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Gunshots investigation leads to drug bust

An investigation into a “shots fired” call led Bogalusa Police Officers to discover marijuana plants being grown in ... Read more | Add your comment

Parish fair canceled for 2020

Officials with the Washington Parish Fair Association announced Monday that the annual free fair will be canceled in ... Read more | Add your comment

Coalition honors Varnado High School senior

Washington Parish Coalition on Human Services (WPCHS) held its July meeting at ADAPT on Tuesday. LaDarrick Smith, Washington ... Read more | Add your comment

Candidates qualify for races in November general election

Candidates have qualified for upcoming state and local races, in the general election scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 3. ... Read more | Add your comment

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NTCC returns to class Aug. 19th

Northshore Technical Community College (NTCC) will kick off its fall semester on Wednesday, Aug. 19. NTCC is a comprehensive college with a rich history of ... Read more | Add your comment

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Edwards officially extends ‘Phase Two’

On Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards signed an extension of his order keeping Louisiana in “Phase Two” and extending his statewide mask mandate, the closure ... Read more | Add your comment

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Act today to save tomorrow

Much has been written about the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. The health aspect of this crisis is well chronicled daily, though the economic ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 2:30 pm

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No news is nice news

I’m happy to report I haven’t heard Nancy Pelosi’s name in five days. I haven’t heard President Trump accused of being responsible for 159,000 COVID-19 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 2:29 pm

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LHSAA football coaches have plan for season

LHSAA football teams now have a plan for the upcoming season. According to Bogalusa coach Adam Brumfield, the LHSAA sent the coaches a memo for ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:43 pm

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Pair of Demons are all-district honorable-mention players

Two Franklinton basketball players were selected as all-district honorable-mention players for District 9-4A. Avant Monnie and Camron Stewart are all-district honorable mention players for the ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:40 pm

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Lady Bucs split games held Monday, Tuesday

Bowling Green School was victorious over Adams County Christian School on Monday and was defeated by Silliman Institute on Tuesday. Monday’s game was a 12-0 ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:38 pm

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YMCA Golf Tournament The 16th annual YMCA Golf Classic takes place on Saturday, Aug. 29 at the Bogalusa Country Club.    The two-person scramble has ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, August 7, 2020 1:33 pm

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Free food distribution at FHS on Friday

Washington Parish Government and Second Harvest Food Bank will sponsor a free summer distribution on Friday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. until noon. The event ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 9:08 am

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BCS set to open Sept. 8th

The Bogalusa City School Board met Thursday and decided to delay the start of its 2020-21 school year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Superintendent Lisa ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:48 pm

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ACS starts school year Wednesday, Aug. 5

While the city and parish public schools are still several days away from opening, Annunciation Catholic School is going ahead with its plan to open ... Read more

by Justin Schuver, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:47 pm

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State of Louisiana reports highest COVID testing day

The state of Louisiana reported results from nearly 56,000 COVID-19 tests Tuesday, according to statistics reported by the Louisiana Department of Health. In total, there ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:46 pm

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Just say ‘no’ to drama

The steady hum of a neighbor’s lawnmower, along with the clanking of something metal bouncing in the dryer, fill my ears on this sultry, summer ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:46 pm

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Ice hockey scored a goal for American patriotism, honor

It might be time for patriotic Americans to discover a new favorite sport — professional hockey. Unlike other professional athletes, most hockey players have refused to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 3:45 pm

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Louisiana to remain in Phase Two at least 21 more days

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday that he will extend his Phase Two order — including the statewide mask mandate, closure of bars to on-site ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 2:40 pm

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Lady Bucs open 2020 with walkoff victory

Bowling Green School’s Brylie Fowler recorded the game-winning double in a 6-5 walkoff victory that completed a comeback against Adams County Christian School to open ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:53 pm

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Eagles to scrimmage WCCA on the road

It is scrimmage week for Ben’s Ford Christian School, as the Eagles travel to Wilkinson County Christian Academy to play against the Rams at 6:30 ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:52 pm

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Bowling Green heads to ACCS

Bowling Green School’s football is in action Friday, going against Adams County Christian School in a scrimmage on the road. “I want to see the ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:49 pm

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Bogalusa Football League holding football, cheerleading registration The Bogalusa Football League is holding registration for football and cheerleaders on Wednesday, Aug. 5 at the Bogalusa Sports ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, August 4, 2020 1:47 pm

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LABI: A return to ‘normal’ starts with opening schools

“What’s the plan?” For many, before 2020, that question was usually reserved for routine decisions such as where to get dinner on any given night, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:24 pm

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What’s the real virus here?

I have very good reasons to be worried about catching the coronavirus. I fit the demographic profile for the most typical victim — I’m 75 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:23 pm

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Average daily caseload tripled in July

An increase in testing, as well as a spike in positive testing rate, led to the average daily COVID-19 caseload in July more than tripling ... Read more

by Justin Schuver, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:20 pm

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Pittman takes reins at his alma mater

Destin Pittman is taking the reins at his alma mater, as Ben’s Ford Christian School has named him their head football coach. Pittman, who graduated ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:20 pm

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Trio of Bucs are 1st-team all-district

Three Bowling Green School basketball players are first-team all-district in the 4-3A league for the 2019-20 season. Braden Edwards, Steven Scott Cooper and Jace Schexnider ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:19 pm

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Bogalusa Football League holding registration The Bogalusa Football League is holding registration on Saturday, Aug. 1 at the Bogalusa Sports Complex from 3 p.m. until ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 31, 2020 2:16 pm

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Man arrested on drug charges after chase

A Washington Parish man was recently arrested on drug-related charges after attempting to flee from officers, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley of the Washington ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 30, 2020 1:26 pm

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Sheriff: Citizen pursues, apprehends hit-and-run suspect

In an unusual turn of circumstances, a Franklinton man was pursued and apprehended by a citizen after fleeing a hit-and-run accident Tuesday, according to Chief ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 29, 2020 2:46 pm