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Sex offender jailed for failure to register

Stanly Terrell Bennett

A convicted sex offender was arrested Thursday afternoon for failure to notify as a sex offender or child predator.

Oilers Let the Good Times Roll

Daily News photo by Sheila Smith

Pre-k and kindergarten students at Evangeline Elementary hosted their own parade with mini homemade Mardi Gras floats Thursday afternoon. The student body and relatives attended the mini parade before enjoying a womanless beauty pageant put on by junior high students.

Cache of drugs, money found by JPD

Kenneth Ray Prudhomme

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Over $10,000 in illegal narcotics and cash was discovered hidden under an abandoned house on Wilbert D. Rochelle Ave. Wednesday afternoon.

LAHS seniors have chance at money

The Foundation of SWLA is encouraging Lake Arthur High seniors to try their hand at qualifying for a $1,000 scholarship funded in honor of a former Goretti High English instructor. The Gwen Higgins English Scholarship Fund was established by Miriam Gwendolyn Pilcher Higgins’ family in honor of her memory.  The purpose of the scholarship, according […]

Do your research before voting

The Way I See It by DON WEST Did you notice that the Iowa primary is over and the New Hampshire primary is next? Do you actually give a hoot or feel all the time, effort, and money spent will ever amount to a hill of beans when it comes to actually making this country […]

Goin’ Pokin’

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Welsh High senior Keshon Bell had a little fun after signing with the McNeese Cowboys Wednesday morning. Bell and fellow lineman Caleb Gary both inked with the Pokes, while wide receiver Brandius Batiste chose to attend the University of Louisiana-Monroe. See more in today’s Sports.

JPD begins Lunch Buddy mentoring program

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard
Jennings Police Department Communications Officer Peaches Guidry and Juvenile Det. Nathanial Anderson met with a group of five students at James Ward Elementary School for the JDP Lunch Buddy Mentoring Program.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Everybody needs some buddy sometimes.

Man kicks in ex’s front door

Dannie Ray Drake

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – A Welsh man was arrested here after kicking in the door of his former girlfriend’s home.

Sex offender fails to register vehicle

Mark G. Buller

An Iowa man was arrested last week for failing to comply with sex offender registration regulations.

30 for 30

Daily News photo by Kelsey Fontenot
Lindsay Priola (22) and Madyson Brasseaux (30) share a high-five in last night’s win.

Lady Cardinals move to 30-0 By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LACASSINE – What if I told you a team who waited 34 years for a state title has now reeled off 43 straight wins? What if I told you most girls’ games at John Juneau Gymnasium are won before the ball is ever tipped […]

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