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Intruder ‘dethroned’ when discovered in home

FENTON – A man here came home to discover an intruder using his bathroom. Fenton Police Sgt. Vernon O’Quinn said the complainant, a farmer, returned home on his tractor some time during daytime hours on Tuesday and saw a vehicle parked at his home. “After parking his tractor behind the vehicle, he entered his locked […]

Where is Gavin?

IOWA – Friday will mark one month since 16-year-old Gavin Beazer ran away from his home here and his mother is still praying for his safe return. Gavin Beazer was last seen on Feb. 17 and though he has reportedly been spotted in LeBleu Settlement, his mother Charlotte Beazer said the Iowa Police Department (IPD) […]

Jurors tour jail site

Where did all this come from?

The Way I See It by Don West Fifty years ago, I was into my fourth week of US Navy boot camp and wondering what I had got myself into. Fast forward 50 years and we are preparing for a garage sale on Saturday – and I am wondering what I have got myself into. […]

Don’t judge a book by its cover

Most high school athletes would give anything for the chance to play in a major college sports program, namely the LSUs, Alabamas and Mississippi States of the SEC when it comes to playing collegiate baseball. However, an interesting story, and quite admirable one at that, was discovered recently when a high school pitcher from Lafayette […]

Cajun and proud

Lessons Learned by Glenetta Shuey When I was growing up, I remember being somewhat embarrassed by the label “Cajun”. My parents went out of their way to make sure that we did not use the Cajun dialect. Now, of course, being Cajun seems to be all the rage. On my many visits to New York […]

People being punished in politicians’ games

Gov. John Bel Edwards is urging Congress to keep the Medicaid expansion program intact as they work to replace President Barack Obama’s health care law, according to the Associated Press. Louisiana’s Democratic governor sent a letter Tuesday to Republican and Democratic congressional leaders. In it, he says he has “serious concern” with the GOP health […]

A Spring day at the park

Here it comes

JDPSB announces Support Person of the Year

The Jeff Davis Parish School Board has announced the Support Person of the Year (SPOY) for the elementary, middle and high school levels. The elementary school SPOY was announced as Sonya McNabb of Welsh Elementary School (WES); the middle school level SPOY was announced as Christy Hine of Hathaway High School (HHS); and the high […]

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