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Trial begins next week for double shooting suspect

Rosalyn Breaux

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A woman who killed one man and wounded another in a double shooting in Welsh last year will see her day in court next week, and her defense attorney feels she will be exonerated at trial.

Woman charged in LA toddler’s murder

Brittany Marie Prejean

A Rayne woman was charged with the 2014 murder of a Lake Arthur child Wednesday.

Toddler Time

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The staff of the Jeff Davis Parish Library hosted Toddler Time for area children. The children were divided into stations and each were given different hands-on activities such as crafts, iPad games and group reading time. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

January is Cervical Cancer Awareness Month: A Personal Journey

Kim Guidry Neal battled cervical cancer in 2012.
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By GLENETTA SHUEY Special to the Daily News The American Cancer Society’s estimates for cervical cancer in the United States for 2015 are as follows: About 12,900 new cases of invasive cervical cancer will be diagnosed, and approximately 4,100 women will die from cervical cancer.

Elton football coach charged with two counts of molestation

Justin Joseph Fruge
Photo courtesy JDSO

By DYLAN BROSSETTE Daily News Sports Editor ELTON – Elton High School (EHS) football coach and teacher Justin Joseph Fruge, 35, was arrested and booked into the parish jail with no set bond Monday night, charged with two counts of molestation of a juvenile stemming from allegations dating back to 2008.

The Right to Vote

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The Reg. of Voters office in conjunction with the Jeff Davis Parish Library visited JHS as well as other area schools to teach students how to read and operate a voting machine. Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

Researching heritage leads to Cajun chronicle

Brad Crochet

By GLENETTA SHUEY Special to the Daily News Native of Jennings and Army veteran, Brad Crochet, is of Cajun descent and proud of it.

Union Baptist hosts MLK Day festivities

Representatives from area schools, businesses, law enforcement as well as several church leaders came together Monday morning to celebrate the dream of Dr. Martin Luther King with a Community Career, College and Health Fair and Parade.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Monday morning saw a fun-filled family day for the community at the Union Baptist Church in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

JPD believes recent burglaries are connected

Annastaysha Anderson

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Jennings Police Chief Todd D’Albor, along with Lake Charles Police Chief Don Dixon, in conjunction with the Sulphur Police Department and Welsh Police Department, have been working in joint effort for several months in regards to a rash of vehicle burglaries. The burglaries that have covered Southwest Louisiana […]

Local man confesses to raping three children

Sixty-six year old Clarence Bouley of Sheridan Street confessed to raping three children and having inappropriate contact with a fourth child. He was arrested on three counts of aggravated rape and is currently being held in the parish jail on those charges.

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A 66-year-old Jennings man who was arrested in 2012 for indecent behavior with a juvenile was arrested again this week – for three counts of aggravated rape of a six-year-old, a seven-year-old and a nine-year-old.

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