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A very low turnout is expected for Saturday’s election, which is for the renewal of a Riverside Medical Center millage.
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association is moving the start of the 2020 high school football season back to October 8.
For the first time since WWII, the Washington Parish Fair has been cancelled. Organizers had no choice but to cancel the 2020 Washington Parish Fair due to Coronavirus.
"Back To School" is now underway in Washington Parish as Bowling Green students started classes last Thursday.
UPDATED, TUESDAY AUGUST 4 Governor John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday that his order mandating face masks has been extended until at least August 28.








Happy Mardi Gras!

The MCCA parade in Bogalusa will roll this Saturday, February 22, beginning at 1 p.m.

The Krewe of Pepe parade in Franklinton will roll this Sunday, February 23, beginning at 2 p.m. Parade marshals for the 2020 Pepe parade are Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harrison of Franklinton.



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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