Publication: Washington Parish Daily News

First reported 2 hours ago - Updated 2 hours ago - 1 reports

General Dynamics hosting pair of job fairs this month

Area residents looking for employment or just ready for a change of pace will have the opportunity to remedy the situation when General Dynamics holds a pair of job fairs later this month.The job fairs will be held on July 14 and July 28.The company is ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - 2 hours ago]
First reported Jul 11 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff will not push for new taxes

Washington Parish Sheriff Randy “Country” Seal is keeping the same 10.96 millage rate for 2014 tax year as the previous year.Washington Parish Assessor Jimbo Stevenson recently posted on the assessor’s website a notice of a public meeting to discuss increasing ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jul 11 2014]
Entities: Taxes, Acquisition, Criminal
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 03 2014 - 1 reports

Local jobless rate up in May

Washington Parish’s unemployment rate was up over the month in May but showed improvement over the year.According to figures from the Louisiana Workforce Commission, the parish’s jobless rate was 7.4 percent in May, when 14,001 parish citizens were employed ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Sheriff Randy Seal urges parents to not leave children in hot cars

With summer temperatures rising, Washington Parish Sheriff Randy Seal advises parents and other drivers to use great caution when it comes to leaving children in hot cars.He advises each parent or driver who transports children in their vehicle to view ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jul 02 2014]
Entities: Quick Stop
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Lane closures on Highway 10 starting next week

There will be alternating, intermittent lane closures of both eastbound and westbound lanes on Louisiana Highway 10 between Franklinton (Milepost 233.01) and Bogalusa (Milepost 253.64), from Tuesday, July 1 through Friday, Aug. 15 (weather permitting) ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Decline in ROTC numbers not seen in parish

A recent Boston Globe article said participation in the Army’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps, or ROTC, has declined more than 16 percent nationally the past two years. However, Washington Parish ROTC instructors said the programs are flourishing at ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 28 2014 - Updated Jun 28 2014 - 1 reports

Parish seeking grant for animal shelter

The Washington Parish Government plans to seek grant monies to assist with building its proposed animal shelter, the Parish Council learned Monday.The parish has submitted a request for $68,000 in Louisiana Government Assistance Program funding for the ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 28 2014]
First reported Jun 25 2014 - Updated Jun 25 2014 - 1 reports

Tour kicks off string of Centennial events

All of the hours of planning and preparation paid off in a big way as visitors enjoyed a delightful afternoon on Sunday’s Centennial Tour of Homes. Carol Duke and Greg Genco, co-chairmen of the event, selected homes which provided a cross section of life ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 25 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Local school boards staying the course

Despite Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal’s recent announcement of his intention to scrap Common Core academic standards, local public school officials said their schools are going forward in establishing the standards for the 2014-2015 academic year.Despite ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Washington, St. Tammany parishes spring crop reporting deadline July 15

The Washington/St. Tammany Parish Farm Service Agency wants to remind producers that July 15 is the final date to report all spring-seeded crops in Washington and St. Tammany parishes.Call for an appointment to avoid waiting.Planting dates shall not be ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Changes made to Centennial schedule

As the Centennial Jubilee celebration approaches, city officials have tweaked the Centennial schedule of events.Ladies/Men’s Day was slated for Tuesday, July 1, at Bogalusa Country Club. That event, however, was replaced by Senior Day starting at 10 a.m. ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
First reported Jun 24 2014 - Updated Jun 24 2014 - 1 reports

Angie man among those sought for Harrah’s cheating scheme

A former blackjack dealer at Harrah’s Casino and four others, including an Angie man, are wanted for cheating and swindling more than $32,000 from the business.Louisiana State Police began investigating in May after Harrah’s notified them of possible ... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 24 2014]

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General Dynamics hosting pair of job fairs this... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - 2 hours ago]
Sheriff will not push for new taxes [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jul 11 2014]
Local jobless rate up in May [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jul 02 2014]
Sheriff Randy Seal urges parents to not leave c... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jul 02 2014]
Parish seeking grant for animal shelter [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 28 2014]
Decline in ROTC numbers not seen in parish [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 28 2014]
Lane closures on Highway 10 starting next week [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 28 2014]
Tour kicks off string of Centennial events [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 25 2014]
Local school boards staying the course [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
Knockout game spreads beyond gang roots [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
Franklinton woman charged with theft from elder... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
Angie man among those sought for Harrah’s cheat... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
Washington, St. Tammany parishes spring crop re... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
Changes made to Centennial schedule [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 24 2014]
Landlords vent on proposed rental ordinance [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 20 2014]
Parish School Board OK’s Code of Conduct changes [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 20 2014]
Students turning noses up at new lunch rules [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 18 2014]
Parish School Board recognizes retirees [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 18 2014]
Franklinton clerks admit to ‘borrowing’ from co... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 13 2014]
Cellphone restrictions grow [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 11 2014]
List of charges for former teacher continues to... [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 11 2014]
Input wanted at plan meeting [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 11 2014]
Audit shows positive direction for parish [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 11 2014]
Employee charged with stealing from country club [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 09 2014]
City Council talks airport drainage [Published Washington Parish Daily News - Jun 06 2014]
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