CROWLEY – The Crowley Gents are formidable enough for most teams and they are even more so against opponents struggling with injuries. Case in point: the Gents’ non-district game against Lake Arthur Tuesday. With Nathan Hibbitts sidelined due to illness and starting guard Tory Levias hobbled with a back injury, the Tigers were simply no […]
ELTON – The Elton Indians and Lady Indians swept a pair of district 4-1A contests Tuesday night from visiting South Cameron. The Lady Indians rallied after a slow start to capture a 54-37 victory to remain undefeated in league play, while the Indians bested the Tarpons 55-30 while playing short-handed due to a pair of […]
Jerry Fontenot, a resident at Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home, captured a moment frozen in time as the water fountain in the facility’s prayer garden turned icy during the extreme weekend temperatures.
HATHAWAY – One third grader here won the opportunity to start off the week as Principal for the Day. On Monday, 9-year-old Ian Albro’s first order of the day at Hathaway High (HHS) was to grant the entire student body a free dress day, as well as to treat the teachers to lunch. “The Principal […]
With the 2017 Mardi Gras season around the corner, several local events are scheduled to celebrate one of Southwest Louisiana’s most beloved traditions. Although more events are still in the planning stage, festivities scheduled thus far in Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) will begin Saturday, Feb. 18 in Lake Arthur, with the annual chicken run and […]
WELSH – One fifth grade student here was selected as the 2016-17 Student of the Year. Lillian McCreary, a student at Welsh Elementary School (WES), was chosen among several of her peers to represent her school at the parish level competition for Student of the Year in District 4. McCleary, the 11-year-old daughter of Howard […]