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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.

Man facing seven rape charges

James Aucoin

Detectives with the Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) arrested a Jennings man on Tuesday morning, Nov. 3, after investigating a report that included several incidents of inappropriate behavior with a juvenile.

WPD in search of attempted first-degree murder suspect

Anthony James Dugas

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – The Welsh Police Department (WPD) is seeking assistance from the public in the search for a subject wanted for attempted first-degree murder.

COA Rehab to Home Workshop Held

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Members of the Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) Council on Aging (COA) recently attended the Rehab to Home workshop at the COA. The workshop helped seniors to learn more about available options to enable them to recover from injury or surgery in the convenience of their homes, as well as to learn about available services to […]

JHS Has Successful Fundraiser

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

The Jennings Fire Department (JFD) annual barbecue fundraiser was again a success this year. Members of the department sold over 1,600 brisket and chicken barbecue plate dinners. This past Sunday, Nov. 1, members of the JFD, as well as volunteers from their families, friends and community, and members of the Catholic Youth Group from Our […]

LAES Students Hold Halloween Parade

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

The students of Lake Arthur Elementary School (LAES) participated in a Halloween walk parade near the school this past Friday. The students and teachers dressed up in Halloween costumes and threw candy, beads and Halloween trinkets to neighbors and friends lining the streets. The procession was led by Lake Arthur Police Department (LAPD) Chief Ray […]

Daylight Saving Time ends


Daily News Staff Report Did you remember to change your clocks?

Queens Crowned


During halftime Friday night, Jennings High crowned homecoming queen Mallory Martinez while the student body at Elton High chose Gabrielle Gobert as their royalty.

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