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Big Dog Status


   Jennings High School seniors recently headed back to campus to pick up class schedules as they prepare for the 2014-2015 school year. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Exchange students seeking homes in area

exchange students multi flags

By SHEILA SMITH Assistant Editor About 20 overseas exchange students are hoping area residents will open their homes to them before the upcoming school year kicks off.

Area agencies attend emergency training exercise

Area emergency responders practice working together in a series of simulated emergency situations in a recent training exercise.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – Emergency responders in the Jeff Davis area participated in an emergency exercise at the Lake Arthur Community Center Tuesday night.  Columbia Gulf Transmission, a natural gas pipeline company operating from the Gulf of Mexico to West Virginia, hosted the exercise to help area law enforcement […]

Early reading makes big difference in kids


By DENVER BROWN Daily News Staff Writer Reading is arguably one of the single most important things that can increase a child’s ability to learn throughout their lives. However, as technology becomes more prevalent in today’s society, fewer and fewer kids are spending a sufficient amount of time inside of books.

Motorist escapes burning blaze without injury

No one was injured in this single vehicle crash that resulted in a car fire Tuesday evening.
Submitted photo

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor A vehicle went up in flames Tuesday evening in a single car crash on La. 97 at the Interstate 10 westbound exit ramp near Jennings.

Curbside Refreshment

Cole Sabelhaus and Luke McCann 2

Cole Sabelhaus, 11, and Luke McCann, 12, both of Jennings, share a snow cone and lemonade stand on Plaquemine Street. Cole is the son of Shawn and Dione Sabelhaus and Luke is the son of Pastor “Bubba” Howard and Tracy McCann. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Four booked after search reveals drugs

Brittany Legros

ROANOKE – Two juveniles and two adults are facing various charges after Jeff Davis Sheriff’s deputies executed an arrest warrant here Monday.

Millers in love after all these years

Otis and Helen Miller

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Every morning, Otis Miller watches out of the window of the Southwest Louisiana Veteran Home (VA Home) waiting for his wife Helen’s prompt 10 o’clock arrival with coffee and donuts. After 61 years of marriage, they still enjoy each other’s company.

Young Welsh girl missing

Gabrielle Nicole Richard

By SHEILA SMITH Assistant Editor WELSH – Investigators here are seeking a 14 year old girl who went missing from her home at about 9:15 p.m. Monday.

Class of 1983 War Dogs still going strong

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Class of 1983, the ‘War Dogs’, has been playing as a team in the Jennings High Alumni Tournament since the event began in 1994. 

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