February 6, 2016

Jury convicts former Franklinton town clerk of theft

Saturday, February 6, 2016 7:03 am

  A Washington Parish jury found Capriece Dawson, 43, a former Franklinton town clerk, guilty of theft over $1,500 and malfeasance in office Thursday for ... Read more | Add your comment

Mayor urges residents to obey city’s animal laws

Saturday, February 6, 2016 7:02 am

Bogalusa Mayor Wendy Perrette is asking pet owners to clean up their act. Perrette said her office has been inundated lately with calls about dogs ... Read more | Add your comment

• ABOVE — Resthaven Living Center Queen Arcola Peay enjoys the senior center’s parade Friday morning.

Smile! It’s MCCA day! — Seniors enjoy early ‘parade’

Saturday, February 6, 2016 7:00 am

Despite the nippy weather Friday morning, the seniors at Resthaven Living Center in Bogalusa enjoyed their own private ... 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

Opinion

Have fun, be courteous at MCCA today

Saturday, February 6, 2016 7:00 am

Happy Mardi Gras, readers! In case anyone missed the news, today’s the day the MCCA XXXVI parade is set to roll at 1 p.m. We’re ... Read more | Add your comment

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

My wait is almost over

Saturday, February 6, 2016 7:00 am

Since moving to Bogalusa in August, there has been a constant chorus in my ear from anyone who will talk to me: “Wait until you ... 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

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