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The Franklinton Mayor and Board of Aldermen held their regular scheduled meeting last Tuesday at Franklinton Town Hall.
On Wednesday, Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Deputy James Gregorio responded to a report of theft from a residence on Highway 436.
A second group of Washington-St. Tammany linemen has gone to SW Louisiana helping with the devastation caused by Hurricane Laura.
UPDATED Tuesday Sept. 15 at 1 p.m.
(David Bernhardt is Secretary of the United States Department of the Interior)

We won't always be lucky, but we can always be prepared


Wednesday and Thursday of last week were dreary, with some rain and some wind.
By Friday the sun was shining and everything was good around here.
But just over 200 miles away from Franklinton, it was a different story. There was devastation and flooding in Gulf Shores, Pensacola, and the surrounding areas.

Man arrested for gun charges

On September 4, a Lee's Creek man was arrested on gun charges related to an investigation which began several days earlier. William Zachariah Bennett, 23, a resident of Lee's Creek Road, was placed in the Washington Parish Jail charged with three counts of being a convicted felon in possession of a firearm.



After communicating with Washington Parish President Richard N. Thomas, Jr.


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