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