BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) - Several students in the Capital City will be back to the books Tuesday, August 9. Livingston, Ascension, Iberville, Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, Zachary and St. Helena (1st, 2nd, 5th, 6th, 9th and 10th graders) are on the list to go back. As you get your...
To date, 88,027,926 Americans are confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19 — and over 1 million have died as a result. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has one of the highest known infections rates in the world. In the Baton Rouge metropolitan area, located in Louisiana, a total of 234,260 COVID-19 cases […]
DENHAM SPRINGS, La. (WAFB) - The St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office announced a funeral procession for Lieutenant Jerome Hookfin will take place on Friday, July 15. The service will be held at Apostolic Assembly of Christ Temple located at 48123 Highway 16 in Denham Springs beginning at 11 a.m.
ST. HELENA PARISH, La (BRPROUD) — St. Helena Parish Lieutenant, Jerome Hookfin, will be laid to rest on Friday morning in Denham Springs. Lieutenant Hookfin served with the St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Department since 1997 as a Corrections Officer, Criminal Investigations, Supervisor of Patrol Division, and Criminal Patrol.
Lt. Jerome Hookfin spent half his life in law enforcement without receiving a single complaint on the job. He was known across St. Helena Parish for his infectious smile and reserved nature during his 25-year career as a Sheriff’s Office deputy. Only a few things were more important to...
Some of the state’s most rural parishes are struggling to find places for their youngest criminal defendants after Alabama announced this week it would no longer house Louisiana’s juvenile inmates. One district attorney with no local facility to hold youths is calling on state officials to fund the construction of regional facilities.
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ST. HELENA, La. (WAFB) - The St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Office is mourning the loss of one of their own. Lieutenant Jerome Hookfin died in the hospital this week, after being admitted for an unknown sickness days earlier. Hookfin recently received a promotion and served with the department since...
MONROE, La. (KNOE) - The Louisiana State Fire Marshal’s Office has lost one of its longtime agents. Monty, a 12-year-old golden Labrador who joined the SFM in 2012, has died. SFM says Monty was instrumental in solving many arson cases across the state throughout his career. In 2017, Monty...
His name was Monty, and he was a retired K-9 officer for the Louisiana State Fire Marshal's Office. He's gone. When someone in law enforcement dies our community mourns, and there is no exception for Monty because he too served the people of Louisiana, just in a different capacity. You...
ST. HELENA PARISH, La (BRPROUD) — The St. Helena Parish Sheriff’s Department is seeking the public’s help in identifying a male subject attempting to break into the Easleyville Car Wash. If you have any information on the identity and whereabouts of the male, you are asked to...
To date, 85,673,420 Americans are confirmed to have been infected with COVID-19 — and over 1 million have died as a result. On a per capita basis, the U.S. has one of the highest known infections rates in the world. In the Baton Rouge metropolitan area, located in Louisiana, a total of 214,763 COVID-19 cases […]