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Spelling Bee Championship winners named

Students from all over Jeff Davis Parish gathered at HHS, Hornet Nation Friday morning to participate in the parishwide Jeff Davis Sixth Annual Spelling Bee. Students from every parish school were in attendance to show off their spelling skills in a little friendly competition.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Hathaway Hornets, as well as all participants from visiting schools, were bumblebees Friday morning as HHS hosted the Sixth Annual Jeff Davis Parish Spelling Bee in Hornet Nation.

Police seize $5k in crystal meth from suspect’s hotel room

drugs, gun

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor City police conducted surveillance on a local hotel room Friday night and found approximately $5,000 worth of crystal methamphetamine inside. The suspect, identified as Blaze Moss, 26, of Martin Roy Road in Jennings was allegedly using the room to not only stash, but also sell, approximately 2 and one-half […]

Done Too Soon

Lake Arthur Hug

   The No. 2 Lake Arthur Lady Tigers suffered an upset loss at home last night to the No. 7 North Caddo Lady Rebels in a close contest. See today’s Sports page 9A for a full recap of the action. Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Lady Cardinals Flying High

Lacassine Celebrates

The No. 2-ranked Lacassine Lady Cardinals defeated No. 7 Anacoco 64-50 last night at home. This win books their fourth consecutive trip to Top 28 at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles. See today’s Sports on page 10 for a full recap. Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Reward Offered in Cruelty Case


The Jennings Police Department’s animal control officer picked up this pup this week after it was found abandoned in the city, but it wasn’t a typical stray. The unfortunate animal was found with a collar embedded in its neck, which had to be surgically removed from the dog’s lacerated skin. The dog was treated for […]

Two arrests made in murder case

Roderick Cawthorne Jr.

Daily News Staff Report Two arrests were made Thursday evening in the homicide of Charles Raymond Talen, 73, of Lake Arthur, and additional arrests are expected in the near future.

Safety tips offered for pet owners

Chevy LeJeune, 7, of Jennings, and his beloved chihuahua, Bella, didn’t seem to mind the chilly weather as they enjoyed a walk through the puddles Wednesday afternoon. Chevy is the son of Johnathan and Daphne LeJeune, all of Jennings.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The recent extreme cold weather temperatures are not only a nuisance to people but are also a danger to the furry members of our family, especially for those that live predominately outdoors.

Same Place…. …..Different Day

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Charlie Williams captured this picture-perfect sunset over the Mermentau River in Lowry in December of 2013, then was able to photograph a completely different yet breathtaking sunset in the same spot earlier this month.

Suspect sought for cocaine possession

Joshua Levi

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joshua Levi, 32, of South Doyle Street in Jennings and police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating the alleged drug dealer.

JDP investigates two separate crashes on LA Hwy. 26

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Daily News Staff Report Slick roads led to a pair of minor car crashes in the city Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning, as city police and emergency responders were dispatched to the first crash, a three-vehicle collision on LA 26 near Eleventh Street, around 1:12 p.m. Tuesday afternoon.

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