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The Washington Parish Government, in Partnership with the Louisiana Department of Health, Office of Public Health and the Louisiana National Guard, will provide free COVID-19 testing.
Someone in Washington Parish is missing a cow. A wandering cow turned up on property located near RJ Riley Road and Peterson Road in the Mount Hermon area.
On Sunday, September 13, 2020, just before 6:00 pm, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop L responded to a serious injury crash on LA 21 south of LA 3124 in Washington Parish.
The Franklinton Mayor and Board of Aldermen held their regular scheduled meeting last Tuesday at Franklinton Town Hall.
On Wednesday, Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy James Gregorio responded to a report of theft from a residence on Highway 436.

RCC officers charged in connection with sick imate's death

District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that a Washington Parish grand jury has indicted three former officers at the Rayburn Correctional Center (RCC) in Angie on charges of malfeasance of office, conspiracy to commit malfeasance of office, obstruction of justice, and conspiracy to commit obstruction of justice in the death of an inmate ea



After communicating with Washington Parish President Richard N. Thomas, Jr.


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