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Moving on up: Baby gators call Chateau their new home

Visitors of the Gator Chateau in the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park will now have the chance to hold three newly acquired baby alligators. Six-month-old Bebette, Adeline and Peunez have found themselves a home at the Chateau, where they join nearly a dozen other alligators ranging from 6 months to 7 years old.

Iota wins battle of the Bulldogs 4-1

IOTA- Although the night belonged to 7-year-old Gracie Zaunbrecher and her family, there was still a ballgame that was played in Iota Tuesday night between the neighboring Bulldogs. Iota used strong pitching performances from Tristan Miller and Brett Spell to shut down what was a hot Jennings offense, and Iota found just enough ways to […]

Lady Dogs handle Lake Arthur 7-3 in JDP match-up

The Jennings Lady Bulldogs and Lake Arthur Lady Tigers took a break from district play on Monday for a non-district tilt between parish rivals. The Lady Dogs plated 6 runs in the first two innings, and held on for the rest of the ball game to claim an 8-3 victory over Lake Arthur. With the […]


Hit and run fatality discovered on I-10 overpass

The body of an unidentified hit and run victim was discovered outside of the northbound lane on the I-10 overpass on La. 97 north of Jennings early today. Officials on the scene said the victim appears to have been on foot and was hit by a passing motorist. According to Jennings Police Chief Todd D’Albor […]

Jury moves forward with bridge improvements

The Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury has approved an increase in the expense for repairs for one parish bridge and is moving forward with repairs on a dozen others. “The state inspects bridges every two years,” explained Jury Road Superintendent Randy Ringuet. “Based on the required state standards for bridge safety, they then let us […]

Celebration of life in words: Area author to visit Jennings

Dry Creek author Curt Iles will be visiting Jennings Saturday to sign copies of his 12 books. After being raised in a rural Louisiana community, Iles turned to writing as a way of sharing his experiences and love for the state’s friendly people and unique culture. Whether writing about his deep Southern roots or Africa, […]

Saturday brings voting day

Election Day finally arrives tomorrow and voters in Elton, Fenton and Jennings who did not cast early or absentee ballots will have from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. to hit the polls. In Jennings, voters will decide on their next mayor, as Mayor Terry Duhon is not seeking re-election. The five candidates hoping to follow […]

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