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Free COVID-19 testing will be available every week in parish

Washington Parish, in partnership with the Louisiana Dept. of Health, Office of Public Health, and the Louisiana National ... Read more | Add your comment

Sally’s track shifts east, weather warnings canceled in parish

The projected traveling path of Hurricane Sally has shifted east, and it now appears as if local impact ... Read more | Add your comment

Civic League collects items for Hurricane Laura victims

Fireman Dylan Kavanaugh is shown, helping Joan Hortman and Erica Brumfield unload the items donated by Civic League ... Read more | Add your comment

Magee gets $5,000 award from foundation

The Northshore Community Foundation is proud to announce that the recipient of the Third Annual Dick Knight Award ... Read more | Add your comment

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Families have less than a week to apply for benefits from missed school lunches

Louisiana families have only less than a week to apply for financial benefits from free and reduced-price school meals missed when schools closed in 2019-20 ... Read more | Add your comment

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11-year-old dies from injuries sustained in a crash, mother arrested for impaired driving

An 11-year-old boy from Bogalusa was killed during a car crash, and his mother was arrested Tuesday for impaired driving, according to Trooper Jeremy Price ... Read more | Add your comment

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Columns

Was it really ‘ice’ for sale?

This time of year my thoughts always go back to the old green farmhouse of my youth. My grandparents worked hard and never seemed to ... Read more

by Jan Penton Miller, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:02 pm

Columns

Christopher Wray is the wrong man to lead FBI

In May of 2017, President Trump did the right thing and fired FBI Director James Comey, the individual at the center of the attempt to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 3:02 pm

Sports

Bowling Green victorious on Friday

Bowling Green School won its third-straight game with a 52-6 victory over Clinton Christian Academy in Friday’s road game. “We have gotten better week-in and ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:15 pm

Sports

Getting to Know

Bogalusa High School’s Desmond Johnson Bogalusa High School’s Desmond Johnson plays football for the Lumberjacks. The senior is an offensive lineman and defensive lineman. “Desmond ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:12 pm

Sports

Demons hosting Covington for fall scrimmage

Franklinton is at home scrimmaging Covington on Thursday, starting at 5 p.m. “It’s obviously been a while since we’ve been able to play someone else ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:09 pm

Sports

Ben’s Ford defeated by Claiborne

Ben’s Ford Christian School suffered a 50-40 loss to Claiborne Academy in a game where neither team led by double digits until the fourth quarter. ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:04 pm

Sports

Bogalusa travels to scrimmage Fontainebleau on Thursday

Bogalusa travels to Fontainebleau on Thursday to scrimmage against the Bulldogs at 6 p.m. “Obviously we are excited to start back playing football and have ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 2:00 pm

Sports

Pine facing Albany in a scrimmage to be held on Friday

Pine takes to the road on Friday to scrimmage against Albany at 6 p.m. “Our goal is just to have a clean scrimmage, not a ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:56 pm

Sports

Varnado heading to Loranger on Friday

Varnado takes to the field on Friday to play a scrimmage against Loranger on the road at 6 p.m. Our main look is just getting ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:55 pm

Sports

Sports Briefs

Bogalusa High School holding cross country tryouts Bogalusa High School is holding cross country tryouts for any male or female student at BHS. Tryouts are ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 22, 2020 1:53 pm

News

Mt. Hermon boy recipient of cochlear implants grant

Travelers Protective Association (TPA) Hearing Trust issued 35 grants, totaling $22,100, to applicants requesting assistance during the second quarter of 2020. Established by TPA in ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:40 pm

News

WPSO: Pair caught stealing items from their neighbors

Two people were arrested recently this week, after reportedly stealing from their next-door neighbors, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley of the Washington Parish Sheriff’s ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:39 pm

News

State’s Phase Three order was modified

Following discussions with restaurant and hospitality industry leaders, Gov. John Bel Edwards recently altered his Phase Three order to allow the on premises sale and ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:38 pm

Columns

What really started these fires?

Lots of people in politics and the media out here in California are blaming global warming for the 26 major wildfires that have killed at ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:33 pm

Columns

Lower the voting age to 16? Should raise it to 80 instead!

San Francisco residents will vote on a measure in November to allow teenagers as young as 16 to vote in local elections. That’s according to ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 2:32 pm

Sports

Franklinton grad wins another award

Nicholls State University offensive lineman P.J. Burkhalter has added another award to his impressive resumé. Burkhalter, a 2015 Franklinton high School graduate, has been named ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 1:33 pm

News

Governor: Louisiana will quickly implement new federal guidance to expand nursing home visitation

Louisiana will move to quickly implement new guidance from the federal government easing restrictions on visits to nursing homes during the COVID pandemic, Gov. John ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 1:30 pm

Sports

Strong start helps Lady Bucs in victory

Bowling Green School jumped out to an 8-1 lead through two innings in a 10-6 victory over Amite School Center at home Thursday. The Lady ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, September 18, 2020 1:27 pm

Sports

Pine comes up short against Hammond on the road Thursday

Pine’s Lady Raiders suffered their first loss of the season, 25-18, 25-18, 17-25, 25-19, against Hammond in a road match held on Thursday. Reese Polk ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, September 18, 2020 1:26 pm

Sports

YMCA Golf Tourney takes place Sept. 26

Competition and fundraising come together for a day on the golf course next Saturday when players hit the links for the YMCA Golf Classic at ... Read more

by Chris Kinkaid, Friday, September 18, 2020 1:24 pm

Sports

Sports Briefs

Bogalusa High School holding cross country tryouts Bogalusa High School is holding cross country tryouts for any male or female student at BHS. Tryouts are ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Friday, September 18, 2020 1:21 pm

News

2 arrested on drug, weapon charges

Two Bogalusa residents were recently taken into custody on drug and weapon charges after a traffic stop, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley of the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 1:46 pm

News

Woman arrested for illegal drug possession

A Mississippi woman was arrested for illegal drug possession Wednesday, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley of the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office. Haley said that ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Wednesday, September 16, 2020 12:49 pm

News

State’s COVID averages are down so far in September

Most major COVID-19 statistical data categories are down from their daily averages in August, according to the Louisiana Department of Health. According to LDH statistics, ... Read more

by Justin Schuver, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:26 pm

News

River ‘Clean Sweep’ starts Sept. 19

This year’s “Pearl River Clean Sweep” cleanup event is scheduled to begin Saturday. This is an annual event where volunteers help to clean up the ... Read more

by Staff Reports, Tuesday, September 15, 2020 2:25 pm