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Residents urged to gather insurance info, contact agents

With flooding already ongoing in parts of Jeff Davis Parish and more expected in the coming days in Lake Arthur, Daly Williams Insurance Agent Charlie Williams sat down with Jennings Daily News to discuss the steps residents need to take in order to file claims, get information on their policies and what property qualifies for […]

FPD’s Brown passes away

FENTON – Officer Shannon Brown, who suffered injuries on-duty during a traffic stop here Aug. 7, passed away at a Lake Charles hospital Saturday morning. Fenton Police Department (FPD) Sgt. Vernon O’Quinn told Jennings Daily News Saturday evening, “We are suffering the loss of our friend and officer. It is a huge loss for the […]

JDSO reports arrests in two cases

Two men were arrested this week when deputies with the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) responded to a call regarding a restraining order violation. According to JDSO Chief Deputy Chris Ivey, deputies responded to the call Wednesday at a residence on Jeff Davis Academy Road.

CADA schedules Taste N’ Tell, fashion fundraisers

Communities Against Domestic Abuse’s (CADA) annual Taste N’ Tell fundraiser is fast approaching, and what better way to enter the season than by kicking it off with a day of fashion. Tara Robinson is dressing up for women in need and hosting a LuLaRoe fashion fundraiser for CADA. The fundraiser will feature clothing and jewelry […]

Cassidy elected to LDAA Board

The Louisiana District Attorneys Association has announced that Jeff Davis Parish District Attorney Michael C. Cassidy has been elected as a member of the LDAA Board of Directors. Cassidy is a Past President of the LDAA. He has also served as a board member several times over the past 25 years. The new officers begin their […]

Fifth quarter: Football season tradition continues at LAHS

LAKE ARTHUR – High school students here will again have the opportunity to gather in a safe, drug and alcohol-free environment for fellowship and food after every home football game this season. For the third year in a row, Jared Owen, a Lake Arthur High School (LAHS) football coach and sponsor of Fellowship of Christian […]

Tenative date set for Ardoin Cove Bridge repairs, reopening

The Ardoin Cove Bridge will soon be repaired and operational. The bridge was closed by the state at the end of June, due to pending repairs. At that time, it was undetermined how long the bridge would be out. District 13 Police Juror Bill LaBouve told Jennings Daily News the closure’s duration would depend on […]

Village weighs request for reimbursement

FENTON – The individual who attempted to transport injured Fenton Police Officer Shannon Brown following the injuries he sustained on-duty Sunday has asked officials here to assist with repairs to his personal vehicle. At the board of aldermen meeting held Tuesday, village attorney Mike Holmes announced Gilbert Duhe, a friend of Brown, had asked for […]

Event to bond law enforcement, citizens planned

In his continuing effort to unify the City of Jennings, Jared Perkins has set out on his next venture, an event to help strengthen the ties between citizens and law enforcement. Perkins announced the event will be held Friday at the Union Baptist Church Family Life Center on South Main Street beginning at 4 p.m. […]

Lake Arthur man arrested for threatening rape witness

A suspect was arrested for threatening a witness of a 2013 rape of a juvenile victim. Phillip Gregory Herbert, 55, of 610 G.C. Chaney Street in Lake Arthur was arrested on a warrant last Thursday. According to Lake Arthur Police Department (LAPD) Assistant Chief Terrie Guillory, the warrant was issued for Herbert’s arrest, after a […]

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