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JWE Flag Leaders Work Flag Duty

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

James Ward Elementary (JWE) second grade Flag Leaders earned the job of putting up the American flag in front of the school every morning and taking it down every evening. Caden LeBlanc, Parker Laidlaw and Gregory Hardee take their job as Flag Leaders very seriously, every day.

Lemelle focusing on life in law enforcement

Morgan Lemelle

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer “It was probably the hardest decision of my life” was how 20-year-old Morgan Lemelle described his choice to resign from his seat on the Elton town council to further pursue a career in law enforcement.

Hounds prepare to see Warriors again

Welsh senior quarterback Hayden Freeland (13) has directed his Hounds to a 10-1 mark in 2015, and will play a big role in this week’s game with Oakdale.

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer WELSH – For the first time in school history, the Welsh Greyhounds had a running back go over 2,000 yards rushing. With 1,000 yards being the measuring stick of an excellent runner, surpassing the 2,000-yard barrier is superlative.

Waste not…

Lessons Learned by GLENETTA SHUEY Growing up with seven siblings, one learned quickly how to share. My Momma was the master of stretching food and “making ends meet,” as my Daddy might have said. There was no wasting in our home. Every day when we came home from school, we were greeted with homemade goodies […]

HIV/AIDS still a big part of society

It’s not a disease that sees as much media attention as it once did, but actor Charlie Sheen’s announcement Tuesday morning that he is HIV positive has people talking about HIV/AIDS again. Thanks to advancements in medicine and research, HIV/AIDS is no longer the death sentence it was known as in the 1980s and 1990s. […]

Jerry John Kratzer

A Mass of Christians burial will be held for Mr. Jerry John Kratzer, 72, at 2 p.m., Friday, November 20, 2015, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church with Rev. Charles McMillin officiating. Burial with military graveside honors will be in Bertrand Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Funeral home […]

Daily News photo by Renee Benoit

Welsh wide receiver Brandius Batiste (4) finished the regular season as the area’s leading receiver, snagging 33 passes for 680 yards and 12 scores. Batiste will be vital in helping the Hounds prolong their run through the playoffs this week when they face Oakdale. See today’s Sports page 10 for a preview of the action […]

OLI Hosts Food Drive

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Our Lady Immaculate is holding the annual food drive in the cafeteria. Students have been donating dry good grocery items all week and all donations will be donated to Caring Hands to be distributed to the community. The food drive ends Friday and anyone wishing to donate to the drive may contact the school at […]

Jennings man arrested for card theft

Michael Wayne Bryant

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer A Jennings man was arrested after making illegal, unauthorized purchases with a lost debit card.

For the love of the game

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Bulldog Bites by JIMMY SEGURA It’s just a game, isn’t it? The Jennings High Bulldogs lost to West Feliciana Friday night 62-38 in the first round of the playoffs. As I stood on the field after the game watching the seniors taking off their pads, hugging their families and friends, taking pictures with their teammates […]

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