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Man charged with battery of juvenile

Christopher Gutierrez

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s detectives investigated a complaint of domestic abuse that occurred on Sept. 10, at a residence in Iowa. Detectives arrested Christopher Gutierrez, 41, of 19205 BeeBee Road domestic abuse battery. The complainant reported Gutierrez grabbed a juvenile victim by the throat and hair, dragging her through the home. Gutierrez was booked into the […]

This One’s For You, Tom


The Jennings Bulldogs dedicated their Friday night home game to the memory of the late Tom Precht, one of their most avid supporters, a longtime voice of Bulldog radio, the founder of the Jennings Daily News’ Bulldog Bites column and one of the founders of the annual JHS Alumni Tournament. Jennings fans wore tie-dye colors […]

Drive providing trauma kits for law enforcement


By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) hosted a blood drive on the 14th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks in honor of local fallen Louisiana State Trooper Steven Vincent, as well as all law enforcement officers slain in the line of duty.

JPD’s Hall serves city, country

Milton Hall

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Ever since he was a child, Jennings Police Department (JPD) Patrolman Milton Hall has always dreamed of becoming a police officer. Coming from a family filled with law enforcement as well as military, his passion to be a part of a regimented field only seemed natural.

10th suspect booked in Talen case

Marquel Robinson

A 10th suspect was arrested in connection with the robbery and murder of Charles Raymond Talen, Sr. on Feb. 21.

JPD arrests three in two cases

Phyllip Lyons

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer During the Labor Day weekend, the Jennings Police Department (JPD) made three arrests during two separate incidences.

After-School Backyard Football


Leon Fruge, 13, of Jennings, burnt off some energy with an after-school game of backyard football before starting on homework. Fruge is the son of Andrea Louviere, also of Jennings. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

Just a Swingin’


Shankland Park played host to a number of after-school play groups on Wednesday. After a short rain shower, the sun came out to the delight of many. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Man sought in infant’s death

Malik Broussard
Photo courtesy CPD

Crowley Police Department (CPD), along with the 15th Judicial District Attorney’s Office, have secured an indictment for second-degree murder against Kendra Campbell and Malik Broussard.

Two killed in accidents on I-10


By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer ESTHERWOOD – Two separate accidents claimed the lives of two people here over the Labor Day holiday. A fiery crash involving an 18-wheeler claimed the life of a Georgia man, while a Crowley woman was struck and killed after trying to cross a service road in the early […]

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