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Cajuns unanimous pick to win Sunbelt

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor When you’ve won three bowl games in a row, especially in the Sunbelt Conference, expectations can be a little high. 

A gift or a curse?

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY We Cajuns are known for our good food, hospitality, and our traditions and superstitions. Growing up in Southwest Louisiana was an experience I would never trade.  I learned to two-step before I was 10 years old and grew to love the melodic exchanges of Cajun French among my relatives. I […]

Report: Retaliation by supervisors common at VA

A pharmacy supervisor at the VA was placed on leave after complaining about errors and delays in delivering medications to patients at a hospital in California. In Pennsylvania, a doctor was removed from clinical work after complaining that on-call doctors were refusing to go to a VA hospital in Wilkes-Barre, according to The Associated Press. […]

Bryan LeJeune

It is with great sadness that the family of Bryan D. LeJeune, 81, announces the passing of their beloved husband, father and grandfather. He passed away July 21, 2014, at 6:45 p.m. at his home, surrounded by family and friends. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic […]

Small town singer has big dreams

Nate Rogers
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By DENVER BROWN Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – Nate Rogers is your average 16 year-old small town kid who enjoys hunting, fishing and hanging out with his friends. What’s not so average about Nate is his ability to understand and compose beautiful music.

Local make up artist gets Emmy nod

Celebrity make up artist, Daina Daigle nominated for Emmy award for her work on the set of American Horror Story: Coven.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Local celebrity make up artist Daina Daigle never dreamed she’d be an Emmy nominee one day. Daigle’s success in the movie world didn’t happen over night. Her journey began at a very early age.

The long walk-(on)

Wykoff (right) is currently attempting to walk-on an NCAA basketball team.
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By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Josh Wykoff, 18, is a recent graduate of Lacassine High School. He is currently pursuing walk-on opportunities to play college basketball. In part two of a four-part JDN exclusive, we will follow Wykoff throughout his journey to earn a spot, and hopefully fulfill his dream of playing at […]

Bryan Lejeune

Mr. Bryan Lejeune, 81, passed away on July 21, 2014. Arrangements are pending with Matthews and Son Funeral Home.

Keith Dewayne Holden

A memorial service for Mr. Keith Dewayne Holden, 50, will be held at 3 p.m. on Wednesday, July 23, 2014, in Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings with Rev. Carroll Dunn officiating. Funeral home visitation will be from 12 p.m. Wednesday until time of service. Mr. Holden died Saturday, July 19, 2014, in Christus St. Patrick […]

Ronald Lee Trahan

Funeral services for Mr. Ronald Lee Trahan, 71, will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday, July 24, 2014, in Miguez Funeral Home chapel with Rev. Charles McMillin officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery in Lake Arthur. Funeral home visitation will be held from 12-10 p.m. on Wednesday and will resume at 8 a.m. […]

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