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Celebrating a beautiful life!

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY Today is my sister-in-law’s birthday. It is one of the first birthdays in nearly 40 years that I will not be able to celebrate with her. In February of last year we had our ritual lunch with our girls and her best friend. I had bought her three gifts, all […]

Pres. Primary always a closed election

Today is the final day to register or change voter info in order to vote in the March 5 Presidential Preference Primary; however, not everyone will be eligible to vote in that election. Many have been asking why the Primary is “closed” and how the government can tell some voters they cannot participate. However, this […]

Rosalie Cecile Boudreaux McFarlain Allgood

Rosalie was born in Napoleonville on August 8, 1929, to Edward Morris Boudreaux and Gladys Navarre Boudreaux. She was called to her Heavenly Father on January 31, 2016. Services for Rosalie were held on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, at 5 p.m. at Matthews and Son Funeral Home Chapel with Father Charles McMillin officiating. The family […]

JHS hosts Career Fair and Expo

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Students from Jennings High School (JHS), Hathaway High School (HHS), Elton High School (EHS), as well as students in grades as young as fourth, and their parents, gathered at the JHS gymnasium this week where over 40 tables were set up from area colleges, technical schools, businesses, agencies and organizations. The fair and expo helped […]

WPD names Officer of the Year

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – The Welsh Police Department (WPD) presented the Officer of the Year award at the Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday.

Man charged in home invasion, attempted kidnapping

Michael Scott Corbello

LACASSINE – An Iowa man was arrested early Tuesday morning when he broke into a home, attempting to abduct his biological children.

Dogs, Saints battle for district lead tonight

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor After one trip through an arduous district slate, the No. 10-ranked Jennings Bulldogs have a chance tonight to position themselves into a tie atop District 4-3A with leader St. Louis, as the J-Town Dogs hit the road to Lake Charles for a rematch of Jan. 15’s thriller with […]

Joselyn Marie Trahan Ortego

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Joselyn Ortego announces her passing from this life on January 30, 2016, at the age of 56. Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, February 3, 2016, at Matthews and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Jennings, with Father Charles McMillin […]

Harry Layne Crader Sr.

MERMENTAU – It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family and friends of Harry Layne Crader Sr. announces his passing from this life on January 30, 2016. Funeral services for Harry Layne Crader Sr., 65, of Mermentau, will be held at 2 p.m. on February 2, 2016, at St. John the Evangelist […]

COA celebrates Mardi Gras in style

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

The Jeff Davis Parish Council on Aging (COA) held their annual Mardi Gras celebration last week at the Lacassine Community Center. Seniors came from all over the parish dressed in their finest Mardi Gras attire and enjoyed a morning of dancing, door prizes, a jambalaya dinner and fellowship. Musical entertainment was provided by Second Tyme […]

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