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Some ‘spring cleaning’ at Cassidy Park

In preparation for the Cleanest City Contest, members of the Bogalusa Rotary Club cleaned out the flower bed ... Read more | Add your comment

Spartanettes reward elderly

The Spartanette Service Club recently donated a basket filled with “Thinking of You” cards, with gifts to purchase ... Read more | Add your comment

Local drag racing team honored at parish council meeting

At Monday’s Washington Parish Council meeting a somewhat unorthodox proclamation was made honoring the Robert Harrison Racing Team ... Read more | Add your comment

Parish library system celebrates 75 years

The month of April is a month of celebrations for the Washington Parish Library this year. The first ... Read more | Add your comment

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Civic League gives to NTCC scholarships

Shown above is Judy Wamsley of the Bogalusa Civic League, presenting a check to M. J. Murphy of the Sullivan Vocational Foundation. The Sullivan Vocational ... Read more | Add your comment

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Citizens can get ‘digital’ copy of vaccine record

Louisianans who choose to do so are now able to access their COVID-19 vaccination record through a new, optional feature of the state’s digital driver’s ... Read more | Add your comment

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AG Landry joins lawsuit against Biden’s $1.3T COVID relief bill

On Monday, Louisiana joined Mississippi and Texas in filing suit against the federal government over the $1.9 trillion “American Rescue Plan Act of 2021.” The ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:41 pm

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Purcell: The comfort from Mom

Scientific American describes my mother to a T. An article titled “The Incredible Importance of Mothers,” by social scientist Melanie Tannenbaum, lays out the argument ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:40 pm

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Flowers: ‘Hate crime’ charges can be a slippery slope sometimes

I have renewed respect for Keith Ellison. The former congressman and current Attorney General of Minnesota appeared on “60 Minutes” last week and said that ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:39 pm

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Community Calendar for May 8-9, 2021

If you have any information for the Community Calendar, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com. Engine and truck state show Louisiana Chapter 31 of the International ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:38 pm

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Church Notes for May 8-9, 2021

If you have any information for the Church Notes, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com. Sweet Beulah Baptist Church Sweet Beulah Baptist Church has announced “Remote ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 12:37 pm

Sports

Demons move to the quarterfinals

Franklinton’s Demons captured a three-game series over Rayne and moved on to the Class 4A in games held April 30 and Saturday at home. Franklinton ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, May 7, 2021 11:46 am

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Pine’s Clark captures the discus in Region 2-3A Meet

Pine’s Makia Clark is headed to the state meet after capturing the discus in the 3-2A Regional Meet that took place on April 27 at ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, May 7, 2021 11:41 am

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Varnado’s Washington, Bickham reach the state meet

Varnado’s Zamoriyon Washington won the 100 meters and qualified for state in two events, while teammate Quovadis Bickham made it in one event at the ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, May 7, 2021 11:35 am

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Mt. Hermon School topped by Monterey in Class B playoffs

Mt. Hermon School’s Yellow Jackets were defeated by Monterey, 3-1, in the bi-district round of the Class B state playoffs on Tuesday. Trent Wilson tallied ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, May 7, 2021 11:33 am

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Sports Briefs

Rumble in the Dungeon is May 8 Kelly’s Youth Training Center Boxing and Strength Training presents Rumble in the Dungeon Amateur Boxing Event. The competition ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 11:30 am

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St. Tammany fugitive arrested after chase ends in crash, fight

A Washington Parish man wanted in St. Tammany Parish was arrested Wednesday after a high-speed chase and subsequent crash, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 10:29 am

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High-speed chase results in 2 arrests

Two people were arrested Thursday after a high-speed chase that reached at least 110 mph, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley of the Washington Parish ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 10:06 am

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Parish jail report for May 6, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on May 6, 2021: Garrett Simmons, criminal mischief-depriving use or access to property, carrying a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, May 7, 2021 7:38 am

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Drug arrest made in Franklinton

On Wednesday, while on patrol in the town of Franklinton, detectives with the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Drug Task Force encountered Nevin Earl Williams, 28, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:15 am

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Parish jail report for May 5, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on May 5, 2021: Amber Alford, fugitive other jurisdiction-felony Eugene Buck, failure to appear-felony, contempt ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, May 6, 2021 8:11 am

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Parish jail report for May 4, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on May 4, 2021: Brittany Hoyt, fugitive other jurisdiction-felony Eric Jarrell, in from court Brandon ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, May 5, 2021 9:53 am

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Veterans’ park committee meets

Joey Roberts, chairman of the “Our Veterans Memorial Park” Committee, is eager to announce the kickoff of Phase I of this exciting project. Phase I ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:22 pm

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Entergy update included in parish council meeting

At the Monday, April 26, meeting of the Washington Parish Council, Patrick Hamby from Entergy gave an update on the progress of mitigating sound at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:20 pm

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Sheriff encourages public to sign up for free alerts

Washington Parish Sheriff Randy “Country” Seal encourages the public to sign up for a free alert service to receive notification of current issues in the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:19 pm

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Community Calendar for May 5, 2021

If you have any information for the Community Calendar, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com. Dinner sale The Washington Parish NAACP will have a dinner sale ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:18 pm

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Church Notes for May 5, 2021

If you have any information for the Church Notes, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com. Sweet Beulah Baptist Church Sweet Beulah Baptist Church has announced “Remote ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:16 pm

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Crouere: Did a $3,700 ad campaign help to save the Senate?

Republicans and conservatives often rely on political “experts,” who are expensive and ineffective. One example is the prominent Republican consultant who was hired to win ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:12 pm

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Miller: Putting things off till later

The sun peeks out hesitantly now and again as if to tease. Thirsty trees and shrubs have soaked up the moisture from an overnight and ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:11 pm

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Bowling Green’s Hodges captures title

Bowling Green School’s Aiden Hodges is an MAIS Class 3A Champion in the shot put after capturing the title in the MAIS Overall Track/Field Meet ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 1:02 pm

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Getting to Know

Pine High School’s Coby Sheridan Pine High School’s Coby Sheridan is a baseball player for the Raiders. Sheridan, who is a senior, is a pitcher ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, May 4, 2021 12:58 pm