Today's Top Stories

Louisiana has an unwanted ranking of first in the nation for confirmed COVID-19 cases per capita, and the Washington Parish case count and death count are both rising.
In an unusual turn of circumstances, a Franklinton man was pursued and apprehended by a citizen after fleeing a hit and run accident on Tuesday, July 28.
With Franklinton Mayor Richard Dillon not seeking re-election on November 3, two candidates have filed to replace him.
The starting date for Washington Parish schools has been pushed back from the original August 7 date.
The Washington Parish jury has indicted Jo’Andre Dawson, age 21, on Tuesday for) second degree murder and obstruction of justice.




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FHS defeats Tylertown to get back on the winning track

By DAMON SMITH,

The Franklinton Demons football team returned to their winning ways last Friday as they defeated the Tylertown Chiefs 30-18 on the road in a see-saw contest that was in doubt until late in the game. The win moves the Demons’ record to 2-2 with an upcoming non-district game with the Sumner Cowboys this Thursday on the road.








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