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Washington Parish voters cast their ballots

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


Bogalusa woman, 35, gets one-year in jail for sexual relationship with 15-year-old

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


Precautionary boil water advisory issued for parts of Washington Parish

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


"Ghost" arrested in theft and attempted purse snatching investigation

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


Deputies say man murdered woman, disposed of burned body

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


Father and son booked with pot possession and cultivation charges

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


How to pick a perfect watermelon, from the experts in Washington Parish

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