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  • New 55-mile scenic route in Jeff Davis Parish

    July 19, 2014 2:38 PM

    JENNINGS, La. (AP) - A new outdoor adventure is being created in Jeff Davis Parish. Visitors and residents can now enjoy the Flyway Byway - a more than 55-mile scenic driving route surrounded by swamps, farmland, waterways and other unique terrain. Future expansion of the byway calls for designated bike... more »
  • Alleged Rape Victim Upset with District Attorney

    January 22, 2013 7:43 PM

    A woman claiming to have been raped is livid the Jeff Davis Parish District Attorney is reducing the suspect's charges. Gerald Johnson was accused of raping his step-grandaughter more than twenty-one years ago. He was initially charged with aggravated incest rape and he pleaded to the lesser charge of... more »
  • Undercover Operation Nets Multiple Violators in Jefferson Davis Parish

    July 24, 2011 11:56 AM

    Jennings, La - Louisiana Alcohol and Tobacco Control ("ATC") Commissioner Troy Hebert announced that on Friday July 22nd, 2011 ATC Special Agents conducted an undercover enforcement operation and inspection at Big O's Place located on South Lake Arthur Avenue in Jennings Louisiana. Agents were responding to citizen complaints of possible... more »
  • Jennings kicks of 4th of July weekend

    July 2, 2011 12:02 AM

    In Jennings, the 20th annual Stars and Stripes Celebration ends with a bang, despite a statewide burn ban. The Jennings Fire Department began setting up for the show early Friday morning; taking every possible precaution because of dry grass- triggering a burn ban last month. In Jennings' Louisiana Oil... more »
  • Finally some rain for rice farms; drought continues

    June 10, 2011 12:09 AM

    Another round of showers Thursday has some farmers jumping for joy and others even believing some old cajun folklore. June 8th was officially St. Medard's day. Legend has it if it rains on the eighth of June, there will be a "wet harvest," but even with these brief showers, drought... more »
  • Car catches fire, kills one in Jeff Davis

    March 31, 2011 11:28 PM

    One person is dead after an accident Thursday evening in Jeff Davis Parish. It happened on Highway 26 South in Jennings. State Police say the driver of the vehicle, Joseph Cotton of Orange, Texas ran off the road. His car rolled over, then caught fire. Troopers say Cotton was not... more »
  • Students burned, mysterious cause

    February 11, 2011 10:41 PM

    Around two-dozen high school students come home, in the middle of winter with what looks like... Get this--- a sunburn. Now, parents and teachers want to know how this happened. It's a mystery in the community of Hathaway and it has people burning to know the answers. "We don't know... more »
  • Fatal Crash in Jeff Davis Parish Yesterday

    December 17, 2010 6:54 AM

    KINDER - Yesterday afternoon at 4:15 p.m., troopers with Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a two-vehicle crash on U.S. Highway 165 (milepost 22) at its intersection with Green Oak Cemetery Road north of Kinder that claimed the life of a Kinder woman. Preliminary investigation revealed that a... more »
  • Traffic heads up in Jeff Davis Parish

    December 16, 2010 7:02 AM

    A traffic heads up in Jeff Davis Parish. The west bound lane of I-10 near the Jennings, Elton exit will be closed this morning from 8am until 4pm in the afternoon for guard rail repairs.
  • Road Closure in Jeff Davis Parish

    October 26, 2010 6:21 AM

    Beginning at 8am this morning the Westbound lane of I-10 will be closed near mile post 59 in Jeff Davis Parish. Workers will be replacing the guard rails. Drivers should expect traffic delays. Both lanes should reopen by noon today.
  • RESULTS Jeff Davis Parish Election 2010

    October 3, 2010 12:30 AM

    Election Results are in for Jeff Davis Parish. Lake Arthur and Elton picked chiefs of police. The parish also voted on council races and school board seats. Here's how the numbers stacked up: Member of School Board -- District 8 2 of 2 Precincts... more »
  • Novel Takes on Serial Killer in Jeff Davis Parish

    July 7, 2010 6:40 PM

    From 2005 to 2009, eight women from Jennings are killed and dumped. The unsolved cases spark fear in the quiet town. "When is it gonna be over with," asks resident Tina Dartez. A new novel bears striking similarities to the grim reality in Jennings. Fictional detective Dave Robicheaux takes on... more »
  • Former Welsh Chief of Police Convicted of Arson

    March 29, 2010 1:40 PM

    Former Welsh Chief of Police, Ben Thomas Richard was convicted of felony Arson with Intent to Defraud by a jury of six members on Wednesday evening. The case originated from the fire that destroyed Richard's home in Roanoke on Mach 13, 2008. Richard reportedly saw moderate smoke in the... more »
  • DNA Testing Still Underway In Jeff Davis Parish

    January 4, 2010 8:16 PM

    DNA testing in still underway for employees of the Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office. The testing that began last week is the latest in an investigation of eight women found dead in the parish. Authorities decided to do the testing to rule out employees as possible suspects. This is after... more »
  • Officers with Jeff Davis 8 investigation to be DNA tested

    December 27, 2009 5:41 PM

    In order to squash rumors in Jeff Davis Parish officers involved in the Jeff Davis 8 investigation will have their DNA tested against evidence in the cases. The murders have baffled residents and overwhelmed law enforcement. The community has even suspected that a member of law enforcement could be... more »
  • Geraldo Live to cover Jeff Davis Deaths

    October 20, 2009 7:57 AM

    There will be national coverage for a series of unsolved deaths in Jefferson Davis parish. Geraldo Rivera will air coverage about the unsolved deaths on his show Geraldo Live on Fox News. It airs this Saturday, October 24th at 9 pm. Michael Dubois, a relative of one of the victims,... more »
  • Big 3 Stories: Wednesday, September 23, 2009

    September 23, 2009 8:03 AM

    The Iberia Parish Sheriff's Office is investigating an attempted abduction. The Sheriff's Office tells KATC that two boys ---10 and 11 years old ---were riding their bikes around nine o'clock Sunday night when a white man in a car drove up next to them. The boys told the Sheriff's Office... more »

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