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Louisiana State Police: Two killed in separate crashes in one night on North Shore

COVINGTON, La. – Louisiana State Troopers responded to two separate fatal crashes on the North Shore in one night last Friday.

The first incident occurred around 10 p.m. 172 more words


BBHF 2017 Poster

BBHF executive chair creates second fest poster from her research days


Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival Executive Chairwoman Malinda White said she’s been looking for ways to cut expenses, and she’s done that by not taking the artist’s commission for her second painting that’s found it’s way to be a festival poster. 327 more words

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Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Fest Line Up

From BBHF publicity team

The Bogalusa Blues and Heritage Festival has done it again. On Sept. 29-30, BBHF VI will bring the magic back to the “Magic City.” With Grammy winning acts headlining the Blues Stage both nights, and a Louisiana Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member headlining the Heritage Stage on Saturday, you won’t want to miss the opportunity to be in the mix. 806 more words

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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