The National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO) annually holds two regional training conferences, one in Scottsdale, Arizona, and the other in New Orleans.
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A bill designed to prevent non-milk products from being labeled as “milk” has passed both the Louisiana State Senate and the State House of Rrepresentatives.
It now goes to the governor to await his signature.
Winterset Club members met at the lovely home of Linda Moseley for their annual installation of Officers and Dinner.
Sunday afternoon, the solemn notes of Taps and a stirring 21-gun salute paid tribute to the memory of those who have lost their lives in the service of their country.
In a ceremony held on Cleveland Street in front of the Varnado Store Museum, Franklinton residents and those from surrounding areas remembered our war dead.
The October 12 ballot will be crowded, but the names of three parish officials will be missing. That’s because the three were automatically re-elected to new terms when filing closed last Thursday and they had no opponents. Re-elected without opposition were Washington Parish Clerk of Court Johnny D.
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.
Judge Will Crain was formally sworn-in Wednesday evening to the Louisiana Supreme Court. He becomes the first justice ever from Washington Parish.
Although filing for the 2019 election doesn’t take place until August, numerous candidates in Washington Parish are already engaged in campaign activities. The primary election is October 12, and with a heated governor’s race on the ballot some elections officials are hoping for plenty of interest (and voting) by citizens this fall.
Ten Southeastern Conference schools placed a member on the 2019 All-Southeastern Conference Coaches' Football First Team, as the first and second teams were announced Tuesday.
The record breaking 5th ranked Lady Demons Softball team was recently recognized for its achievements at the Lady Demons Softball Banquet. The entire starting nine were voted onto the All District team. Aleigha Fussell, a workhorse for the team, had an incredible season as the team’s pitcher and was named District MVP.