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Editorial: The most important blow is the loss of 58 lives in Washington Parish

The announcement this week that the 2020 Washington Parish Fair has been cancelled was yet another blow delivered by COVID-19.

But the biggest and most important blow of all, of course, is that the virus has caused 58 deaths in Washington Parish. Everything else pales as an inconvenience compared to that.








Old Glory

By CECILY BATEMAN,

Thus far, the year 2020 has been something. It has necessitated adaptation --- something I received a crash course in when our daughter's wedding ceremony was switched at the eleventh hour to the Terrace, a site never contemplated, at the Royal Orleans.



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Early voting starts Saturday

After months of campaign activity, the October 12 election is almost here. Early voting will begin Saturday.

Headlined by the race for governor as well as numerous local races, the election has been a constant topic of conversation around the parish in recent weeks.






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