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LSU AgCenter holds parishwide cookery contest

The LSU AgCenter held the 2017 Cookery Contest this weekend, and 4-H youth cooks from all over the parish showed off their cooking skills in various categories. Cooks arrived at the LSU AgCenter early Saturday morning, Nov. 18, to register dishes in the seafood, beef, rice, BENTO or sugar categories. Participants were allowed to enter […]

Law enforcement agencies hold training course

Members of Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff’s Office (JDSO) and Jennings Police Department (JPD) joined forces this past weekend for an active shooter training exercise at Jennings High School. The drill, designed to help law enforcement address real emergency situations, involved both a classroom lesson and practical drill in which participants ran through simulated exercises practicing […]

It’s Finally Happening: Dogs, Bears meet in 3A regional after season opener cancelled to Harvey

osed to happen to open the season, but instead Jennings and Church Point fans had to wait 11 weeks to get to see it happen. When the two teams’ regular season opener was cancelled due to Hurricane Harvey, little did many know that the game would build this much hype more than 3 months later. […]

Fenton pavilion under construction

FENTON – The Shannon Brown Memorial Pavilion will soon be a reality for the community here. Fenton Police Sgt. Vernon O’Quinn introduced the idea for the pavilion several months ago, and with the support of village officials and the community, has made it his mission to honor the fallen police officer, while also benefitting the […]

In Cold Blood: Local author featured in murder documentary

The work of local author and parish library director Dr. Linda LeBert-Corbello will be featured in a two-part documentary mini-series this weekend on the Nov. 1959 murder of the Clutter family in Holcomb, Kansas. Corbello explained the original story of the murders, “In Cold Blood,” written by Truman Capote in 1966, was and continues to […]

Hounds travel to speedy Independence

WELSH – After handling No. 32 Springfield 55-7 in the Bi-District Round of the Class 2A Playoffs, the Welsh Greyhounds will now hit the road for a bit of a tougher test in the No. 16 Independence Tigers (IHS) this Friday night. The Tigers blasted No. 16 Lakeside in the first round, and despite their […]

Welsh Taste N’ Sell A Holiday Success

HHS honors our Veterans

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