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Average daily caseload tripled in July

An increase in testing, as well as a spike in positive testing rate, led to the average daily COVID-19 caseload in July more than tripling ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Justin Schuver.

Man arrested on drug charges after chase

A Washington Parish man was recently arrested on drug-related charges after attempting to flee from officers, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley of the Washington ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Sheriff: Citizen pursues, apprehends hit-and-run suspect

In an unusual turn of circumstances, a Franklinton man was pursued and apprehended by a citizen after fleeing a hit-and-run accident Tuesday, according to Chief ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Blues festival canceled for this year

Organizers of the Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival announced Wednesday that the event will be canceled for 2020. A post on the organizers’ Facebook page ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Candidates qualify for races in November general election

Candidates have qualified for upcoming state and local races, in the general election scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 3. The three-day qualifying period began last Wednesday ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

‘Main Street’ business assistance program open for applications

State Treasurer John M. Schroder announced small businesses can start applying for grants through the Main Street Recovery Program. Applications can be completed online at ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

‘Pop-COVID’ exhibit opens soon at gallery

Riverstone Gallery, located at 415 Columbia St. in Bogalusa, will be hosting a COVID-19-themed art exhibition starting Saturday. The opening reception will be Saturday from ... Read more

2 weeks ago by Justin Schuver.

It’s no myth: Mask mandate extended until Aug. 7

On Thursday, Gov. John Bel Edwards noted that the state of Louisiana is still fighting the COVID-19 pandemic and officially signed a renewal of the ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Grand jury indicts former Bogalusa Chamber director on theft charge

District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that a Washington Parish grand jury indicted Marilyn G. Bateman, 77, of Bogalusa, on Tuesday on a charge of theft ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

Sheriff: Traffic stop leads to passenger’s drug arrest

A Bogalusa man was arrested Wednesday on drug charges, after a deputy stopped a vehicle for a traffic stop, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley ... Read more

3 weeks ago by Staff Reports.

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