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Five Teens Involved in Crash

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Jeff Davis Fire District Two responded to a single vehicle rollover on LeJeune Road in Hathaway at approximately 3:45 p.m. on Friday. No injuries were reported but two of the five occupants of the vehicle were transported to a local hospital for observation. The driver was issued a citation for reckless operation. Submitted photo

Goodbye, old friend

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William Noel Knight III, 19 months, sits near the back yard grave of his family dog, Bella, who recently passed away. William is the son of William Knight Jr. and Melissa Knight. Submitted photo

Senior Send Off

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Welsh senior Cody Gibson (20) takes the floor as part of the Senior Night celebration in Welsh. See today’s Sports page 1B for results and other action around the area. Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Dinner Time!


Several local groups hosted dinner fundraisers this week. On Ash Wednesday, volunteers for Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church were busy packing up catfish dinners for its annual catfish dinner sale, selling about 750 plates. Then, every Thursday until April 16, the Relay for Life volunteer group at the Jennings Rehab Center will be […]

My Pal Rosco

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Jennings High mascot Rosco the Bulldog is always a fan favorite at JHS basketball games. He took some time from cheering the Dogs to victory on Monday against South Beauregard to share his school spirit with a young Bulldog fan. Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

No One Injured in One Vehicle Crash


The Jennings Fire Department responded to a call regarding a single vehicle crash on Interstate 10 near mile marker 69 Wednesday afternoon at approximately 4:30 p.m. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Four arrested in drug and theft operation

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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s (JDPSO) Office served a search warrant at a Lake Arthur residence located at 3401 Trailer Town Road Wednesday afternoon for the recovery of stolen goods.

JES preps for Literary and Math Night

Students at JES were busy Monday afternoon working on projects in preperation for the upcoming Literacy and Math Night. Pictured (in no particular order) are fifth grade students Jacquline Crochet, Molly Sistrunk, Maryiah Harrington, Allura Guillory and Jacob Reed.
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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Teachers and students at Jennings Elementary School (JES) will be “Rockin’” and “Rollin’” for the school’s annual Literacy and Math Night to be held in the gymnasium next week. The theme of the evening is “Rockin’ and Rollin’ with Reading and Math” and will be held on Tuesday, […]

Rice farmers learn good news about USDA program payments

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By BRUCE SCHULTZ Special to the Daily News Out of the joint meeting of the Louisiana Rice Council and the Louisiana Rice Growers Association on Feb. 10 came good news for Louisiana rice farmers.

In A Flash

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Two Welsh High Agriculture students recently tried out the new TIG welding machine that was purchased by the department. The students pictured are Garrett Gaspard and Thomas Pousson. To find out more Welsh news, see page 5 of today’s edition. Submitted photo

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