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Women’s GOP group honors Sen. Mizell

At a recent Washington Parish Republican Women (WPRW) meeting, a resolution honoring and commending State Sen. Beth Mizell ... Read more | Add your comment

Coalition fighting to eradicate drugs

The Washington Parish Coalition on Human Services (WPCHS) held its September meeting at ADAPT. Paula Charles, Southeast Louisiana ... Read more | Add your comment

Free COVID-19 testing will be available every week in parish

Washington Parish, in partnership with the Louisiana Dept. of Health, Office of Public Health, and the Louisiana National ... Read more | Add your comment

Sally’s track shifts east, weather warnings canceled in parish

The projected traveling path of Hurricane Sally has shifted east, and it now appears as if local impact ... Read more | Add your comment

News

Census now due Oct. 5

The deadline to complete the U.S. Census is now Monday, Oct. 5. Previously the deadline had been today, Wednesday, Sept. 30. On Thursday, a federal ... Read more | Add your comment

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News

Some polling locations moving before election

On Monday, the Washington Parish Council approved a resolution changing a number of the polling places for the Nov. 3, 2020, and Dec. 5, 2020, ... Read more | Add your comment

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Columns

It’s like my own ‘demo days!’

If any of you, as I do, love HGTV, you have heard countless men and women share their immense excitement at “demo day!” Well … ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 3:00 pm

Columns

Keep political activism off my NFL football field

Over the last few decades, Americans have enjoyed an ever-increasing love affair with the games of college and professional football. Eventually, the National Football League ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:59 pm

Sports

Bogalusa hosts Franklinton to open regular season

Rivalries meet Friday night when Bogalusa hosts Franklinton to open the 2020 season, as the teams battle for the Pine Burr Trophy. “In order to ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:14 pm

Sports

Getting to Know

Franklinton High School’s Corinthious Dickerson Franklinton’s Corinthious Dickerson is a two-sport athlete, playing football and basketball for the Demons. The senior is Franklinton’s starting quarterback ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:12 pm

Sports

Ben’s Ford victorious over CCA on Friday

Ben’s Ford Christian School scored the game’s first 22 points and Alston Moore had another strong game in a 66-12 victory over Christian Collegiate Academy ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:11 pm

Sports

Pine scrimmaged Albany, starts season Friday

Pine and Albany played to a 21-21 tie in a scrimmage held on the road Friday. Pine coach Bradley Seal said that he was happy ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:10 pm

Sports

Bucs defeated by Wayne

Bowling Green School’s Buccaneers suffered a 41-12 loss to Wayne Academy in a District 4A3 contest on the road Friday. The setback puts the Buccaneers ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:07 pm

Sports

Varnado faced Loranger in a scrimmage, starts season Friday

Varnado’s Wildcats defeated Loranger, 12-7, in a scrimmage held Friday on the road. Jaheim Hooks led the Wildcats with 75 yards on the ground. He ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 29, 2020 2:04 pm

News

Sheriff: Convicted felon arrested on numerous changes

A Bogalusa man with several outstanding warrants was taken into custody earlier this week after a traffic stop, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 28, 2020 3:13 pm

News

Canine team captures fleeing suspect

On Sunday, the Rayburn Correctional Center canine team captured a suspect who had fled from a Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy near Lon Miley Road ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Monday, September 28, 2020 1:09 pm

Sports

Lady Bucs win 4th straight district title

Bowling Green captured the District 4-3A Championship and capped off their undefeated league softball season with a 14-1 victory over Lamar Christian School on Wednesday. ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:36 pm

Sports

Lady Raiders volleyball team posts 2-1 record this week

Pine’s Lady Raiders went 2-1 this week in volleyball with wins over Franklinton and Varnado and a setback to Pearl River. The matches took place ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:35 pm

Sports

Bogalusa competed against Fontainebleau in a scrimmage

Bogalusa traveled to Fontainebleau on Thursday to scrimmage against the Bulldogs as the regular season begins next week. The event featured a few series of ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:25 pm

News

Census deadline approaching

Washington Parish residents have just a few more days left to respond to the 2020 Census. The original deadline was Wednesday, Sept. 30, and as ... Read more

by Justin Schuver, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:25 pm

News

State’s COVID deaths average drops

The state of Louisiana has seen the number of average daily COVID-19 deaths reported fall below 20 for the month, according to statistics released Friday ... Read more

by Justin Schuver, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:23 pm

Sports

Franklinton scrimmaged Covington on Thursday

Preparations for the football season continued for Franklinton on Thursday, as the Demons hosted Covington. Franklinton did not put up any points and allowed just ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:23 pm

News

State recognizes annual ‘Altar’ event

Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser is proud to announce October as Folklife Month in Louisiana. This year marks the sixth annual celebration of the state’s living ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:23 pm

Sports

Lady Bucs go 3-0 in games held Tuesday-Thursday

Bowling Green School tallied a 3-0 record over its final three regular season games that took place Tuesday through Thursday. On Tuesday, the Lady Buccaneers ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:18 pm

Columns

The price of this police protest

It didn’t matter what the findings of the Breonna Taylor grand jury were going to be. Black Lives Matter and their sympathizers were well prepared ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:18 pm

Columns

Blame both parties for this Supreme Court controversy

“You don’t like a particular policy or a particular president? Then argue for your position. Go out there and win an election.” Sounds like something ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:17 pm

Sports

Sports Briefs

Bogalusa High School holding cross country tryouts Bogalusa High School is holding cross country tryouts for any male or female student at BHS. Tryouts are ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 25, 2020 2:06 pm

News

Families have less than a week to apply for benefits from missed school lunches

Louisiana families have only less than a week to apply for financial benefits from free and reduced-price school meals missed when schools closed in 2019-20 ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:04 pm

Columns

Was it really ‘ice’ for sale?

This time of year my thoughts always go back to the old green farmhouse of my youth. My grandparents worked hard and never seemed to ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:02 pm

Columns

Christopher Wray is the wrong man to lead FBI

In May of 2017, President Trump did the right thing and fired FBI Director James Comey, the individual at the center of the attempt to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:02 pm

Sports

Bowling Green victorious on Friday

Bowling Green School won its third-straight game with a 52-6 victory over Clinton Christian Academy in Friday’s road game. “We have gotten better week-in and ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:15 pm