NEWS

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09/19/2021 - 12:00am
In Louisiana rice was first introduced in 1718 by French explorers. It was not until the 1800’s, with the coming of the railroad, that rice production took off in the state. Settlers moved in, bought land and put rice into production. Elton native...

SPORTS

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09/19/2021 - 12:00am
The Jennings Bulldogs came so close to earning their first win of the season Friday night but fell 28-27 to the DeRidder Dragons. The Dogs held a late 27-22 lead over DeRidder, however a late Dragon score gave the guests a one-point victory at Jerry...

EDITORIAL

09/19/2021 - 12:00am
As of January 2021, 59 percent of the global population were active internet users. We all use the internet everyday to pay bills, keep in touch with loved ones and more. But what if you were unable to access the world wide web because of where you...

COMMUNITY

Hollywood’s Mermaid Queen

Photo Credit: Esther Williams: Credit: Silver Screen Collection/Getty Images

09/19/2021 - 12:00am
When Hollywood fell in love with bathing beauties, there was only one who could swim laps around the competition. Esther Williams was a swimming phenomenon in the 1930s, setting numerous regional and national swimming records. She was training for...

OBITUARIES

Tina Renay Daigle
09/17/2021 - 5:00am
Tina Renay Daigle, 57, of League City, Texas, passed away Friday, Sept. 10, 2021, at Houston Methodist Hospital. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at Our Lady of Seven Dolors Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2021, with Father...