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Bullpups Boil Crawfish

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Jennings Elementary School (JES) held its annual crawfish boil fundraiser to help raise money to support the Dancing Classroom Program. Dancing Classroom is a six-week dance program in which students learn ballroom dancing steps, as well as communication skills, manners, respect and cooperation. Students sold a total of 600 tickets at three-pound servings, for a […]

Wrapped Up With a Good Book

Submitted photo

Students of Jennings Elementary School  earned a total of 10,000 Accelerated Reading (AR) points school-wide. As a reward, they were able to tape Principal Laurie Duhon to a wall for an hour. It took two hours to complete the taping process, meaning Duhon had her back against a wall for three hours.

Two Injured in Three-Car Crash on La. 26

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Rescue personnel responded to a crash on La. 26 south Tuesday afternoon. A preliminary investigation revealed a tan Toyota Corolla was stopped in the southbound lane awaiting a left turn when a brown Dodge truck rear-ended the vehicle. The impact pushed the Toyota into oncoming traffic, where it struck a white Buick LaCroix head-on. The […]

Two Jennings men arrested in unrelated incidents

Randall Keith Hebert

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Two men were arrested this weekend in two separate, and unusual incidents involving various drug, assault and battery charges.

WPD seeks public assistance

WPD seeks public assistance in burglary of local business

Detectives with the Welsh Police Department (WPD) are reaching out to the public to help solve the burglary of a local business.

Light It Up Blue

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Over 200 participants joined the weekend Light it up Blue 5k, which spotlights autism awareness. The race winners in the youth division included Jacob McCluer in first place with a finishing time of 22.58, Briar Baca-White in second place with a time of 25.35 and Mark Hoag in third place at 26.20. The race winners […]

Lady of the Garden

Daily News photo by Donna McCormick

A ladybug was found hanging out in a satsuma tree in Jennings. Share pictures from your garden by emailing them with a brief description to

Sex offender arrested in Elton

Christopher Dwight Savant

An Elton man was arrested for violating the terms of his sex offender registration.

Warrants issued for Fla. robbery suspects

Aaron Dontae Jenkins

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The identities of two suspected in the robbery of a Florida T-Mobile store have been released from police custody but warrants have been issued for their arrests.

On The Horizon

tl-On the horizon

Local nature photographer Theresa Lyons captured a brilliant sunrise this week while in the parish.

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