Archive for: February, 2013

Boudreauxs welcome son

Marcus and Megan Boudreaux of Jennings announce the birth of their son, Maddox James, born Oct. 30, 2012, at Crowley American Legion Hospital. Mrs. Boudreaux is the former Megan Fruge’ of Jennings. Maddox weighed seven pounds, four ounces at birth. Maternal grandparents are Robbie and Becky Fruge’ of Jennings. Paternal grandparents are Matthew and Evelyn […]

School expenses eligible for tax break

Tuition, uniforms, supplies and other education expenses paid during the 2012 tax year may be eligible for deductions on the Louisiana individual income tax return. According to the Louisiana Department of Revenue (LDR), the Louisiana School Tuition and Expense Tax Deductions apply to public, private and parochial education costs, as well as home-schooling. The following […]

Is anyone listening?

The Way I See It by DON WEST The President has given his State of The Union address, but I think there are some things that he failed to mention. He certainly did the best that he could to cover his failings during his first four-year term, and he has not revealed any solutions to […]

LeJeune celebrates birthday

Ella Grace LeJeune of Mermentau celebrated her birthday on Jan. 6, 2013, from 3-5 p.m. at Mr. Gatti’s in Jennings. The theme of her party was “Minnie Mouse.” Her birthday is Dec. 30. She is the daughter of Jason and Falisha Richard LeJeune of Mermentau. Maternal grandparents are Debbie and Robert “T-Boy” Richard of Jennings. […]

Perrio, Higginbotham to wed

Shannon Perrio and Chip Higginbotham, both of Jennings, announce their plans to wed at 6 p.m. April 6, 2013, at the Knights of Columbus Hall on La. 102 in Jennings. The bride-elect is the daughter of Gwen Simon of Mermentau and James Perrio Sr. of Nederland, Texas and is the granddaughter of the late Mary […]

Mr. Travis Jonathon Fontenot

LAKE ARTHUR – Funeral services for Mr. Travis Jonathon Fontenot, 33, will be held at 1 p.m. on Friday, March 1, 2013, at Miguez Funeral Home with Deacon Mike Tramel officiating. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings. Visitation will begin today, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2013, at […]

Joseph Curley Dudoit

LAKE ARTHUR – It is with great sadness that the family of Joseph “Joe” Curley Dudoit announces his passing from this life on Feb. 27, 2013, while in the comfort of his home in Welsh at the age of 89. A Mass of Christian burial will be held in honor of his life at Our […]

Shirley Anne Crader

The family and friends of Shirley Anne Crader are mourning the loss of their loved one who was called to her Heavenly Father on Feb. 27, 2013, at the age of 76. Funeral services will be held to honor her life on Friday, March 1, 2013, at 11 a.m. at Matthews and Son Funeral Home […]

Karen Louise Portie

Karen Louise Portie went to be with her Lord and Savior on Jan. 31, 2013. She was born on Nov. 28, 1947, in Jennings. A 1966 graduate of Jennings High School, she moved to Houston, Texas, where she spent several years in the oil and gas industry. She loved nature and animals. Karen was preceded […]

River Fest returns March 16

By ALLISON CRYER Daily News Staff Writer LAKE ARTHUR – What started out as a friendship between two towns is now the annual River Fest, which returns Saturday, March 16, at the Lake Arthur City Park. According to co-coordinator Phil Thibodeaux, one of the highlights of this year’s event would be a car, truck and […]

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