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Governor issues mask mandate, partially closes bars

On Saturday, Gov. John Bel Edwards announced a mandatory mask requirement for Louisiana and ordered bars in the ... Read more | Add your comment

Primary election set for July 11: Judge race, tax question also on city voters’ ballots

Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is reminding everyone that Saturday, July 11, is Election Day. Only registered Democrats ... Read more | Add your comment

A park for honor

An official dedication ceremony was held Saturday, July 4, to commemorate the future Veterans Memorial Park that will ... Read more | Add your comment

Celebrating America, a little differently

For the past 80 years, the American Legion Post 24 has held a Fourth of July parade to ... Read more | Add your comment

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Results of Saturday’s primary announced

A tax rededication passed in the city of Bogalusa, and Elizabeth “Beth” Wolfe won the race for Judge, Court of Appeal, First Circuit, Third District, ... Read more | Add your comment

by Justin Schuver.

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State’s frontline workers can apply for $250 rebate

Eligible Louisiana residents can begin applying Wednesday, July 15, for $250 rebates related to essential work performed during the COVID-19 public health emergency. Act 12 ... Read more | Add your comment

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Change has arrived

I stepped out onto the back porch this morning in the wee hours to enjoy the birdsongs and my coffee. As usual, Missy’s little paws ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 3:00 pm

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General Flynn was unfairly treated like a U.S. hostage

In the last four years, no one in our country has been more abused by our judicial system than General Michael Flynn. This American hero ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 2:59 pm

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Venture crews start Bogue Chitto Race

By Col. Bobby Miller Special to the Daily News After many hours of practice, the local venture scouts are ready to compete in the 59th ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:45 am

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Bogalusa has 4 honorable-mention all-district players

Four Bogalusa Lady Jacks basketball players were selected all-district honorable-mention players in the 8-3A league. Tamirecal Peters, Mary Ladner, Deranique Lee and Dinasia Harris were ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:40 am

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NJCAA, MACC 2020-21 updates sports calendar

POPLARVILLE, Miss. — Pearl River Community College sent out a press release with the latest on NJCAA calendar on athletics. The National Junior College Athletic ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:37 am

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Franklinton Soccer Club registration Registration is always open at the Franklinton Soccer Club. Children can play during the Fall 2020 Season (Aug. 24-Oct. 17) with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 14, 2020 11:35 am

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A quick family history lesson

The other day I mentioned to my son Cameron something I heard the great economist Thomas Sowell say. Sowell had reminded the Black Lives Matter ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 2:28 pm

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Our state has taken a bold first step to solve problems

Last week, a few notable, and hopefully inspiring, things happened. First, we finally marked the official halfway point of 2020, a year that has been ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 2:27 pm

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New COVID cases climb, deaths steady

The state of Louisiana saw its second-highest new caseload of the COVID-19 pandemic Friday, according to statistics released by the Louisiana Department of Health. The ... Read more

by Justin Schuver, Friday, July 10, 2020 2:20 pm

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Thomas: Keep washing hands, wearing masks

This article was written by Parish President Richard “Ned” Thomas. As of Wednesday, July 8, the Louisiana Department of Health is reporting COVID-19 cases for ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 2:19 pm

Sports

Pine graduate signs with Tougaloo

Former Pine basketball player Breyanna Brown has signed a letter of intent to attend Tougaloo College and play basketball for the Lady Bulldogs. “I can ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:09 am

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FHS’s Ard, Nielson are 1st-team all-district players

Two Franklinton soccer players are first-team all-district players in 6-II this season. Goalkeeper Ashlan Ard and striker Kassidy Nielson made the top team. This season, ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:08 am

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Franklinton Soccer Club registration Registration is always open at the Franklinton Soccer Club. Children can play during the Fall 2020 Season (Aug. 24-Oct. 17) with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 10, 2020 11:04 am

Columns

Hands and feet

Another Independence Day has come and gone. I’m proud to be an American even though many seem to be bent on destroying this country. Many ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:49 pm

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We must save America’s heritage from this ‘mob’

There is a mob destroying our country. They want to change our political and economic systems and move us toward a communist form of government. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:49 pm

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Franklinton police: 2 suspects arrested in June 3 arson case

Franklinton Police Department officers recently announced that they have made two arrests, in connection with a June 3 arson incident. On that day, the FPD ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:47 pm

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ATF offers reward for arrest info

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF) has announced an increased reward for a man who has been wanted for almost 10 months. ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:46 pm

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Free COVID testing available

In partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health and the Louisiana National Guard, free COVID-19 testing will be available to Washington ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:45 pm

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Bogalusa man arrested for shooting

A Bogalusa man was arrested recently in connection with a shooting that left a female victim injured, according to Capt. David Miller of the Bogalusa ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:37 pm

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BHS’s Roberts verbally commits to Memphis

Bogalusa’s Raheem Roberts has verbally committed to the University of Memphis to play football for the Tigers. “I’m very excited. I’m ready to get up ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:28 pm

Sports

Senior Spotlight

Varnado’s boys and girls track/field teams combined to have eight seniors this year including Tamarya Bell, Jamonica Dillon, Darrius Harry, Trevin Haynes, Korterrius Mingo, Zantonio ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:26 pm

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Sports Briefs

Franklinton Soccer Club registration Registration is always open at the Franklinton Soccer Club. Children can play during the Fall 2020 Season (Aug. 24-Oct. 17) with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 7, 2020 2:16 pm

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FHS grad makes conference honor roll

The spring semester came to an abrupt halt due to COVID-19, and despite the change to online instruction, the University of New Orleans surpassed the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:38 pm

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Senior Showcase

Pine’s softball team had a pair of seniors on this year’s team that included Cassidy Ashe and K.K. Ginn. Their season was canceled because of ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:36 pm

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Sports Briefs

Franklinton Soccer Club registration Registration is always open at the Franklinton Soccer Club. Children can play during the Fall 2020 Season (Aug. 24-Oct. 17) with ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 2, 2020 2:29 pm