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Fourth arrested in theft case

Tyler Trahan
Photo courtesy JDSO

A fourth subject was arrested Tuesday in connection with ATV thefts reported Monday on Jeff Davis Academy Road.

Burglary suspect sought

Jennings Police are attempting to identify this burglary suspect wanted for breaking into a coin device in Jennings Tuesday.
Photo courtesy JPD

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor City police are looking for information that will hopefully help them identify a burglary suspect. On Tuesday Sept. 30, officers with the Jennings Police Department (JPD) were notified of the burglary of a coin-operated device in the Piggly Wiggly parking lot on North Cutting Avenue.

Fire up the grill for JFD annual barbecue

It’s time for the JFD annual barbecue. Tickets are on sale with the JFD and may be purchased at the central station or with any firefighter for $9.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer It’s time for the Jennings Fire Department (JFD) annual barbecue plate lunch fundraiser again.

Three arrests made in ATV theft

Stewart Mott

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies responded to a call on Sept. 29 in reference to two ATV thefts from a residence on Jeff Davis Academy Road.

Suspects arrested for crack cocaine possession

Approximately one ounce of crack cocaine was seized in a Down Street search warrant Saturday.

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor Two Down Street residents were arrested over the weekend after police executed a search warrant and located crack cocaine, cash and a handgun on the property.

Homecoming Royalty

JHS queen

Jennings and Lake Arthur high schools both celebrated homecoming Friday night, which included crowning their 2014-2015 homecoming queens. The Bulldogs chose Destiny Brown daughter of Anthony Washington and Donna Brown, as its queen, while the Tigers crowned Kaitlin Trahan daughter of Shane and Jill Trahan. Daily News photo by Dylan Brossette

Cormier thriving despite setbacks


By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Shannon and Gena Cormier of Lacassine know a thing or two about miracles.

Woman charged in filing false report, theft

Mandi Gallagher

Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office received a complaint from a woman that someone was trying to use her identity to purchase a car and Dish satellite service with her identity, Criminal Investigation Division Commander Chris Ivey reported Friday. 

Bethel Crowns Queen

bethel crowns homecoming queen

During its homecoming game Thursday evening, the Bethel Christian student body crowned senior Brinley Duhon as its 2014-2015 Homecoming Queen. Brinley is the daughter of Michael and Elizabeth Duhon. Photo courtesy Thousand Words of Louisiana

Tigers On Fire


   The community rallied for Lake Arthur High School’s homecoming bonfire Thursday, while Councilman Troy Trahan got an aerial view of the town’s Tiger spirit at Curt Cormier’s and Renee Abshire’s Hebert Ave. residence. Photos courtesy Chrystal Breaux and Troy Trahan

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