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Piper Veuleman, 7 months, settled in for a nap with her grandfather, Cleaton Leger, during a recent visit. Piper is the daughter of Bridget and Daniel Veuleman of Lacassine. Submitted photo

JDP 4-H receives donation

Pictured on the back row (from left to right) are Donald Burken and Barrett Courville. Pictured in the middle row (from left to right) are Kori Myers, Mary Caraway, Will Caraway, Dylan Benson, Maddie Hoag, Tiffany Cormier and Amy Welch. Pictured on the front row (from left to right) are Emily Caraway and Gabriel Caraway.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) 4-H recently received a $2,500 donation from local farmer Donald Berken and America’s Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.

Second Street fire suspected arson

Daily News photo by Casey Smith

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Jennings Fire Department officials suspect arson may be a factor in the fire of an unoccupied Second Street home.

JWES hosts body walk exhibit

James Ward Elementary (JWES) students were given a tour through the LSU Ag. Center Smart Bodies Program Body Walk Exhibit. The exhibit featured 11 stations representing different organs of the body and the students were given five-minute tutorials about each body organ and its function.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Students at James Ward Elementary School (JWES) recently received a special tour of an exhibit that depicted the inside of the body.

Play Ball!

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After a week full of rain, the Jennings Diamond Dogs were finally able to take advantage of some nicer weather over the weekend and host their annual Jeff Davis Bank Classic, The Dogs won games over Cecilia and LaGrange over the weekend. Check today’s Sports section for game recaps. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

JDSO recovers guns

Gerald Moseley
Photo courtesy JDSO

Roanoke man arrested for narcotics, theft The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office executed a search warrant on Tuesday afternoon regarding an ongoing narcotics investigation in Roanoke.

JDP libraries update Dial-A-Story program

Jeff Davis Parish Library Administrative Secretary Iris Hollier is changing out the Dial-A-Story program story recording. Each week a different five-minute story is available for the public to listen to over the phone lines.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jeff Davis Parish Library has updated its weekly Dial-A-Story feature program and the joys of listening to a story are just a phone call away.

Bonin Receives First T.E.A.M. Award

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Jennings High School student-athlete Jude Bonin was the first recipient of the T.E.A.M Award (Total-Elite-Athletic-Ministry) from Our Savior’s Church on Sunday for exemplifying outstanding sportsmanship, attitude and being an overall well-rounded athlete at JHS. Pictured from left are former New Orleans Saint Chris Reis, Bonin, JHS head football coach Rusty Phelps, JHS football Chaplain Andrew […]

Iota survivor strives for colon cancer awareness

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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, but what many people may not be aware, is the rising number of colon cancer in increasingly younger patients.

JFD gets $75k in new equipment

The Jennings Fire Department (JFD) recently received 13 more effective and efficient air packs and tanks. At a recent drill, a group of several full-time, auxiliary and junior firefighters received a tutorial on the new packs, their functions and how to operate new features.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings Fire Department (JFD) recently received $75,000 worth of new, much needed equipment from the city.

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