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Puddle Party


Simon Benoit, 20 months, enjoyed some leftover puddles from this week’s rainy weather. Simon is the son of Tracy Guillory and Scott Benoit, both of Jennings. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Flower Girl

sp-flower girl

Emma Broussard was able to squeeze in time in the sunshine in a sunflower field near her Lake Arthur hometown. Others might be flocking outdoors soon, as well. Despite much-needed rains dominating recent forecasts, temperature lows for much of next week are predicted to be in the upper sixties. Submitted photo

Learning Lessons


Welsh Elementary teachers were busy introducing students to new information Thursday morning. Fourth grade science and social studies educator Robyn Daigle broke out the microscope for her morning class while third grade ELA instructor Jolynn Pousson (above) discussed a lesson with students. Daily News photo by Holli Bruchhaus

JDSO arrests two on domestic charges

Jacob Dewayne Celestine

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) patrol units recently responded to two separate and unrelated domestic calls, leading to the arrests of two male subjects.

Dogs Unleashed

Grant Meyers

Senior linebacker Grant Meyers warms up in preparation of the Jennings Bulldogs’ pre-season scrimmage with the Barbe Bucs last night in Jerry Simmons Stadium. See today’s Sports, page 9, for more photos and details of the action. Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Presnull enjoying new role at BCS

Greg Presnull

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Facing the decision of what to do after 23 years of service at the Southwest Louisiana Developmental Center in Iota, Greg Presnull said he is happy he made the decision to come out of retirement to become the facilitator at Bethel Christian School (BCS) three years ago. Now, […]

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring

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William Bruchhaus, seven-year-old son of Beau and Holli Bruchhaus, shows his excitement for the much-needed rain by splashing around in muddy puddles. Daily News photo

Public drug activity lands two in jail

Joshua Charles Hebert

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur Police Department (LAPD) recently conducted a drug bust leading to the arrest of two subjects and the recovery of cash and illegal narcotics.

“Paws”-ing to Read

pawsing to read

Tiara, the three-year-old pit bull of Taryn Shaw, scans over a copy of the Jennings Daily News (JDN) to see what’s making headlines. Share your pictures that include the JDN by emailing images with a brief description to Submitted photo

Countdown to Kickoff


Area football teams are anxiously preparing for the start of the 2015 season this week. Scrimmages begin for all local teams this Thursday and Friday, while Bethel Christian School opens their regular season on Friday. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

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