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Election Day is Nov. 3, some polling sites have moved

Election Day will be Tuesday, Nov. 3, for all voters who have not already mailed in absentee ballots or participated in the early voting period. ... Read more

12 hours ago by Staff Reports.

Motorist arrested for drug possession

Jail records indicate Joseph W. Kennedy, 36, a resident of Louisiana Highway 438, has been jailed in Washington Parish at least 10 times since 2007, ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Absentee ballot request deadline is Friday

Louisiana Secretary of State Kyle Ardoin is reminding voters of the upcoming absentee ballot deadlines. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Friday, Oct. ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

WSTE launches damage assessments, more than 12,000 consumer-members without power in coverage area

Hurricane Zeta made landfall in southeast Louisiana on Wednesday evening, causing extensive damage to the Washington-St. Tammany Electric Cooperative (WSTE) system and leaving many consumer-members ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Approximately 840 without power in parish Thursday morning

Officials with the Washington Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (OHSEP) said Thursday morning that more than 800 parish residents were still without ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Teen, 17, killed in fiery crash in Washington Parish

On Wednesday, just before 1 p.m., troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a fatal crash on Louisiana Highway 16 west of Louisiana ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Thomas: Shelters now open, stay safe until storm passes

Washington Parish President Richard “Ned” Thomas Jr. released an additional statement about Hurricane Zeta on Wednesday afternoon. In the statement, Thomas said: “Hurricane Zeta is ... Read more

2 days ago by Staff Reports.

Trump approves governor’s request for federal assistance related to Hurricane Zeta response

President Donald Trump has approved Gov. John Bel Edwards’ request for federal assistance related to Hurricane Zeta. The request was approved by the President and ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

Officials: Zeta to bring heavy winds, possible tornadoes

Officials with the Washington Parish Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness issued an update Wednesday morning about the approach of Hurricane Zeta. The update, ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

‘Smart’ purchases: Enon school receives IP grant funds

The Health Ahead/Heart Smart Children’s Health Program, founded by the late Dr. Gerald Berenson, has been awarded a $5,000 grant from International Paper’s Bogalusa Mill ... Read more

3 days ago by Staff Reports.

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