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Morrish, Guinn preview session at legislative breakfast

La. State Rep. Johnny Guinn

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – The Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) Chamber of Commerce held its annual legislative forum and breakfast on Tuesday, with both Senator Dan “Blade” Morrish and Representative Johnny Guinn in attendance to discuss the coming 60-day legislative session starting April 13.

Hang Time


A group of friends enjoyed the recent arrival of warm spring weather by shooting a few hoops after school at the Shankland Ave. park and basketball courts. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Softball In Full Swing


JHS pitcher Kali Morvant fires a strike in the Lady Dogs 3-0 win over Lake Arthur on Monday. With the win, the Lady Dogs improved their season record to 5-3.  Check today’s Sports page for a full-game recap. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Runaway, car burglaries connected

Dallas McDonald
Photo courtesy JDSO

Daily News Staff Report ROANOKE – Two juveniles and one adult were arrested Friday in connection with a rash of Thursday night vehicle burglaries in the Welsh-Roanoke area.

Sharing The Moment

db-Rebel win

Midland seniors Randy Primeaux (right) and Devin Gautreaux share one last embrace in Briley Gymnasium Friday night as their final two games will be played at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles as part of Top 28. See today’s Sports, page 1B, for a recap of their win over No. 5 Simsboro. Daily News photo by […]

Legendary Ladies

KB-Lacassine High School

The Lacassine Lady Cardinals captured their first girls’ Class B State Basketball Title in 34 years after they defeated No. 4 Stanley Friday night at Burton Coliseum in Lake Charles. See today’s Sports, page 10A, for a full recap and pictures from the game. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Let’s Work Together

Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

James Ward Elementary student Cassidy Durio and her mother Brittany Durio met with her teacher Kerry Solari at the school’s student-led parent teacher conferences on Thursday to discuss student progress.

Eighth charged in Talen robbery, murder

Steven Craig Oliver
Photo courtesy JDSO

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s (JDPSO) detectives arrested an eighth person on Thursday in connection to the armed robbery and first-degree murder of Charles Raymond Talen.

Crack, cash recovered by WPD

Randon Levi
Photo courtesy WPD

WELSH – Early Wednesday evening, Welsh Police Department (WPD) officers conducted a traffic stop for a minor violation at a local Circle R parking lot. As the driver exited his vehicle, the officer told him to get back in, according to Police Chief Marcus Crochet.

Almost There


Contract workers are busy putting the finishing touches on the new City Hall building located on the corner of Main and Market streets in downtown Jennings. The remodeling of the old All West Building was originally expected to be complete in January of this year, but due to delays, the anticipated opening has been pushed […]

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