice of the Bulldogs” for more than […]

Let’s move on

The Supreme Court’s majority decision to nationally legalize marriages of same sex couples was inevitable. Regardless of any one person’s beliefs on the matter, it was obvious in recent years that the issue was gaining support and would one day soon gain passage, especially since our highest court currently consists of a liberal majority. This […]

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