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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.
Very early Sunday morning, the Franklinton Police Department received a call from the Riverside Medical Center emergency room regarding a gunshot victim.
The Washington Parish School Board has selected a veteran of the school system to become the new superintendent of schools.



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.