Lora Luquet, Author at The Bogalusa Daily News


Bowling Green lifer Pat King passes away, colleagues send condolences

Bowling Green lifer Patrick King passed away this week following his battle with cancer. King spent most of his life at Bowling Green as a ... Read more

by Lora Luquet, Friday, September 22, 2023 1:05 pm


Franklinton school nurse saves custodian’s life

In a heart-pounding turn of events last Thursday, Franklinton Elementary School bore witness to a life-saving act of heroism when nurse Shana Turnage sprang into ... Read more

by Lora Luquet, Tuesday, September 12, 2023 9:06 am


New Bogalusa Hope House dedicated to late board member

On Friday, September 8, a ribbon cutting was held to commemorate the grand opening of a new Children’s Advocacy Center Hope House located in Bogalusa. ... Read more

by Lora Luquet, Monday, September 11, 2023 7:00 am


Washington Parish School Board approves payment of stipend for employees

The Washington Parish School Board convened a special meeting on Sept. 5, 2023, with the primary agenda item being the discussion and action regarding the ... Read more

by Lora Luquet, Thursday, September 7, 2023 2:43 pm


Emergency Washington Parish school board meeting held amid strike

The Washington Parish school system convened an emergency school board meeting in the Franklinton Primary School auditorium on Thursday night in response to an ongoing ... Read more

by Lora Luquet, Friday, September 1, 2023 12:20 pm


Washington Parish schools back in session, special board meeting to be held on Thursday

Following Tuesday’s cancellation, Washington Parish schools are back in session as of Aug. 30, with the exception of pre-kindergarten students. On Aug. 29, the Washington ... Read more

by Lora Luquet, Wednesday, August 30, 2023 1:39 pm

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Washington Parish School System cancels Tuesday classes, staff on strike

The Washington Parish School System issued an announcement on Monday evening announcing the cancellation of classes for students on Tuesday, Aug. 29. According to a ... Read more

by Lora Luquet, Tuesday, August 29, 2023 10:55 am


United Way hosts ribbon cutting ceremony for opening of Prosperity Center

On Aug. 17, United Way of Southeast Louisiana (UWSELA) hosted a ribbon-cutting ceremony to celebrate the opening of its Prosperity Center in Bogalusa in partnership ... Read more

by Lora Luquet, Thursday, August 17, 2023 3:18 pm


New Bogalusa superintendent achieves lifelong dream

Byron Hurst has known that he wanted to be an educator since he was in middle school. One day at recess, Charlie Taylor, the then-principal ... Read more

by Lora Luquet, Wednesday, August 2, 2023 2:29 pm


Bogalusa Lion’s Club collects donations to provide leader dogs to the blind

In collaboration with Leader Dogs for the Blind, the Bogalusa Lion’s Club has collected $4,000 in donations to provide service dogs for blind individuals. The ... Read more

by Lora Luquet, Wednesday, August 2, 2023 11:51 am

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