Archive for: February, 2014

Arizona bill went too far

Republican Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer slapped down the right wing of her own party, vetoing a bill pushed by social conservatives that would have allowed people with sincerely held religious beliefs to refuse to serve gays. The conservative governor said she could not sign a bill that was not only unneeded but would damage the […]

Beulah Abshire Thibodeaux

The family and friends of Beulah Abshire Thibodeaux are mourning the loss of their loved one who was called from this life on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014, at the age of 82. Funeral services honoring her life will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 1 […]

Broderick W. Redeaux Sr.

Funeral service for Broderick (Dude) Wayne Redeaux Sr., 55, will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 1, 2014, in David J. and Rosa W. Fondel Sr. Church Chapel at Semien-Lewis Mortuary of Jennings. Reverend Clinton Perry will officiate. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery under the direction of Semien-Lewis Mortuary. Visitation will be in […]

Jessie Albertine Charles

Funeral services for Mrs. Jessie A. “Tine” Charles, 82, will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 1, 2014, in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church. Father Celcius Offor will officiate. Burial will be in Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church Cemetery under the direction of Semien-Lewis Mortuary of Jennings. Visitation will […]

Voncile Wilson Clay

Funeral services will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Jennings on Saturday, March 1, 2014, at 11 a.m. honoring the life of Mrs. Voncile Wilson Clay, 87, who died on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014. She will be laid to rest in Calvary Cemetery with Reverend Thomas Patterson officiating. The Clay family requests […]

Lady Tigers advance to Sweet 16

By PAT DESHOTEL Daily News Sports Writer LAKE ARTHUR – The Lake Arthur Lady Tigers are going to the Sweet Sixteen.

Easy Cleaning

Elton patrons turned out for an economical class on homemade laundry detergent, stain remover and fabric softeners for pennies on the dollar during the Elton branch of the Jeff Davis Parish Library’s recent FYI class. The Elton branch hosts an FYI session each month. The next class will be held on Tuesday, March 11, and […]

Busy Bee

The top student spellers in Jeff Davis Parish gathered at Elton High School today for the annual Parish Spelling Bee. For more images and a complete list of winners from the event, see Sunday’s edition of the Jennings Daily News. Daily News photo by Holli Bruchhaus

All Set for Semis

The Lacassine Lady Cardinals claimed a 21-point win over Castor Thursday in their Class B Quarterfinal matchup to advance to their third consecutive Top 28 Tournament, where they will face Stanley (41-0) in the Semifinals next Tuesday at 6 p.m.  Meanwhile, the Lake Arthur Lady Tigers topped seventh-ranked St. Thomas Aquinas, 70-45, to advance to […]

Diamond Dogs to play in Sulphur Tourney

By BRIAN PARKER Daily News Sports Writer The Jennings High School baseball team is looking forward to kicking off the season at the Sulphur Tournament today, Thursday, with a 4 p.m. contest against Barbe, followed by a 7 p.m. Friday game against Comeaux and Saturday contests against Sam Houston at 1 p.m. and Sulphur at […]

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