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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.










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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