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Let’s get ready to ‘Ramble’: Officials visit city to tour landmarks

We were honored to host a tour last week with Brian Davis, the executive director of The Louisiana ... Read more | Add your comment

Model student: Boy creates replica of Thomas Library

The staff at the Thomas Branch Library would like to thank Bryson Brumfield for his donation to the ... Read more | Add your comment

Sheriff: 7 arrested for drug offenses

The Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force arrested seven people on Tuesday and Wednesday for various drug ... Read more | Add your comment

Art of the Heart: TES students learn about health

In the month of February, Thomas Elementary School celebrated American Heart Awareness Month by participating in activities to ... Read more | Add your comment

News

AG warns of dangers of scams

From cars to houses and work to leisure, consumers spend big bucks each year for necessities and luxuries. Unfortunately, many fraudsters ply their trade wreaking ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

News

Governor: Louisiana will return to ‘Phase Three’ of re-opening plan

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday afternoon that the state of Louisiana will once again return to “a modified Phase Three” of its COVID-19 re-opening ... Read more | Add your comment

by Staff Reports.

Columns

What is the real answer?

The rain beat down on the roof, and the March wind howled giving the early blooming bulbs a good soaking all through the night last ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:51 pm

Columns

It’s probably time to start a Kamala Harris countdown

President Joe Biden is a shadow of his former self. Long gone is the aggressive, pugnacious, and partisan Democrat who mistreated Supreme Court Justice Clarence ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:51 pm

Sports

Buccaneers are 2nd in Class 3A

Bowling Green School’s Buccaneers came in second at the 2021 Class 3A Basketball Tournament at Oak Hill Academy. After winning its first game of the ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:41 pm

Sports

Bowling Green is runner-up in state tournament

Bowling Green School’s Lady Buccaneers were second in the 2021 Class 3A Basketball Tournament that was held at Oak Hill Academy. After a 46-36 win ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:36 pm

Sports

Franklinton starts season 3-1, Pine opens 2-2 in softball

Franklinton’s Lady Demons started the season with a 3-1 record, while Pine’s Lady Raiders began 2-2 in softball. Franklinton played in the Albany Tournament last ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:34 pm

Sports

Mt. Hermon defeated by Florien in playoffs

Mt. Hermon School’s Yellow Jackets were defeated 96-69 in Friday’s bi-district round playoff game against Florien at home on Friday. Tevin Williams had a huge ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:26 pm

Sports

Bogalusa defeated by Madison Prep in postseason

Bogalusa’s Lumberjacks were defeated by Madison Prep, 70-52, in the bi-district round of the Class 3A state playoffs on the road Friday. Josh Taylor led ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:25 pm

Sports

Mt. Hermon tops Amite

Mt. Hermon’s Yellow Jackets were victorious over Amite, 19-4, in a home game on Monday. Tevin Williams, Trent Wilson, Brady Smith, Austin Boys and Jordan ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:24 pm

Sports

Franklinton goes 2-1 in Pearl River Tournament

Franklinton’s Demons posted a 2-1 record in the Pearl River Tournament that was held Friday and Saturday. Franklinton was defeated in the opener on a ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:23 pm

Sports

Bowling Green sweeps doubleheader from Amite School Center

Bowling Green School’s Buccaneers baseball team won both games of a doubleheader on Friday, 7-4 and 7-3, over Amite School Center in District 4-3A contests ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:22 pm

Sports

Sports Briefs

Dogwood Dash 5K to benefit Christmas in the Park The Dogwood Dash 5K and Fun Run benefiting Christmas in the Park will be held Saturday, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, March 2, 2021 2:21 pm

Sports

Pope John Paul II captures state title

Pope John Paul II’s Jaguars made history on Wednesday night when they won the school’s first ever boys soccer state championship, defeating Episcopal in the ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:23 pm

News

Man dies after boat mishap

Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries (LDWF) enforcement agents are investigating a fatal boating accident that occurred in Washington Parish on Tuesday. The body of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:22 pm

Sports

Lady Buccaneers start event with a win

Bowling Green School’s Lady Buccaneers defeated North Delta School, 46-36, in the opening round of the 2021 Class 3A Basketball Tournament on Wednesday. Bailey Devall ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:21 pm

Letters to the Editor

Let’s support future Legion fund-raisers

Dear Editor, For the past 102 years, the American Legion, as personified in Bogalusa by Magic City Post No. 24, has had a moving and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:17 pm

Sports

Bowling Green captures Class 3A Tourney opener

Bowling Green School’s Buccaneers placed five players in double figures in a 75-64 victory over Oak Hill Academy in the first round of the 2021 ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:16 pm

Columns

Death shouldn’t be mocked

Death is the one human experience that connects everyone, regardless of color, creed, class or bank account. The inequity comes only in its manner and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:16 pm

Columns

Biden’s just all gloom, no sun at all

Say what you will about the personal and political failings of Donald Trump, at least he was an optimist. Along with being a cheerleader for ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:16 pm

Sports

Demons start season with victory

Franklinton’s Chase Penton and Jordan McKenzie recorded three hits each in a 13-3 six-inning victory over Albany in Tuesday’s season opener at home. Penton doubled, ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:15 pm

Sports

Bowling Green defeats Amite School Center to begin 2021 year

Bowling Green School’s Bradlee Davidson threw six strong innings, helping the Buccaneers win their season opener, 8-2, over Amite School Center in a District 4-3A ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:14 pm

Sports

Mt. Hermon posts 1-1 record in 1st 2 games of season

Mt. Hermon School’s Yellow Jackets are off to a 1-1 record to start the baseball season. Both games were at home. The Yellow Jackets won ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:12 pm

Sports

Franklinton tennis teams defeated in 1st matches of year

Franklinton’s boys and girls tennis teams were each defeated, 3-1, in their opener against Slidell that took place on Thursday at home. Sean Bowman captured ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:06 pm

Sports

Raiders defeated by Poplarville

Pine’s Raiders were defeated by Poplarville out of Mississippi, 20-3, in Tuesday’s season opener in baseball. Cayden Schololgel singled twice. Coby Sheridan singled and scored ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:03 pm

Sports

Burkhalter part of Nicholls’ State record-setting performance

A former Franklinton player was involved in a record-setting performance by Nicholls State. The 2015 Franklinton graduate, who plays on the offensive line and was ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:02 pm

Sports

Sports Briefs

Franklinton Youth Soccer Association registration The Franklinton Youth Soccer Association is holding its final registration for the 2021 spring season. Registration takes place at the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, February 26, 2021 2:00 pm