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Sex offender arrested

Willard Bryant Brown

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s deputies arrested a sex offender Friday for failure to comply to offender requirements. Willard Bryant Brown, 30, of 618 S. Doyle Street in Jennings, was booked into parish jail Friday morning on outstanding warrant for LSA R.S. 15:542.1, sex offender not providing community notification cards. Brown has no bond set. Sheriff’s deputies […]

Reeling In

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Rain and wind didn’t stop local Cub Scouts from enjoying a fun day at the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park Saturday. Cub Scouts spent time fishing and cooking, while avoiding sporadic rain showers.

Details released in attempted murder case

Anthony J. Dugas

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – Welsh Police Department (WPD) released more details regarding the recent robbery of a local convenience store that led to the stabbing of a store clerk.

JDSO Hosts Free Hunter and Firearms Safety Class

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) hosted a free hunter and gun safety certification class Thursday evening, Nov. 5, for hunters of all ages. The class is a Louisiana state-required five-hour Field Day condensed lesson on the state regulations for firearm safety. Approximately 60 attendants, including children and adults, were present for the class. […]

Three Straight for Kinder

Daily News photo by Rene Benoit

Kinder’s Desmond Harmon (33) takes an end-around sweep toward the end zone in last night’s 27-14 Yellow Jacket victory over the previously undefeated Greyhounds, securing the 4-2A district title for Kinder. See today’s Sports page 8A for a recap of the action.

JPD seizes over $6,000 in narcotics

Tyron Withers

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer After executing a search warrant on the 300 block of Wilbert D. Rochelle, narcotics officers with the Jennings Police Department (JPD) discovered over $6,000 worth of various illegal drugs paraphernalia.

Welcome Back, Sunshine

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Students at Bethel Christian School took advantage of the sunny weather on Wednesday by enjoying some recess time on the playground. Although the sun showed its face for most of the day, more showers are expected over the weekend.

Attempted murder suspect located in LC

Anthony James Dugas

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – The Welsh Police Department (WPD), along with the assistance of the Lake Charles Police Department (LCPD), located and captured 33-year-old Anthony Dugas of Welsh. Dugas was accused of stabbing an employee at the Conoco Station on North Adams Street in Welsh, on Sunday afternoon around 3 […]

4-H Junior Leaders Attend Leadership Training

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

4-H junior leaders attended a camp counselor training class at the Ag Center, under the direction of Extension Agent Amy Welch. In the class, junior leaders learned valuable skills such as group management, addressing conflict and project organization. This is just part of the many training classes junior leaders attend in an effort to prepare […]

Just For Kicks

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Balls were flying everywhere as an array of kids littered the Jennings Recreation fields last night now that youth soccer is in full swing.

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