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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month

National Child Abuse Prevention Month recognizes the importance of families and communities working together to strengthen families to ... Read more | Add your comment

NTCC gives out 36 awards, 4 to locals

Northshore Technical Community College and the Northshore College Enhancement Foundation have again awarded a record number of scholarships ... Read more | Add your comment

Bringing Easter joy, even in a pandemic

The Spartanette Service Club recently sponsored an Easter egg Drive-through. The Spartanettes realized that Easter is a special ... Read more | Add your comment

‘Drug take back’ box installed in Washington Parish

Washington Parish residents now have a safe place to dispose of old or unwanted prescription drugs, 24 hours ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bogalusa man arrested for 2nd-degree murder

On Thursday, detectives with the Bogalusa Police Department arrested and charged Kelton Lamonte Johnson Jr. with second-degree murder and illegal use of dangerous weapons, in ... Read more | Add your comment

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Parish jail report for April 14, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on April 14, 2021: Justin Taylor, pornography involving juveniles (six counts) Alexis Zebley, possession of ... Read more | Add your comment

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Vaccine event Thursday at Cassidy Park

A COVID-19 vaccination event is scheduled for Thursday, April 15, at Cassidy Park in Bogalusa. More information is in the flier shown below. Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 8:24 am

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Parish jail report for April 13, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on April 13, 2021: Michaela Rodosta, possession of heroin, possession of drug paraphernalia, failure to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, April 14, 2021 7:01 am

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Sheriff: 2 arrested in connection with burglary, after returning to crime scene

Joseph Carter, 29, a resident of Troy Magee Road in Tylertown, Miss., was arrested Saturday, April 10, by the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office, following an ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 5:21 pm

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Bike trail to open April 17th

The new bike trail at Bogue Chitto State Park near Franklinton will have its grand opening Saturday, one week after being initially delayed. The event ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:49 pm

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Community Calendar for April 14, 2021

If you have any information for the Community Calendar, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com.   Student art is museum exhibit In the month of April, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:48 pm

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Church Notes for April 14, 2021

If you have any information for the Church Notes, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com.   Sweet Beulah Baptist Church Sweet Beulah Baptist Church has announced ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:47 pm

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Corrections deputies make drug arrest

Washington Parish Jail inmate Thomas Alsobrooks II, 30, who has been incarcerated since March for various drug offenses, was arrested again by Washington Parish Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:40 pm

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Find a peaceful place

A dog barks in the distance and songbirds serenade as I enjoy the cool morning on my son and daughter-in-love’s front porch. The mockingbird’s lovely ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:16 pm

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We’ve gone around the world of ‘woke’ in 80 days!

The first 80 days of the Biden administration have been a nightmare for Americans who love our constitution and appreciate limited government. On Thursday, President ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:15 pm

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Franklinton defeats Pine, Hammond

Franklinton’s Lady Demons defeated Pine and Hammond in games that were held on Friday and Monday. On Friday, Ashlyn Welch had three hits and four ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 1:05 pm

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Getting to Know

Varnado High School’s Brandon Jefferson Varnado’s Brandon Jefferson is a two-sport athlete. Jefferson, who is a senior, plays baseball and basketball. In baseball, Jefferson is ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:49 pm

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Pine victorious over Kentwood in baseball

Pine’s Raiders won against Kentwood, 11-0, in five innings during a District 9-2A game that took place on the road Monday. Chase Cooper and John ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:47 pm

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Franklinton’s Brown is runner-up in the javelin

Franklinton’s Caleb Brown came in second place in the Allie Smith Invitational that took place on Thursday at Covington High School. Brown threw the javelin ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:46 pm

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Mt. Hermon defeated by Holden, wins doubleheader over Maurepas

Mt. Hermon School’s Lady Jackets were defeated by Holden on Friday, but won a doubleheader over Maurepas on Monday in District 8-B games. On Friday, ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:41 pm

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Varnado Wildcats baseball defeated by Amite

Varnado’s Wildcats were defeated by Amite, 18-11, in a road game that took place on Monday. D’Angelo Bickham had a two-run double. DeCameron Peters, Brandon ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:39 pm

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Lady Demons competed in meet on Thursday

Franklinton’s Lady Demons competed in the Allie Smith Invitational that took place on Thursday at Covington High School. Paulina Martinez came in 10th in the ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:38 pm

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Pair of local Pope John Paul II players are all district

Two Bogalusa residents and Pope John Paul II football players are second-team all-district players for this season in 10-2A. George Arata and Kael McDaniel, who ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:33 pm

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Sports Briefs

Sports Work Academy Basketball Camp taking place in July The 14th annual Sports Work Academy Basketball Camp will be held on Saturday, July 17 at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:31 pm

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Out of caution, state puts pause on Johnson & Johnson vaccines

The Louisiana Department of Health is placing a temporary pause on all administration of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine while federal health agencies investigate whether ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 12:17 pm

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Parish jail report for April 12, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on April 12, 2021: Raymone Magee, ran stop sign, possession of heroin, driver’s license-none, insurance-none, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, April 13, 2021 9:41 am

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Parish man charged with attempted murder

Ryan A. Jones, 28, a resident of Timber Ridge Road in Franklinton, was arrested on Sunday and booked into the Washington Parish Jail on charges ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 12, 2021 11:16 am

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Parish man arrested for domestic abuse

Jonathan Walter Magee, 40, a resident of Louisiana Highway 430, was arrested Wednesday on charges of domestic abuse with children present, according to Chief Deputy ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 12, 2021 10:28 am

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Parish man arrested for animal cruelty

Allen Douglas Magee Jr., 42, a resident of Jess Peters Road in the Angie area, was arrested by the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office on Saturday ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 12, 2021 9:38 am

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Parish jail report for April 9-11, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, from April 9, 2021, through April 11, 2021: Tammy Branch, contempt of court Cody Jones, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, April 12, 2021 8:26 am

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District champs!

Franklinton’s Lady Demons are the District 9-4A champion. The Lady Demons swept the district, winning all eight games against the league. Franklinton capped off its ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, April 9, 2021 1:35 pm