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Jennings, Louisiana is located in Jefferson Davis Parish. Zip codes in Jennings, LA include 70546. The median home price in Jennings is $93,000. More Jennings information.

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Coloring Contest Winner Announced

William Sonnier, 8, of Jennings, was the winner of the Jennings Daily News' annual Easter Coloring Contest.


Fri Apr 18, 2014

Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

Jennings took on league-mates Iota, Iowa, South Beau, St. Louis and Westlake Tuesday, April 14 in the outdoor district track meet at Iowa, qualifying multiple athletes for regional competition at Westlake on April 30. The top four athletes in each event advance to the regional round, with fifth place serving as alternate.


Wed Apr 16, 2014

Emerging playwright is hometown girl

Chelsea Marcantel-Polaski, a playwright living in Virginia, once called Jennings her home.


Tue Apr 15, 2014

Jeanne 4

South Louisiana native Jeanne Lyons, daughter of Michelle and Jimmy Lyons of Jennings, grew up coveting the glossy pages of her mother's magazines and covered her bedroom walls with styled spreads from her favorite publications.


Sat Apr 12, 2014

KSLA-TV Shreveport

Jennings to name center for slain officer

The City Council is moving ahead with plans to name the city's new police training facility in honor of an officer who died in the line of duty.


Fri Apr 11, 2014

ab-left behind

Fourteen baby wood ducks jumped from their nest inside a wood duck box at the home of Dr. Michael and Aimee Benoit in Jennings.


Thu Apr 10, 2014

Wreck Reported

A two-vehicle accident occurred this morning on the corner of Fifth and Sherman streets in Jennings.


Sat Apr 05, 2014

Vietnam Vets See Successful Fundraiser

Friday afternoon, Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 1058 of Jennings sold all 500 tickets for its upcoming barbecue fundraiser that will be held May 10. The funds from the sale benefit community projects the chapter is involved in.


Fri Apr 04, 2014

South Beau claims wins over JHS

The South Beauregard Knights remained perfect in District 4-3A action by taking a 7-3 win over the Jennings Bulldogs on Thursday night.


Sun Mar 30, 2014

KATC-TV Lafayette

La. cultural advocate seeks global connections

To judge from a glance at the headlines, 2014 isn't the best of times for the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana.


Fri Mar 28, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

$10 million upgrade planned for Jennings hospital

CEO Dana Williams said Thursday the State Bond Commission has approved $10 million in hospital revenue bonds for Jefferson Davis Hospital Service District 1. Williams tells the American Press the three-phase project will focus on improvements and upgrades to the operating and emergency rooms and entrance areas.


Wed Mar 26, 2014

KPLC-TV Lake Charles

Jennings men indicted in connection with fatal shooting

Keagan Drew Reon, 21, was indicted on charges of second-degree murder and obstruction of justice while Jules Patrick Batiste, 22, was indicted on charges of accessory after the fact to second-degree murder and obstruction of justice.


Tue Mar 25, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Compromise surrogacy bill advances in La. House

Lawmakers seeking to create a regulatory framework for surrogacy births in Louisiana have reached a compromise with Christian conservatives who initially opposed the effort.


Dogs, Ladies look for district wins tonight

The Jennings Diamond Dogs played in the Kinder Tournament over the weekend, with Jennings dropping the first game of the tournament, 2-0, to Teurlings Catholic and falling in their second contest, 2-1, to Kinder.


Mon Mar 24, 2014

KLFY-TV Lafayette

Child's accidental death investigated

Acadia Parish Sheriff's deputies are investigating the accidental death of a two-year-old.


Sun Mar 23, 2014

The Town Talk

Cultural advocate hopes to strengthen Louisiana's French connection

LAFAYETTE, La. -- To judge from a glance at the headlines, 2014 isn't the best of times for the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana.


Sat Mar 22, 2014

Friday Crash Reported

A two-vehicle crash was reported late Friday morning at the intersection of Dave Williams Road and La.



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