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American Legion’s ‘4th of July’ parade will return in 2021

Magic City Post 24 of the American Legion is happy to announce that the traditional Independence Day celebration and festivities will be resumed this July. ... Read more

8 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Sheriff: Oklahoma fugitive arrested in parish

An Oklahoma fugitive who removed his ankle monitor and fled the state following charges of armed robbery and aggravated assault was arrested on Tuesday at ... Read more

12 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Parish jail report for June 21, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, on June 21, 2021: Teddie Williams, in from court, contempt of court Christopher Brown, in ... Read more

15 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Search warrants result in drug arrests

Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office deputies recently made two arrests while serving search warrants at two locations in the parish, according to WPSO Chief Deputy Mike ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Sheriff: Car abandoned on bridge, impaired driver arrested

On Wednesday, June 16, a Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office deputy responded to a report of a car abandoned on the Pearl River Bridge east of ... Read more

1 day ago by Staff Reports.

Parish jail report for June 18-20, 2021

The following people were booked into the Washington Parish Jail, from June 18, 2021, through June 20, 2021: James Johnston, battery on a police officer-simple, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

RMC returning to pre-COVID protocol

Riverside Medical Center (RMC) in Franklinton has continued to monitor COVID-19 infection rates in its community since the beginning of the pandemic. Hospital staff said ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

IP donates $10K to help combat city’s blight problem

The International Paper Foundation recently issued a $10,000 check to Bogalusa Rebirth to eradicate blight in the city. Mill Manager Bernie Chascin presented Bogalusa Rebirth ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Tropical storm possible this weekend

The first major rainfall event of the 2021 hurricane season was expected to hit Washington Parish this weekend, as local officials kept their eye Friday ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

Bogalusan killed in crash in Mississippi

A Bogalusa man was killed Sunday, June 13, in a crash in Hancock County, Miss. Corp. Cal Robertson of Mississippi Highway Patrol Troop K in ... Read more

4 days ago by Staff Reports.

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