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Sheriff Randy Seal has ordered a 9 p.m.-5 a.m  curfew for all of Washington Parish, and it is now in effect. The curfew was enacted because of the Coronavirus situation.
NEW: As of Friday, April 3 at noon, Washington Parish had only one death from Coronavirus, according to the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.
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.

WST joins purchasing group, seeks continued low electricity prices

Five electric distribution cooperatives have joined forces to secure a favorable wholesale power supply contract on behalf of their members.
The purchasing group, called 1803 Electric Cooperative, Inc., represents more than 130,000 electric cooperative members residing primarily in rural areas across the state.


Williams and Hobgood are arrested by WPSO for offenses

Otha Michael Williams, 54, a resident of West Stateline Road in northern Washington Parish, was arrested on February 4 and placed in the Washington Parish Jail where he remains with bond set at $750,000. Williams is charged with three counts of aggravated rape, one count of sexual battery and one count of indecent behavior with juveniles.














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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.