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Council cuts $165K from LA budget

LAKE ARTHUR – Officials here adopted the town’s 2017-18 budget during a special Wednesday meeting, which included a $165,000 cut in expenses. Interim Mayor Sherry Crochet said the cuts targeted unnecessary spending. “We’ve had to make cuts on both the police side and the town side, including administration and public works, but most of those […]

Getting ready

Super Sam’s stand to raise money for cardiac research

For the third consecutive year, a Jennings family will set up a roadside lemonade stand in hopes of raising vital dollars for Boston Children’s Heart Research Foundation. Supporting such research is a passion for Grant and Jennifer Guinn, whose son Samuel was born with a complex congenital heart condition in Jan. 2014.

Couple faces drug charges; suspect films cops before arrest

WELSH – Two people were arrested over the weekend on multiple drug charges, including possession of methamphetamine. “We had been receiving tips from the public regarding the possibility of illegal drug transactions taking place at a residence on Welsh Street,” said Welsh Police Department (WPD) Chief Marcus Crochet. “While monitoring the traffic to and from […]

Ready to pounce

Kinder man caught dumping kittens

A Kinder man was arrested when deputies discovered he had dumped a litter of kittens in a roadside ditch. While patrolling near Grey Bluff Road and La. 383 on Sunday  shortly before 1:30 a.m., Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) deputies observed a vehicle stopped on the side of the roadway. “As the deputy turned around […]

RETURNING THE BLESSING

Zumba instructors Brittany Cernek and Glenetta Shuey have not only made dancing a way of life, but a way to give back. Along with others in their dance group, they use their love of fitness to host Zumbathon fundraisers that benefit those in need. Cernek is currently recovering from a life-changing auto crash but just […]

Bethel hosts VBS

OLHC holds vacation Bible school

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