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The 2020 hurricane season could bring new challenges as Louisiana residents also navigate the realities of COVID-19.
The amazing Class of 2020 deserves our recognition and congratulations.
COVID-19 testing will be available to Washington Parish residents at the locations below in the Parish.
If you were scheduled to appear in Washington Parish Misdemeanor Court or had a traffic ticket date in March, April or May, 2020, please report to the 9-1-1 Building behind the Sheriff’s Office/Ja
With Louisiana now into “Phase One” of the governor’s re-opening plan, one of the places affected is the Washington Parish Courthouse.








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.