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Black Friday

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   Shoppers from all around the area attempted to brave the battle of Black Friday early, as Walmart opened its doors at 6 p.m. Thursday afternoon offering numerous amounts of holiday bargains. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Who’s Coming to Town?

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Parker Henningan, four months, is already anticipating a Christmas surprise. She is the great-granddaughter of Salivia Guidry and the granddaughter of Connie Hebert, both of Lake Arthur, and is the daughter of Hannah Theriot and Chase Henningan of Orange, Texas. Submitted photo

Santa Baby!

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Asher Cole LaVergne, 15-month-old son of  Emily and Jeffery LaVergne of Hathaway, has been chosen the 2014 Jennings Daily News Santa Baby. Asher is the grandson of Connie and Owen LaVergne of Hathaway and Eddie and Lisa Ortego of Basile and the great grandson of Chester and Lenora Ortego of Basile and Carl and Virginia […]

Gathering Together


   Students at OLI enjoyed a Thanksgiving meal together last week before heading out for a week-long break.

Cart learning to live with epilepsy

Kyler Cart shows support for his sister’s struggle living with epilepsy, as well as all those who deal with the complicated disease. He initiated the ‘purple shirt day’ among his classmates at OLI because he wanted people to recognize and appreciate the impact that it has on those that suffer with the disease as well as their families.
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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Almost three years ago, when she was only 12, Kaileigh Cart’s life changed in a way that she never imagined.

Shooting suspect still on run

Damien Guidry

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A Welsh man wanted for his involvement in a Crowley shooting is still on the run from the law.

Kassidi’s Kloset remains open after 20 years

Kassidi’s Kloset founders and supporters include Vicki Stringfellow, Jackie Hymel, Gertrude Vaughan, Rev. David DeWitt and his wife, Ellen.

By GLENETTA SHUEY Special to the Daily News In October of 1994, a group of women brought their gifts of love to the aid of bereaved mothers at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Lake Charles Memorial Hospital. Now, 20 years later, Kassidi’s Kloset is still giving.

‘Tis the Season

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

   The Jennings, Lake Arthur and Elton football teams represented Jeff Davis Parish on the football field Friday night with playoff appearances. See today’s Sports for full coverage of the games.

Two arrested, one at large in rash of shootings

D’Avondre Williams

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor The Crowley, Jennings and Welsh police departments, along with the Jeff Davis and Acadia Parish district attorney’s offices, have teamed up to solve two separate shooting cases that have already led to two arrests. Meanwhile, a third suspect, Damien Guidry of Welsh, is still being sought for home invasion […]

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.

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