Archive for: November, 2013

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November DA convictions reported

Daily News Staff Report Jeff Davis Parish District Attorney Michael Cassidy announced the following convictions recently obtained during the criminal petit jury session on Nov. 18, 2013 in the 31st Judicial District Court. Matthew Broussard of Lake Charles pled guilty to attempted possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The court sentenced the defendant […]

Community Calendar

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Rallying the Fans

The Jennings Bulldogs have had no problem rallying fans at their own football field throughout the playoffs, but tonight’s quarterfinal contest will be played in unfamiliar territory. The Dogs travel to Patterson for a 7 p.m. kickoff and Jennings Head Coach Rusty Phelps is hoping more than a few fans will follow them there for […]

Shop wisely online

Whether your gift list is ready or you’re wondering how long you can wait to start your holiday shopping, the Federal Trade Commission has online tips to help you get the best deals. The bottom line: Some extra research can really pay off: •Set a Budget. Create a gift list and check it twice to […]

Ervin Edwards

Arrangements are pending for Ervin Edwards, 38, with Fondel Memorial Chapel.

Richard Davis Denson

Richard Davis (Dick) Denson died Friday, Nov. 15, 2013, at his home in Houston.  Dick  was a victim of Parkinson’s disease and had  been on the hospice list for several  months.  Born with a defective right eye, his eyesight had deteriorated over the years, and he was legally blind the last few years of his […]

Joseph R. Touchet

LAKE CHARLES – Joseph R. “J. Roy” Touchet, 81, passed away on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013. A Mass of Christian burial will be held in St. Raphael Catholic Church today, Friday, Nov. 29, 2013, at 2 p.m. with Rev. Aubrey Guilbeau officiating. Burial will follow in Lacassine Cemetery under the direction of Johnson & Brown […]

Anna Richard LaSage

Funeral services will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at 10 a.m. honoring the life of Anna Richard LaSage, 80, who died on Nov. 26, 2013. She will be laid to rest in Greenwood Cemetery with Reverend Paul Estes officiating her services. The family requests that […]

Shopping marathon begins

Holiday shopping this year is a marathon, not a sprint. More than a dozen major retailers from Target to Toys R Us opened on Thanksgiving Day and planned to stay open through Black Friday, the traditional start to the holiday shopping season. As a result, crowds formed early and often throughout the two days.

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