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Welsh Museum Taste n’ Sell a growing success

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard
The Friends of Welsh Museum received an outpouring of support, as the community gathered Thursday evening for the Third Annual Taste n’ Sell Fundraiser. Guests perused the displays of dishes while visiting and enjoying the sound of live Cajun.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – The Welsh Museum was the place to be Thursday night for the Third Annual Taste n’ Sell Friends of the Welsh Museum fundraiser.

A Family Feast

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Pre-k students at James Ward Elementary enjoyed a Thanksgiving feast with family members in the school’s gymnasium on Thursday. Students and guests were treated to a traditional meal including turkey, rice dressing and corn.

JES Food Drive

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Students at Jennings Elementary School have been collecting canned goods to help needy families for Thanksgiving meals. Students Martravin Sinegal (left) and Tanner Fontenot (right) drop off items at the school Wednesday morning.

JWE Flag Leaders Work Flag Duty

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

James Ward Elementary (JWE) second grade Flag Leaders earned the job of putting up the American flag in front of the school every morning and taking it down every evening. Caden LeBlanc, Parker Laidlaw and Gregory Hardee take their job as Flag Leaders very seriously, every day.

Lemelle focusing on life in law enforcement

Morgan Lemelle

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer “It was probably the hardest decision of my life” was how 20-year-old Morgan Lemelle described his choice to resign from his seat on the Elton town council to further pursue a career in law enforcement.

Daily News photo by Renee Benoit

Welsh wide receiver Brandius Batiste (4) finished the regular season as the area’s leading receiver, snagging 33 passes for 680 yards and 12 scores. Batiste will be vital in helping the Hounds prolong their run through the playoffs this week when they face Oakdale. See today’s Sports page 10 for a preview of the action […]

OLI Hosts Food Drive

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Our Lady Immaculate is holding the annual food drive in the cafeteria. Students have been donating dry good grocery items all week and all donations will be donated to Caring Hands to be distributed to the community. The food drive ends Friday and anyone wishing to donate to the drive may contact the school at […]

Jennings man arrested for card theft

Michael Wayne Bryant

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer A Jennings man was arrested after making illegal, unauthorized purchases with a lost debit card.

After-School Study Time

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

A rainy afternoon didn’t stop students from getting in some after-school studying at the parish library on Monday. Almost every station was occupied, as youths utilized not only the quiet environment, but also the library’s vast resources of study and educational material.

Jailed man faces additional drug charges

Kendrick Babineaux

Detectives with the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) served an arrest warrant on a Jennings man Monday who was already in jail on other charges.

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