Gov. John Bel Edwards announced Saturday afternoon that face masks will be required to enter Louisiana businesses, effective Monday (July 13)
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A suspect has been arrested for a June arson that was committed in retaliation for an earlier homicide.
An election that was originally scheduled for April will be held this Saturday in Washington Parish and across Louisiana.
Voters will go to the polling places to nominate candidates for president and to fill an unexpired term on the state Court of Appeal. The April election was moved back because of COVID-19.
As of now, the Washington Parish schools will begin the 2020-2021 school year on August 6 in a traditional manner.
(Note: This article originally reversed the statewide deaths and cases. It is now corrected. Many thanks to the eagle-eyed reader who caught our mistake!!!)
Ellen Creel, a city prosecutor and 25-year veteran of law, has announced her decision to run for Division J Judge of the 22nd Judicial District Court, a seat being vacated by retiring Judge William “Rusty” Knight.
This past Saturday, a clerk at a Bogalusa convenience store called 911 to report that a woman had come into the store begging the clerk to call 911. She said she was in danger from a man in the parking lot.
In photo above, Pine High School graduates celebrate with the traditional hat toss following their graduation ceremony this past Friday evening.
Well over 1,000 vehicles lined up Monday morning of this week for the 2nd Harvest food distribution at the Fairgrounds in Franklinton.
Early voting is now underway for the July 11 election.
Because the date of the election was changed due to Coronavirus, early voting was also changed. If you need to early vote, you can do so through Friday, July 3.