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Late interception dooms Dogs

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

By TOM PRECHT Daily News Sports Writer LAKE CHARLES – Turnovers and big plays plagued the Jennings Bulldogs Friday night in their district opener in Lake Charles, as the St. Louis Saints took advantage of two big plays and four turnovers to defeat the Dogs 38-30.

Candidates made voices heard; make yours heard, too

Two candidates in Louisiana’s U.S. Senate race met Thursday night in their first televised debate, while here at home, Jeff Davis Parish candidates took the stage at the Strand Theatre to share their own platforms, as well. Democratic U.S. Sen. Mary Landrieu and retired Air Force Col. Rob Maness, one of her Republican opponents, debated […]

Let’s go doctor shopping

I’m Just Sayin’ by SHEILA SMITH I called four separate physicians’ offices before I realized I was going to keep getting the same answer: “We will need some information. We will then give the doctor your information. The doctor will review it and let us know if you have been accepted as a patient.” I […]

Belva M. Burger

A Mass of Christian burial for Belva Marie Burger, 91, of Jennings, will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, at 11 a.m. with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, […]

Raymond Chaisson

Funeral services for Mr. Raymond Chaisson, 86, will be held at 2 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, in Miguez Funeral Home Chapel with Deacon Mike Tramel officiating. Burial will be in Pine Island Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Visitation will be held today, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014, from 5-9 […]

Joseph Craig Henderson

Funeral services for Joseph Craig Henderson, 60, will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings, on Monday, Oct. 13, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Joseph was called to his Heavenly Father on Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. The Henderson family requests that visitation be held at Matthews and Son […]

Colorful Run

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   Color PHor a Cure returned to the City of Jennings for its second year Saturday, with more than 1,200 hitting the streets in an effort to raise awareness and research funding for pulmonary hypertension. Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Women sought in credit card theft

Photo courtesy JDSO

On September 12, two black females used a stolen credit card to make $1,200 in unauthorized purchases from the Wal-mart store in Jennings. The credit card was stolen from a victim residing in Crowley.

Candidates discuss future, past at forum

Michael Cassidy and Wendell Miller

By SHEILA SMITH and REBECCA CHAISSON (Editor’s Note: This is the second and final story highlighting the district attorney candidates political forum which was held Oct. 9 at the Strand Theatre in Jennings.) Past mistakes and questionable expenses were a hot topic Thursday night as Thirty-First Judicial District Attorney incumbent Michael Cassidy and challenger Wendell […]

Single parent super mom

In My Own Little World by AUBREY BROUSSARD I’m a single mom with a full time job. Oh, don’t feel sorry for me, because I sure don’t. But here’s the thing: we single-parent families still have to achieve the same ultimate goals at the end of the day that double-parent families do. We still have […]

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