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Hurricane Recovery

Jeff Davis School Board spending $5M to repair, replace school roofs

The Jeff Davis Parish School Board will spend more than $5 million to repair and replace aging, leaky and damaged roofs at various school sites ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, January 25, 2023 11:33 am

crime

UPDATE: GoFundMe set up to pay for funeral of 5-year-old boy shot by cousin

A GoFundMe page has been created to raise money to cover funeral expenses for the family of a 5-year-old Jennings boy who was accidentally shot ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Monday, January 23, 2023 4:28 pm

local

Caring Hands in Jeff Davis sees rise in applicants for utilities assistance

Caring Hands, a non-profit service in Jeff Davis Parish, is seeing an increase in applicants seeking assistance with utilities as local families struggle to make ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Sunday, January 22, 2023 1:08 pm

local

PHOTO GALLERY: Jeff Davis Parish Special Olympics

More than 60 pre-kindergarten to second-grade students participated in the various games at the Jeff Davis Parish Special Olympics at Jennings High School on Friday. ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Saturday, January 21, 2023 6:59 am

crime

UPDATE: Babysitter arrested after 5-year-old fatally shot by 6-year-old cousin

Two arrests have been made in the shooting death of a 5-year-old boy by his 6-year-old cousin while left with a babysitter Thursday. Police say ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Friday, January 20, 2023 7:35 pm

crime

UPDATE: 5-year-old fatally shot by 6-year-old cousin while with babysitter

A 5-year-old Jennings boy was fatally shot Thursday by a 6-year-old boy with a stolen handgun found inside a home. Police Chief Danny Semmes said ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Friday, January 20, 2023 9:21 am

business

Jeff Davis School Board approves ITEP extension for Louisiana Spirits

The Jeff Davis Parish School Board unanimously agreed Thursday to grant a one-year industrial tax exemption extension for Louisiana Spirits, which produces Bayou Rum at ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Thursday, January 19, 2023 7:57 pm

business

Jeff Davis School Board gives preliminary approval for ITEP exemption

The Jeff Davis Parish School Board Finance Committee gave preliminary approval Tuesday to a one year property tax exemption for Louisiana Spirits, who manufactures Bayou ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Wednesday, January 18, 2023 11:59 am

local

Higgins: Biden, Trump classified document investigations different

U.S. Rep. Clay Higgins, R-Port Barre, weighed in Tuesday on classified documents discovered in President Biden’s residence, as well as hundreds of suspicious activity reports ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Tuesday, January 17, 2023 4:52 pm

local

PHOTOS: 2023 MLK Parade in Jennings

The annual Martin Luther King Jr. parade in downtown Jennings featured decorated vehicles and marching groups, many throwing candy and other throws. The parade was ... Read more

by Doris Maricle, Monday, January 16, 2023 1:40 pm

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