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WPD books one after search

Derrick Prudhomme

WELSH – The Welsh Police Department (WPD), along with assistance from Lake Charles Police Department SWAT, executed search warrants at two homes located on Martin Luther King Street and Willard Street early Wednesday.

Veterans honored across JDP

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Schools Honor Heroes The staffs and student bodies at Lacassine High School (LHS) and Welsh-Roanoke Middle School gathered Wednesday morning on their respective campuses to honor American military veterans. Students welcomed the visiting veterans with patriotic artwork, music and poetry. Visiting veterans were featured guests speakers and spoke to the school communities about their past […]

LAPD nabs two on drug charges

Derek Holcomb

At 9:40 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 7, LAPD officers were dispatched to an address on Calcasieu Avenue in response to information involving a narcotics transactions taking place.

Veterans honored with program

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard
The SWLVH held its Annual Veterans Day Program in the gathering room of the home Tuesday. Several guest speakers were present, and performances by local school children and ceremonies were held honoring the fallen.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer In honor of those who have served to ensure freedoms for United States citizens, schools, organizations and groups all over Jeff Davis Parish are hosting Veterans Day programs this week.

Thank You For Your Service

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Students, faculty and parents at Hathaway High School honored veterans at a program held at the school’s gym Tuesday morning. Along with the Welsh High School band providing stirring patriotic tunes, Marine Corp Colonel Douglas Redlich served as the event’s guest speaker.

An Afternoon at the Park

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Cooler temperatures and sunshine made for a perfect combination for local families to spend some quality outdoor time together. Toddler Brayden Bourgeois, 18 months, enjoyed some early evening playtime with family. Bourgeois is the son of John and Michelle Bourgeois, all of Hathaway.

Jennings shelter hosting Adoption Day

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard
As part of a good grade incentive, Jennings Animal Control (JAC) has included the first free Adoption Day for Jennings Elementary students who present report cards with two or more A’s in core subjects. The shelter currently has 15 dogs in need of forever homes.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings Animal Shelter is excited to announce its first, but hopefully not last, Adoption Day.

Sex offender arrested

Willard Bryant Brown

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested a sex offender Friday for failure to comply to offender requirements. Willard Bryant Brown, 30, of 618 S. Doyle Street in Jennings, was booked into parish jail Friday morning on outstanding warrant for LSA R.S. 15:542.1, sex offender not providing community notification cards. Brown has no bond set. Sheriff’s deputies […]

Reeling In

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Rain and wind didn’t stop local Cub Scouts from enjoying a fun day at the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park Saturday. Cub Scouts spent time fishing and cooking, while avoiding sporadic rain showers.

Details released in attempted murder case

Anthony J. Dugas

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – Welsh Police Department (WPD) released more details regarding the recent robbery of a local convenience store that led to the stabbing of a store clerk.

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