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Celebrating America, a little differently

For the past 80 years, the American Legion Post 24 has held a Fourth of July parade to ... Read more | Add your comment

Louisiana officials upset by Supreme Court abortion law vote

On Monday, in a narrow 5-4 ruling, the U.S. Supreme Court blocked Louisiana’s admitting privileges law, following its ... Read more | Add your comment

Feeding the hungry

Volunteers, NAACP members and Bogalusa City Leaders that took part in a food drive held at Greater Ebenezer ... Read more | Add your comment

20 years of service: Parish native retires from Air Force

Franklinton native, Technical Sergeant Cody Nicholas Hilburn, recently retired from the U.S. Air Force after 20 years of ... Read more | Add your comment

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Superintendent announces some changes for 2020-21 school year

To all Bogalusa City Schools families: I know that each of you are concerned about what our year will look like when school reopens in ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

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FPD arrests man, 29, after chase

On Tuesday, June 23, officers with the Franklinton Police Department were notified of a reckless driver entering the town limits. Officers attempted to make a ... Read more | Add your comment

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FHS grad makes conference honor roll

The spring semester came to an abrupt halt due to COVID-19, and despite the change to online instruction, the University of New Orleans surpassed the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:38 pm

Sports

Senior Showcase

Pine’s softball team had a pair of seniors on this year’s team that included Cassidy Ashe and K.K. Ginn. Their season was canceled because of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:36 pm

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Sports Briefs

Franklinton Soccer Club registration Registration is always open at the Franklinton Soccer Club. Children can play during the Fall 2020 Season (Aug. 24-Oct. 17) with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:29 pm

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Have a safe and happy Fourth of July

I wish each and every person an exciting and safe Fourth of July holiday. This special day in the life of our country is a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:23 pm

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Our political world has been turned ‘upside down’

There was even more yelling and screaming than usual in Washington recently. I’m not talking about the “peaceful” demonstrators in Lafayette Park, who were putting ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:22 pm

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Mississippi man jailed for domestic abuse

A Tuesday visit to his ex-girlfriend’s house in Washington Parish landed a Carriere, Miss., man in the Washington Parish Jail, according to Chief Deputy Mike ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 10:00 am

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Bogalusa man killed in crash

A Bogalusa man was killed Wednesday night in a crash in Washington Parish, according to the Louisiana State Police. LSP Trooper Jeremy Price said that ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 8:47 am

Sports

Franklinton Soccer Club preparing to play at Atoka

Franklinton Soccer Club will be playing games at Atoka Recreation Complex this fall. Franklinton Soccer Club Secretary Kristi Crain said the fields will be ready ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:38 pm

Sports

Senior Showcase

Bogalusa’s boys and girls track and field teams combined to have seven seniors on the 2020 teams.The group includes Prayja Bickham, Myical Burrell, Shadwick Gamble, ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:36 pm

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State Fire Marshal offers fireworks safety tips

As another fireworks sales season begins, the State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFM) wants to encourage all Louisiana residents to not only be safe when using ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:33 pm

Columns

Christ is our hope

Large drops of rain splattered on the windshield, and the wiper blades swished as we began our return trip to the Land of Cotton. We ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:32 pm

Columns

The Left isn’t whistling ‘Dixie’

In the span of just over one month, a plethora of changes have occurred in the United States and throughout the world, all to appease ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 30, 2020 2:31 pm

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Sheriff: Kentwood man arrested for kidnapping

A Kentwood man was arrested Saturday on the charge of kidnapping, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley of the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office. Haley said ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, June 29, 2020 12:59 pm

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Patriotic march will be held on Wednesday, in place of parade

The American Legion “Magic City” Post 24 is proud to announce a march to Bogalusa City Hall, to be held Wednesday. Beginning promptly at 9 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 26, 2020 2:26 pm

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Bogalusa resident named VP of retired teachers’ group

Lazette Watterson, a Bogalusa resident, was recently named first vice president of the Louisiana Retired Teachers Association. In addition, Watterson will serve as the state ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 26, 2020 2:25 pm

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Daily News wins ‘General Excellence,’ other awards

The Daily News performed well in the Louisiana Press Association’s 2020 Better Newspaper Contest held recently. The LPA announced the winners this week. Typically the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 26, 2020 2:24 pm

Columns

Where are the black voices?

Everyone everywhere is demanding that we reform the police. Everyone everywhere is demanding that we have to root out the “systemic racism” in our police ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 26, 2020 2:24 pm

Columns

Let’s battle the ‘digital KGB’

Social media has given everyone with an opinion the power of both anonymity and number. In the past, you could clutch your pearls in one ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 26, 2020 2:23 pm

Sports

BHS’s Roberts tops state at athlete position

Bogalusa’s Raheem Roberts is No. 1 in the state at the athlete position (46th in the country) by Top247 at 247sports.com and is No. 19 ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, June 26, 2020 12:54 pm

Sports

Senior Showcase

Pine’s golf teams combined to have one senior this season in Rehys Templet. Their season was canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. “Rehys was a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 26, 2020 12:50 pm

Sports

Sports Briefs

Franklinton Soccer Club registration Registration is always open at the Franklinton Soccer Club. Children can play during the Fall 2020 Season (Aug. 24-Oct. 17) with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, June 26, 2020 12:48 pm

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Fourth of July parade, fireworks plans announced

Donald Kuhn Sr., commander of the Magic City Post 24 of the American Legion, said Tuesday that the post’s Fourth of July parade will not ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:27 pm

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Parish alert system now working

The Washington Parish Emergency Notification System is now in operation. The new emergency alert system will provide rapid notification of hazardous and urgent situations. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:26 pm

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NTCC offering full-tuition scholarships

Northshore Technical Community College is accepting applications from Louisiana residents in the college’s five-parish service area (Washington, St. Tammany, Tangipahoa, St. Helena and Livingston) for ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:26 pm

Columns

Keep walkin’

Some of us need a little push to move forward. I remember the interview for my first teaching job, when the hiring committee mentioned that ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, June 23, 2020 2:25 pm