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Jennings falls short to Westlake in pitchers’ duel

Daily News photo by Roger Pollard

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer WESTLAKE – Jennings High (JHS) hurler Kaleb Chaisson and Westlake (WHS) pitcher Brandon Segin found themselves in an old-fashioned pitchers duel in a district 4-3A showdown, but Segin found a way to limit the Dogs to only 1 run on 1 hit and squeak past JHS 2-1. Chaisson […]

Egg hunt planned at Coushatta market

egg hunt

ELTON – The next Coushatta Farmers’ Market will be held on Saturday, April 4, from 7:30 a.m. until noon at Koasati Plaza at the corner of U.S. 190 and Pine Street.

Toddler battles health

Easton Smith, 3, was diagnosed with a rare chromosomal syndrome when he was only 12 weeks old. Before the age of three, he suffered a heart attack and underwent two open-heart surgeries in less than a month.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer While pregnant for her third child, Tara Smith of Madisonville never had any reason to suspect that she would be having anything but a healthy baby.

JDSO seeks public assistance

Photos courtesy JDSO

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s (JDSO) detectives are currently investigating several vehicle burglaries that occurred in the Lake Arthur area. They are asking for help in identifying persons wanted for questioning regarding these burglaries.

L.A. using Kinder as gauge of success

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur High (LAHS) Tiger baseball team has started the year in uncharted territory as of late, jumping out to a hot 7-3 start, while coming in at No. 28 in the latest Class 2A power ratings released on Wednesday.

Buying local seafood means defunding slavery

A common opinion among seafood lovers in Southwest Louisiana is that the seafood should be fresh and local. It is not unusual to encounter consumers who want to know whether the seafood they are buying is from Louisiana, or overseas. Of course, we know there is plenty of frozen, overseas catches to be found in […]

Life is what happens while we’re making plans

The Way I See It by DON WEST Recently I have had the pleasure to reconnect with some dear friends from whom I have been separated because – well because, as my friend quipped, “Life is what happens while we are making plans.” He is right, you know. We always have a plan; we plan […]

Russell Dickerson

LAKE ARTHUR – Arrangements are pending for Russell Dickerson, 86, with Matthews and Son Funeral Home.

An Afternoon at the Ballpark

KB-An afternoon at the ballpark

Thomas Smith, son of JHS head baseball coach Jordan Smith, spent some time playing on the field with his dad before the Dogs took on Iowa Tuesday. Thomas has become a staple at all JHS home games, helping Jordan around the field and cheering on the Bulldogs from the stands. Daily News photo by Kevin […]

JPD welcomes four new officers

The Jennings Police Department (JPD) welcomed four new members to the department as they completed their academy training. Pictured (from left to right) are Ptn. T.J. Simon, Jr., Ptn. Ryan Temple, Ptn. Bethany Geiger, Ptn. Nathaniel Anderson and JPD Chief Todd D’Albor.
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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings Police Department (JPD) is four more members strong, as it honors its newest official department inductees.

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