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Epic Star Wars fan film in production on the North Shore

FRANKLINTON, LA — Each new film in the Star Wars series is an opportunity to grow the fan base.

Many of the fans make their own elaborate costumes that appear to be identical to those in the films.  477 more words


Woman charged with animal cruelty after 3 dogs found at abandoned home

BOGALUSA, La. – A Washington Parish woman has been arrested for animal cruelty after three dogs were found at her abandoned residence.

Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office detectives were called to the home on Beck Graves Road on July 20 after a neighbor reported that the three dogs had attacked and eaten the neighbor’s chickens. 242 more words


Man throws cast iron frying pan at mother's head after board game fight

WASHINGTON PARISH, La. – A family board game turned violent when a man hit his mother in the head with a frying pan.

According to the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office, 38-year-old Kurtis Strong was playing a board game with his mother and his girlfriend, 38-year-old Venus Vanessa Camacho, on May 30, when the two women began to argue. 241 more words


Criminal prosecutor Jay Adair announces bid for judge

Career criminal prosecutor Jay Adair referenced his courtroom and public service experience in his candidacy announcement for the Division E Judgeship in Louisiana’s 22nd Judicial Circuit. 244 more words


Washington Parish Sheriff offers $2,500 for info on Mt. Hermon shooting spree

MT. HERMON, La – Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal is offering a $2,500 reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of the person or people who went on an early-morning shooting spree earlier this week. 240 more words

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13 buildings, 9 vehicles shot up in Mt. Hermon

MT. HERMON, LA – Gunfire erupted overnight in Washington Parish, leaving 13 buildings and nine vehicles peppered with bullet holes in the Mt. Hermon area. 164 more words


Washington Parish couple accused of mistreating children, selling food stamp benefits

WASHINGTON PARISH (WGNO) – A Washington Parish couple has been arrested for severe mistreatment of their children.

According to the Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office, Jessie R. 234 more words