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Permit approved: Jury votes to allow air med company to operate in parish


ding services to Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) residents. The police jury voted in favor of a motion approving a permit request to AirEvac Lifeteam to operate within the parish. AirEvac Lifeteam Program Director and EMT-Paramedic Corey Miller went before the jury at this week’s meeting to request the permit. “We’re here to provide the community […]

Acadia Parish Crime Stoppers seeks public assistance


DIVA hunting group holds dining social

After a long day of hunting in Lake Arthur, the DIVA WOW women’s hunting group enjoyed the spoils of their hunt with a feast of roasted teal, sweet potatoes, greens and sweet potato cake prepared by Crawfish Town USA Restaurant Executive Chef Dustie Latiolais. This is the fourth year the organization has had a hunt locally for members in the surrounding area.

Three injured in structure fire

A structure fire at a South Lake Arthur Avenue residence left an occupant, a firefighter and a Jennings police officer injured.

A structure fire left a Jennings firefighter, a Jennings police officer and one resident injured Tuesday afternoon. Shortly before 4 p.m. the Jennings Fire Department (JFD) received a call of a structure fire at 1108 South Lake Arthur Ave., lot 20. JFD Fire Chief Hulin Theriot said firefighters responded within five minutes of the call. […]

Offensive Hounds travel to Abbeville in week 3

Welsh quarterback Zach Hayes

WELSH – How can you score 98 points in just two games and still manage to somehow fly under the radar? That’s what the Welsh Greyhounds and their fans are asking. Perhaps it’s because people were used to seeing the Hounds put up all the gaudy stats last season when they compiled a 14-2 record […]

One injured in two-car crash on Hwy. 102

One person was injured in a crash on Hwy. 102 Monday afternoon when the driver of a 2003 silver Toyota Highlander attempted to pass a 2015 white Ford pickup as the pickup was making a left turn.
The incident occurred north of Jennings shortly before noon. The driver of the Toyota was treated for minor injuries and cited for improper lane usage.
The driver of the Ford was not injured.

Prime Time reading sessions scheduled

The first Prime Time Family Reading Time held Monday night was a success, as attending children were captivated with story hour.

The Jeff Davis Title I Parent Center will be hosting the Prime Time Family Reading Time again. The center received a grant from the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities (LEH) to host a family literacy program at James Ward Elementary School (JWES). “The program targets children ages six to 10 who are experiencing difficulty or […]

In the crosshairs: Women’s hunting group to spotlight JDP


The women’s hunting group DIVA-Women Outdoors Worldwide (WOW) is returning to the Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) area to take advantage of the first teal duck hunt of the season. The mission of DIVA-WOW is to help, teach and support women worldwide in a women-friendly, non-threatening, supportive environment by introducing them to shooting sports and a […]

Firepower: Jennings rolls up 577 yards on offense, 3 backs rush for over 100

Tyrik Sonnier (6) cuts upfield for extra yardage in the Dogs’ 40-27 win over Eunice.

EUNICE – After the Jennings Bulldogs defense received most of the recognition for their shutout win over Kinder last week, the Dogs’ offense made sure they got the headlines this time around as they rolled up 577 yards of total offense to cruise to a 40-27 win over the rival Eunice Bobcats here Friday night. […]

Prepping the garden

Jennings Elementary School sixth graders in Paulette Adams’ 4-H group were busy last week cleaning, weeding and preparing last year’s garden bed for the next planting season. Although recent weather conditions delayed the project, these budding gardeners weren’t deterred, as they devoted their Friday afternoon to the school garden project.

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