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Jennings out-duels Bobcats 69-66

EUNICE- The Jennings Bulldogs jumped out to a big lead over the Eunice Bobcats through three quarters of play, but had to hold off a furious rally by their guests late to claim a 69-66 win on the road.  With the win, Jennings moved its record to 11-6 overall, and will open district play on […]

Wrapped in prayer

Lessons Learned by Glenetta Shuey I try to learn something new every day. Sometimes it occurs by chance when a friend may tell me an interesting tidbit of information. As a result of my rare disorder this has become even more important to me. This disease is literally “stealing” my words and wreaking havoc with my […]

No one enjoys traffic stops

People often complain that law enforcement officers patrolling roadways and watching traffic should “be doing something better.” Of course, this complaint usually comes from individuals who could drive better and obey traffic laws that were put into place with safety in mind. The truth is, law enforcement often saves a life when intervening in traffic […]

Fenton officials appoint interim alderman

FENTON – Clarence Talbert was appointed to temporarily fill the alderman  seat originally won by Shawanda Sowells here in the November 2016 election. As a result of a conflict of interest involving her full-time employment with the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development, Sowells respectfully declined the position in early December. Talbert, who ran for […]

Murder suspect to remain in custody

The attorney for 17-year-old Ryan Cole went before Judge Steve Gunnell Tuesday afternoon after filing a motion for a preliminary examination. Cole, of Jennings, was arrested in connection with the death of Dedrick Gant, 40, after Gant’s badly decomposed body was discovered Nov. 23, in the West Bayou Grand Marais canal south of Aaron Road […]

Game time

The Welsh Lady Hounds prepare for their district opener against DeQuincy Tuesday night. Despite the enthusiasm, the Lady Hounds fell to the Lady Tigers. See today’s Sports pages for coverage from area games.

Jennings receives clean audit

The City of Jennings received a clean audit for the fiscal year that ended June 30, 2016. Auditor Aaron Cooper issued an unqualified opinion, meaning no problems were found during the process. In assets, total governmental funds equaled over $12 million, which included over $7.4 million in the general fund; over $1.9 million in the […]

Verna LeDoux LaCombe Fusilier 

Verna, a loving and devoted mother who showed compassion to everyone that came into her life, has joined her heavenly family as of Sunday, Jan. 8, 2017. She will be remembered for her compassion and true friendship to so many. Verna was a resident of St. Clare Manor in Baton Rouge and was 83. She […]

Wilbert O. Broussard

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Mr. Wilbert O. Broussard, 84, will be held at 2 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017, in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church, with Rev. Jay Alexius officiating. Burial will be in St. Anthony Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Lake Arthur. Mr. Broussard died at […]

Latuis Carl Kibodeaux

Funeral services for Latuis Carl Kibodeaux, Jr., 63, of Jennings were held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017, with Father Charles McMillin officiating.  Visitation was held at the funeral home today Tuesday, Jan. 10, from 9 a.m. until time of his service, with a rosary recited at […]

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