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Chamber SWLA Awarded 5-Star Accreditation

The United States Chamber of Commerce has awarded the Chamber Southwest Louisiana with a Five Star Accreditation. This is the third consecutive time the organization has achieved this level of recognition. This designation places the Chamber SWLA in the top three of all chambers in the United States in regards to programs, policies and services.
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Jefferson Davis Parish Named Louisiana Development Ready Community

JENNINGS, La. – Louisiana Economic Development recognized Jefferson Davis Parish as the state’s newest Louisiana Development Ready Community in a presentation Friday at the Gator Chateau, a tourist attraction in Jennings. The parish becomes the 51st participant in the community development program, now in its 14th year. The...
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JDPSO Makes Protective Order Violation Arrest in Kinder

On July 4, 2022, Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff's Office Deputies were dispatched to a residence on Zaunbrecher Road in Kinder, LA, after being informed that the complainant's husband was at their residence damaging the home in violation of a protective order. Deputies arrived and located Mark Kevin Phillips, 60, and...
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Two Louisiana Teens Killed in Late Night Pedestrian-Vehicle Crash on I-10 Frontage Road

Two Louisiana Teens Killed in Late Night Pedestrian-Vehicle Crash on I-10 Frontage Road. Louisiana – Louisiana State Police reported on June 19, 2022, that on June 18, 2022, just before 11:15 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a crash involving two pedestrians on the I-10 South Frontage Road near N. Thibodeaux Road, just west of LA Hwy 26 in Jefferson Davis Parish. Kyle H. Vidrine, 18, of Lake Arthur, Louisiana, and Brannon J. Adams, 17, of Jennings, Louisiana, were killed in the crash.
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Two teenagers dead after being struck by vehicle in Jennings

JENNINGS, La. (KLFY) – Two teenage pedestrians were killed Saturday night in Jennings when they were hit by a passing vehicle. According to Louisiana State Police, Troopers from Troop D responded to a crash around 11:15 p.m. Saturday night involving two pedestrians. The on the I-10 South Frontage Road near N. Thibodeaux Road just west of LA Hwy 26 in Jefferson Davis Parish.
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2 Pedestrians, 17 & 18-year-old, struck and killed in Jefferson Davis Parish

Jennings – On June 18, 2022, just before 11:15 p.m., Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a crash involving two pedestrians on the I-10 South Frontage Road near N. Thibodeaux Road just west of LA Hwy 26 in Jefferson Davis Parish. The crash claimed the life of 18-year-old Kyle H. Vidrine of Lake Arthur and 17-year-old Brannon J. Adams of Jennings.
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Driver strikes and kills two pedestrians in Jefferson Davis Parish

Just before 11:15 p.m. Saturday, troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop D responded to a crash involving two pedestrians on Interstate 10 South Frontage Road near North Thibodeaux Road just west of Louisiana Highway 26 in Jefferson Davis Parish. The crash killed 18-year-old Kyle H. Vidrine of Lake Arthur and 17-year-old Brannon J. Adams of Jennings.
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JDPSO Arrested Lake Charles Fugitive

Jefferson Davis Parish Sheriff’s Deputies arrested fugitive Gabrielle Brett Joseph, 43, of Lake Charles, LA, for his involvement in the theft of items from a residence on January 03, 2019. Joseph and two others were hired to pack up and move the contents of a residence on Maverick Street,...
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Suspect arrested in Jeff Davis hit-and-run that killed cyclist

Jennings, La. (KPLC) - A suspect has been arrested in connection with a fatal hit-and-run crash in Jeff Davis Parish on Monday, June 6. The crash claimed the life of Jerry W. Hughes, 73, who was struck from behind by an SUV while riding his bicycle on Hwy 1126, according to state police. Police located the suspect vehicle later in the week.
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73-year-old Jerry Hughes dead after a hit-and-run crash in Jefferson Davis Parish (Jennings, LA)

73-year-old Jerry Hughes dead after a hit-and-run crash in Jefferson Davis Parish (Jennings, LA)Nationwide Report. Authorities identified 73-year-old Jerry Hughes, from Welsh, as the man who lost his life following a bicycle accident on Monday morning in Jefferson Davis Parish. As per the initial information, the fatal hit-and-run crash took place at around 8:30 a.m. on La. Hwy 1126 near Farm Supply Road [...]

Louisiana Authorities Searching for Hit-and-Run Driver that Struck and Killed Bicyclist on LA 1126

Louisiana Authorities Searching for Hit-and-Run Driver that Struck and Killed Bicyclist on LA 1126. Louisiana – Louisiana State Police reported that on June 6, 2022, at approximately 8:30 a.m., LSP Troop D was notified of a fatal hit and run involving a bicyclist on LA Hwy 1126 just west of Farm Supply Road in Jefferson Davis Parish. Jerry W. Hughes, 73, of Welsh, died in the crash. Hughes was riding his bicycle east on LA 1126 when he was struck from behind by a vehicle traveling east. After colliding with Hughes, the vehicle fled the scene.