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Doise run back this weekend

Local breast cancer survivors met at Jerry Simmons Stadium Friday to show their support for Melissa Doise.
Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor “Here’s the thing about cancer: It has no prejudices. It doesn’t care about your race, age, height, weight – nothing. It will come in your life and turn things upside down at a moment’s notice. That’s why we started this foundation.”

Habitual offender could face serious time

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By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A repeat drug offender may see some serious jail time if the court labels him as an habitual one following his latest arrest.

Homecoming Royalty

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   Friday night, the student bodies of Elton and Welsh high schools each crowned their 2014-2015 homecoming queens. In Elton, senior maid Sarah Davis was crowned. She is the daughter of Chris and Sandra Davis. Down the road in Welsh, the Greyhounds chose senior Karley Henderson, daughter of Selena Henderson and David Henderson, as their […]

Early voting starts Tuesday

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Dozens of seats, 14 amendments on ballot By SHEILA SMITH Assistant Editor Early voting for the Nov. 4 elections opens Tuesday, and any registered voter is able to cast their ballot ahead of time.

FBC pumpkin patch back for second year

Wednesday, First Baptist Church opened its pumpkin patch to local elementary classes.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer First Baptist Church (FBC) of Jennings member Derek Laughlin no longer wanted to drive his children to Lafayette to visit a pumpkin patch in autumn, so he came up with a solution – he built his own. 

Tough Enough

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   Jennings COA seniors attended a self defense class Wednesday afternoon hosted by Jennings Police Department PTN Don Lirette who was assisted by his son, Jonah. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Scaredy Cat

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Jennings cat, Blackjack Moses, carefully peeks out from behind a fall pumpkin display on his owner’s front porch. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

JHS Hosts Career Day

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   JHS hosted a career day for its junior and senior classes last week. Representatives and recruiters gathered from surrounding colleges, technical schools and military branches to answer questions and share career options and information for the students. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

1935 alumnus is WHS parade marshal

Photo by Bengt Lindell

By BENGT LINDELL Special to the Daily News WELSH – In May 1935, legendary baseball player Babe Ruth hit his last three homeruns. Another legendary athlete, Jesse Owens, set six world records within 45 minutes at a track meet in Ann Arbour, Mich. The Hoover Dam, initially known as the Boulder Dam, was competed that […]

Veterans, Relatives Enjoy Picnic

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   Veterans at the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home in Jennings enjoyed a picnic last week, sponsored by VFW Post 9854 of Vinton. Family members came to visit the veterans as they all enjoyed the afternoon visiting, enjoying refreshments, listening to music and even some dancing. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

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