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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.











It's Graduation Week!

It’s Graduation Week in Washington Parish! Climaxing a crazy end of the school year for the Class of 2020, parish graduations will be held on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday.
Look for complete information in this week’s edition of The Era-Leader, where a special Graduation Edition is included.



Shots fired, man arrested

On Wednesday, Franklinton Police Officers responded to a call of shots being fired in the 2100 block of Williams Street.

Upon arrival, Delarius Jenkins aka "Hamburger" was found in the driver's seat of his vehicle, slumped over the steering wheel.



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