Storm approaching --- sandbags available!!

With heavy rainfall likely for most of Washington Parish as a result of Storm Barry making landfall in Louisiana, Parish President Richard Thomas has prepared a list of locations where residents can get sandbags. Residents are advised to play it safe and be prepared --- much better to be over-prepared than under-prepared!

Sand bag locations are as follows:

Parish locations - Available beginning Thursday 7/11/2019
WPFD #7 -
17380 Bill Booty Road
Bogalusa LA

WP Public Works Location #2
Yacc Road (Hwy 10 west of Seven Mile Road)
Bogalusa LA

WP Public Works Location #3
801 Pearl St
Franklinton LA

Town of Franklinton - Available beginning Thursday 7/11/2019
Franklinton Yard
1108 Lenora St
Franklinton LA

City of Bogalusa locations - Available Wednesday
North of Austin St @ Youth Build
Avenue B Ballpark
Main Street Ballpark

Village of Varnado - Available beginning Thursday 7/11/2019
Town Hall
63095 Main Street


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