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Early reading makes big difference in kids


By DENVER BROWN Daily News Staff Writer Reading is arguably one of the single most important things that can increase a child’s ability to learn throughout their lives. However, as technology becomes more prevalent in today’s society, fewer and fewer kids are spending a sufficient amount of time inside of books.

Motorist escapes burning blaze without injury

No one was injured in this single vehicle crash that resulted in a car fire Tuesday evening.
Submitted photo

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A vehicle went up in flames Tuesday evening in a single car crash on La. 97 at the Interstate 10 westbound exit ramp near Jennings.

Curbside Refreshment

Cole Sabelhaus and Luke McCann 2

Cole Sabelhaus, 11, and Luke McCann, 12, both of Jennings, share a snow cone and lemonade stand on Plaquemine Street. Cole is the son of Shawn and Dione Sabelhaus and Luke is the son of Pastor “Bubba” Howard and Tracy McCann. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Four booked after search reveals drugs

Brittany Legros

ROANOKE – Two juveniles and two adults are facing various charges after Jeff Davis Sheriff’s deputies executed an arrest warrant here Monday.

Millers in love after all these years

Otis and Helen Miller

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Every morning, Otis Miller watches out of the window of the Southwest Louisiana Veteran Home (VA Home) waiting for his wife Helen’s prompt 10 o’clock arrival with coffee and donuts. After 61 years of marriage, they still enjoy each other’s company.

Young Welsh girl missing

Gabrielle Nicole Richard

By SHEILA SMITH Assistant Editor WELSH – Investigators here are seeking a 14 year old girl who went missing from her home at about 9:15 p.m. Monday.

Class of 1983 War Dogs still going strong

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Class of 1983, the ‘War Dogs’, has been playing as a team in the Jennings High Alumni Tournament since the event began in 1994. 

Four arrested in separate cases

James Harmon

Daily News Staff Report On Friday, meth was the center of arrests made in separate cases by separate law enforcement agencies.

Dogs on the Field…


   Jennings High School  graduates, their families, friends and area residents converged on the city this weekend for the Bulldogs’ annual alumni tournament. See today’s Sports for more images from Friday and Saturday’s event. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Down Time

ab - Marcus Edwards (70 Kylie Vincent (15)

   Marcus Edwards, 7, of Morse, and his babysitter Kylie Vincent, 15, of Jennings, enjoy the last lingering lazy days of summer reading in the back yard. Marcus is the son of Krystal Edwards. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

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