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With Tropical Storm Cristobal forecasted to impact Louisiana this weekend and early next week, Washington Parish is preparing.
COVID-19 testing began last week in Washington Parish, with a strong response to the first two days of tests, which were held in Franklinton.
The 2020 hurricane season started on Monday of this week, and Washington Parish President Richard N. Thomas is urging parish residents to think ahead.
The amazing Class of 2020 deserves our recognition and congratulations.
COVID-19 testing will be available to Washington Parish residents at the locations below in the Parish.

Court dates have been rescheduled

If you were scheduled to appear in Washington Parish Misdemeanor Court or had a traffic ticket date in March, April or May, 2020, please report to the 9-1-1 Building behind the Sheriff’s Office/Jail in Franklinton (also known as the “old Franklinton Police Department”) to get your new court date. You can report any time between 8:30 a.m.



The annual Memorial Day program wil be held on Monday, May 27 at Fisher Cemetery in the Richardson... READ MORE


There are many disease problems that will plague tomatoes grown in our parish.