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Pantene Square joins Relay for Life

For the first time, a Pantene Square event will be part of the parish Relay for Life, providing hair cuts to women who want to donate locks to create wigs for women battling cancer. Cosmetologist Amber Trahan will be on hand in Pantene Square at the Relay, which will be held this year on April […]

Brothers arrested for rape of juvenile

Two brothers wanted for the rape of an 11-year-old child have been taken into custody. According to Jennings Police Deputy Chief Danny Semmes, the incident was reported when a local mother entered the Jennings Police Department (JPD) with her 11-year-old daughter on March 15, asking to speak to detectives. “The juvenile detective interviewed the child […]

NYC Marathon Bound

A Jennings woman has been chosen to represent the Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America (CCFA) in November’s New York City Marathon and is asking for the public’s help in raising $3,500 to benefit the agency. Bridget Temple, a graduate of Hathaway High and a teacher at Bethel Christian, was a young teenager when she […]

Donations sought for ASSIST Mother’s Day raffle

The ASSIST Agency is asking the public to donate gift cards for a Mother’s Day raffle. The first three prizes for the raffle will be baskets filled with gift certificates and cards to area businesses. ASSIST is currently seeking gift certificate donations for services or goods. Fundraiser chairperson Edna Semar said this is the agency’s […]

Intruder ‘dethroned’ when discovered in home

FENTON – A man here came home to discover an intruder using his bathroom. Fenton Police Sgt. Vernon O’Quinn said the complainant, a farmer, returned home on his tractor some time during daytime hours on Tuesday and saw a vehicle parked at his home. “After parking his tractor behind the vehicle, he entered his locked […]

JDPSB announces Support Person of the Year

The Jeff Davis Parish School Board has announced the Support Person of the Year (SPOY) for the elementary, middle and high school levels. The elementary school SPOY was announced as Sonya McNabb of Welsh Elementary School (WES); the middle school level SPOY was announced as Christy Hine of Hathaway High School (HHS); and the high […]

Elton man facing additional charges

An Elton man currently jailed for stealing kitchen cabinets from his neighbor’s home is facing additional charges after a 14-year-old juvenile reported receiving inappropriate messages and indecent photos from the him. Detectives with Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) were notified Monday evening that the juvenile reported he received the message, which included photos from James […]

Elton adopts agreement: Officials discuss shutting off water to subdivision

ELTON – Officials here adopted an intergovernmental agreement with Allen Parish regarding water treatment services to residents in Lavan Subdivision, located just across the Jeff Davis Parish line. In March of 2016, the town learned it would receive the benefit of a public sewer system that would be construced thanks to a Louisiana Community Development […]

Carencro company providing city CBO services

The city has officially entered into a cooperative endeavor agreement that will see a Carencro company providing building code inspections to the area for one year. That company, Building Code Inspection Services, LLC, is owned by certified building official (CBO) Rodney Richard. Under state law, residential and commercial locations under construction must be inspected by […]

American Heart of Beauty Association to host inaugural dog pageant

For all of the dog lovers out there, March 19 will be the day to show off your beloved furry family members, all for a good cause. The American Heart of Beauty Association is coming to the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park in Jennings to host the inaugural Canine Cutie Dog Pageant. All of the […]

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