The Franklinton Demons football team was defeated last Friday by the Bogalusa Lumberjacks, 35-30.
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In the photo above by Courtney Schilling, Seniors Madelyn Burch, Hannah Varnado, Morgan Lusk and Abby Hodges were recognized before playing their final regular-season home game. The seniors are pictured with head coach David Hood Burris.
The Poster Committee is pleased to announce that the 40th edition of the Washington Parish Fair poster has been designed by Ashley Nobles of Bogalusa. This year's poster showcases one of the fair's oldest activities, the livestock show.
Brandon Branch, a cast member on Southern Charm - Savannah and a graduate of Pine High School, has been selected as Grand Marshal for the 2019 Washington Parish Fair Parade.
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With the October 12 primary election getting closer, candidates for the legislative seats in Washington Parish have been campaigning hard.
The District 12 state Senate seat covers all of Washington Parish, as well as parts of St. Tammany and Tangipahoa parishes.
The Franklinton Demons football team defeated the Pine Raiders in the Washington Parish Jamboree held at Bogalusa 15-12, as they scored first and never trailed in the game, which consisted of two fifteen minute halves.
Bowling Green School hosted the first home game of the 2019 football season last Friday. After opening the season with a 20-0 win over Cathedral High School on the road, the Bucs were looking to win their second game of the season against the Centreville Academy Tigers.
The Winbury Club held its first meeting of the new club year at the Varnado Store Museum in Franklinton.
Everyone enjoyed a time of fellowship before being served a salad meal with dessert by the following hostesses: Jeannie Dillon, Carolyn Knight, Jana Stafford and Brenda Allen.
With the October 12 election now just 5 weeks away, attention is turning to voter turnout numbers in Washington Parish.
A race for governor is at the top of the ballot, and this generally has meant good turnout by voters in the parish.