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Suicide Coverup at Rayburn Correctional Center

MARCH 4, 2018

A mentally ill inmate has committed suicide at Rayburn Correctional Center in Angie, Louisiana by leaping from a prison bunk, consequently cracking open his skull. 367 more words

B. B. Rayburn Correctional Center

Washington Parish deputy shoots, kills man after struggle in Bogalusa

BOGALUSA, La. — Louisiana State Police is investigating an officer-involved shooting that left a Bogalusa man dead.

According to State Police, deputies in Washington Parish responded about 3:30 a.m. 90 more words


Students injured when school bus and pickup truck collide

FRANKLINTON, LA — Several students were injured this afternoon when a school bus and pickup truck were involved in an accident in Washington Parish.

According to deputies with the Washington Parish Sheriff’s office, the bus was bringing kids home from a school in Franklinton and had stopped to allow some of the students to exit. 245 more words


ATF offering $5,000 reward for info after Washington Parish church burned to the ground

WASHINGTON PARISH, LA – The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives is investigating the burning of a Baptist Church north of Bogalusa.

The Monroe Creek Missionary Baptist Church near Highway 436 in Washington Parish was burned down on February 1, according to the ATF. 93 more words


Independence Boys get win on senior night

MILESTONE- Independence senior forward Melvin Baker has scored over 1,200 points in his high school career. Photo by Jesse Brooks

By Jesse Brooks

On Senior Night, the Independence boys basketball team cruised to a 68-42 victory over District 9-2A opponent Pine on Friday, February 2. 391 more words

High School Sports

Schools, governments across South Louisiana close Wednesday as winter weather moves in

METAIRIE, La. — School systems and government offices across South Louisiana are closed Wednesday as frigid winter weather moves across the area.

Most parish and city governments, along with criminal and district courts, are closed because of a hard freeze warning. 421 more words


Washington Parish, Bogalusa City schools to close early Tuesday due to winter weather

WASHINGTON PARISH, La. — Public schools in Washington Parish will close early Tuesday due to predicted winter weather.

The school system announced on its website that schools will dismiss their students after lunch. 33 more words