October 10, 2015

Suspect arrested after 2-day manhunt

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:49 pm

Brandon Spears, 32, a resident of Highway 62 in rural Washington Parish, was arrested Friday following an extensive manhunt, according to Washington Parish Chief Deputy ... Read more | Add your comment

Early voting now open

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:48 pm

Early voting for the Oct. 24 primary began today, Saturday, Oct. 10, and runs through Saturday, Oct. 17. Early voting will be conducted at Northshore ... Read more | Add your comment

Deputies and officers also discovered a large amount of drug paraphernalia inside a home during Wednesday’s roundup. Four alleged dealers were arrested, and authorities are still looking for eight other suspects.

4 alleged drug dealers arrested

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:51 pm

Law enforcement officers from several local agencies worked together Wednesday to arrest four alleged drug dealers. Washington Parish ... Read more | Add your comment

Mike Travis is pictured preparing the basketball court at the Bogalusa YMCA. The basketball court is being refinished. The project is a training session for custodial students, who are from schools in Washington Parish, Pearl River County in Mississippi, Bogalusa Schools and St. Tammany.

Getting ready for basketball

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:52 am

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Bogalusa Mayor Wendy Perrette, left, watches as Stockstill employee Frank Buras checks the depth of the asphalt Tuesday on the Austin Street overlay project.

Road improvements begin on Austin Street

Wednesday, October 7, 2015 10:10 am

The long-awaited $247,000 Austin Street Improvement Project began on Monday and is expected to be completed this week. ... Read more | Add your comment


Voting early makes sense in this election

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:55 pm

It seems our lives become busier and busier by the day. Whenever an added responsibility creeps into our daily schedule, it can throw our routine ... Read more | Add your comment

Pageant winners make our area proud

Saturday, October 3, 2015 1:36 am

Washington Parish is quickly becoming known for its pageant winners. Weeks after Franklinton’s High School student Katherine Haik won prestigious 2015 Miss Teen USA crown ... Read more | Add your comment

I can’t wait for my 1st parish fair

Friday, October 9, 2015 11:54 pm

Since moving to Bogalusa in mid-August, I have been mentally creating a checklist of events I was excited to see. First was the Blues and ... Read more | Add your comment

Trash issue is a serious concern

Friday, October 9, 2015 12:08 pm

It’s a given at any Bogalusa City Council meeting discussion will eventually lead into trash and efforts — or lack thereof — to clean up ... Read more | Add your comment