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BHS graduate receives new PRCC scholarship

Pearl River Community College alumnus Hannah Davis Aucoin is giving back to her alma mater in a big ... Read more | Add your comment

Bowling Green opens softball season

Bowling Green School’s softball team will start its season on Friday with a road game against Adams County ... Read more | Add your comment

Sister act: Haydens excel at recent horse shows

Washington Parish 4-H Clover Explorers members and sisters Rozlyn and Lacyn Hayden, let their hard work and dedication ... Read more | Add your comment

Hospital updates visitation policy, due to rising COVID cases

Due to recent increases in confirmed COVID-19 cases and rising hospitalizations as a result of the Delta variant, ... Read more | Add your comment

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State indoor mask mandate returns

On Monday, Gov. John Bel Edwards has temporarily reinstated Louisiana’s statewide mask mandate indoors for all people age 5 and older as COVID-19 cases and ... Read more | Add your comment

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Parish jail report for July 30-Aug. 1, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, from July 30, 2021, through Aug. 1, 2021: Chanley Buckley, possession of stolen things-$25,000 or ... Read more | Add your comment

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Trio of Lumberjacks make top team

Three Bogalusa baseball players are first-team all-district players this season in the District 8-3A league. Chance Turner, Jarvis Dawson and Tajdryn Forbes made the top ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:54 pm

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Take survey for chance to win $5,000

You know many local business owners and managers personally. It’s been a tough and challenging time for them. Looking ahead, the future is uncertain and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:48 pm

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All abuzz about learning

On Tuesday, youngsters at the enjoyed learning about bees, eating fresh honey and making crafts from bee products, at the Washington Parish 4-H Bee Club’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:48 pm

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BHS’s Keating headed to the next level

Bogalusa’s Derek Keating has signed a letter of intent to attend Southern University of Shreveport Louisiana and to play football for the Jags. “I’m very ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:47 pm

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Portion of Louisiana Highway 450 to be closed for at least 2 weeks

A portion of Louisiana Highway 450 will be closed to traffic in both directions in early August. On Monday, Aug. 2, through Monday, Aug. 16, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:46 pm

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Mobile-mammogram bus heads to area in August

St. Tammany Health System’s “Be Well Bus” is hitting the road for Mammo Tour 2021, bringing mammogram opportunities to Abita Springs, Bogalusa, Folsom, Franklinton and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:45 pm

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AG: Be wary of online quizzes

What is your super hero name? Which cartoon character is your doppelganger? Do you have above-average intelligence? Answering these questions online may sound like an ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:44 pm

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Flowers: Roger Goodell and the virtue signalling of COVID vaccines

After the NFL became a bastion of gridiron “wokeness,” I basically stopped paying attention. But I have to say my interest was piqued by a ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:43 pm

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Sports Schedules

Bogalusa Football Association registration is on Saturday The Bogalusa Football Association will be holding registration on Saturday, July 31 along with practice and signups on ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:43 pm

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Reagan: Could Trump hurt GOP?

Will Donald Trump’s endorsements in the 2022 Republican primaries be a double-edged sword for the party? Based on the surprising results of this week’s special ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:42 pm

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Sports Schedules

SOFTBALL Aug. 2 Bowling Green School at Parklane Academy, 5 p.m. Aug. 6 Centreville Academy at Bowling Green School, 5 p.m. Aug. 7 Bowling Green ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:41 pm

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Community Calendar for July 31-Aug. 1, 2021

If you have any information for the Community Calendar, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com. Vaccination event The Louisiana Department of Health’s Office of Public Health, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:41 pm

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Pearl River Community College rodeo duo wins World Championship

Pearl River rodeo members Blake Lyons (Ethel; Silliman Institute) and Jeb Stewart (Hurley; Homeschool) have had a tremendous amount of success in their rodeo careers ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:40 pm

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Church Notes for July 31-Aug. 1, 2021

If you have any information for the Church Notes, please email it to justin.schuver@bogalusadailynews.com. Mt. Zion Church of Varnado Dr. Byron C. Muse and the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, July 30, 2021 12:40 pm

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Parish jail report for July 28, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on July 28, 2021: Tammy Hudson, possession of Schedule II drugs, self-mutilation Brandon Williams, home ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Thursday, July 29, 2021 8:45 am

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Parish jail report for July 27, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on July 27, 2021: Sidney Ricks III, domestic abuse-child endangerment-13A, domestic abuse-battery-misdemeanor Trevonne Mingo, possession ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, July 28, 2021 8:43 am

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Miller: Must be love

My day just got infinitely better. Now, don’t get me wrong; it was already a pretty decent day. Actually, it was a pretty nice day. ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:28 pm

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Football season getting close to starting

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by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:15 pm

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Bogalusa man pleaded guilty to several charges on July 21

District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that Jonathon David Talley, age 40 from Bogalusa, pleaded guilty in front of District Judge Scott Gardner on Wednesday, July ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:11 pm

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Gov. Edwards, Dept. of Transportation and Development Announce First Phase of LA 3241 Project

Gov. John Bel Edwards and the Louisiana Department of Transportation and Development (DOTD) announced that the first segment of the LA 3241 corridor project was ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:09 pm

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Franklinton man found guilty of killing a pregnant woman

A Franklinton man was found guilty Thursday, July 22, of killing a pregnant woman and attempting to kill a man. Dana Williams, 30, of Franklinton, ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:08 pm

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State Fire Marshal encourages increased fire safety awareness

Special to The Daily News The State Fire Marshal’s Office (SFM) is calling on all Louisiana citizens to increase fire safety awareness and fire escape ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:06 pm

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Church Notes

Mt. Zion Church of Varnado Dr. Byron C. Muse and the Mt. Zion Church family of Varnado will celebrate their annual homecoming and church anniversary ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 1:01 pm

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Community Calendar

School supply give-away There will be a school supply give-away on Friday, July 30, from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. at the Town of Franklinton ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:59 pm

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Bogue Chitto race is canceled this year

The annual Bogue Chitto Race that was scheduled for tomorrow through Saturday has been canceled because of high water. “The Bogue Chitto River has had ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, July 27, 2021 12:55 pm