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Three arrested in Lake Arthur

Darius Mitchell

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Lake Arthur – Three were arrested here during the Memorial Day weekend during two separate incidences.

Two men drown in LA

Daily News photo by Sheila Smith

By SHEILA SMITH Managing Editor LAKE ARTHUR – Memorial Day took a tragic turn here late Monday afternoon when two young Lafayette men drowned while swimming with friends.

LA woman arrested

Lindsey McZeal

Lake Arthur Police Department (LAPD) and Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) deputies served a search warrant on an apartment in the Evangeline apartment complex early Saturday morning. 

SWLVH honors deceased during ceremony

Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor Three rifle shots barked in the cool morning air, as the haunting bars of “Taps” floated from Colin Fake Sr.’s bugle during the Memorial Day remembrance ceremony Friday at the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home.

Young corporal remembered as hero

Cpl. Matthew Thomas Richard

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer IOTA – Most servicemen and women know from an early age that they will lead the life of a soldier, even though that could mean making the utmost sacrifice.

WPD brings in fugitive

Rodrick Anderson

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Welsh Police Department (WPD), in conjunction with the Houston Police Department (HPD), recently located a fugitive wanted for the recent theft of approximately $800 from a local convenience store.

JPD makes $5K crack bust

Dustin Pete

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer After several months of investigations, the Jennings Police Department (JPD) made an arrest after discovering four cookies of crack cocaine with an estimated street value of $5,000.

Welsh woman arrested for domestic abuse

Stephanie Chiasson

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Welsh Police Department (WPD) made an arrest Thursday afternoon of a woman on domestic charges.

Relay for Life to try again on May 30

Relay Flier

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – The Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) Relay For Life will give their annual relay event another shot on Saturday, May 30, at the Lake Arthur Town Park. After having the relay cancelled on April 18 due to inclement weather, the new celebration will still offer the […]

LAES student connects with Cowgirls’ star

Mackenzie Lacomb (right) and Jayln Johnson (left).

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – As more and more turmoil unravels throughout today’s world, the importance of role models for the youth of today has become extremely influential. Sometimes, just a word of encouragement or an explanation that dreams can come true can mean the world to a child. For […]

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