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Crochet names Davy assistant chief

Welsh Police Chief Marcus Crochet announced the recent promotion of Kristina Davy to the position of assistant chief. Davy has been with the department for 20 years.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – When Kristina Davy began working part-time as a dispatcher for the Welsh Police Department (WPD) at the age of 19, she never anticipated that her humble beginnings would one day earn her the position of assistant chief.

LAPD arrests man on multiple drug charges

Harry Robinson Jr.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer A Jennings man was placed under arrest in Lake Arthur Sunday night, April 12, after officers found he was in possession of marijuana as well as multiple drugs.

Local man found with PCP

Leroy Batiste
Photo courtesy JPD

Daily News Staff Report A Jennings man was placed under arrest Thursday night after officers found he was in possession of PCP.

Fishin’ In The Park

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Kids and adults met at the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park Saturday morning for the LDWF Family Fish Fest. On top of fishing contests for various age groups, kids were also able to enjoy a mobile touch tank, learn how to identify a fish and determine its age, and much more. Daily News photo by […]

Jr. firefighters enter next stage of training

Young men from the Jennings Fire Department (JFD) and the Hathaway Fire Department (HFD) have recently moved up in their training exercises from juniors to volunteer support. This transition has allowed them to advance in their training and practice more advanced drill exercises.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Three longtime junior firefighters have been inducted as official volunteer support firefighters after being introduced to their next level of training by the Jennings Fire Department (JFD) and the Hathaway Fire Department (HFD).

Transient found with counterfeit money, fake IDs

Tracy Denise Tomon
Photo courtesy JPD

Daily News Staff Report The Jennings Police Department (JPD) was recently called to a local business in reference to a suspect purchasing items with counterfeit money. Officers arrived on the scene and spoke to the management of the establishment, who indicated a female subject had entered the store and purchased items with counterfeit money, said […]

Working For The Money

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The Jennings United Methodist Youth group was busy preparing 300 lasagna dinners on Thursday. The youth, along with several adult volunteers, were  cooking, packing and selling lasagna plate lunches for their recent fundraiser. The lasagna fundraiser was part of an effort to earn money for the group to attend an upcoming youth conference in Orlando, […]

Mother facing cruelty charge

Crystal Nicole Thibodeaux

Daily News Staff Report A Jennings mother is facing cruelty charges after she failed to seek attention for her toddler’s broken nose and black eyes.

Fishin’ with my brother

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Brothers Braiden Mire, 7, and Colton Mire, 3, of Hathaway enjoyed their spring break by doing a little fishing at the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park in Jennings. Braiden and Colton are the sons of Derrick and Ashley Mire. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Louisiana’s Pistons and Flake returns in May

Louisiana's Pistons

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Fourth Annual Pistons and Flake auto show is slated to roll back into the city next month.

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