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EARLY SEASON WAR: No. 7 Dogs head to Iowa for showdown with No. 1 Jackets

IOWA – Last season the undefeated Jennings Bulldogs made the short trek down Interstate-10 to battle the Iowa Yellow Jackets for the district 4-3A crown in Week 10. In 2017, the affair won’t have to wait so long to take place. The two top-10 rivals are both set to open district play Friday night when […]

LAHS Celebrates Homecoming Week

Church hosting outdoor movie night

ity mission to help strengthen family bonds, Bethel Christian Church is hosting a free movie night event for the public. Lead Pastor Blaine St. Germaine said this is just one of the many ways the church is doing what they can to encourage and help families find more opportunities to spend together. “This isn’t just […]

Higgins wants rum tax repealed

iggins has begun efforts to repeal an existing tax law on all imported, as well as domestically produced rum products, to level the playing field between local and imported rum industries. Higgins measure, H.R. 3476, would allow U.S. rum producers to better compete with Producers in the territories of Puerto Rico and the United States […]

Barbara Ann Lewis

A Memorial Celebration of Life for Barbara Ann Lyons Lewis, 80, of Jennings will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, in Semien-Lewis Mortuary Church Chapel, with Pastor Johnny R. Davis officiating. Visitation will be held from 9-11 a.m. Saturday in the chapel under the direction of Semien-Lewis Mortuary. Mrs. Lewis entered into […]

Eddie ‘Butch’ Michael Batiste, Jr.

Funeral services for Eddie “Butch” Batiste, Jr., 71, of Jennings will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home on Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017, at 11 a.m.. with Reverend Gerald Perkins officiating.  Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Saturday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. until the time of his service.  Eddie will […]

Alice Jane Broussard McFarland

Alice Jane Broussard McFarland, 81, of Lake Charles entered the Gates of Heaven on Sept. 18, 2017.  Funeral services will be held Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, at 10 a.m. at Immaculate Conception Cathedral.  Visitation will be held Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017, from 5-8 p.m. at Hixson Funeral Home of Lake Charles. Visitation will resume Friday, […]

Respect and disrespect

The Way I See It by Don West I don’t recall seeing or hearing about “protests” but there has probably never been a young person who hasn’t rebelled or protested because of something they deemed to be unfair. If forced to dig a ditch, complete a homework assignment, attend a social or civic function, get a […]

Don’t jump

People are leaping, not jumping, off the Coach Orgeron bus at record pace after LSU’s 37-7 blowout loss to Mississippi State last Saturday night, but it should be expected of Tiger fans, right? By now everyone should be used to the praising of the next coming while winning, only to deem him a failure with […]

Jennings Lions Club Triathlon winners announced

The Jennings Lions Club held its eighth annual triathlon and was met with a banner turnout. The triathlon began at 8 a.m. at The Health and Fitness Center of Jeff Davis Parish on Sunday, Sept. 17, and welcomed approximately 50 participants from all over southwest Louisiana, including three from Ainsley’s Angels of America, a non-profit […]

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