DEMCO officials are encouraging members to approve recommended changes in the local cooperative’s Articles of Incorporation during a special vote of its members taking place Sept. 2-16, 2014. 

Seven-year-old Clinton girl struck when on-coming driver fails to stop for school bus with signs out and lights flashing on La. Hwy 67, Plank Road, south of town.

CLINTON--A seven-year-old Clinton girl was struck by an SUV in the rain yesterday and was seriously injured while crossing Plank Road after exiting a school bus shortly after school was dismissed Tuesday afternoon.
CLINTON--Shortly after 8:45 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 24, Troopers from Louisiana State Police Troop A began investigating a single vehicle fatal crash that occurred on La. Hwy. 63 north of La. Hwy. 37 in East Feliciana Parish. The crash took the life of 50-year-ld Harry E. Williams, Jr. of Clinton.

Seven-year-old Clinton girl struck when on-coming driver fails to stop for school bus with signs out and lights flashing on La. Hwy 67, Plank Road, south of town.

Student Injured crossing Hwy. 67 after exiting bus near Clinton

Seven-year-old Clinton girl struck when on-coming driver fails to stop for school bus with signs out and lights flashing on La. Hwy 67, Plank Road, south of town.

CLINTON--A seven-year-old Clinton girl was struck by an SUV in the rain yesterday and was seriously injured while crossing Plank Road after exiting a school bus shortly after school was dismissed

WFP Schools are participating in Ice Bucket Challenge

For a good cause--WFP students, teachers, staff, board members and even the superintendent have taken up the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. ALS ( Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis) is also called Lou Gehrig's Disease after the famous (back in the day) Major League Baseball player whose career was ended by the disease. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lou_Gehrig

West Feliciana Parish students, teachers, staff members, administrators, board members, and the superintendent are participating in ALS Ice Bucket Challenge.

Derrick Todd Lee's bid for a new trial is rejected by state appeals court judge

New trial bid denied for convicted serial killer Derrick Todd Lee

Attorneys for condemned serial killer Derrick Todd Lee failed to convince a state judge that he deserves a new trial in the 2002 slaying of former LSU graduate student Charlotte Murray Pace.

Parish President presents council with a Lambert lawsuit settlement proposal he negotiated

The parcel outlined in red is the approximately seven acres the parish would get out of about 70 disputed acres under the settlement proposal worked out by President Kevin Couhig. The entire tract of 70 acres is not visible here.

Kevin Couhig, West Feliciana Parish president, announced a proposed settlement for the Lambert lawsuit that he said he negotiated with the Lamberts during the weekend of Aug. 16-17.

A Jazzy Night in the Felicianas Aug. 23

Tickets must be purchased in advance from Rickie Collins at the DA's office in Clinton or from Rhonda Torrance at the DA’s office in St. Francisville.

The 3rd annual A Jazzy Night in the Felicianas, sponsored by the East Feliciana Drug & Alcohol Awareness Council and District Attorney Samuel C. D’Aquilla, is set for Saturday, Aug. 23.

Last of a Dying Breed fundraiser Aug. 23 in Clinton

Members of Last of a Dying Breed Riding Club in front row, from left, are Braylin and Braxton King, Terion Dunn, Dasia Thomas and Eleshia Duncan. Middle row, from left, are Nadine Johnson, Janice Bandford, Pattie Jarrell, Sheila Flowers (club secretary/event planner), Tracy King, Lelia Dunn and Veronica Demby. Back row, from left, are Charlie Jarrell, Ron Jefferson, Bobby King, Jr., Devontae Dunn and Chris McKnight (club president). (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

Last of Dying Breed Riding Club hosted its 2nd annual Back-2-School trail ride Aug. 2 in Greensburg. It was a huge success!

Jackson businesses bringing revenue to town

Smitty Schmidt, owner of Chit Chat Cafe, Vintage Village and Feliciana Folks Country Store, invites folks to come take a look around, grab some breakfast or lunch and enjoy the day. (PHOTOS/Brandy M. Staton)

by Brandy M. Staton/WATCHMAN

Smitty Schmidt is just one person helping to bring revenue and shoppers into the town of Jackson, and all thanks to his three businesses.

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Members of Last of a Dying Breed Riding Club in front row, from left, are Braylin and Braxton King, Terion Dunn, Dasia Thomas and Eleshia Duncan. Middle row, from left, are Nadine Johnson, Janice Bandford, Pattie Jarrell, Sheila Flowers (club secretary/event planner), Tracy King, Lelia Dunn and Veronica Demby. Back row, from left, are Charlie Jarrell, Ron Jefferson, Bobby King, Jr., Devontae Dunn and Chris McKnight (club president). (PHOTO/Brandy M. Staton)

Last of Dying Breed Riding Club hosted its 2nd annual Back-2-School trail ride Aug. 2 in Greensburg. It was a huge success!

Lifestyle

DEMCO officials are encouraging members to approve recommended changes in the local cooperative’s Articles of Incorporation during a special vote of its members taking place Sept. 2-16, 2014. 

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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