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A Tuesday evening fire burned an apartment at the Fairgrounds apartments in Franklinton, and resulted in the rescue of an occupant.
5th District Congressman Ralph Abraham has announced that he is retiring from Congress.
In the February 26 edition of The Era-Leader: --Krewe of Pepe Parade Photos --Sheriff's Office Buying New Fleet Of Patrol Vehicles
UPDATES: Amite Girls 63, Pine Girls 43   The Lady Raiders end a fine season in the 2nd round of the state playofs. Boys Playoffs, First Round:
December and January Student of the Month winners at Franklinton Junior High School recently enjoyed a donut breakfast with assistant principal Misty Polk.

Happy Mardi Gras!

The MCCA parade in Bogalusa will roll this Saturday, February 22, beginning at 1 p.m.

The Krewe of Pepe parade in Franklinton will roll this Sunday, February 23, beginning at 2 p.m. Parade marshals for the 2020 Pepe parade are Mr. and Mrs. Henry Harrison of Franklinton.

WST joins purchasing group, seeks continued low electricity prices

Five electric distribution cooperatives have joined forces to secure a favorable wholesale power supply contract on behalf of their members.
The purchasing group, called 1803 Electric Cooperative, Inc., represents more than 130,000 electric cooperative members residing primarily in rural areas across the state.



The annual Memorial Day program wil be held on Monday, May 27 at Fisher Cemetery in the Richardson... READ MORE


There are many disease problems that will plague tomatoes grown in our parish.