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Patterson named 2015 parade marshal

Linda Patterson

A Jennings resident who loves everything about the Jefferson Davis Parish Fair will lead the 2015 Jeff Davis Parish Fair Parade on Friday, October 9. Linda Roberts Patterson has been chosen as the Jeff Davis Parish Fair Parade Marshal because she has and continues to give back to community.

JDSO arrests two for stolen game system

Joshua Fuselier

Two men were arrested in connection with the theft and illegal pawning of a stolen X-box game system this week.

Stearman Fly-In 2015

Daily News photo by Sheila Smith

The 35th annual End of Season Stearman Fly-In landed in at the Jennings Airport this weekend. Over 30 World War II aircrafts were available for public viewing, while some pilots also took to the skies to wow those on the ground below.

Praying for the Pets

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Students at St. Francis Catholic School in Iota held a blessing of the pets this morning at the school’s campus. St. Francis is the Patron Saint of Animals, so the students blessed their own in his honor. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

JDSO arrests five in multiple cases

Matthew Ardoin

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) conducted multiple unrelated arrests this week on charges ranging from forgery to possession of heroin.

Sister, Sister


Sisters Aniya Lege, 7, and Alba Lege, 1, enjoyed some after-school play time fun at the Shankland Park Thursday afternoon. Aniya and Alba are the daughters of Brady and Megan Lege, all of Jennings. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

4-H accepts raffle donation

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard
Last year’s 4-H first prize raffle winner, Tina Gary, donated her winnings back to the 4-H raffle again this year to be raffled off again. Pictured here (from left to right) are LSU Ag. Extension Agent Tiffiany Cormier, LSU Ag Extension Agent for 4-H Youth Development Kori Myers and last year’s first-prize winner Tina Gary.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Local 4-Hers and the LSU AgCenter are preparing for the annual 4-H junior raffle fundraiser.


JHS Davian Madden

The Jennings Bulldogs (1-3) and Lake Arthur Tigers (3-1) will throw down in Jerry Simmons Stadium tonight as part of both team’s week-five game. It is the Bulldogs’ first game against an inner-parish opponent since 2001 and the first time JHS and LAHS have faced one another. Kick off is set for 7 p.m. Check […]

JDP 4-H Ag Days to offer students look into agriculture

Daily News file photo

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Students throughout Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) will have the chance to experience the annual 4-H Ag Days October 14, 15 and 16 at the JDP Fairgrounds. The event serves as a three-day field trip for pre-k through third-grade students, and allows them to get an in-depth look at […]

“In God We Trust” stickers donated to JPD

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Every mobile unit in the Jennings Police Department (JPD) is now emblazed with the words “In God We Trust.”

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