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Works of Art: Students showcase talents at ZAM exhibit, reception

Art students from all areas of Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) got to proudly display their artwork for family and friends on Thursday evening at the Zigler Art Museum (ZAM). As part of a collaborative effort between ZAM and the Jeff Davis Arts Council (JDAC), the month-long Art in Education Exhibit has had the students’ projects […]

Couple offering new fun for area families

HATHAWAY – While drivers passing near Raymond Methodist Church here may see nine milk crates situated on a large piece of land, the crates are not  used for feeding birds or wild animals. Laura and Steve Nusbaum have turned their land into a disc golf course for area residents to enjoy, and Laura explained that […]

Tourism Appreciation

Bird bites

LHS bids farewell to graduates

LACASSINE- The 2017 Lacassine High School (LHS) commencement exercises where held here Thursday night in a packed John Juneau Gymnasium, with 36 graduating seniors bidding farewell to their alma mater.

4-H holds Achievement Day

Jeff Davis Parish 4-H groups participated in the annual Achievement Day on Wednesday not only to celebrate goals reached by clubs and members throughout the school year, but have a little end-of-year fun, too. Activity stations open to students included summer swimming safety tutorials, an ice cream lab that utilized liquid nitrogen, inflatable obstacle courses, […]

Welsh High graduates Class of 2017

WELSH – Family, friends and community here gathered at Welsh High School’s (WHS) Greyhound Stadium Wednesday night for the 2016-2017 graduation ceremony. The class song was “Little Wonders” by Rob Thomas, the class flower was the white rose with red tips and the class colors were red, black, white and silver. Their motto was, “It’s […]


Veterans Home holds Family Day

Road closures, flooding continue

As rising water continues to cause road closures, the Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) Police Jury reminds motorists to be cautious regarding flooded roadways. JDP Road Administrator Randy Ringuet said workers have been busy assessing and checking water levels on the most flooded roads in rural areas of the parish. “We currently have over 51 roads […]

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