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Pigskin Picker Claims Prize

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Matt Hill of Welsh scored a new Ashley recliner courtesy of Bordelon’s Furniture and Jennings Daily News, after sweeping the Pigskin Predictions Super Contest. Readers were asked to submit an entry form containing score predictions for the NFC and AFC Divisional Championship games in order to win. The winning entry needed to feature the exact […]

HHS to host Career Expo

A series of college and career expos have been planned for local students. The latest expo will visit Hathaway High.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Hathaway High School (HHS) in conjunction with Elton High School (EHS) will be hosting a JumpStart Career Expo on Monday, January 26. The expo will be held at the EHS Oris Guidry Gymnasium for any students in Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) who are interested in pursuing a headstart […]

La. rice farmers to hold state meeting in Jennings

Daily News photos by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Louisiana’s two largest grower organizations, the Louisiana Rice Council (LARC) and the Louisiana Rice Growers Association (LARGA), have scheduled their annual joint membership meeting for Tuesday, Feb. 10 at the Grand Marais this year. The meeting will open with a trade show, reception and dinner at 4 p.m. […]

Stolen Calcasieu items found in JDP

Raylin Popillion
Photo courtesy JDSO

The Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) recovered a stolen Kabota M8200 tractor, box blade, tank, sprayer and 30-foot gooseneck trailer from a residence on Kennedy Road in Elton Wednesday night. 

Second arrest made in child molestation case

Clarence Bouley was taken into custody last week after confessing to molesting young girls.

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor Clarence Bouley, the 66-year-old Jennings man who was arrested last week for molesting three young girls, could face additional counts of child rape if the investigation turns up more victims. In the meantime, Bouley’s case led to the arrest of a second suspect, identified as a 15-year-old male family […]

Precious Moments

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Ashton Guidry of Jennings embraces his grandmother, Lena Guidry, during a visit. Guidry is a survivor who has been battling stage IV cancer since 2012. Submitted photo

Coushatta announces Tribal princesses

Robin Langley and Amiyah Williams

ELTON – The Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana recently announced the crowning of its Tribal princesses at the 2015 Coushatta Princess Pageant held at the Coushatta Multipurpose Complex on Saturday, Jan. 10. Robin Langley was crowned Coushatta Tribal Princess and Aniyah Williams was crowned Coushatta Jr. Princess.

Trial begins next week for double shooting suspect

Rosalyn Breaux

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A woman who killed one man and wounded another in a double shooting in Welsh last year will see her day in court next week, and her defense attorney feels she will be exonerated at trial.

Woman charged in LA toddler’s murder

Brittany Marie Prejean

A Rayne woman was charged with the 2014 murder of a Lake Arthur child Wednesday.

Toddler Time

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The staff of the Jeff Davis Parish Library hosted Toddler Time for area children. The children were divided into stations and each were given different hands-on activities such as crafts, iPad games and group reading time. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

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