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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 […]

JDP Slugfest: Clutch free throws leave Welsh undefeated in 4-2A

LAKE ARTHUR – Friday night’s district 4-2A tussle between Jeff Davis Parish rivals Welsh and Lake Arthur proved to be everything it was billed to be, and was well worth the cost of admission into Wilbert “Nooky” Moore Gymnasium. In a highly anticipated showdown of top-10 teams, the Welsh Greyhounds fought their way to a […]

Road warriors: Dogs, Lady Dogs claim key victories over Iowa

IOWA – The Jennings Bulldogs and Lady Bulldogs strolled into Iowa looking to make a statement in the district 4-3 standings Friday night.  Task accomplished. The Lady Dogs fought back from a 5-point halftime deficit, and rode the hot streak of Jazz Sonnier to knock down the Lady Jackets by a final of 52-44. Junior […]

Cernek’s No. 10 to forever hang in BCS lore

It was a special night at Bethel Christian School (BCS) Friday night, as the Eagles and Lady Eagles celebrated homecoming. However, an Eagle legend was honored at the conclusion of the boys’ game, as former BCS star Jonathan Cernek had his No. 10 jersey officially retired by the school and Athletic Director Chuck Bradley. The […]

It’s a Twin Thing

ELTON – As identical twins Jamaica and Jameica James walk into a conference room at Elton High School for an interview with Jennings Daily News, it’s no surprise that when the recorder turns on and questions start flying around, the girls decide to answer everything as they do everything else- as a duo. The twins […]

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