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Sealed With A Kiss…


During last week’s vacation Bible school at First Baptist Church of Jennings, 300 students participated in a change drive in support of Servnlove Children’s Home in Salem, India, a permanent residence for 20 orphan girls. VBS kids raised enough money for Servnlove to take in an additional child. At the end of VBS activities Friday, […]

One accused of domestic abuse

Mitchell Joseph Sylvester

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s (JDSO) deputies responded to a call Thursday, June 18, regarding a disturbance on I-10. The incident occurred between a man and woman near a parked vehicle at milepost 58.

Iota woman arrested on warrants

Rolanda Bellard

On Wednesday, June 17, detectives with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) received information from the Acadia Parish Sheriff’s Office (APSO) in reference to active warrants for Rolanda Bellard, 43, of 329 Crochet Road in Iota.

Two facing murder charges in man’s death

Harold Hargrave

By SHEILA SMITH Managing Editor The victim in Thursday’s suspected murder has been identified as Blaze Moss, 26, of Jennings.

Hittin’ the Water


Members of the Jennings Aquadogs swim team fine-tune their technique in preparation for their annual swim meet being held in Jennings over the weekend. The meet will be held at the city pool and will begin at 5:30 p.m. on Friday and again at 9 a.m. on Saturday. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Single Vehicle Crash on Wilbert D. Rochelle Leaves One Injured


The Jennings Police Department (JPD) and Jennings Fire Department (JFD) responded to a one-vehicle crash Wednesday afternoon, June 17 at approximately 2:30 p.m. The vehicle was traveling northbound on Wilbert D. Rochelle Ave. and veered off the roadway. The driver over-corrected, crossed over both lanes and traveled over the ditch and sidewalk on the west […]

LAPD makes narcotics arrest in school zone

Kade Duhon

Daily News Staff Report LAKE ARTHUR – Police here arrested one Tuesday after observing a suspect sell narcotics to an informant.

Art in Action


The Jefferson Davis Parish Library hosted an art class at St. Lawrence Catholic Church in Hathaway on Tuesday for local children as part of its summer reading program “Every Hero Has a Story!” Participants learned about artist Clementine Hunter before decorating fleur de lis pictures with salt and food coloring. Daily News photo by Dylan […]

Welsh toddler battling cancer

Nevaeh Hensley
Submitted photo

By SHEILA SMITH Managing Editor Doctors believe Nevaeh Hensley was born with cancer, but the one-and-a-half year-old was only diagnosed last month.

Slimy Substance


Youngsters that attended Terrific Tuesday at Bethel got the chance to create a gooey concoction at their art station. The “slime” had children of all ages amazed, and created quite a few chuckles as well. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

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