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In Your Honor


   Jennings American Legion Hospital staff gathered Wednesday afternoon, donning pink shirts and hats, waving pink flags and holding pink balloons, to form a “pink ribbon” around the flagpole in the JALH parking lot in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The balloons were released into the air in honor of survivors and to the […]

Tips lead to arrest of hit and run driver

Todd Ryan Myers
Photo courtesy LSP

An Iowa man has been arrested in connection with a hit and run reported Monday.

A Is For Awesome

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   To celebrate their hard-earned A for the 2013-2014 school year, several Hathaway High teachers and staff members gathered on the campus and posed for a photo. This is the second year in a row that the Hornets receive such a high grade from the Louisiana Department of Education. Submitted photo

City prepares for Jennings Alive

Jennings Alive offers a full day of shopping, entertainment, food and fun on Main Street.
Daily News file photo

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The City of Jennings and the Jeff Davis Arts Council will team up this Saturday, Oct. 25 to present the 34th annual Jennings Alive Arts and Crafts Festival.  The event will take place from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. on historic North Main Street in Jennings.

Public asked to help ID hit and run suspect

This suspect drove away from a hit and run accident in Lacassine Monday and police are asking for the public’s assistance in identifying him.

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor Police are looking for the driver of a hit-and-run accident that occurred in Lacassine on Monday, Oct. 20, and the public is being asked for its assistance in identifying the suspect.

Innocent Until Proven Guilty


   Looks can be deceiving. Although Piper, the 12-week-old chocolate lab of Tabby and Tboy Hanks of Lake Arthur, uses her puppy dog eyes to prove her innocence – this picture of her sneaking into her dog food proves otherwise. To submit your favorite feature photo for possible publication in the Jennings Daily News, email […]

CADA Hosts Law Appreciation Luncheon


   Parish and city law enforcement officers and personnel met Tuesday at the St. Mary Center for an appreciation luncheon of gumbo with rice and potato salad and cake for dessert, from the staff of CADA. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

WPD makes carnal knowledge arrest

Michael Parsley
Photo courtesy WPD

Welsh Police Department received a complaint Monday, October 20 in reference to a juvenile. Upon further investigation detectives were able to gain enough information for the 31st District Judge to sign a warrant for Michael Parsley, 29 of Welsh for felony carnal knowledge of juvenile. On Tuesday, October 21, Michael Parsley was arrested and booked […]

Child porn suspect sentenced to 15 years

Seth Bivens
Photo courtesy LSP

Daily News Staff Report A Jennings man was sentenced to 15 years in prison for downloading hundreds of movies of child pornography to his computer and other electronic devices.

Riding In Style


   The Last Resort car show was in town this past weekend at the Oil and Gas Park. It featured cars, trucks and motorcycles from all over the U.S. venders gathered selling products, t-shirts and food. Games and contests were held for children as spectators and participants enjoyed browsing through the variety of new and […]

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