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Light It Up Blue

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Over 200 participants joined the weekend Light it up Blue 5k, which spotlights autism awareness. The race winners in the youth division included Jacob McCluer in first place with a finishing time of 22.58, Briar Baca-White in second place with a time of 25.35 and Mark Hoag in third place at 26.20. The race winners […]

Lady of the Garden

Daily News photo by Donna McCormick

A ladybug was found hanging out in a satsuma tree in Jennings. Share pictures from your garden by emailing them with a brief description to

Sex offender arrested in Elton

Christopher Dwight Savant

An Elton man was arrested for violating the terms of his sex offender registration.

Warrants issued for Fla. robbery suspects

Aaron Dontae Jenkins

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The identities of two suspected in the robbery of a Florida T-Mobile store have been released from police custody but warrants have been issued for their arrests.

On The Horizon

tl-On the horizon

Local nature photographer Theresa Lyons captured a brilliant sunrise this week while in the parish.

Stop yields $8k in drugs, pills

Jose Garza

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer WELSH – Police here recovered $8,000 worth of illegal pills, marijuana and cocaine while conducting a traffic stop on Interstate 10 Wednesday night.

Florida man arrested after pursuit

Kevin Briscoe

A Florida man was arrested Thursday after leading Louisiana State troopers (LSP) on a pursuit through Acadia and Jeff Davis.

JPD discovers $75,000 in stolen electronics

Recovered stolen electronics

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings Police Department (JPD) discovered $75,000 worth of stolen cell phones and tablets during a traffic stop on Interstate 10.

Dancing Queens (and Kings)

Daily News photo by Holli Bruchhaus

Jennings Elementary students showed off their footwork during the culmination of the Dancing Ballroom program Wednesday. The program not only teaches dance moves, but encourages teamwork and respect among partners.

JES 4-H students receive lesson in agriculture


By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jennings Elementary School (JES) 4-H students in Paulette Adam’s class have been learning about agriculture, while also planting, tending and growing their own backyard garden.

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