NEWS

02/21/2020 - 5:00am
The parish expects to have the new geographic information system (GIS) up and running in the next few weeks. Before the technology was implemented, Jeff Davis was one of four parishes in the state without some type of GIS mapping system. The new...

SPORTS

Cardinal Backer’s Bingo and Auction

Items including a Joe Burrow signned LSU helmet and a personalized Marucci baseball bat will be up for auction at the annual Lacassine Cardinal Backer’s Club Bingo and Auction.

02/21/2020 - 5:00am
LACASSINE – The time has come for the annual Lacassine Cardinal Backer’s Club Bingo and Auction that is set for Saturday, Feb. 29. The event has long been the club’s main fundraiser for all sports at Lacassine High School (LHS), and according to...

EDITORIAL

Science discovers benefits of Christianity
02/21/2020 - 5:00am
CNN issued a study a while back that found regularly attending church may increase a Christian’s lifespan, while at the same time help “them stay grounded and [provide] spiritual guidance.” I’m guessing this positive benefit results from the...

COMMUNITY

02/20/2020 - 5:00am
Calendar Guidelines Items for Community Calendar must be submitted during regular weekday business hours at least two weeks prior to the day of the event. Events run in the order of their posted dates and ONLY AS SPACE ALLOWS. Events more than two...

OBITUARIES

Ollie Marie Guillory Brown
02/21/2020 - 5:00am
Celebration of Life Services for Ollie Marie Guillory Brown, 83, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, in Union Baptist Church, located at 1014 S. Main St. in Jennings, with Rev. Gerald Perkins officiating. Visitiation will be held in the...