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BCS holds commencement exercises Monday night

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor Bethel Christian School (BCS) sent off seven graduates into the world following a ceremony held at the church Monday evening. After entering the church to the traditional “Pomp and Circumstance,” guest speaker James Craft, Ph.D. addressed the audience and graduates. Following Craft’s speech, BCS Facilitator Greg Presnull introduced […]

Local church, law enforcement take stance against bullying

In an effort to teach students more about how to recognize the subtle first stages of bullying, members of local law enforcement joined forces with the Bethel Christian Academy to initiate an anti-bullying campaign. After a watching a video on bullying and hearing a guest speaker, the youth enjoyed a rousing basketball game featuring the school instructors versus area officers and deputies.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer A local school joined forces with a group of law enforcement officers last week to help youth learn to recognize and stop bullying tactics.

Anna Grace Donahoe welcomed home

Kayla Suire and Shawn Donahoe of Lake Arthur announce the birth of their daughter, Anna Grace Donahoe, born April 7, 2016, at Jennings American Legion Hospital.

Edmonson, Hanks earn first team All-District honors

Ryan Edmonson

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor A pair of Jennings High School athletes were recognized for their superb play on the baseball and softball fields by garnering first-team 4-3A All-District honors this week. Junior second baseman Ryan Edmonson and senior catcher Kylie Hanks both found their names on the first unit of each team […]

Face-off coming between states, federal government

Friday President Barack Obama issued a directive that all public schools in the nation must allow transgender students to use the bathrooms and locker rooms of the opposite sex. The Justice Department on Monday sued North Carolina over a bathroom access law that it said violates the rights of transgender people, a measure that Lynch […]

Semmes Talks Dollar General

Dear Editor, It is called “one of the largest decisions in Hathaway’s history in the area-made without hardly any discussion with the people who matter.” It is the controversial department store planned in Hathaway played out on “anti-social media”, in particular on “Farcebook”. An anti-Dollar General (DG) page was created and in the process of all […]

WHS Thanks Public

Dear Editor, The parents of the 2016 Welsh High Graduates would like to thank all the local merchants and individuals for their generous support of the After Graduation Drug Free Party. The party was held after graduation on May 11, 2016 in Welsh and the donations were used to pay for the food, games and […]

Hathaway sends off 2016 grads

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette
Hathaway High School Class of 2016

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Staff Writer HATHAWAY – The Hathaway High School graduating class of 2016 went out in style Friday night in Charles F. Groth Gymnasium, pairing a dazzling light show with classic graduation practices to celebrate the conclusion of their high school careers. 

LAHS holds graduation ceremony

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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – Lake Arthur High School (LAHS) said goodbye to the seniors of the 2015-2016 graduating class Friday evening.

Etienne names top 10

Travis Etienne Jr.

JHS back receives 4-star rating from 247 Sports By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor As the recruiting war rages on for Jennings High School running back Travis Etienne Jr., the soon-to-be senior released an early list of his top 10 schools to the Jennings Daily News today. Etienne, who currently holds 24 Division I […]

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