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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

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Parish man arrested for drugs, attempted trespassing

On Friday, Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy Randall Garcia responded to a complaint north of Franklinton of a male going house to house asking for ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Sheriff: Man arrested again, 8 days after his release from jail

On Thursday, only eight days after his release from the Washington Parish Jail, Ernest Joseph Lester III, 38, went back to jail on new charges, ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

ATV driver killed in Washington Parish

On Wednesday, shortly after 2 p.m., Louisiana State Police Troop L began investigating a fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 436 east of Louisiana Highway 62 ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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 offenses, according to WPSO Chief Deputy Mike ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Parish man arrested for false imprisonment

On Tuesday, Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Sgt. David Cupp arrested Dustin Keith Stein, 38, a resident of Louisiana Highway 436, and jailed him on charges ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

Blood drive set for Wednesday, Feb. 24

There will be a blood drive held Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the American Legion headquarters. The Blood Center is partnering with the Florida Parishes ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Sheriff recognizes ‘Deputy of the Year’ for 2020

Corrections Sergeant Diane Loupe, who was recently recognized as the Corrections Deputy of the Quarter, has received another award from Sheriff Randy Seal. Loupe, who ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

COVID-19 vaccinations are now available in 12 parish locations

There are now 12 locations in Washington Parish where the COVID-19 vaccine is available, according to the Louisiana Department of Health. The LDH has published ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

‘Walk with Mayor’ is March 6th in Franklinton

The Franklinton Social Planning Committee is having “A Walk with the Mayor” event on Saturday, March 6, at 9 a.m. at the Washington Parish Fairgrounds. ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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