NEWS

Caring for freeze-damaged palms

A silver palm damaged from a hard freeze. Photo by Raj Singh/LSU AgCenter

04/10/2021 - 5:00am
The winter weather that the Bayou State experienced the week of Mardi Gras severely damaged many of our plants. You may have thought your palm trees escaped the cold without too much damage, only to notice freeze injury begin to show up a week or 10...

SPORTS

JHS on the Diamond
04/10/2021 - 5:00am
The Jennings High School softball team blasted district rival Westlake 16-1 last night on Senior Night at Lady Bulldog Diamond. Check today’s sports page for a recap of the game. Daily News photos by Elisha Duhon

EDITORIAL

(Don’t) do the right thing
04/10/2021 - 5:00am
He went hunting that weekend on his boss’ property and when the weekend concluded, he left everything in his car — gun included. When he pulled up to his high school the following Monday, the junior student realized what he had done. He contemplated...

COMMUNITY

Beard, Roy united in marriage

Mr. and Mrs. Brady Todd Beard

04/10/2021 - 5:00am
Brady Todd Beard and Maria Lauren Roy, both of Lake Charles, were married at 11 a.m. March 12, 2021, at French Quarter Chapel in New Orleans. The bride is the daughter of Mark and Carrie Roy of Westlake and Donna and Bryan Taveney of Lake Charles....

OBITUARIES

Joan ‘Nanny’ Simon
04/09/2021 - 5:00am
Joan “Nanny” Simon, 87, a native and lifelong resident of Jennings, passed away peacefully at her residence on April 2, 2021. Funeral services will be held today, Friday, April 9, 2021, at 11 a.m. at Union Baptist Church, located at 1014 S. Main...