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Michael Ray Smith

A Mass of Christian burial will be held for Michael Ray Smith, 49, of Jennings, at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 31, 2015, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. today, Sunday, August 30, until the time of his funeral Mass at […]

Floyd Joseph Bertrand

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Mr. Floyd Joseph Bertrand, 74, will be held at 3 p.m. on Monday, August 31, 2015, in Miguez Funeral Home chapel in Lake Arthur with Dr. John Cernek officiating. Burial with full military graveside honors will be in Lakeview Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be held from 1 p.m. […]

LeBlanc using farm life for future

Ellie LeBlanc
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer HATHAWAY– Most fourth grade students haven’t begun dreaming of the opportunity to attend college after their time in high school is done, but for one Hathaway High School 9 year-old, her love of farm life is ensuring she one day has that chance.

Mott joined KKK immigration rally

LAPD Det. Raymond Mott (left) identified himself in this August 2014 photo taken at a rally protesting illegal immigration in North Carolina. He claimed he only realized the rally group’s true nature immediately following the event.
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By AUBREY BROUSSARD and SHEILA SMITH LAKE ARTHUR – Raymond Mott, a detective with the Lake Arthur Police Department (LAPD), confirmed to the Jennings Daily News (JDN) Saturday that he is one of two men in a photograph circulating online that was taken at what he called an anti-illegal immigration rally led by the Loyal […]

Vikings lurk as darkhorse threat to JHS in contest

It will fall to seniors like free safety Walker Phelps (18) to align the secondary and protect the deep part of the field against Northside’s blazing speed.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings head coach Rusty Phelps was adamant about the talented Northside team awaiting the Bulldogs’ tonight in the 64th annual Kiwanis Club of Lafayette Jamboree.

Football time is here

It’s jamboree season here in Jeff Davis Parish, also known as the final time football teams will receive the opportunity to face off with a different colored jersey before the games actually count, for the uninitiated. The resurrection of each new football season brings with it this idea of extreme optimism. This is the year […]

Beware of the bad apples

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD My mama used to tell me, “Be careful who you keep company with. When you associate with trouble makers, it will be assumed you are just alike.” Growing up, I kept a very limited and tight-knit group of friends, none of which were an unsavory bunch. On […]

Michael Ray Smith

A Mass of Christian burial will be held for Michael Ray Smith, 49, of Jennings, at 10 a.m. on Monday, August 31, 2015, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held from 10 a.m. until the time of his funeral Mass on Sunday, August 30, at […]

Clinetta  Ann Jones

Mrs. Clinetta  Ann Jones, 59, entered into eternal rest on Monday, August 24, 2015, in her residence. A native of Jennings, she was employed at Wal Mart for 20-plus years and was a member of Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. A memorial Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August  29, […]

Sex offender booked for failing to register

Justin Derise

Justin Lynn Derise, 30, of Jennings, was arrested by Jeff Davis Sheriff’s deputies Thursday for failure to register as a sex offender. Deputies learned Derise was not currently residing in his reported place of residency. Derise is currently being held at the parish jail.

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