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WPD unit struck while working I-10 crash


A Welsh Police Department (WPD) unit was struck from behind while working an early morning crash on I-10. On Thursday, Oct. 20, shortly before 5 a.m., WPD received a call in reference to a vehicle crash on I-10 eastbound near mile marker 56. As officers arrived on the scene, emergency lights on both units were […]

On hold: Two cities are keeping their chiefs of police until further notice

On Oct. 3 it was announced in a St. Martinville City Council meeting that Jennings Police Department (JPD) Chief Todd D’Albor had been chosen as the interim leader for St. Martinville Police (SMPD). Current SMPD Chief Calder Hebert had previously announced plans to leave the department in favor of a private sector job. D’Albor was […]

Donate smart and avoid charity scams

Nonprofit organizations and charities do extensive work to help people and fulfill their missions. When commercials, emails or direct mail pamphlets tug at the heartstrings, it’s understandable to want to help as quickly as possible. But just as there are scores of legitimate organizations banking on the generosity of willing donors, so, too, are there […]

Kratzer, Heinen plan to wed

Krista Blake Kratzer of Roanoke and Lance David Heinen of Hathaway will be married at 6:30 p.m. Saturday, October 29, 2016 at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings. A reception will follow at Grand Marais Ballroom. The bride-elect is a 2009 graduate of Welsh High School and a 2013 graduate of McNeese […]

HHS destroys Johnson Bayou in HOF Classic

HATHAWAY – The Carlo Maggio era began at Hathaway High School (HHS) last night as the Hornets blasted past the Johnson Bayou Rebels (JBHS) in the annual Hall of Fame Classic Exhibition by a final of 82-28. In what resembled a small school football game on a Friday night, the two teams combined for over […]

Indians return home to battle dangerous Tarpons


ELTON – Despite being without a host of injured starters last week, the Elton Indians nearly shocked district-leading East Beauregard on the road, dropping a 42-36 nail-biter. Not much has changed for the Indians (2-5, 2-2) going into this week’s matchup against the South Cameron Tarpons, as head coach Doyle Carter and company will operate […]

Protest, but choose your method wisely

The Way I See It by Don West Let me establish my mindset before I launch into this rant.  I firmly believe that Colin Kaepernick has a right as a citizen of this great nation to speak his mind, protest, demonstrate and use his public position to further his cause.  Millions of men and women […]

LDH urges continued efforts to prevent mosquito bites

The Department of Health continues to get reports of newly confirmed Zika and West Nile virus cases. Details of these cases are updated on the Department of Health’s website, Arboviral Surveillance Reports, and can be found here. State health officials have now confirmed 34 cases of Zika virus in Louisiana. Each of these cases are […]

Field of Faith

Members of Jennings High School Fellowship of Christian Students and Athletes and youth groups from across the parish gathered at Jerry Simmons Stadium Wednesday for an evening of praise and worship.

LAFD maintains fire rating

LAKE ARTHUR – The fire department here has maintained a Class 3 rating, according to the Property Insurance Association of Louisiana (PIAL). Fire departments are rated on a point system once every five years on a 1-10 scale, with 10 being the worst and one being the best. Jeff Davis Fire District 4 Chief Jared […]

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