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Ready To Run


   Volunteers with Our Savior’s Church visited at Jennings High School Tuesday to begin early bird registrations for the Color PHor a Cure 5k to be held on October 11. Registration and parental permission forms are also available at Java Joltz and at the office of Our Savior’s Church. Early bird registration is $35 and […]

Jennings man arrested on incest allegations

Tuly Timothy Guidry
Photo courtesy JDSO

The Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff Office Warrants division apprehended a fugitive from Avoyelles Parish Monday morning.

JPD introduces neighborhood watch program

JPD Chief Todd D’Albor and Community Service Coordinator Chris Lehman met with residents of the Greenwood subdivision to introduce the neighborhood watch program and discuss the importance of working together.
Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer The Greenwood subdivision in Jennings has started a neighborhood watch program, and police hope it will start a trent throughout the city.

Jennings hero is coming home

Sgt. Ricky J. Benoit

By AUBREY BROUSSARD Daily News Staff Writer Tomorrow afternoon the City of Jennings will be welcoming home a hero.

One Proud Poppy

Grandparents Day

   While today, Sunday, Sept. 7 marks Grandparents’ Day, the Conner family appreciates their grandpa, Maurice Conner of Roanoke, every single day of the year. Poppy is pictured here escorting grandkids Paislee, 4, and Tyler Conner, 10, of Jennings to Tyler’s recreational football game. He says he will always be their number one fan. Submitted […]

Locals appointed to Louisiana Rice Promotion Board

Kevin Berken had a successful week on his fields this week despite some stormy weather.
Submitted photo

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor There’s no shortage of local representation on the Louisiana Rice Promotion Board this year, as several Jeff Davis Parish and Southwest Louisiana residents recently accepted appointments from Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal. 

Three arrested in hotel disturbance

Stephen Howard
Photo courtesy JDSO

Thursday afternoon, Jeff Davis Parish deputies and detectives responded to the Budget Inn Hotel located on Hwy. 26 in Jennings in reference to a disturbance in progress involving weapons.  When deputies arrived, two male subjects were engaged in a fight, one had a weapon, a hammer, in hand.  Both subjects were taken into custody.  The […]

Elton man arrested for contributing to a minor

Joseph Lee Poncho
Photo courtesy JDSO

ELTON – According to Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff Commander of Criminal Investigations Chris Ivey, deputies responded to a complaint about a suspicious vehicle on Elton Drive, at 1 a.m. Wednesday morning. Deputies smelled the odor of burning marijuana coming from inside the white Toyota Corolla. Upon further investigation, they discovered a 14-year-old juvenile in the […]

Early soybean harvest looks promising

submitted photo

LAKE ARTHUR –With good moisture and light pest pressure, this year’s Louisiana soybean crop has the potential for another record-breaking year, according to LSU AgCenter soybean specialist Ron Levy.

Faith Tabernacle Food Pantry


   The Faith Tabernacle Church continues the tradition of serving families in the community. Daily News photo by Aubrey Broussard

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