NEW ORLEANS (WGNO) – Washington Parish voters elected Richard Dillon mayor of Franklinton.
Dillon defeated “Greg” Route by a margin of 51 percent of votes to 49 percent, pulling in 726 votes to Route’s 704. 65 more words
FRANKLINTON, La. (WGNO) – A 35-year-old Bogalusa woman convicted of having a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old boy will spend one year in jail.
According to a news release from the 22nd District Attorney’s Office, a District judge has sentenced Rachel M. 214 more words
WASHINGTON PARISH(WGNO)-The Mount Hermon Water District of Washington Parish is issuing a “Boil Water Advisory” as a precaution to portions of the water district due to a drop in pressure in some areas because of a contractor breaking a water line on Hwy 438. 103 more words
BOGALUSA, LA (WGNO) — Washington Parish deputies announced an arrest in a theft and attempted purse snatching investigation.
They describe it as a “saga” and say it started on August 29 at a store in Angie, LA. 224 more words
BOGALUSA, LA (WGNO) — Washington Parish deputies say they’re trying to find out why a man would kill a woman and dump her body. They say the body was so badly burned that they will wait for DNA evidence to confirm the victim’s identity. 186 more words
BOGALUSA, La. (WGNO) — Washington Parish sheriff’s deputies announced the arrest of a father and son in a marijuana investigation.
Deputies say 60-year-old Claude Creel and his 40-year-old son Christopher Creel are booked with charges of manufacture/cultivation of marijuana and possession of schedule one drugs. 95 more words
FRANKLINTON, La. (WGNO) — Just as Plaquemines Parish has its citrus and Ponchatoula has its strawberries, Washington Parish is known for its watermelons. In fact, it’s the number one parish in the state for watermelon production with more than 120 growers. 421 more words