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Workout Time

KB-Jennings Baseball pic

The Jennings High School Baseball team and head coach Jordan Smith began individual workouts and team conditioning on Monday in preparation for the 2015 season. Check future editions of the Jennings Daily News for upcoming previews of the 2015 Diamond Dogs. Daily News photo by Kevin Bruchhaus

Local businesses shower New Year’s baby, family with gifts

Brian, Sheila and baby Lane Cormier.
Submitted photo

By KEVIN BRUCHHAUS Daily News Staff Writer IOTA – The first local baby of the New Year was born recently to proud parents Brian and Sheila Cormier.

Drug arrests a top priority for city police

During the month of December alone, police made a couple of notable drug busts, including the seizure of cash, Oxycodone tablets and marijuana.

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor The Jennings Police Department (JPD) made narcotics enforcement a top priority in 2014, executing 45 search warrants throughout the city as a result of undercover investigations.

FBC to host health and fitness day

Joyce Ainsworth shares her weight loss journey with others as a mental, spiritual and physical transformation.
Submitted photo

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer First Baptist Church of Jennings will be hosting a ‘New Year, New You’ Health and Fitness Day and Fashion Show on Jan. 17 at its Family Life Center.

Deputy doubles as The Bayou Burner

Marshall Trahan fine tunes another one of his wood burning creations.
Submitted photo

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) Sherriff’s Deputy Marshall Trahan is well known for patrolling the roadways and never hesitating to make small talk with friends or strangers alike.  But, what most people do not know about the 33-year-old Welsh native is that he is quite the accomplished wood burner, […]

Fugitive turns self in

Damien Guidry
Photo courtesy JDSO

By SHEILA SMITH Managing Editor A Welsh fugitive has turned himself in to authorities – again.

VA home features Remembrance Tree

Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Visitors of the Southwest Louisiana War Veterans home chapel will notice a very unique memorial ‘tree’ adorning the wall of the chapel.

Roanoke woman arrested for possession

Rachel Lyn Touchet

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s office made an arrest in Roanoke Tuesday morning on a warrant for introduction of contraband into a penal institute and possession of marijuana.

Happy New Year!

another new year baby

Carson John Moore, five months, is ready to ring in the New Year (though he will probably be in bed long before midnight). Carson is the son of Amy Gay and Robert Moore, both of Welsh. Daily News photo by Amy Gay

I-10 park installs new fountains

Two new water fountains were recently installed in the pond at the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park near I-10. According to Jeff Davis Parish Tourist Commission Office Manager Tracie Doescher, the fountains add beauty to the park as well as improve the water quality of the pond.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Louisiana Oil and Gas Park recently received a brand new water feature.

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