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On the Hunt: Local boys participate in alligator adventure

Paul Sweeney, left, and Keizer LeJeune, right, show some of the alligators harvested during a recent hunt.

Two local boys were given the unusual opportunity to participate in an alligator hunting adventure they won’t soon forget. Trinity Outdoors Disabled Adventures, which sponsored the hunt, is an outdoor ministry which caters to children and adults with disabilities, as well as veterans. The non-profit organization’s mission is to help individuals with disabilities by sharing […]

Dog and Cat Fight: Storied programs collide in one of areas oldest rivalries


After a historic and emotional win over the Kinder Yellow Jackets last Thursday night, the Jennings Bulldogs now face another heated rival, the Eunice Bobcats in what the late Tom Precht always tabbed as the “Dog and Cat Fight”. The two teams have locked paws since 1926, with the Dogs holding a 34-26 advantage over […]

Fall into Autumn

Members of the Jennings Garden Club began draping Main Street with the warm colors of autumn on Tuesday. 
Pumpkins, scarecrows and crisp leaves grace fencing, lamp posts and business fronts as the City of Jennings prepares for the changing of seasons.

OLHC youth attend St. Teresa celebratory Mass

The youth group from Our Lady Help of Christians (OLHC) in Jennings, attended a Mass and Novena in celebration of St. Teresa of Calcutta at the Lafayette Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church (OLQP). OLQP is where the  Order of St. Teresa is located. The sisters pictured here are from the order of Missionaries of Charity in Lafayette.

The youth of Our Lady Help of Christians (OLHC) celebrated the ninth day of the Mother Teresa Novena at Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Lafayette in honor and memory of Blessed Saint Teresa of Calcutta. OLHC Youth Minister Melody Trahan said the youth were invited to attend the celebratory Mass during a […]

Battle-tested Hounds eager for trip to Oakdale


Coming into the 2016 campaign, Welsh head coach John Richardson knew his gridiron hopes would rest on the play of a lot of sophomores and juniors. Last Friday night was growing-up day for those underclassmen, and they received passing grades. “We lost so much talent last year, but also with that talent went a lot […]

JDSO announces hunter safety field days


The Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) has announced two upcoming Hunter Safety Field Days for those in the process of earning Louisiana Hunter Education Certification. All Louisiana resident hunters born on or after September 1, 1969, must successfully complete a hunter education course. The course may be completed either online or by registering to attend […]

Ground and Pound: Lake Arthur smashes Hamilton 44-12 behind 381 yards rushing


Run, Forest, run! The Lake Arthur Tigers got a big win over the Hamilton Christian Warriors in a contest that proved to be all about the running game. Friday night at Jack Doland Memorial Stadium in Lake Arthur, the  Tigers and coach Mark Deshotel exerted their dominance on the first possession of the night and […]

Hounds hammer Avoyelles in season opener


WELSH- While there was no doubt that the Avoyelles Mustangs would not punt on Friday night, the Welsh Greyhounds proved they had no reason to punt either, as they put a 48-22 whipping on their Class 3-A visitors to start the regular season. The Greyhounds scored on their first six possessions of the game to […]

Passing the torch


Thursday night’s record-setting performance by Travis Etienne Jr. brought down a mark held by Ken Cormier dating back to 1961, when the legendary Bulldog and LSU Tiger ran for 5,130 yards over his career. What made the evening even more special was that Cormier was on-hand to present Etienne the football he used to overtake […]

Big Bite

Fans and students had a lot to cheer about Thursday night, as the Jennings Bulldogs blasted the Kinder Yellow Jackets 34-0. 
See today’s sports pages for details on the Jennings win.

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