Category archives for: Editorials

What’s on your mind?

Jennings Daily News would like to know what’s on your mind. Though this newspaper’s reporters cover the basics in our communities – council meetings, crime reports, festivals and events, and the like – we know there are more events taking place in our communities that you, the reader, would like to see covered. It is […]

Wasting money in Sportsman’s Paradise

Are hunting supplies and outdoor toys more important than putting a dent, however small, in the state’s debt? The majority of the Ways and Means Committee seems to think so. That panel voted 11-4 Monday to keep the purchase of off-road vehicles, airboats, pirogues, animal feed and more tax-free during an annual September sales tax […]

Share summer events with the community

With summer break on its way, area children will be looking for ways to pass their free time. Jennings Daily News (JDN)  knows that each summer, local libraries, volunteer groups, clubs, schools and other organizations host many free or low-cost activities local youth can enjoy. We encourage those hosting activities open to the community to […]

Scratching the football itch

Spring Football has come and gone for most high schools and colleges, and although it gives most football fans a small scratch for that gridiron itch, it can also make coaches cringe every time a collision occurs. For most in high school it’s a chance to see young guys have the chance to step into […]

Useful tool or nuisance?

The fidget spinner craze has spun out of control. What was initially marketed as a tool for individuals who struggle with fidgeting or concentration issues is now the toy every kid just has to have. As of 2011, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimated there are 6.4 million children between the ages of […]

Thanks, Mom

What’s so special about Mother’s Day? It honors some of the strongest, most selfless women we are privileged to know. Almost every mother is overworked and underpaid. In addition, very few mothers receive the recognition they deserve. To every mom who has ever had to put a Band-aid on a knee, pack a school lunch, […]

Join us in remembering heroes

Memorial Day is celebrated each May to commemorate the people who died in service of the United States of America. Even though barbecues and visions of the upcoming summer weather may command much of the attention come Memorial Day weekend, the holiday really serves as a remembrance for those military members who paid the ultimate […]

Fraternity, sorority hazing out of control

For people who have followed the story Timothy Piazza’s death after a night of partying before being left to die by his frat “brothers,” it is obvious that the old days of initiation into certain fraternities and sororities are a thing of the past. The days of Bluto from having a Toga Party to welcome […]

We are proud of you, graduates

Area high school graduation ceremonies begin tonight. It seems like only yesterday, the biggest challenges facing our graduating seniors were completing their ABC’s, counting to 10 and writing their names. Fast forward 14 years, and these children are now young adults who are scheduling college courses; packing up to move into their own homes; applying […]

We understand the disappointment

May is a month filled with programs at area schools, including end-of-year awards, athletic and honor banquets and senior award days, just to name a few. It’s an exciting time of year when students of all ages are recognized for the achievements they have made during the academic year. While Jennings Daily News (JDN) enjoys […]

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