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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.

Pine Masonic Lodge has new officers

Pine Masonic Lodge No 264 recently installed officers for 2020 in an open meeting that began with a gumbo supper. Those shown above include: front row, left to right: Junior Warden Tom Seeger; Senior Warden Jimmy Sharp; Marshal Alan Lang; Chaplain Bill Lang; Junior Deacon Will Hebert; Junior Deacon Van Buren Sheridan; Junior Steward Robert K.





Killers offered no mercy, received no mercy in Franklinton courtroom

One year ago, Levi Lee and Lance Rouse showed no mercy to a Bogalusa convenience store owner, shooting him in cold blood with a shotgun during an armed robbery.
Last week, District Court Judge William H. Burris returned the favor, showing Lee and Rouse no mercy as he sentenced Lee to life in prison and Rouse to 100 years in prison.











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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.