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Sheriff Randy Seal has ordered a 9 p.m.-5 a.m  curfew for all of Washington Parish, effective today, April 1, because of the Coronaviruse situation. Here is the text of the order:
UPDATE:  Washington Parish has recorded its second death in the Coronavirus outbreak.  With the two deaths in Washington Parish included, there are now 273 deaths statewide, as of
UPDATE: Gov. Edwards has extended the stay-at-home order through the month of April, to include school closures.
It’s this simple: If you wash your hands correctly, you’ll lower your chances of getting COVID-19. Motivated yet?
For the foreseeable future, the Washington Parish Jail is closed to all visitors because of the Coronavirus outbreak.


State deaths now at 273; Two deaths in Washington Parish

UPDATE:  Washington Parish has recorded its second death in the Coronavirus outbreak.  With the two deaths in Washington Parish included, there are now 273 deaths statewide, as of noon Wednesday, April 1.  6,424 cases have been reported statewide, and 39 cases have been reported for Washington Parish.  From noon Tuesday to noon













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

Opinion:

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