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NEWS

09/23/2018 - 12:00am
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Attorneys general from West Virginia and 10 other states are asking the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration to further tighten the manufacture of opioids. West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey’s office says the...

SPORTS

09/23/2018 - 12:00am
Jennings sophomore kicker Ian Mullen capped off a wild and wacky comeback win for the Jennings Bulldogs Friday night, as he hit a 25-yard field goal with no time left on then clock to claim a heart-thumping win over the rival Iowa Yellow Jackets 23-...

EDITORIAL

09/23/2018 - 12:00am
The Louisiana Department of Health released a new report this month on maternal mortality in Louisiana. Maternal mortality is a pregnancyrelated death occurring up to 42 days following the end of a pregnancy. The report includes recommendations made...

COMMUNITY

09/23/2018 - 12:00am
NATCHITOCHES – The Louisiana School for Math, Science and the Arts (LSMSA) held its annual Matriculation Ceremony Friday, Aug. 31, in Northwestern State University’s A.A. Fredericks Auditorium. The ceremony welcomed 173 new students to the school, a...

OBITUARIES

09/23/2018 - 12:00am
A Mass of Christian burial for Olive Mott Myers of Jennings will be held at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church in Jennings on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, at 1 p.m., with Father Charles McMillin officiating. A gathering of family and friends...