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Free food distribution at FHS on Friday

Washington Parish Government and Second Harvest Food Bank will sponsor a free summer distribution on Friday, Aug. 7, from 9 a.m. until noon. The event ... Read more

16 hours ago by Staff Reports.

BCS set to open Sept. 8th

The Bogalusa City School Board met Thursday and decided to delay the start of its 2020-21 school year, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Superintendent Lisa ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

ACS starts school year Wednesday, Aug. 5

While the city and parish public schools are still several days away from opening, Annunciation Catholic School is going ahead with its plan to open ... Read more

1 day ago by Justin Schuver.

State of Louisiana reports highest COVID testing day

The state of Louisiana reported results from nearly 56,000 COVID-19 tests Tuesday, according to statistics reported by the Louisiana Department of Health. In total, there ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Louisiana to remain in Phase Two at least 21 more days

Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday that he will extend his Phase Two order — including the statewide mask mandate, closure of bars to on-site ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Parish fair canceled for 2020

Officials with the Washington Parish Fair Association announced Monday that the annual free fair will be canceled in 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Coalition honors Varnado High School senior

Washington Parish Coalition on Human Services (WPCHS) held its July meeting at ADAPT on Tuesday. LaDarrick Smith, Washington Parish Youth Coalition Member and CADCA Trainer, ... Read more

5 days ago by Staff Reports.

Average daily caseload tripled in July

An increase in testing, as well as a spike in positive testing rate, led to the average daily COVID-19 caseload in July more than tripling ... Read more

5 days ago by Justin Schuver.

Man arrested on drug charges after chase

A Washington Parish man was recently arrested on drug-related charges after attempting to flee from officers, according to Chief Deputy Mike Haley of the Washington ... Read more

6 days ago by Staff Reports.

Sheriff: Citizen pursues, apprehends hit-and-run suspect

In an unusual turn of circumstances, a Franklinton man was pursued and apprehended by a citizen after fleeing a hit-and-run accident Tuesday, according to Chief ... Read more

1 week ago by Staff Reports.

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