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Gov. Edwards, Dept. of Transportation and Development Announce First Phase of LA 3241 Project

Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that the first segment ... Read more | Add your comment

Sister act: Haydens excel at recent horse shows

Washington Parish 4-H Clover Explorers members and sisters Rozlyn and Lacyn Hayden, let their hard work and dedication ... Read more | Add your comment

Hospital updates visitation policy, due to rising COVID cases

Due to recent increases in confirmed COVID-19 cases and rising hospitalizations as a result of the Delta variant, ... Read more | Add your comment

First responders rescue driver after car goes into local creek

First responders rescued a woman from the Bogue Lusa Creek on Monday afternoon, after she apparently drove her ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bogalusa man pleaded guilty to several charges on July 21

District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that Jonathon David Talley, age 40 from Bogalusa, pleaded guilty in front of District Judge Scott Gardner on Wednesday, July ... Read more | Add your comment

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Franklinton man found guilty of killing a pregnant woman

A Franklinton man was found guilty Thursday, July 22, of killing a pregnant woman and attempting to kill a man. Dana Williams, 30, of Franklinton, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Must be love

My day just got infinitely better. Now, don’t get me wrong; it was already a pretty decent day. Actually, it was a pretty nice day. ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:28 pm

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Football season getting close to starting

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by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:15 pm

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Sheriff: Independence man arrested for drugs

On Thursday, July 15, an Independence man was arrested by a Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office patrol deputy who observed a vehicle being driving in a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:07 pm

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State Fire Marshal encourages increased fire safety awareness

Special to The Daily News The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFM) is calling on all Louisiana citizens to increase fire safety awareness and fire escape ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:06 pm

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Man arrested for church burglary

On Saturday, July 17, the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office was alerted to a burglary at a church south of Bogalusa. After responding to the scene ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:05 pm

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Church Notes

Mt. Zion Church of Varnado Dr. Byron C. Muse and the Mt. Zion Church family of Varnado will celebrate their annual homecoming and church anniversary ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:01 pm

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Community Calendar

School supply give-away There will be a school supply give-away on Friday, July 30, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Town of Franklinton ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:59 pm

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Bowling Green opens softball season

Bowling Green School’s softball team will start its season on Friday with a road game against Adams County Christian School. “We’re going to be decent ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:56 pm

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Bogue Chitto race is canceled this year

The annual Bogue Chitto Race that was scheduled for tomorrow through Saturday has been canceled because of high water. “The Bogue Chitto River has had ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:55 pm

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Sports Briefs

Franklinton Soccer Club Fall Season starts in August The Franklinton Soccer Club will host the Fall Season beginning the week of Aug. 9 through Sept. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:53 pm

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Sports Schedules

FOOTBALL Fall scrimmages Aug. 6 Cathedral Unit School at Bowling Green School Ben’s Ford Christian School at Wilkinson County Christian Academy Aug. 19 Pine at ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:52 pm

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Governor, Dept. of Health now recommend masking indoors for all citizens

As COVID-19 cases and hospitalizations continue to rise in Louisiana, and following the designation of Louisiana by the White House as a “state of concern” ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 4:31 pm

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Franklinton’s Fussell is District 9-4A MVP

Franklinton’s Aleigha Fussell is the District 9-4A Most Valuable Player and the Lady Demons were well-represented on the top team. During the district season, Fussell ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, July 23, 2021 1:28 pm

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Franklinton hosting several games of Marucci World Series

Franklinton High School is hosting part of the Marucci World Series that will take place July 24-28. Games will be at Franklinton on July 25-26. ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, July 23, 2021 1:23 pm

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Sports Briefs

Franklinton Soccer Club Fall Season starts in August The Franklinton Soccer Club will host the Fall Season beginning the week of Aug. 9 through Sept. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 1:22 pm

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Sports Schedules

FOOTBALL Fall scrimmages Aug. 6 Cathedral Unit School at Bowling Green School Ben’s Ford Christian School at Wilkinson County Christian Academy Aug. 19 Pine at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 1:19 pm

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Pearl River rodeo duo wins World Championship

Pearl River rodeo members Blake Lyons (Ethel, La; Silliman Institute) and Jeb Stewart (Hurley; Homeschool) have had a tremendous amount of success in their rodeo ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 1:16 pm

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City plans stronger enforcement of existing juvenile curfew laws

The Bogalusa Police Department will be stepping up its enforcement of existing juvenile curfew laws this summer, according to Danielle Keys, president of the Bogalusa ... Read more

by Justin Schuver, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:51 pm

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No vetoes overturned after historic ‘veto session’

A two-day “veto session” by the Louisiana Legislature ended Wednesday, with none of Gov. John Bel Edwards’ vetoes being overturned. Edwards vetoed 28 bills on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:51 pm

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Reagan: Politics ruins Olympic sports

I don’t know how long I’ll be able to take the Tokyo Olympics. The Games are barely underway, but I’m already turned off by the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:50 pm

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Crouere: It must really be nice to be the president’s deadbeat son

In America, there is one standard of justice for supporters of President Donald Trump. These are people like political strategist Roger Stone who receive pre-dawn ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:49 pm

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Community Calendar for July 24-25, 2021

If you have any information for the Community Calendar, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com. School supply give-away There will be a school supply give-away on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:47 pm

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Church Notes for July 24-25, 2021

If you have any information for the Church Notes, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com. Bethlehem Baptist Church Bethlehem Baptist Church and Elder Christopher Matthews invite ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 12:46 pm

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Parish jail report for July 22, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on July 22, 2021: Anthony Alexius, fugitive other jurisdiction-felony Trevor Honaker, battery-simple, domestic abuse-battery-third offense ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 23, 2021 8:08 am

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Parish president: Wear masks if not vaccinated

Washington Parish President Richard “Ned” Thomas Jr. is asking residents to wear a face mask if they have not been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Thomas ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 22, 2021 2:56 pm