NEWS

05/08/2021 - 5:00am
WHITE CASTLE (AP) — A former mayor in Louisiana, who was accused of illegally reimbursing himself more than $2,200 during his time in office, pleaded no contest to a corruption charge and will serve three years of probation. Gerald Jermarr Williams...

SPORTS

JDSO Golf Tourney a Success

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05/08/2021 - 5:00am
Jeff Davis Sheriff’s Department’s Golf Tournament for Communities Against Domestic Abuse (CADA) had an overwhelming turnout of 40 playing teams consisting of 120 players, over 50 volunteers who provided food and beverage donations, services and...

EDITORIAL

05/08/2021 - 5:00am
ALS takes away the freedom to walk, run and dance. May is ALS Awareness Month and with it comes a round of support and advocacy for everyone who has received the diagnosis that is also known as Lou Gehrig’s Disease. Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (...

COMMUNITY

SOWELA Recognizes CNA Dual Enrollment Program Graduates
05/08/2021 - 5:00am
Despite all the challenges this school year has presented, the students of Jeff Davis have faced them head on and persevered, including the 2020-2021 CNA dual enrollment class of 2021. These students have just completed the CNA program at SOWELA...

OBITUARIES

James H. ‘Jimmy’ Reed
05/08/2021 - 5:00am
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 8, 2021, at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Iota for James H. “Jimmy” Reed, 90, who died Thursday, May 6, 2021, at 9:30 a.m., surrounded by his loving family. Fr. Jude Thiery, Pastor of...