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Fishing with a Buddy

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Veterans, volunteers and young visitors enjoyed an afternoon on the water, as they fished in the pond at the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home.

Coach, students remember Wise

Drey Wise

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor For the second time in the past year, Jennings High School (JHS) teachers, coaches and students have had to say farewell to one of their own due to a violent death. Last week, 17-year-old Drey Wise was stabbed to death at a residence in Mermentau, leaving fellow students […]

VA chapel receiving spiritual art

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard
Hathaway artist Ronnie Collins and his partner Troy Prince glue half-inch tiles to a wall at the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home chapel. The design is anticipated to be completed near the end of the month.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The last bare wall in the chapel at the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home (SWLVH) is undergoing a transformation.

Man tries to sell pills to detectives at Regatta

Christopher Breaux

LAKE ARTHUR – A Lafayette man was caught distributing pills at the Regatta here Friday when he attempted to make a sale to undercover detectives.

Au revoir, Anatoo

Submitted photo
Hubert “Anatoo” Clement Sr.

Area bids farewell to beloved figure By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Acadia and Jeff Davis parishes have bid farewell to local comedian, musician, volunteer and friend Hubert Laurent “Anatoo” Clement, Sr.

Historical book presentation brings in full house

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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – A book presentation here involving the 1902 slaughter of a local family received over twice the expected attendance turnout.

Animals in hot vehicle considered cruelty

Robert “Bobby” McGee sits in a running vehicle in 93-degree weather.

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer As the summer temps continue to rise, pet owners are reminded leaving animal companions in hot cars can be lethal.

JDP students get first-hand glimpse into science

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus
JDP students built rockets and lunar habitats at the annual math and science camp held at Jennings Elementary.

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Sports Editor For a select few students in Jeff Davis Parish, the opportunity to dive head-first into the world of outer space presented itself this week at a math and science camp held at Jennings Elementary. The camp is for students who excelled throughout the school year, as well as […]

Camp Coushatta

Daily News photo by Holli Bruchhaus

Area youth visited the Coushatta Tribe of Louisiana Wednesday for the first day of Camp Coushatta. Tribal youth served as guides and educators at the camp that allowed children to enjoy tomahawk throwing, drums, bows and arrows, face-painting and much more.

Welsh man charged with abuse, firearm possession

Christopher James Stebbins

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – A subject was arrested here after local law enforcement was given information leading to the discovery of felony firearm possession.

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