NEWS

01/18/2022 - 12:00am
DALLAS (AP) — The tight-knit congregation at a Texas synagogue where four people were held hostage by an armed captor during a 10-hour standoff over the weekend traces its roots back to a gathering organized over 20 years ago by a handful of...

SPORTS

01/18/2022 - 12:00am
LARRY BIRD “Larry Legend” played his entire 13-year career with the Boston Celtics, and his rivalry with Los Angeles Lakers guard Earvin “Magic” Johnson catapulted the league to new heights. Bird’s sharp shooting, pinpoint passing and rugged...

EDITORIAL

01/15/2022 - 5:00am
This small-town newspaper has reported the happenings of Jeff Davis Parish for over 125 years. From births, birthdays, weddings, anniversaries and obituaries to world wars, hurricanes, crimes, depressions and 59 presidential inaugurations. And let’s...

COMMUNITY

01/18/2022 - 12:00am
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — A new effort to preserve historic Black churches in the United States has received a $20 million donation that will go to help congregations including one that was slammed during the tornado that killed more than 20 people in...

OBITUARIES

Vernice Paul Marceaux
01/18/2022 - 12:00am
LAKE ARTHUR — A Mass of Christian Burial for Vernice Paul Marceaux was held at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Lake Arthur on Monday, Jan. 17, 2022, at 2 p.m. A gathering of family and friends will be held at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic...