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State Sen. Beth Mizell, a resident of Stony Point near Franklinton, has been elected President Pro Tempore of the Louisiana State Senate.
Look in this week’s edition of The Era-Leader for a special section honoring LSU as our National Champion!
More than a week after a 17-year-old high school student was murdered in the Angie area, the investigation continues.
Franklinton Police have arrested four people for their alleged involvement in last Sunday’s (Jan. 19) shooting for a 20 year-old man.
The Washington Parish School Board has selected a veteran of the school system to become the new superintendent of schools.











RCC officers charged in connection with sick imate's death

District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that a Washington Parish grand jury has indicted three former officers at the Rayburn Correctional Center (RCC) in Angie on charges of malfeasance of office, conspiracy to commit malfeasance of office, obstruction of justice, and conspiracy to commit obstruction of justice in the death of an inmate ea





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

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