September 4, 2015

ESL classes now available for adults

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 9:09 am

Washington Parish Schools’ Northside Resource Center will be offering English as a Second Language courses, beginning Tuesday, Sept. 8. The courses will be offered beginning ... Read more | Add your comment

Shooting victim survives

Wednesday, September 2, 2015 8:47 am

Franklinton homeowner Bobby Smith Jr. was released from the hospital Friday, after being shot earlier in the day by an armed intruder. Two black males ... Read more | Add your comment

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

Katherine Haik, Miss Teen USA 2015, poses with Olivia Jordan, Miss USA 2015 and Paulina Vega, Miss Universe 2014. (Photo courtesy of Miss Teen USA)

Haik named Miss Teen USA

Wednesday, August 26, 2015 8:22 am

Katherine Haik has yet to come down from the clouds, two days after winning the prestigious 2015 Miss ... 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

Football’s regular season is once again upon us

Friday, August 21, 2015 10:08 am

Regular season football is here. The season opens tonight for a pair of local schools, Bowling Green and Ben’s Ford Christian School. Both participate in ... 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

Blues festival is heating up soon

Friday, August 21, 2015 10:09 am

Her obituary was rather standard, giving all the pertinent information about surviving and deceased relatives but very little about her accomplishments in life. Enotris Johnson ... Read more | Add your comment