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Stearman flies in this weekend

Daily News file photo

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer For 35 years, the City of Jennings has served as host to the Annual End of the Season Stearman Fly-In Show.

Local bikers grant young man’s wish

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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer KINDER – Local bikers, the Jennings Gypsies, along with bikers from all over the southwest Louisiana area, as well as the surrounding states, helped 26-year-old Buddy Vidrine of Kinder have the best birthday ever.

Chief elected to represent association

Todd D'Albor

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Jennings Police Department (JPD) Chief Todd D’Albor was recently elected as president of the Southwest Chief of Police Association.

Stop leads to over $16k in currency

Antonio Rucker

Over $16,000 in U.S. currency was seized and multiple arrests were made this weekend when deputies with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) conducted a routine traffic stop on Interstate-10.

WWII Vets Honored


Last month marked the 70th anniversary of the end of World War II. On Thursday, local veterans helped honor 57 WWII veterans during a pinning ceremony at Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home in Jennings. The pinning was part of a program called We Honor Our Veterans. Daily News photo by Holli Bruchhaus

A Boy and His Dog

A boy and his dog

Seth Benoit, 11, watched as his eight-week-old Brittany spaniel puppy, Georgia, enjoyed some outdoor playtime, while mom Aimee captured the moment. Share your images for possible publication by emailing the picture and a brief description to Submitted photo

Parolee jailed after double break-in

Cody LeJeune

Daily News Staff Report LAKE ARTHUR – After serving three years in prison, a man began and possibly ended his parole here by breaking into two homes, requiring emergency medical attention and getting arrested twice, all within a matter of days.

JPD seizes over $6k in heroin

Brittany Legros

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Over $6,600 worth of heroin, narcotics and cash was seized Thursday evening during a drug bust executed by the Jennings Police Department (JPD).

Man facing fourth DWI after collision

William Shockley Hains

WELSH – A Lake Charles man was arrested Wednesday night, Sept. 23, after he caused a three-vehicle crash involving two 18-wheelers on Interstate 10.

Dardenne addresses Welsh Rotarians

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – Lt. Gov. Jay Dardenne met with the Welsh Rotary Club Thursday, discussing the state of tourism in Louisiana, along with touching on the goals he set while serving in office

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