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Operation Christmas Child in full swing

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Operation Christmas Child is in full force at Bethel Ministries Church.

One Cool Cat

soft kitty, warm kitty

Kitty Assassin, a hairless Sphynx cat, didn’t appreciate the cold spell this week so her owners, Amy and David Guillot of Lake Arthur, bought her this classy winter sweater. Kitty Assassin loves the new look, although her “grumpy cat” face makes her appear unappreciative. Submitted photo

Cop Car Involved in Crash


   A three-vehicle accident at the intersection of La. 26 and Shankland Avenue resulted in moderate injuries around 9:30 p.m. Thursday evening. According to Jennings Police Department (JPD) Chief Todd D’Albor, the crash is under investigation by Louisiana State Police, as per his department’s policy any time an officer is involved in an accident. D’Albor […]

Coushatta continue friendship with State of Israel

Tribal Council Member Davis Sickey presents Israeli Ambassador David Roet with a gift at a recent meeting in New York City.
Submitted photo

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – Last month, David Sickey, a member of the Tribal Council of the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana, met with and presented gifts to Deputy Permanent Representative of the Israeli mission to the UN, Ambassador David Roet, in New York City. The meeting reflected the shared friendship that […]

Elton first responders work around bridge closure

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor ELTON – A bridge closure here was causing some concern for local first responders, so the fire department there took a proactive measure.

Convicted felon arrested for pointing rifle at victims

Ronnie Doucet
Photo courtesy JDSO

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A Jennings man was arrested Tuesday for pointing a high-powered rifle at his neighbors after a verbal dispute.

Refurbished saddle is a tribute to loved ones

Cindy LeBlanc resored an old saddle (at left) to honor loved ones battling various illnesses.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Cindy LeBlanc, 43, of Mermentau Cove, decided to refurbish one of her old saddles in a very special way to honor several of her loved ones.

Mother arrested on prescription fraud

Desira Davis
Photo courtesy JDSO

The Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff Office filed a report involving prescription fraud on Sept. 18.

Belt all smiles for surgery

Submitted photo

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor Four-year-old Joel Belt of Jennings will undergo the biggest surgery of his life on Thursday to combat Pulmonary Hypertension (PH). Doctors will place a stent between his pulmonary artery and the aorta in his heart to help improve Belt’s quality of life after being diagnosed with the disease last […]

Veteran’s Home celebrates 10 year anniversary

The SWLVH celebrated its 10-year anniversary of service to the veterans of Louisiana on Monday.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Southwest Louisiana War Veterans Home (SWLVH) celebrated its 10-year anniversary Monday morning.

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