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Chamber honors community members

Jeff Davis Chamber of Commerce brought in a full house Thursday night for the annual Awards and Soiree’ event. Along with recognizing outgoing officers, the Chamber presented the 2016 awards before guest speaker Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne took the podium. Five outstanding individuals, as well as one exceptional group or organization, is recognized each […]

Main Street LSP traffic stop leads to arrest

Rock around the clock: Parish supporters to take a chair for Relay for Life fundraiser

This parish is going purple this spring as the annual Relay for Life fundraiser returns. For the past several years, the charity event has been hosted at the sprawling Lake Arthur Park, where teams and supporters have gathered to raise awareness, and funds, for the American Cancer Society (ACS). This year’s April 29 event is […]

Iota Lady Dogs hammer Jennings 60-26

IOTA – The first time the Jennings and Iota Lady Dogs met on the court, Iota had to fight and claw back to open the district campaign with a 47-42 win.  It would be a totally different story here Tuesday night as the home-standing Lady Dogs blasted Jennings by a final of 60-26. With the […]

Jennings survives late over Iota 75-70

IOTA – The Jennings Bulldogs moved themselves into a tie for first-place in the district 4-3A standings by jumping out to a big lead over Iota, then withstood a furious shooting barrage in the fourth quarter by the host Bulldogs to win 75-70. Both squads placed four starters in double-digits, but it was the inside […]

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LC man arrested for terrorizing former girlfriend

WELSH – A Lake Charles man was arrested here after brandishing a firearm and issuing threats to witnesses. Officers with the Welsh Police Department (WPD) responded to a call Sunday evening, Jan. 22, shortly after 6:30 p.m. at a residence on the 800 block of Willow Ridge Circle, regarding a domestic disturbance. According to WPD […]

Coushatta Royalty: Tribe announces 2017 princesses

ELTON – The Coushatta Nations have announced the crowning of the 2017 Princess and Junior Princess. Jaine Danae Fisher, 17, has been announced as the Coushatta Princess, and Megan Brooke Fuselier, 12, has been announced as the Coushatta Junior Princess. Fisher is the daughter of Carla Thompson and Anthony Fisher and the granddaughter of Lelia […]

Welsh woman killed in fiery crash identified

WELSH – A two-vehicle crash here early Sunday morning led to the death of 20-year-old Kylie Jessylynn Hatton when her car struck a parked vehicle and became engulfed in flames. Shortly before 6 a.m., officers with the Welsh Police Department (WPD) received a call in reference to the crash at the intersection of South Adams […]

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