Kevin Speakman, Author at The Bogalusa Daily News


Washington Parish Watermelon Festival this weekend

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by Kevin Speakman, Wednesday, July 3, 2024 10:33 am


Bogalusa City Council reluctantly passes 2024 operating budget, 2023 audit due June 30

On Tuesday, June 18, The Bogalusa City Council voted 6-to-1 to pass the 2024 operating budget proposed by the mayor’s administration earlier this year. Council ... Read more

by Kevin Speakman, Friday, June 28, 2024 8:28 am


New District Attorney Collin Sims, Sheriff-Elect Jason Smith, and Bogalusa Mayor Tyrin Truong speak out on plans to police Washington Parish, Bogalusa

New leadership in law enforcement and the mayor’s office could provide an opportunity for collaboration to fight crime and enforce the laws in Bogalusa and ... Read more

by Kevin Speakman, Wednesday, June 19, 2024 8:16 am


Bogalusa Rebirth faces pushback from city

Bogalusa Rebirth is a company that purchases adjudicated properties inside of city limits, tears them down, and secures HUD funding to replace them with homes ... Read more

by Kevin Speakman, Tuesday, June 4, 2024 2:36 pm


Bogalusa Mayor announces police chief selection committee

Mayor Tyrin Truong has announced on FaceBook the formation of a selection committee to choose the next Chief of the Bogalusa Police Department on June ... Read more

by Kevin Speakman, Wednesday, May 29, 2024 1:39 pm


UPDATE: Emergency ordinances signed for repairs to sewerage lift station three

On Tuesday, May 21, the Bogalusa City Council passed two emergency ordinances that authorized the purchase of two pumps to repair sewerage lift station three. ... Read more

by Kevin Speakman, Wednesday, May 22, 2024 3:31 pm


City fire at Lake Vista Nature Preserve burns around the clock

On Wednesday, May 8, I was alerted to a fire being left unattended at Lake Vista Nature Preserve on the north side of Highway 10 ... Read more

by Kevin Speakman, Monday, May 20, 2024 12:48 pm


Franklinton Mayor tables town park until further notice

For nearly three years, the Franklinton council and Mayor Route have been in negotiations regarding a new, state-of-the-art park for residents. Originally proposed by Route, ... Read more

by Kevin Speakman, Monday, May 20, 2024 12:42 pm


Budget Update over last three council meetings

On May 7, the Mayor’s administration officially put their proposed operating budget for 2024 before the city council. In a calmer meeting, the public’s speaking ... Read more

by Kevin Speakman, Monday, May 13, 2024 12:48 pm


Washington Parish Republican Women’s lunch hosts Dr. John Fleming, Louisiana State Treasurer

On May 8, the Washington Parish Republican Women held their monthly luncheon at Maria’s restaurant in Bogalusa. Newly elected Sheriff Jason Smith was honored for ... Read more

by Kevin Speakman, Monday, May 13, 2024 12:34 am

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