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Show Me Some Spirit!


The Jennings High School Jazzers held their annual camp this week. Girls of all ages made their way to JHS to hone their dancing skills, and will cap off the week-long camp with a performance today. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Minor Injuries Reported in Crash


Minor to moderate injuries were reported when Louisiana State Troopers (LSP), the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Department (JDSO) and the Hathaway Fire Department responded to a crash at the intersection of highways 26 and 102 in Hathaway at approximately 10:12 a.m. Thursday. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard


Sophia John (from left), Robin Langley, Alexis Spears and trainee Mia John make up the Coushatta Youth Leadership Council. The council was formed last year to inform the youth how the tribal government operates and find ways to help with issues facing Coushatta youth.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Youth council playing big role in community By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – Three young Coushatta ladies took a monumental step towards preserving the customs and traditions of their tribe last year by forming the Coushatta Youth Leadership Council. Robin Langley, 19, Alexis Spears, 17, and Sophia John, 17, started the council […]

City Hall move again delayed

According to Mayor Terry Duhon, the relocation of city hall to North Main Street has been delayed until later this summer.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Jennings Mayor Terry Duhon confirmed to the Jennings Daily News Tuesday, May 26, the move from the old city hall from its current location on North Broadway Street to the new spot at the corner of Main and North Market Streets has again been pushed back to mid […]

Hang Time


While waiting to head home Wednesday, students enjoyed some organized playtime as they burned off energy after morning classes and meals in the Summer Feeding Program at Jennings Elementary. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

NOAA – Below-normal Atlantic Hurricane Season is likely this year


NOAA’s Climate Prediction Center said in a press release Wednesday that the 2015 Atlantic hurricane season will likely be below-normal, but that’s no reason to believe coastal areas will have it easy.

Former Mermentau chief arrested

Amber Dubois Langlinais
Photo courtesy JDSO

Former Mermentau Police Department chief, Amber Dubois Langlinais, was arrested on drug charges early today, Wednesday.

Zigler welcomes new director

Melissa Daly

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer As the Zigler Art Museum is preparing for the move into its new location, it is also gearing up for other changes, including a new executive director.

Elton man accused of carnal knowledge

Joseph Lee Poncho
Photo courtesy JDSO

A 19-year-old Elton man is in the parish jail today, accused of inappropriate contact with a 13-year-old female.

Colonel highlights Welsh Memorial Day

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – The town of Welsh held its annual Veterans Memorial Day Service at the Welsh Community Center on Monday afternoon. Guests were treated to stirring renditions of the playing of TAPS, along with a video 21-gun salute to honor all of the fallen soldiers. Retired Col. Don […]

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