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Fireworks retailers must meet state standards

The Christmas/New Year’s retail fireworks season began on Dec. 15 and will continue until midnight on Jan 1. Certainly, the holiday season brings much joy and happiness; however, improper use of fireworks can quickly lead to tragedy, reminded State Fire Marshal “Butch” Browning. For this reason, fireworks related laws, rules and regulations have been established […]

Lady Hornets win; boys fall to Elizabeth

Daily News photo by Donna Fontenot

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer HATHAWAY – The Hathaway Lady Hornets overcame an abundance of turnovers and a late rally by Elizabeth High School to notch a 55-42 win; their third-straight to improve to 12-9 on the year   The Hornets fell in the late game to a strong Bulldog squad by the […]

Mrs. Curtis (Gloria McClelland) Welch

Funeral services for Mrs. Curtis (Gloria McClelland) Welch, 85, will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Dec. 18, 2014, in Miguez Funeral Home hapel with Rev. Walter Parker officiating. Burial will be in Lakeview Cemetery. Funeral home visitation will be held from 3-8 p.m. today, Wednesday, and will resume at 8 a.m. Thursday until […]

JES introduces new incentive program

Students at JES were rewarded for positive behavior, good grades and attendance.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The students of Jennings Elementary School (JES) recently reaped the benefits of their hard work, good behavior and steadfast attendance throughout the semester.

Jennings woman arrested on cocaine charges

Jamie Pete

Daily News Staff Report Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s narcotics detectives recently served a search warrant to the residence of 718 West Plaquemine Street. The warrant was obtained after narcotics detectives successfully purchased drugs in undercover buys from the house. Jamie Pete, 32, who resides at the home, was placed under arrest and charged with possession […]

Police make one of largest Oxycodone busts

Gavin Williams

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor The Jennings Police Department (JPD) nabbed one suspect and is searching for a second man for questioning in what was described as one of the largest Oycodone seizures in the city.

Conrad John Viney

Conrad John Viney Gone But Never Forgotten “I have fought a food fight…” II Timothy 4:7 Conrad John “P-Nut” Viney was born on Dec. 29, 1963, in Lake Charles to Gloria Ann King Viney and the late Robert Earl Viney. He was called home to be with the Lord at the age of 50 on […]

Margaret G. Langley

Margaret G. Langley February 14, 1953 – December 11, 2014 ELTON – A Mass of Christian burial will be held for Margaret Guillory Langley, 61, at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Dec. 13, 2014, at St. Paul Catholic Church.  Rev. Marshall Boulet will officiate.  Burial will follow in Liberty Cemetery under the direction of Ardoin Funeral […]

Along the Sunset Route

Cutting the apron strings

In My Own Little World by Aubrey Broussard I’ve been told that if your teenager doesn’t tell you they hate you at least once in their lives, you’re not doing your job as a parent. If that’s true, then I must be Mother of the Year. I have three teenagers. If I don’t actually hear […]

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