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Who’s who?

Dear Editor, Thousands of immigrants are leaving their country as did our ancestors at one time. The difference is we fought for our rights just as we fought for other countries overseas to be free. This Secretary of State wishes to bring thirty-four thousand of these people, mostly men, into our country (men who did […]

These kids are too expensive

I’m Just Sayin’ by SHEILA SMITH I need people to stop sending their children to my house to sell me things. I am broke and fluffy, and the children are not helping. Since making the fateful decision to move from the country to the city, there have been some cultural changes I have had to […]

Etienne’s record-setting night not enough to lift JHS over Bears

Travis Etienne Jr. (8), set the school record for rushing yards in a game with 389 and 5 touchdowns, but his defense could not stave off a big night by the Church Point offense.
Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor CHURCH POINT – The Church Point Battlin’ Bear offense ran amuck through the Jennings defense Friday night, gobbling up yards in bunches and scoring on all six of their first-half possessions en route to 705 total offensive yards and a 62-42 win over the Bulldogs.

WWII Vets Honored


Last month marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. On Thursday, local veterans helped honor 57 WWII veterans during a pinning ceremony at Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home in Jennings. The pinning was part of a program called We Honor Our Veterans. Daily News photo by Holli Bruchhaus

A Boy and His Dog

A boy and his dog

Seth Benoit, 11, watched as his eight-week-old Brittany spaniel puppy, Georgia, enjoyed some outdoor playtime, while mom Aimee captured the moment. Share your images for possible publication by emailing the picture and a brief description to Submitted photo

Parolee jailed after double break-in

Cody LeJeune

Daily News Staff Report LAKE ARTHUR – After serving three years in prison, a man began and possibly ended his parole here by breaking into two homes, requiring emergency medical attention and getting arrested twice, all within a matter of days.

Let me give you a hug

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD I’m a hugger. I always have been. I think I get it from my mother because she’s a hugger too. Growing up, she was always embarrassing us by hugging us at school and in front of our friends. Now I do it to my kids, but they […]

Will Congress listen to Pope?

One of the most peaceful and beloved figures in the world opened his heart to America’s leaders Thursday, but whether his honest and heartfelt words tugged at any politician’s heartstrings and conscience has yet to be determined. Wading into bitter disputes, Pope Francis urged a divided Congress and America on Thursday to welcome immigrants, abolish […]

Melva Lee McKinnis

Funeral services for Melva Lee McKinnis, 77, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 26, 2015, at Union Baptist Church. Pastor Gerald Perkins will officiate. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery, under the direction of Fondel Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. Saturday in the church. Mrs. McKinnis died Sunday, […]

Vera Devillier Broussard

Vera Devillier Broussard, 77, passed away peacefully at home on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, surrounded by her loving family after a brief, hard-fought battle with cancer. Visitation will be held at Hixson Funeral Home in Welsh, today, Friday, September 25, 2015, from 3-9 p.m., with a rosary recited at 6 p.m. Visitation will resume at […]

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