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Three charged in Welsh murder

WELSH – Three suspects are being held on second-degree murder charges in the Jan. 22 shooting death of Nehemiah Gray. At a press conference Thursday morning, Welsh police chief Marcus Crochet said physical evidence and a slew of tips from area communities helped investigators locate and charge Trevonte Talbert, 22, of Brusly, Nicholas Anderson, 25, […]

Youth group sews for Alzheimer’s patients

  Six members of the Our Lady Help of Christians (OLHC) Catholic Church youth group spend their Sunday afternoon sewing stimulation activity mats and vests for senior citizens with Alzheimer’s. OLHC Youth Minister Melody Trahan said she came across the idea while searching online for sewing projects for the group. “Last year, our youth group, […]

Ivan Lindy Johnson Evanoff

  1931-2018 Ivan Lindy Johnson Evanoff, passed away peacefully with family at his side on Jan. 24, 2018, in Bakersfield, Calif., after taking a bad fall at home. Ivan, fourth of the seven children of Pansy Clay and TE Johnson Evanoff, was born in Jennings on April 2, 1931. Lindy was a talented high hurdler […]

Barbara Miller Reich

A Mass of Christian Burial for Barbara Miller Reich will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018, at Mary, Mother of Jesus Catholic Church, with Rev. Paul LaPalme officiating. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 31, 2018, at the funeral home. Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be […]

Ronald John Shuff

Ronald John Shuff, 60, of Iota was born in Jennings, on July 16, 1957, to Renes Shuff and Lorine Cole Shuff.  He was called to his Heavenly Father on January 27, 2018.  Ronald will be greatly missed by all those who loved him and had the pleasure of knowing him. The family of Ronald has […]

Ray Marcantel

LAKE ARTHUR – A Mass of Christian burial will be held at Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church for Ray Marcantel of Lake Arthur on Friday, Jan. 25, 2018, at 2 p.m., with Monsignor Ronald Groth officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home in Lake Arthur on Thursday, Jan. 24, […]

Nehemiah Dovente Gray

Funeral services for Nehemiah Dovente Gray will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, 2018, in New Hope Baptist Church in Welsh. Visitation will be held in the church from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 27. Burial will be in Oaklawn Cemetery in Welsh. Nehemiah was born Aug. 3, 1992, in […]

Jarriel Lerone Palfrey Sr.

August 20, 1980 – January 17, 2018 “Lord, I will lift mine eyes to the hills; knowing my help is coming from you. Your Peace you give me, in time of the Storm. You are the Source of my Strength. Lord you are the Strength of my life. We lift our hands in total Praise […]

Mary Esther Broussard

A Mass of Christian burial for Mary Esther Broussard, 81, of Lake Arthur will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018 at 2 p.m., with Father Charles McMillin officiating. Visitation will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home on Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2018, from 11:30 a.m. […]

Desdemona ‘Des’ Landry

February 13, 1937 – January 22, 2018 ELTON – Mrs. Desdemona “Des” Landry, 80, passed away Monday, Jan. 22, 2018, surrounded by her loving family. A Mass of Christian burial will be held Friday, Jan. 26, 2018, at 10 a.m. in St. Paul Catholic Church, with Monsignor Groth officiating. Visitation will be held at the […]

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