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Congressman Higgins visits JDP

As part of a District Three community tour, Louisiana Congressman Clay Higgins made several stops in Jeff Davis Parish on Monday. The tour started with a visit to the Southwest Louisiana Veterans Home (SWLVH), followed by a meeting with Jennings Mayor Henry Guinn and a meet and greet at Darrell’s of Jennings for lunch. His […]

JPD incentive recognizes officers

One local business has recently joined forces with the Jennings Police Department (JPD) to recognize city police officers for all they do for the betterment of the public. “The owner of a local business recently came to me and wanted to show appreciation to our officers for all the unseen efforts they make for the […]


LC author, therapy dog visit city

Jeanie, the three-legged therapy dog from Lake Charles has quite a following, and will soon visit Jennings with her owner, Lydia Crochet. Jeanie and Crochet are part of a team that helps to provide therapy and comfort to children, veterans and the disabled. “Jeanie helps to teach children about being different and finding your own […]

Senior Sunrise

Lake Arthur is full of many traditions and Lake Arthur High School (LAHS) seniors have a unique tradition of their own. “Senior sunrise is a time for our class to come together and celebrate our last beginning,” said Allie Monceaux. “ It’s a time to have a little fun before we take on all the […]

Park attendants look out for ducks

Attendants of the Louisiana Oil and Gas Park want to encourage the public to use the best feeding practices on the duck population in the park. Park handler Troy Prince said although park workers are glad to have so many people who come and provide snacks for the ducks, often they are unaware that the […]

Afternoon snack

JDN announces Vacation Giveaway winner

Family Business

Fenton receives Beautification Award

FENTON – For the second year in a row, the village here was one of seven recipients to be chosen to receive the Lt. Governor’s Beautification Award. The award is sponsored by the Louisiana Garden Club Federation (LGCF) and was presented at the recent 80th Annual Louisiana Municipal Association (LMA) Convention in Shreveport. Fenton was […]

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