Visitors of the Gator Chateau in the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park will now have the chance to hold three newly acquired baby alligators. Six-month-old Bebette, Adeline and Peunez have found themselves a home at the Chateau, where they join nearly a dozen other alligators ranging from 6 months to 7 years old.
IOTA- Although the night belonged to 7-year-old Gracie Zaunbrecher and her family, there was still a ballgame that was played in Iota Tuesday night between the neighboring Bulldogs. Iota used strong pitching performances from Tristan Miller and Brett Spell to shut down what was a hot Jennings offense, and Iota found just enough ways to […]
The Jennings Lady Bulldogs and Lake Arthur Lady Tigers took a break from district play on Monday for a non-district tilt between parish rivals. The Lady Dogs plated 6 runs in the first two innings, and held on for the rest of the ball game to claim an 8-3 victory over Lake Arthur. With the […]
The body of an unidentified hit and run victim was discovered outside of the northbound lane on the I-10 overpass on La. 97 north of Jennings early today. Officials on the scene said the victim appears to have been on foot and was hit by a passing motorist. According to Jennings Police Chief Todd D’Albor […]
The Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury has approved an increase in the expense for repairs for one parish bridge and is moving forward with repairs on a dozen others. “The state inspects bridges every two years,” explained Jury Road Superintendent Randy Ringuet. “Based on the required state standards for bridge safety, they then let us […]
Dry Creek author Curt Iles will be visiting Jennings Saturday to sign copies of his 12 books. After being raised in a rural Louisiana community, Iles turned to writing as a way of sharing his experiences and love for the state’s friendly people and unique culture. Whether writing about his deep Southern roots or Africa, […]
Election Day finally arrives tomorrow and voters in Elton, Fenton and Jennings who did not cast early or absentee ballots will have from 7 a.m. until 8 p.m. to hit the polls. In Jennings, voters will decide on their next mayor, as Mayor Terry Duhon is not seeking re-election. The five candidates hoping to follow […]