NEWS

07/13/2024 - 5:00am
ELTON — A contract for waste collection services from Bayou State Containers was put on hold when the council here decided they wanted more time to consider their options. Bayou State Containers Operations Manager Kyle Lavergne addressed the Elton...

SPORTS

JDP 4-H students excel at Nationals

Jordan Andrepont (back, from left) and coach Harold Seguine, along with Brody Wonch (front row, from left), James Hannah and Jax Ward placed second overall in the nation in team compound archery. Submitted photo

07/13/2024 - 5:00am
WELSH — Two Jeff Davis Parish 4-H students travelled to Nebraska recently to compete in the 4-H National Shooting Competition. Welsh High School 16-year-olds Jordan Andrepont, a sophomore, and Wyatt Kershaw, a junior, represented Louisiana well,...

EDITORIAL

Troubles on a bridge over water
06/30/2024 - 12:00am
B REATH OF With the collapse of the bridge in Baltimore in spring and the failure of the expansion joints on the Calcasieu River Bridge in Lake Charles mere weeks ago, I feel like my gephyrophobia, the fear of bridges, has been awoken. I’ve had a...

COMMUNITY

07/13/2024 - 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

Howard Owers
07/10/2024 - 5:00am
JENNINGS — Funeral services for Mr. Howard Ellis Owers, 82, were held on Monday, July 8, 2024 at Miguez Funeral Home in Jennings, beginning at 2 p.m. with Rev. Gene Vincent and Bro. Brian Wells officiating. The burial took place at Greenwood...

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