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Wayne Jules Martin

GUEYDAN – Wayne Jules Martin, 59, of Riceville, was called from this life on Nov. 15, 2014, while surrounded by his loving family. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Gueydan on Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Father Corey Campeaux officiating. Burial will follow in […]

Refurbished saddle is a tribute to loved ones

Cindy LeBlanc resored an old saddle (at left) to honor loved ones battling various illnesses.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Cindy LeBlanc, 43, of Mermentau Cove, decided to refurbish one of her old saddles in a very special way to honor several of her loved ones.

Mother arrested on prescription fraud

Desira Davis
Photo courtesy JDSO

The Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff Office filed a report involving prescription fraud on Sept. 18.

Belt all smiles for surgery

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By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor Four-year-old Joel Belt of Jennings will undergo the biggest surgery of his life on Thursday to combat Pulmonary Hypertension (PH). Doctors will place a stent between his pulmonary artery and the aorta in his heart to help improve Belt’s quality of life after being diagnosed with the disease last […]

Into the wind

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Hathaway’s LeBlanc pursues Olympic dream By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jarrett LeBlanc is in his element now, gliding along with his picturesque running form as mile after mile of Texas road passes beneath him. The scenery around him has changed – pine trees and pastures replaced with quaint suburban homes – but the […]

Charles Litteral

Funeral arrangements for Mr. Charles Litteral, 78, will be announced by Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Mr. Litteral died at 4:56 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, at Lafayette General Hospital.

Wayne Martin

GUEYDAN – Arrangements are pending for Wayne Martin, 59, with Matthews and Son Funeral Home.

Gaston Aaron Smith

Funeral services were held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home for Gaston Aaron Smith, 75, of Youngsville, today, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, at 10 a.m. Visitation was held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, from 4:30-9 p.m. with a rosary recited at 6 p.m. The family requested that visitation resume […]

Tyne D. Guidry

Funeral services for Tyne D. Guidry, 29, will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 19, 2014, in St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church in Mermentau with Rev. Charles McMillin officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Funeral home visitation will be held from […]

Mrs. Alery (Peggy Martin) Lopez

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Mrs. Alery (Peggy Martin) Lopez, 70, were held at 2 p.m. today, Tuesday, Nov. 18, 2014, in Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church with Msgr. Ronald Groth officiating. Funeral home visitation was held from 3:30-10 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 17, 2014, and resumed at 8 a.m. today, Tuesday, […]

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