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Washington Parish Fair Queen Claire Ingram will go to the "End of the World" to represent the "Fair with the picnic spirit."

Washington Parish Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force detectives continue to work undercover throughout the parish making arrests for the possession or sale of illegal narcotics.

The long-delayed Louisiana Highway 3241 project got a boost in the state legislature last week when $50 million was allocated toward the project.

Pictured above, left to right, are Public Service Commissioner Erik Skrmetta, Sheriff Randy Seal, Parish President Richard Thomas, Jr., David Johnson, V. P.

Surprising no one, last Wednesday Gov. John Bell Edwards signed the bill that officially disbands the Washington Parish Reservoir Commission. State Sen.

The Franklinton Mayor and Board of Aldermen held their regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday at Town Hall.

Entire Starting Lineup For Lady Demons Named To All-District


The record breaking 5th ranked Lady Demons Softball team was recently recognized for its achievements at the Lady Demons Softball Banquet. The entire starting nine were voted onto the All District team. Aleigha Fussell, a workhorse for the team, had an incredible season as the team’s pitcher and was named District MVP.



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


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