NEWS

09/19/2020 - 5:00am
Sunday, Sept. 20 Disney Movie Marathon Freeform, 8am The following eight movies can make for a family Sunday gathering: Cars, Cars 2, The Emperor’s New Groove, Tarzan,Up, Ratatouille, Inside Outand Meet the Robinsons. Golf: U.S. Open, Final Round...

SPORTS

JDP gridiron squads ready for preseason tilts
09/19/2020 - 5:00am
With the National Football League and NCAA football already beginning to roll in, the LHSAA will allow their schools to participate in scrimmages beginning this Thursday and Friday. The contests will be the only preseason action before season...

EDITORIAL

	All Dogs Go to Heaven: Vol. II
09/19/2020 - 5:00am
The mama dog had birthed a litter of pups beneath my cousin’s house. She and the pups were wild and wanted nothing to do with humans, but my cousin still put out food to make sure they would eat a little something. About three months before, my old...

COMMUNITY

Welsh Rotary Club holds virtual meeting, welcomes guest speakers
09/19/2020 - 5:00am
The Rotary Club of Welsh met on Thursday, Aug. 20, 2020, via zoom. Three prospective members attended the meeting. The club was briefed on the importance of participating in the 2020 Census. Marion “Butch” Fox, President/CEO of Jeff Davis Economic...

OBITUARIES

Mary Ellen Fondel Semien
09/19/2020 - 5:00am
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Southwest Louisiana business owner Mary Ellen Fondel Semien. A Celebration of Life will be held Saturday, Sept. 26, 2020, at 2 p.m. in Union Baptist Church, with visitation to be held from 9-...