September 5, 2015

U.S. Rep. Boustany tours IP mill

Friday, September 4, 2015 9:08 am

The International Paper mill in Bogalusa welcomed a special guest Tuesday afternoon, as U.S. Rep. Charles Boustany, R-La., toured the facility and spoke with employees. ... Read more | Add your comment

Airport receives $197K grant

Friday, September 4, 2015 9:04 am

U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham, R-La., announced Wednesday that the George R. Carr Memorial Air Field in Bogalusa will receive a $197,370 grant from the Federal ... Read more | Add your comment

DAILY NEWS PHOTOS/Randy Hammons
The Magnolia Chapter of the Humane Society of Louisiana and the city of Bogalusa are sponsoring “Clear the Shelter Day” from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Bogalusa Animal Control facility at 214 Arkansas Ave. Bogalusa Mayor Wendy Perrette, foreground, holds a Panda Shepherd mix she named “Honey.” In back, from left, are chapter secretary/treasurer Kay Grantham, Richard Howard and volunteer Belinda Martin.

Pet adoption day slated for Saturday

Friday, September 4, 2015 9:01 am

The Magnolia chapter of the Humane Society of Louisiana and the city of Bogalusa are making it easier ... Read more | Add your comment

COURTESY PHOTO
Taffenie Corkern Mizell models the official 2015 Washington 
Parish Fair T-shirt. Mizell is also the designer of the shirt.

Official Fair T-shirt on sale

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 8:45 am

The official 2015 Washington Parish Fair T-shirt, designed by Taffenie Corkern Mizell, is now available for purchase. Area ... Read more | Add your comment

Toppled trees were a common sight in Washington Parish during the days after Hurricane Katrina hit in August 2005.

Remembering Katrina … 10 years later

Saturday, August 29, 2015 1:14 am

The response to Hurricane Katrina from the federal level on down is what Washington Parish officials remember to ... Read more | Add your comment

Opinion

LHSAA teams start regular season tonight

Friday, September 4, 2015 9:21 am

It’s opening night for four football teams in Washington Parish tonight, as Bogalusa, Franklinton, Pine and Varnado kick off their regular seasons. All four teams ... Read more | Add your comment

We should be proud of local award winners

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 8:27 am

Two Washington Parish citizens, who were born 60 years apart, each received noteworthy accomplishments over the weekend. Katherine Haik, a 15-year-old sophomore at Franklinton High ... Read more | Add your comment

If you can, adopt a pet

Friday, September 4, 2015 9:22 am

Without a doubt, Bogalusa and Washington Parish have stray dog problems. All you have to do to figure that out is to drive the roads ... Read more | Add your comment

A hand to hold

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:26 am

Things have been a little hectic in our family, as of late. My eldest son’s wife, our sweet Cherrie, is recovering from a recent surgery. ... Read more | Add your comment

Education