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NEWS

01/28/2020 - 12:00am
CALABASAS, Calif. (AP) — The helicopter carrying Kobe Bryant and eight others that crashed into a rugged hillside outside Los Angeles was flying in foggy conditions considered dangerous enough that local police agencies grounded their choppers. The...

SPORTS

Hornets soar past ESA 61-43

Daily News photo by Skylar Henry

01/28/2020 - 12:00am
HATHAWAY - The Hathaway High School (HHS) boys’ basketball squad crushed a tough Episcopal School of Acadiana (ESA) squad Friday night at Charles F. Groth Gymnasium. The Hornets spearheaded the Falcons 61-43. The Falcons flew straight to the basket...

EDITORIAL

01/26/2020 - 12:00am
Dear Editor, A recent column by Sheila Smith extolled the need for hometown newspapers. Let’s reminisce! Initially, the print media was the sole provider of news and information. As time moved on that changed to radio, tv, internet and a host of...

COMMUNITY

Cryer Honored with Bridal Shower

Submitted photo

01/26/2020 - 12:00am
A bridal shower honoring Jessica Cryer, bride-elect of Carl Green, was held Jan. 18, 2020, in Jennings. The couple is to be married Feb. 29, 2020, at Jennings United Methodist Church. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gary (Darlene) Cryer of...

OBITUARIES

John Mark Bangle
01/28/2020 - 12:00am
March 9, 1959 – Jan. 8, 2020 John Bangle, beloved son, brother, uncle and friend, passed away at the age of 60 at his home in Houston, Texas. A Celebration of Life memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, in Cypress-Fairbanks...