February 6, 2016

Creel Brothers recognized as business of the year

Friday, February 5, 2016 7:00 am

Creel Brothers of Franklinton was named the business of the year Monday night, during the annual joint meeting between the Franklinton Chamber of Commerce, Franklinton ... Read more | Add your comment

Housing market improving in parish

Friday, February 5, 2016 7:00 am

David Holloway believes homeowners in Washington Parish may have a reason to feel good about their investments. Over the last 12 months, Holloway, who is ... Read more | Add your comment

Lynli Dufrene and Anabeth Scott sit in the Mary, Mary Quite Contrary float as it’s being pulled by Ian Lyons.

Kids on parade: ACS holds annual Mardi Gras event

Friday, February 5, 2016 7:00 am

Wednesday afternoon the Robin Ford Parker Adcox Kewe of Mother Goose Annunciation had its annual Mardi Gras parade. ... Read more | Add your comment

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Several windows are cracked in the building.

YWCA to be demolished: Hospital foundation set to purchase property from Y

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 8:27 am

After years of neglect and decline, the YWCA building on Plaza Street will soon be coming down. Sandy ... Read more | Add your comment

Members of the Bogalusa High School JROTC team show off their trophies after the competition at Fontainebleau High School earlier this month.

BHS cadets excel at drill event

Saturday, January 30, 2016 2:47 am

Bogalusa High School’s JROTC drill team had a strong performance at the Fontainebleau High School Drill Competition on ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

Team’s comeback provides a life lesson

Friday, February 5, 2016 7:00 am

On Tuesday night, the Varnado boys’ basketball team had a crucial game against Crescent City. Varnado entered with a 7-1 district record and Crescent City ... Read more | Add your comment

Transparency is good for police agencies

Saturday, January 30, 2016 2:51 am

We were pleased to report on the capture Thursday of Kristopher Allen White shortly after his escape from sheriff’s custody. The capture — which was ... Read more | Add your comment

Foam tax, ban might be smart

Friday, February 5, 2016 7:00 am

A resident brought up an interesting point about taxing plastic foam products (commonly known by the brand name Styrofoam) at Tuesday’s city council meeting. Foots ... Read more | Add your comment

The Sound of Music

Wednesday, February 3, 2016 9:16 am

My eyelids slowly peeped open, and still-sleepy eyes roamed around the room as my senses emerged from their cocoon. A melodious twinkle of chimes gently ... Read more | Add your comment

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