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Judge hears arguments in Common Core lawsuit

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BATON ROUGE (AP) — A state judge heard arguments Monday from lawyers for teachers and parents who support the Common Core education standards and want Gov. Bobby Jindal’s actions against the multi-state standards invalidated.

Vincent arrested for domestic abuse and false imprisonment

Jeremy Chad Vincent
Photo courtesy JDSO

IOWA – Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Deputies made a Friday evening arrest here at a home on Hwy. 383. 

Rice season coming to an end

Despite a few changes this year, rice harvesting season is still business as usual.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer As the end of another rice season approaches, an overall recap of this year’s yields show that the rice industry is doing well, despite going through a lot of changes.

Pitre thrives despite fighting seizures

Ashlyn Pitre of Jennings lives life to the fullest despite living with unpredictable seizures.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Upon first meeting eight year-old Ashlyn Pitre, it isn’t obvious that she is sick.

Sunrise…. sunset

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Local resident Marilyn Brunt captured the natural beauty of Lake Arthur and shared this image with the Jennings Daily News. To submit your outdoor photos, simply email the image with a brief description to jdne…@bellsouth.net or bring the picture to our office at 238 North Market Street in Jennings.

Steel Magnolias making third ABOB appearance

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By SHEILA SMITH and GLENETTA SHUEY In 1989, “Steel Magnolias” hit the silver screen and made armadillo cake and the colors blush and bashful unforgettable pieces of pop culture.

Elton man arrested for firing at vehicle

John Henry Sandlin

ELTON – A resident here was arrested by sheriff’s deputies after allegedly shooting at an occupied vehicle.

Iota men charged in attempted murder, home invasion

Billy West
Photo courtesy APSO

Daily News Staff Report The Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) arrested two suspects Thursday in connection with a home invasion and attempted second degree murder that was reported shortly after 1 p.m.

Trailer Fire Under Investigation

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On Thursday evening, Jennings firefighters responded to a call regarding a trailer fire at 703 South Cutting Avenue. The suspect, Carolyn Sinegal, sustained injuries and is in custody in connection with the fire. The fire is currently under investigation by the Louisiana Fire Marshals office, but as of press time no further information was available. […]

LA musician to be inducted into Cajun Hall of Fame

August Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer August Broussard has had a deep love and appreciation for music all of his life. The Westlake native was born on August 3, 1945, and is the son of Arthur and Zenia (Myers) Broussard. He grew up surrounded by a deep infusion of Cajun music influences, and was […]

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