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Iota woman arrested for indecent behavior

Katelyn Bedoya

IOTA – One woman was arrested here for indecent behavior with a juvenile.

Savoy claims national championship

Charles Savoy

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Local horseshoe enthusiast Charles Savoy has seen his fair share of titles throughout his many years of pitching competitively, but this past weekend, the 67-year old Jennings resident accomplished a feat most people could only dream of.

Firefighter Training


During Thursday night’s drill, members of the Jennings Fire Department (JFD) ran through timed drills to practice basic scene set up operations. Firefighter Operators Daniel Hanks and Corey LaMarque led the firefighters through the timed drills that helped the juniors and younger firefighters become more familiar with setting up vital equipment and working as a […]

Clearing The Land


Although the approval process for the actual structure plans for the new Jeff Davis Parish jail is still ongoing, the clearing of the 17.2 acres on the construction site just off of La. Hwy. 90 has been well underway since last month. The Jeff Davis Parish Police Jury (JDPPJ) is currently waiting to receive the […]

One dead, three arrested in copper theft

John Ellis Dunn

One man is dead and three people were arrested in connection with the theft of copper wire.

Fun at Our Lady of Seven Dolors VBS


Almost 100 Welsh youth enjoyed a morning of Bible study, crafts, music, dancing and snacks at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church vacation Bible school (VBS). Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Backyard Baseball!


Siblings Christopher Hargrave, 9, and Emma Hargrave, 7, took to their back yard on Tuesday for a highly competitive game of baseball. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

4-H’ers busy with Chef Camp

Area students made their way around the kitchen at JHS on Tuesday at the 4-H Chef Camp. Students are learning basic kitchen skills, along with recipes they can make at home themselves.
Kaleb Lemoine works on his “vegetable creature” that the group made to sample their ranch dip.
Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) 4-H is offering a chef class for all fourth-eighth-grade students this week at Jennings High School (JHS). The camp is designed to teach students basic kitchen skills such as knife handling, measuring skills, recipes and the importance of healthy foods. JDP 4-H Agent Kori […]

ZAM Art Camp


Day one of the Zigler Art Museum’s ZAM Art Camp got underway on Monday with kids participating in various sketching activities. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Two arrested in unrelated incidents

Tanner Trahan

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR — Two were arrested here in two separate incidences during the Fourth of July weekend. The two arrested faced a variety of charges including failure to appear in court, multiple drug charges as well as several traffic violations.

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