EFHS is 1-1

Local and area high school football teams playing Friday, Sept. 19: • East Feliciana vs. Zachary @ Bronco Stadium (Both teams are 1-1. Last week East Feliciana beat Belaire 20-8, and ZHS defeated Northwest 48-0) • Silliman travels to Bowling Green in Franklinton • West Feliciana vs. St. Louis High School in Lake Charles

Emergency responders from East Feliciana fire departments, La. State Police and the coroner on the scene of a fatal crash Wednesday morning, Sept. 17, in Clinton on La. Hwy. 67. (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

CLINTON--Shortly after 6 a.m. Wednesday, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on La. Hwy 67 (Plank Road) north of La. Hwy 959 in East Feliciana Parish. The crash took the life of 23-year-old Cody M. Temple of McComb, Miss.

View of fire on Pittman Road Sept. 17 that resulted in the destruction of a large agricultural building and stored farm equipment. Photo courtesy of West Feliciana Parish Fire Protection District No. 1. FEO Dana Dutsch

A West Feliciana resident Robert Graham was severely burned trying to control a gasoline leak caused when a tractor hit a fuel storage tank Sept. 17 at his property on Pittman Road, according to West Feliciana Fire Protection District No. 1. The gasoline erupted into flames while the man was trying to staunch the leak.

EFHS is 1-1

Emergency responders from East Feliciana fire departments, La. State Police and the coroner on the scene of a fatal crash Wednesday morning, Sept. 17, in Clinton on La. Hwy. 67. (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

View of fire on Pittman Road Sept. 17 that resulted in the destruction of a large agricultural building and stored farm equipment. Photo courtesy of West Feliciana Parish Fire Protection District No. 1. FEO Dana Dutsch

Gale Creek bridge on Sligo Road to be closed for repairs Sept. 23-25

Bridge over Gale Creek on the Sligo Road will be closed while crews replace deficient timber caps and piles under the bridge, according to Jim Feerguson, director of public works for West Feliciana Parish. Photo courtesy of WFP Office of Public Works.

West Feliciana Parish Public Works Director, Jim Ferguson issued a bridge closure notice for the bridge over Gale Creek locted on the Sligo Road.

LANE AUXILIARY PRESENTS $20,000 CHECK TO FOUNDATION

Lane Auxiliary presents a check for $20,000 to LaneRMC Foundation on Aug. 12. From left are Pauline Rushing, Auxiliary President; Mary Whittington, Historian; Theresa Payment, Foundation Director; Frank Ragsdale, Foundation Chair; Velita Benjamin, Auxiliary Vice President; and Jeanette Carroll, Recording Secretary.

The Lane Regional Medical Center Auxiliary presented a check for $20,000 to the LaneRMC Foundation at its annual luncheon on Aug. 12.

McComb Man Killed in East Feliciana Head On Crash

Emergency responders from East Feliciana fire departments, La. State Police and the coroner on the scene of a fatal crash Wednesday morning, Sept. 17, in Clinton on La. Hwy. 67. (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

CLINTON--Shortly after 6 a.m. Wednesday, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a two-vehicle fatal crash that occurred on La. Hwy 67 (Plank Road) north of La.

HEALTH OFFICIALS CONFIRM 12 NEW WEST NILE VIRUS INFECTIONS, 92 CASES THIS YEAR

There were seven new cases of West Nile fever reported last week: Caddo (2), East Baton Rouge (2), Livingston (1), Orleans (1) and St. Tammany (1) and two new asymptomatic cases, one in East Baton Rouge and one in Iberville parishes.

Last week, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals (DHH) confirmed 12 new cases of West Nile virus, of which three were neuroinvasive disease infections, bringing this year’s total to 92 r

West Feliciana man suffers severe burns as a result of accidental gasoline leak

View of fire on Pittman Road Sept. 17 that resulted in the destruction of a large agricultural building and stored farm equipment. Photo courtesy of West Feliciana Parish Fire Protection District No. 1. FEO Dana Dutsch

A West Feliciana resident Robert Graham was severely burned trying to control a gasoline leak caused when a tractor hit a fuel storage tank Sept.

21st annual Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo set for Sept. 19-20

Riders participate in last year's Dan Klein Memorial Rodeo in Clinton at the Klein Brothers Arena on Gross Road. The rodeo was initially started to aid the McManus Fire Department. (PHOTO/Watchman staff)

The 21st annual Dan Klein Sr. Memorial Rodeo begins Friday, Sept. 19, and resumes Saturday, Sept. 20.

Gates open at 6 p.m. and the rodeo starts at 8 p.m. both nights.

Feliciana Airpark: Build it and they will come

FELICIANA AIRPARK LOGO--Contact Larry Thomas, Airpark Director, at 225-921-8231 or email feliciana.airpark@gmail.com, for more information. Also contact Audrey Faciane, East Feliciana Chamber of Commerce, at 225-634-7155 or email tourism1@bellsouth.net. (PHOTO/Stacy Gill)

by Stacy Gill/WATCHMAN

Councilman John Kean presents an alternative proposal to the Lambert/ Couhig proposal to settle lawsuit against parish

Here is a graphic showing Councilman John Kean's alternative settlement proposal to the one worked out previously between the Lambert family and Parish President Kevin Couhig. This proposal does not recognize any ownership or possession claims made by the Lamberts.

By M.W. Willis/ Democrat editor

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Lane Auxiliary presents a check for $20,000 to LaneRMC Foundation on Aug. 12. From left are Pauline Rushing, Auxiliary President; Mary Whittington, Historian; Theresa Payment, Foundation Director; Frank Ragsdale, Foundation Chair; Velita Benjamin, Auxiliary Vice President; and Jeanette Carroll, Recording Secretary.

The Lane Regional Medical Center Auxiliary presented a check for $20,000 to the LaneRMC Foundation at its annual luncheon on Aug. 12.

Obituaries

Karl "Bubba" Chaney, 1961 ~ 2014

A former District 6 East Feliciana Parish Police Juror with 12 years of service, died Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.

He was 52-years-old and was a member of Pipefitters Local 198.

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