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18-wheeler ruined by flames

Fire destroys Gallup Street residence

No one was injured in a residential fire that destroyed a Gallup Street home in Jennings early Tuesday. “We received the call at approximately 12:55 a.m. regarding a fully involved structure fire,” explained Jennings Fire Chief Hulin Theriot. “Upon arrival, firefighters discovered the house located at 806 Gallup Street engulfed in flames.” Thankfully, the home […]

Swinging into spring

Welsh Lagniappe Festival to feature food, carnival, live music

WELSH – The Welsh Lagniappe Festival will soon return to the downtown area here with three days of fun family-oriented activities. The festival will take place on Adams, Elm and South streets, and the town will be providing food and fun activities for children, as well as live music performances by several area artists from […]

Teens linked to vehicle thefts

The three teens involved in recent break-ins at the parish and Carnegie libraries were also discovered to be involved in the theft of at least three stolen cars from a Crowley dealership. One of the teens was actually discovered by authorities Monday morning, sleeping with the key fob for one of the stolen cars in […]

Spring sunrise at Lacassine Pool

JFD practices with foam

On the bunny trail: Easter festivities scheduled in JDP

For families looking to make special memories during the Easter holidays, Jeff Davis Parish has two events to offer. Our Savior’s Church (OSC) in Jennings will be hosting its 4th Annual EggDrop Eggstravaganza on Saturday, April 8. With over 50,000 candy-filled eggs scheduled to drop out of a helicopter, the EggDrop at OSC is the […]

Where is Gavin?

IOWA – Friday will mark one month since 16-year-old Gavin Beazer ran away from his home here and his mother is still praying for his safe return. Gavin Beazer was last seen on Feb. 17 and though he has reportedly been spotted in LeBleu Settlement, his mother Charlotte Beazer said the Iowa Police Department (IPD) […]

Jurors tour jail site

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