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Mildred ‘Millie’ Pelly

Funeral services for Mildred “Millie” Pelly, 82, will be held on Monday, Aug. 14, 2017, at 2 p.m. in Duhon Funeral Home Chapel in Crowley, with Chaplain Mark Broussard officiating. Mrs. Pelly passed away on Thursday, Aug. 10, 2017, at 2:28 p.m. at American Legion Hospital in Jennings. Burial will be in Indian Bayou Methodist […]

John Allen, III

Funeral services for Mr. John Allen III, 57, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, in Mt. Triumph Baptist Church, with Rev. C. James Fontenot officiating. Visitation will be held from 9 a.m. until time of services Saturday in the church. Burial will be in Parkview Cemetery under the direction of Semien-Lewis […]

James ‘Bennett’ Augustine

May 25, 1940 – Aug. 8, 2017   KINDER – James Bennett Augustine, after a battle with cancer, went to meet his Savior on Aug. 8, 2017. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017, at St. Charles Borromeo Catholic Church in Fenton, with Father Rojo Koonathan, […]

Beverly Ann Crochet

It’s with great sadness and heavy hearts that the family of Beverly Ann Crochet announces her passing from this life on Aug. 9, 2017, at the age of 55. Funeral services will be held at Matthews and Son Funeral Home Chapel in Jennings on Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017. A gathering of family and friends will […]

Marie Boudreaux Amy

Funeral services for Mrs. Marie Boudreaux Amy, 97, of Jennings will be held Friday, Aug. 11, 2017, in Our Lady Help of Christians, immediately following an 11 a.m. rosary with Father Charles McMillin officiating.  Visitation will be observed Friday, Aug. 11, from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Miguez Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery under […]

Smart phones made us dumb

The Way I See It by Don West While enjoying the fruits of my labor after my first year in business, I decided in 1990 that I would not be interested in using computers, nor would I ever need a computer or want a computer. Well, I think I was wrong. I will add that […]

Substation obvious sign of parish growth

Jeff Davis Sheriff Ivy Woods’ plan to test the success of a substation in the Lacassine area is an incredible sign of parish growth. For several years, we have watched the western portion of Jeff Davis Parish (JDP) expand, but now the Lacassine area appears to be bursting at the seams. The high school is […]

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Elton officials prepare for school year

ELTON – As students all over the parish prepare to head back to school for the 2016-17 school year, officials here remind the public to use caution in and around school zones. “We have many children who are walking to school, as well as parents who are dropping them off on and around school grounds,” […]

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