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Teen invited to ride with an officer

Sarah Anderson was recently invited to spend the day with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO). She rode along with SRO Paul Pattum, met Sheriff Ivy Woods and was introduced to K-9 Officer Wesley Nunez and his K-9, Bean.

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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer One young lady recently had her dreams come true when she received the opportunity to spend the day riding along with a deputy from the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO).

Breaux sentenced to five years

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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer Jennings native Rosalyn Breaux was sentenced to five years of hard labor yesterday after being convicted of negligent homicide in the 2014 shooting of Jeremy Ardoin of Welsh.

Second grader spends day with JDSO

Sheriff Ivy Woods is pictured shaking the hand of his latest “deputy”, Tannum Bonin of Jennings, who recently spent a day with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office.
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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Jennings resident Tannum Bonin, 8, a second grader at Bethel Christian, recently had the opportunity to be Deputy for a Day with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO).

Top of the Line…

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Auto enthusiasts were able to take in eye candy during the 4th annual Pistons and Flake event Saturday at the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park. Vehicles from 1987 and prior were featured for visitors, while participants were able to take home awards for the work put into their rides. The event coincided with Tourism Day, […]

Lemoine forever etched in EHS football annals

EHS head football coach and athletic director Doyle Carter embraces an emotional Marcus Lemoine after the school announced it would retire his No. 3 jersey. Lemoine becomes only the third EHS football player to have his number retired.
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By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ELTON – Not many high school athletes can say they have had their jersey number retired, never to be worn again. Of course not many athletes can match up to the accomplishments of Elton High School (EHS) senior Marcus Lemoine. Having his trademark No. 3 sit along side […]

Got It!

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Lafitte, a two-year old Dachshund, got to enjoy the beautiful weather and entertain all with his array of ball-catching skills. Lafitte belongs to Ryan Kitchen and Grace Loiselle of Jennings. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

JFD evaluated for fire rating

Members of the Jennings Fire Department (JFD) recently went through a series of tests to determine the fire rating for the department. Some of those tests included the hydrant-to-commercial building ratio, equipment and personnel volume and the testing of water pressure of all of the hydrants throughout the town.
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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings Fire Department (JFD) recently underwent a two-day evaluation to determine the rating level that could affect the cost of fire and property insurance in the city.

JDSO hoping to ID suspect

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The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) is seeking public assistance in identifying a suspect in the unauthorized use of an access card. The man is pictured exiting the Wal-Mart store in Jennings and the suspect’s vehicle are also shown in the photo circled. If anyone can identify the male in this photo, please contact […]

HHS student serves as Principal of the Day

Suire shadowed Fuselier throughout the day and assisted with the daily principal duties as Principal of the Day.
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By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer HATHAWAY – Eighth grader Isaac Suire, 14, recently received the opportunity to take Hathaway High School (HHS) Principal Jeremy Fuselier’s place as Principal of the Day at HHS.

Pretty Painting for Mom

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Students in Tracie Smith’s James Ward Elementary Kindergarten class recently worked on a very special art project thanks to an Art-In-Education Mini Grant from the Jeff Davis Arts Council and the Zigler Art Museum. The students learned the proper way to hold a paintbrush and how to use acrylic paint on canvas. Their project for […]

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