NEWS

08/25/2019 - 12:00am
BATON ROUGE (AP) — A bagpiper played a somber “Amazing Grace” as Louisiana’s first and only female governor, Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, returned to the state Capitol for her last time Thursday, carried in her casket by an honor guard for public...

SPORTS

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Daily News photo by Margaret Sonnier

08/25/2019 - 12:00am
The Jennings Bulldogs went toe-totoe with the powerful 5A Barbe Bucs in their annual preseason tilt Thursday in Jennings, and showcased a stellar defense in controlling the always-potent Barbe attack. The scrimmage format featured each offense...

EDITORIAL

08/25/2019 - 12:00am
Reader shares views Dear Editor, Letters to the Editor is an “opinion” column; not judging people who write in. When I write a letter, I am voicing my “opinion,” not judging people who write in. Political views are opinions, not judgements....

COMMUNITY

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08/25/2019 - 12:00am
During the August meeting of Knights of Columbus Council 2012 from Our Lady Help of Christians Parish in Jennings, attendees heard a talk by Father Michael Caraway (above at left), Parochial Vicar of Our Lady of Prompt Succor Catholic Church in...

OBITUARIES

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08/23/2019 - 12:00am
Funeral services for Ms. Priscilla Marie Charles, 86, will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in St. James Baptist Church in Roanoke, with Rev. Dr. Willie Maynard officiating. Visitation will be held in the church from 8 a.m. until time of...