Archive for: April, 2013

Animal rescue group needs help to save pound puppies

By REBECCA CHAISSON Daily News Editor Animal Relief Foundation (ARF) conducted a “jailbreak” at the Jennings pound over the weekend, pulling 10 dogs for rescue from the crowded facility. With that said, the non-profit organization is now asking for the public’s support in funding the venture so that the rescued animals can be placed in […]

April Showers

A strong thunderstorm on Monday afternoon brought heavy rains, flooding several streets in Jennings and bringing pea- to nickel-size hail to some areas of the parish, according to the National Weather Service. Daily News photo by Allison Cryer

Bird problems frustrate La. rice farmers

Daily News Staff Report Rural residents who have been awakened by loud booms at night are not nearly as frustrated as Southwest Louisiana rice farmers, who are dealing with a larger-than-usual number of birds eating rice seed. The problem is causing many farmers to replant. In addition to the expense of replanting, farmers are also […]

Should lawmakers be exempt for laws?

By ALLISON CRYER Daily News Staff Writer U.S. Congressman Charles Boustany, Jr., M.D. (R-South Louisiana) cosponsored legislation last week that would eliminate special treatment for politicians and other bureaucrats under Obamacare. The proposition would eliminate special protections or exemptions the president and federal health officials included for themselves in the Patient Protection and Affordable Care […]

Diamond Dogs fall by one to end successful season

By DAMIAN JUNEAU Daily News Sports Writer The Berwick Panthers used timely hitting and quality pitching to take a 3-2 win over the Jennings Bulldogs in the Class 3A Bi-District round of the playoffs Friday. The loss ends the season for the Bulldogs, who finished the year with a record of 16-13. The Bulldogs’ offense […]

Reader Shares Views

Dear Editor, The Muslims of the world have followed, to the letter, the instructions of Al-Sa-Wahari who was Bin Laden’s 2nd in command, now is running the show for Al-Queda. “Use the Westerners’ laws to infiltrate them , take advantage of everything they offer, overpopulate their communities to gain voting majorities in their government, and […]

School Lunch Menu

Monday, April 29 Chicken stew, rice, Brussels sprouts, corn, roll, fruit and milk.   Tuesday, April 30 Spicy chicken patty, sweet potato gems, cucumbers, dip, roll, mayo, fruit and milk.   Wednesday, May 1 Turkey taco tub, salsa, cheese, romaine lettuce, sour cream, Spanish rice, refried beans, fruit and milk.   Thursday, May 2 Pizza, […]

Those in debt more likely to fall for scams

The Federal Trade Commission today released a statistical survey of fraud in the United States during 2011, which showed that an estimated 25.6 million adults – 10.8 percent of the adult population – were fraud victims. “The FTC fights fraud every day by taking scammers to court and telling consumers how to avoid being scammed. […]

Police Report

Editor’s Note: An arrest does not indicate whether a person is guilty of the crime with which they have been charged. A person is not considered guilty until they are convicted of a crime in a court of law. All information on arrested subjects is printed as provided by each agency.   Sheriff’s Office Nine […]

Pamela Ann Ardoin

It is with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Pamela Ann Ardoin announces her passing from this life on April 26, 2013, at Lafayette General Medical Center. She was 59. A memorial service honoring her life will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Monday, April 29, 2013, […]

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