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International Paper Foundation awards $10K grant to YMCA

The International Paper Bogalusa Mill has awarded a $10,000 IP Foundation grant to the YMCA of Bogalusa. The ... Read more | Add your comment

Some ‘spring cleaning’ at Cassidy Park

In preparation for the Cleanest City Contest, members of the Bogalusa Rotary Club cleaned out the flower bed ... Read more | Add your comment

Spartanettes reward elderly

The Spartanette Service Club recently donated a basket filled with “Thinking of You” cards, with gifts to purchase ... Read more | Add your comment

Local drag racing team honored at parish council meeting

At Monday’s Washington Parish Council meeting a somewhat unorthodox proclamation was made honoring the Robert Harrison Racing Team ... Read more | Add your comment

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Parish jail report for May 11, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on May 11, 2021: Jessica Simmons, driving while intoxicated-first offense, open container in vehicle, speed ... Read more | Add your comment

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Bogalusa man arrested for sex crimes against child

In conjunction with the Department of Children and Family Services, the criminal investigation division of the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office recently conducted an investigation into ... Read more | Add your comment

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Summer reading program returns to library

The 2021 Summer Reading Program at the Bogalusa Branch Library is literally going wild. This year’s theme is “Tails and Tales,” and everyone is invited ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:47 pm

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Resthaven honors 1st responders

The staff and residents of Resthaven Living Center and Brookside Rehab has been showing their gratitude to our local first responders. Each week, one department ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:47 pm

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‘Family Movie Night’ is May 15th

There will be a free “Fun to Learn Family Movie Night” in Bogalusa on Saturday, May 15. The event will be at 7:30 p.m. at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:46 pm

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Some renters can get utilities aid

On Friday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced the expansion of the state of Louisiana’s U.S. Treasury Emergency Rental Assistance Program to include utility assistance. The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:46 pm

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Miller: Things always change

Once in a while everything seems to fall into place perfectly, thus the cliché, perfect timing. My trucker hubby had a few days off and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:44 pm

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Crouere: It seems like the American left is married to the mask

Several months ago, President Joe Biden was vaccinated. In the White House, he is surrounded by people who have also been vaccinated. Nevertheless, he continues ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:43 pm

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Community Calendar for May 12, 2021

If you have any information for the Community Calendar, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com. Washington Parish Republican Women The Washington Parish Republican Women will hold ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:42 pm

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Church Notes for May 12, 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 “Remote ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:41 pm

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Mt. Hermon School’s Williams is 3rd in state for 2 events

Mt. Hermon School’s Amuriel Williams made the podium after coming in third in the state for the 100 meters and 200 at the Class B ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 2:03 pm

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Getting to Know

Mt. Hermon School’s Ansley Knight Mt. Hermon School’s Ansley Knight competes on the Lady Jackets’ track/field team. Knight, a senior, throws the shot put, discus ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:55 pm

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Spring football games getting under way

Football teams are getting an early glimpse of what their clubs will look like in the fall. Over the next week, starting today, the four ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:53 pm

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Pine defeated by top-seeded team

Pine’s Raiders were defeated by Doyle in the first two games of a best-of-three series, 6-0 and 10-0, in the regional round of the Class ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:49 pm

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Bucs defeated in Class 3A playoffs

Bowling Green was defeated in a best-of-three  baseball in two games, 24-2 and 17-2, in contests held on April 20 and 22. The game on ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 1:47 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, May 11, 2021 1:45 pm

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Parish jail report for May 10, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on May 10, 2021: Michael Crosley, driving while intoxicated-first offense, required position/method turning at intersections, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 8:08 am

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Parish jail report for May 7-9, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, from May 7, 2021, through May 9, 2021: Ashlynn Oalman, reckless operation of a motor ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, May 10, 2021 8:11 am

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Civic League gives to NTCC scholarships

Shown above is Judy Wamsley of the Bogalusa Civic League, presenting a check to M. J. Murphy of the Sullivan Vocational Foundation. The Sullivan Vocational ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:43 pm

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Citizens can get ‘digital’ copy of vaccine record

Louisianans who choose to do so are now able to access their COVID-19 vaccination record through a new, optional feature of the state’s digital driver’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:42 pm

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AG Landry joins lawsuit against Biden’s $1.3T COVID relief bill

On Monday, Louisiana joined Mississippi and Texas in filing suit against the federal government over the $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.” The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:41 pm

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Purcell: The comfort from Mom

Scientific American describes my mother to a T. An article titled “The Incredible Importance of Mothers,” by social scientist Melanie Tannenbaum, lays out the argument ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:40 pm

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Flowers: ‘Hate crime’ charges can be a slippery slope sometimes

I have renewed respect for Keith Ellison. The former congressman and current Attorney General of Minnesota appeared on “60 Minutes” last week and said that ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:39 pm

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Community Calendar for May 8-9, 2021

If you have any information for the Community Calendar, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com. Engine and truck state show Louisiana Chapter 31 of the International ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:38 pm

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Church Notes for May 8-9, 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 “Remote ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:37 pm

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Demons move to the quarterfinals

Franklinton’s Demons captured a three-game series over Rayne and moved on to the Class 4A in games held April 30 and Saturday at home. Franklinton ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, May 7, 2021 11:46 am

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Pine’s Clark captures the discus in Region 2-3A Meet

Pine’s Makia Clark is headed to the state meet after capturing the discus in the 3-2A Regional Meet that took place on April 27 at ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, May 7, 2021 11:41 am