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A very low turnout is expected for Saturday’s election, which is for the renewal of a Riverside Medical Center millage.
The Louisiana High School Athletic Association is moving the start of the 2020 high school football season back to October 8.
For the first time since WWII, the Washington Parish Fair has been cancelled. Organizers had no choice but to cancel the 2020 Washington Parish Fair due to Coronavirus.
"Back To School" is now underway in Washington Parish as Bowling Green students started classes last Thursday.
UPDATED, TUESDAY AUGUST 4 Governor John Bel Edwards announced Tuesday that his order mandating face masks has been extended until at least August 28.




Franklinton Council hears from trash company about service problems

By JOHNNIE DANIEL,

The Mayor and Board of Aldermen held their regularly scheduled meeting last Tuesday in the Chambers of Franklinton Town Hall.

The Town's CPA, Minda B. Raybourn, presented the 2019 audit report. Income sources for all departments totaled $8,130,564 with expenditures of $6,554,120 for a change in net position of $1,576,444.












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