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Russell Comeaux

Russell Comeaux, 79, of Jennings, died April 9, 2014, at his home of complications of aging. A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. at First Church of Christ, 806 May St. in Jennings, with Mike Nuthman officiating. Visitation will be held at Miguez Funeral Home in Jennings from 1-8 p.m. today, Sunday, April […]

Local church dropping 30,000 Easter eggs from the sky

egg drop

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor It’s going to be raining Easter eggs in Jennings next Saturday, April 19, and area children and their parents are invited to participate in the event that’ll drop more than 30,000 plastic eggs from a helicopter.

200K finglerlings to be released

bass fingerlings

By DENVER BROWN Daily News Staff Writer Even though professional angler Dennis Tietje has made it to the top of his sport, he still takes pride in the fishing of his home parish.

Area Residents Tee-Off for CADA


More than 40 three-man teams hit the Jennings Country Club’s golf course Friday in support of Communities Against Domestic Abuse (CADA). The second annual event, sponsored by Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff Ivy Woods, raised $10,000 for CADA last year, money that was used to assist and shelter victims of domestic violence. The grand total raised […]

Lady Dogs take down Iowa on senior night

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings baseball and softball teams took on Iowa and split a pair of games. The Iowa Yellow Jackets shutout the Jennings Bulldogs 8-0 in baseball, while the Jennings Lady Bulldogs took a 12-7 win over the Iowa Lady Yellow Jackets to keep their playoff chances alive.

Postell, Watkins to wed

Jennifer Blake Postell of Lake Charles and Claude Kimball Watkins of Welsh announce their plans to wed at 7 p.m. on Saturday, June 7, 2014, at Immaculate Conception Cathedral in Lake Charles.

Vernita D. Robinson

Funeral services for Mrs. Vernita D. Robinson, 86, of Lake Arthur will be held at 2 p.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014, in Antioch Baptist Church. Burial will be in the Antioch Church Cemetery, under the direction of Semien-Lewis Mortuary of Jennings. Visitation will be held in the church from 10 a.m. until the time of […]

Vernon Boudreaux

Funeral services for Vernon Boudreaux, 42, will be beld at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 12, 2014, at Mt. Triumph Baptist Church. Rev. Carl Fontenot will officiate. Burial will be in Benevolent Cemetery under the direction of Fondel Memorial Chapel. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 9 a.m. in the church. Mr. Boudreaux died Saturday, March […]

Organ donation – sharing the gift of life

When Aaron Richard died in 2007, his mother Paula Bonin and father made the decision to donate his organs. William Ross (above, left) received a life-saving kidney because of their donation.
Submitted photo

By GLENETTA SHUEY Special to the Daily News April is National “Donate Life” Month. Nationwide, over 120,000 people are waiting for an organ. Each day 4,000 more people are added to the national waiting list. All of these people are in desperate need of an organ to live, or other tissue or bone transplants to […]

Left Behind

ab-left behind

Fourteen baby wood ducks jumped from their nest inside a wood duck box at the home of Dr. Michael and Aimee Benoit in Jennings. Their family opened the box to find that the mother and brood had left behind this little duckling, who didn’t make the jump. The couple’s 11 year-old son, Luke, decided to […]

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