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Art Walk

Daily News photo by Holli Bruchhaus

Our Lady Immaculate hosted an Art Walk Tuesday night. Students of all ages created various pieces of art for the public to enjoy.

Welsh community mourns death of officer

Billy David

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – With heavy hearts, town officials and members of the police department here said goodbye to a long-time public servant this week.

Lt. Gov. visits JDP promoting tourism

Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser visited the Bayou Rum Distillery last week as part of his tourism promotion tour. Nungesser is pictured here (center) with Bayou Rum owners Skip Cortese (left) and his wife Lisa Cortese.

LACASSINE – Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser visited Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) Friday morning in an effort to promote the Louisiana tourism industry, and in celebration of National Tourism Week.

LA man arrested for home intrusion, drug charges

Zachary Suire

LAKE ARTHUR – A man was arrested here when a homeowner discovered a stranger in her bathroom, exited the house and called 911 for assistance.

Hello Gator!

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Two-year-old Ezra Baronet, of Lafayette spent an extended Mother’s Day weekend with his great grandparents, Wilton and Linda Derouen of Lake Arthur. During the visit, Ezra was able to visit the Gator Chateau at the La. Oil and Gas Park on I-10 in Jennings, and hold a baby gator. Ezra is the son of Juliet […]

The (Car) Show Must Go On

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

The morning rains may have caused delays in the Fifth Annual Piston and Flakes Car Show Saturday, but it didn’t stop car and truck enthusiasts from doing what they love most: showing off their custom vehicles. By mid-morning, even in the downpour, vehicles of every make, model and stage of refurbishment were still rolling in […]

National Day of Prayer events slated

Arkansas, Greers Ferry, Arkansas has long wrestled with the separation of church and state. Until 1981, state law required public schools to teach creationism alongside evolutionary theory.

By HOLLI BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer The National Day of Prayer will be observed at two public events this week in Jeff Davis Parish.

Man arrested while dumpster diving

Corey Kiahue Miller

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer A dumpster-diver was arrested when officers discovered he had drugs and illegal weapons in his vehicle.

Stripped Down

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

The top floor of the Jeff Davis Parish Library Headquarters Branch is finally receiving renovations to match the recently remodeled public area. Library Director Dr. Linda LeBert-Corbello proudly showed off the first stage of the process after contractors removed old paneling, tile and flooring, revealing the original green walls of the building when it was […]

Headed to State

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Lake Arthur’s Isabelle Caron qualified for the LHSAA state track meet Thursday by finishing second in the 1,600 meters. The state meet will be held at LSU next Friday.

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