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The (Car) Show Must Go On

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

The morning rains may have caused delays in the Fifth Annual Piston and Flakes Car Show Saturday, but it didn’t stop car and truck enthusiasts from doing what they love most: showing off their custom vehicles. By mid-morning, even in the downpour, vehicles of every make, model and stage of refurbishment were still rolling in […]

National Day of Prayer events slated

Arkansas, Greers Ferry, Arkansas has long wrestled with the separation of church and state. Until 1981, state law required public schools to teach creationism alongside evolutionary theory.

By HOLLI BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The National Day of Prayer will be observed at two public events this week in Jeff Davis Parish.

Man arrested while dumpster diving

Corey Kiahue Miller

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer A dumpster-diver was arrested when officers discovered he had drugs and illegal weapons in his vehicle.

Stripped Down

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

The top floor of the Jeff Davis Parish Library Headquarters Branch is finally receiving renovations to match the recently remodeled public area. Library Director Dr. Linda LeBert-Corbello proudly showed off the first stage of the process after contractors removed old paneling, tile and flooring, revealing the original green walls of the building when it was […]

Headed to State

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Lake Arthur’s Isabelle Caron qualified for the LHSAA state track meet Thursday by finishing second in the 1,600 meters. The state meet will be held at LSU next Friday.

Puddle Jumpin’

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Following yesterday’s rainstorm, 2-year-old Piper Thibodeaux went for a walk in the puddles on East Division Street with her Aunt Darlene Thibodeaux. Piper enjoyed making a splash, playing in the water and jumping in the puddles. She is the daughter of Cody and Erin Thibodeaux, all from Jennings.

Showdown at St. Louis

Daily News photo by Ruth Trahan

Jennings head baseball coach Jordan Smith and his Bulldogs will travel to Lake Charles to take on the St. Louis Saints tonight, in a best-of-three regional round playoff matchup. See today’s Sports section for a full preview of the matchup.

Bonin pleads guilty in Moss death

Kristin Bonin

By SHEILA SMITH Managing Editor A Jennings woman pled guilty to a charge of accessory after the fact to manslaughter in the June 2015 death of Blaze Moss.


Daily News photo by Ruth Trahan

Jennings junior second baseman Ryan Edmonson reacts after scoring in the Dogs’ 9-5 playoff win over Berwick. Jennings will now travel to Lake Charles on Friday and Saturday for a best-of-three series with St. Louis Catholic

Jennings farmers market opens May 7

farmers market

By HOLLI BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The first Main Street Farmers Market of the year will be held on May 7, at Founder’s Park in Jennings.

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