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Five arrested in Howard Street search warrant

Donald Boudreaux

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor City police used a delivery truck to disguise their no-knock search warrant at a Howard Street residence, and found the drug dealers’ apparent lookout high on the job.

Lady Cardinals soar past Hathaway

Sophomore Paige Troutman looks on as the Lacassine Lady Cardinals run away with the second-round playoff game.
Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LACASSINE –  The Lacassine High School (LHS) Lady Cardinals inched one step closer to a berth in the LHSAA Top 28 Monday night, defeating the Hathaway High School (HHS) Lady Hornets in a Jeff Davis Parish Class B playoff showdown. The Lady Cardinals used the scoring trio of […]

Mrs. Anna M. Wright

Funeral services for Mrs. Anna M. Wright, 83, will be announced by Semien-Lewis Mortuary of Jennings. Mrs. Wright entered into eternal rest, Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, in Jennings American Legion Hospital.

Essey John Broussard

Funeral services for Essey John Broussard, 78, of Jennings, will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2015, with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home from 4:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 24, with a rosary being recited at 6 p.m. Visitation […]

Playoff Bound

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

The LHSAA released playoff brackets for the 2015 postseason on Monday, with six area teams all receiving berths. Welsh, Hathaway, Midland and Lacassine will all host first round games, while Jennings and Elton will hit the road in bi-district action. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Schools close out of safety concerns

Jennings Elementary students Lawrence Willridge (from left), Hayden Duhon and Chance Levi were greeted to brisk temperatures as they departed from school Monday afternoon. All JDP students are out of classes Tuesday due to the possibility of freezing rain and icy conditions. 
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer As a severe ice storm has made its way across portions of Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas, residents in Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) and Southwest Louisiana braced themselves for the possibility of freezing rain and cold temperatures expected to make their way through the southern part of the state […]

JDSO still investigating death of Lake Arthur man

Raymond Talen Sr.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer A 73-year-old local man was found dead inside his home Saturday evening after his abandoned vehicle was found burning on Highway 14 near Gueydan earlier that same evening.

Sully Arnes Onellion

July 13, 1942 – Feb 21, 2015 LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services to honor the life of Sully Arnes “Mickey” Onellion Jr., 72, will be held at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 23, 2015, at Miguez Funeral Home Chapel in Lake Arthur. A gathering of friends and family will be held from 1:30-9 p.m. today, […]

Hounds cap regular season with 57-point win

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor WELSH – The Welsh Greyhounds overcame a slow start and first-half shooting struggles Friday night, scoring 52 points in the second half of their contest with visiting DeQuincy, to close their regular season campaign with an 87-30 win on senior night.

Fontenots welcome Hayden Paul

Dr. Dustin and Shannon (Fruge) Fontenot of Jennings announce the birth of their son, Hayden Paul, born February 10, 2015 at Gauthier Memorial Lake Charles in Lake Charles.

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