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Pro baseball player volunteers at local camp

Professional baseball player Jessie Stallings of Colfax is volunteering his time this week to help coach kids at the Jennings Baseball Camp taking place at Jennings High School (JHS). Stallings, a pitcher for the Cincinnati Reds organization, heard about the baseball camp from former Grant High School and current JHS Head Coach Andrew Ravaglia, who […]

Road signs vandalized

Shortly before Christmas, members of the Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury road division discovered barricades set up on some parish roads were vandalized, stolen or broken. Parish Road Administrator Randy Ringuet said some of the signs appear to have been rammed with a vehicle. “Most of the damage we’ve discovered was on Newcomer Road and […]

Hornets improve to 19-1 with thrashing of Fairview

HATHAWAY – The Hathaway High School (HHS) boys basketball team hit the nail on the head against Fairview Tuesday night at Charles F. Groth Gymnasium. The Hornets overtook the Panthers 63-42. Hornets: 63, Panthers: 42 The Hornets (19-1) kept Fairview grounded throughout the game, keeping their lead up and their defense strong. The game seemed […]

Warm day for play

Stingers up!

Etienne picks up LSU offer

Jennings High School senior running back Travis Etienne Jr. finally got the call from LSU Tuesday morning with an official scholarship offer to play for the Tigers. Etienne, who holds offers from almost every school in the Southeastern Conference, and is rated as a 4-star running back by 247 Sports and Following the recent […]

Winter in the park

Road rage on Interstate 10 leads to drug bust

Deputies with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) arrested a Texas man on multiple drug charges after receiving a call that a motorist on the Interstate brandished a firearm at another driver. On Christmas Day, deputies dispatched to the area of I-10 Eastbound near mile marker 54 when a complainant reported someone in a […]

Tigers sweep two on first day of tournament

LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur Tigers (LAHS) picked up a pair of wins on the opening day of the 2016 Rumble in the Jungle Basketball Tournament being held at LAHS. The Tigers beat Iota in their morning opener by a final of 64-50, then knocked off South Cameron 55-40 in the nightcap. Lake Arthur: […]

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