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Painting for Mom

Family seeks help following storm

Downtown Upgrades: City replacing sidewalks in three-phase project

The first phase in a three-phase sidewalk replacement and street-scaping project is underway in downtown Jennings. The $400,000 project will see derelict sidewalks replaced with brick pattern on the east side of Main Street between Plaquemine and Market, and the connecting sidewalk on the north side of State Street; on the west side of Main […]

Naquin named Outstanding ADA

Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) District Attorney Michael Cassidy has announced that his employee, Stacey C. Naquin, received the Louisiana Support Enforcement Association’s Outstanding Assistant District Attorney Award for this year. She was nominated by the Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) caseworkers assigned to JDP and their supervisor.  According to a nomination statement, Naquin […]


Portions of Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) reported damage following a storm that blew through the region early Sunday. The storm brought with it hail, dangerous winds and heavy rains, resulting in flooding, widespread power outages and a number of downed trees. In Jennings alone, 3.53 inches of rain fell along with ping-pong sized hail. Winds […]

Ready for Rosepine

Sister Savior: Sibling donates kidney to brother

his story is the third in a series detailing how locals have been impacted by organ donation.) EVANGELINE – Jeannie Philliber would like to have a bumper sticker printed that includes her motto: “Donate. God doesn’t need your organs.” “I grew up knowing I would likely be a donor while alive, so I certainly know […]

Jennings Farmers Market prepping for new season

Jennings Farmers Market organizers met this week to network with the community and plan the vendor lineup for the upcoming market season. “Although we don’t yet have an exact scheduled starting date, we do know it will be some time mid-May,” said organizer Katherine Esthay. “Right now it’s still too early to know what produce […]

Family Reading Time

Youth honored at 4-H Awards Banquet

The Jeff Davis 4-H Annual Awards Banquet was held this week to recognize outstanding 4-H’ers in the parish, as well as the hard work and dedication from 4-H volunteers, supporters and school leaders who play crucial roles in providing valuable life skills to youth through the 4-H program. The recognized outstanding 4-H’ers included Brett Landry, […]

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