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Perchance to sleep

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY I have what is called “acute insomnia.” Nothing cute about it – OK, pitiful joke. It is severe insomnia which is often made worse by emotional or physical discomfort. Some medications exacerbate the condition. I happen to have two rare disorders that have wreaked havoc with my sleep. Prior to […]


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Jennings junior second baseman Ryan Edmonson reacts after scoring in the Dogs’ 9-5 playoff win over Berwick. Jennings will now travel to Lake Charles on Friday and Saturday for a best-of-three series with St. Louis Catholic

Jennings farmers market opens May 7

farmers market

By HOLLI BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The first Main Street Farmers Market of the year will be held on May 7, at Founder’s Park in Jennings.

Sex offender caught on Facebook

Duran John Haywood

Deputies with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) Sex Offender Division identified a Tier 1 registered sex offender utilizing the social media website Facebook, in violation of LSA R.S. 14:91 unlawful use of a social network site.

Moving On

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Jennings center fielder David Daniels (above) went 2-4, and smashed a 2-RBI triple in the Dogs’ playoff win over Berwick on Monday. The Dogs will now await the winner of the St. Louis and Caldwell Parish matchup today.

Diamond Dogs score 4 in seventh, defeat Berwick 9-5 By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor BERWICK- After battling back from an early 4-0 deficit, the Jennings Diamond Dogs threw up four runs in the top of the seventh inning to claim a 9-5 win over Berwick High School in the opening round of the […]

Dalvis Ray Dupuis

Funeral services for Dalvis Ray “Gree” Dupuis, 53, of Jennings, will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings today, Tuesday, April 26, 2016, at 2 p.m. with Reverend Benny Hay officiating. Visitation was held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Monday, April 25, from 4:30-10 p.m. Visitation resumed on […]

Adeline Gautreaux Doucet

A Mass of Christian burial was held at 2 p.m., Monday, April 25, 2016, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Mermentau, for Adeline G. Doucet, 90, who died on Saturday, April 23, 2016, at her daughter and son-in-law, Julie and Lewis Broussard’s residence in Morse. Father Randall Moreau, pastor of St John the […]

William LaBouve

It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that the family of William “Bill” LaBouve, 94 of Jennings, announces his passing from this life on April 24, 2016. A Mass of Christian burial for William “Bill” LaBouve will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, […]

Target Practice

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Deputies with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office underwent the yearly Louisiana POST certifications firearms qualification with pistol, shotgun and rifle marksmanship. The firearms qualification training session   includes 60 rounds with a pistol, 40 rounds with a rifle and 12 rounds with a shotgun. Deputies must pass all three courses with an 80 percent […]

Welsh man arrested for battery

Austin Begnaud

A Welsh man was arrested Sunday morning when deputies with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) received a call regarding battery and property damage on Anna Street in Jennings.

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