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Cache of drugs, money found by JPD

Kenneth Ray Prudhomme

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Over $10,000 in illegal narcotics and cash was discovered hidden under an abandoned house on Wilbert D. Rochelle Ave. Wednesday afternoon.

JPD begins Lunch Buddy mentoring program

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard
Jennings Police Department Communications Officer Peaches Guidry and Juvenile Det. Nathanial Anderson met with a group of five students at James Ward Elementary School for the JDP Lunch Buddy Mentoring Program.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Everybody needs some buddy sometimes.

Man kicks in ex’s front door

Dannie Ray Drake

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – A Welsh man was arrested here after kicking in the door of his former girlfriend’s home.

Sex offender fails to register vehicle

Mark G. Buller

An Iowa man was arrested last week for failing to comply with sex offender registration regulations.

JHS hosts Career Fair and Expo

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Students from Jennings High School (JHS), Hathaway High School (HHS), Elton High School (EHS), as well as students in grades as young as fourth, and their parents, gathered at the JHS gymnasium this week where over 40 tables were set up from area colleges, technical schools, businesses, agencies and organizations. The fair and expo helped […]

WPD names Officer of the Year

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – The Welsh Police Department (WPD) presented the Officer of the Year award at the Board of Aldermen meeting Tuesday.

Man charged in home invasion, attempted kidnapping

Michael Scott Corbello

LACASSINE – An Iowa man was arrested early Tuesday morning when he broke into a home, attempting to abduct his biological children.

COA celebrates Mardi Gras in style

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

The Jeff Davis Parish Council on Aging (COA) held their annual Mardi Gras celebration last week at the Lacassine Community Center. Seniors came from all over the parish dressed in their finest Mardi Gras attire and enjoyed a morning of dancing, door prizes, a jambalaya dinner and fellowship. Musical entertainment was provided by Second Tyme […]

JDSO makes multiple unrelated arrests

Derrick Wayne Shuff

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) started the week with multiple unrelated arrests for various charges including counterfeit money, theft and drug charges.

Western Heritage Trail Ride Caravan Mosies through Town

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

A caravan of cowboys, cowgirls and horse drawn carriages mosied through town Monday morning. The Western Heritage Trail Ride, led by Trail Boss Glenn Daigle, made its way down Market, North Cutting and then down Shankland on its way to Welsh.

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