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JDSO seeks public assistance

Photos courtesy JDSO

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s (JDSO) detectives are currently investigating several vehicle burglaries that occurred in the Lake Arthur area. They are asking for help in identifying persons wanted for questioning regarding these burglaries.

L.A. using Kinder as gauge of success

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur High (LAHS) Tiger baseball team has started the year in uncharted territory as of late, jumping out to a hot 7-3 start, while coming in at No. 28 in the latest Class 2A power ratings released on Wednesday.

Buying local seafood means defunding slavery

A common opinion among seafood lovers in Southwest Louisiana is that the seafood should be fresh and local. It is not unusual to encounter consumers who want to know whether the seafood they are buying is from Louisiana, or overseas. Of course, we know there is plenty of frozen, overseas catches to be found in […]

Life is what happens while we’re making plans

The Way I See It by DON WEST Recently I have had the pleasure to reconnect with some dear friends from whom I have been separated because – well because, as my friend quipped, “Life is what happens while we are making plans.” He is right, you know. We always have a plan; we plan […]

Russell Dickerson

LAKE ARTHUR – Arrangements are pending for Russell Dickerson, 86, with Matthews and Son Funeral Home.

An Afternoon at the Ballpark

KB-An afternoon at the ballpark

Thomas Smith, son of JHS head baseball coach Jordan Smith, spent some time playing on the field with his dad before the Dogs took on Iowa Tuesday. Thomas has become a staple at all JHS home games, helping Jordan around the field and cheering on the Bulldogs from the stands. Daily News photo by Kevin […]

JPD welcomes four new officers

The Jennings Police Department (JPD) welcomed four new members to the department as they completed their academy training. Pictured (from left to right) are Ptn. T.J. Simon, Jr., Ptn. Ryan Temple, Ptn. Bethany Geiger, Ptn. Nathaniel Anderson and JPD Chief Todd D’Albor.
Submitted photo

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings Police Department (JPD) is four more members strong, as it honors its newest official department inductees.

COA Health Fair Offers Services to Seniors

Pet Therapy

The Jeff Davis Parish Council On Aging (COA) had a two-steppin good time at the recent COA Health Fair Round Up. Seniors from all over the parish were introduced to venders representing several different services and offered free evaluations and information to participants. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Pride with prejudice?

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY I remember distinctly the day I assigned the novel Pride and Prejudice to one of my advanced senior English classes. Mostly, I heard moans and some unnecessary comments. However, there were a few true readers like myself who seemed excited at the idea of reading this classic Austen novel. Often […]

Uninsured drop by 11M since passage of Obama’s law

The number of uninsured U.S. residents fell by more than 11 million since President Barack Obama signed the health care overhaul five years ago, according to a pair of reports Tuesday from the federal Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Although that still would leave about 37 million people uninsured, it’s the lowest level measured […]

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