Today's Top Stories
Winterset Club members met at the lovely home of Linda Moseley for their annual installation of Officers and Dinner.
Franklinton's Jessica Barber was recently named as an assistant coach and recruiting coordinator for the women's basketball program at the University of Louisiana at Monroe (ULM). She officially assumed her responsibilities at ULM in mid-May.
Franklinton Police Chief Justin Brown presented his statistical report at the recent Board of Aldermen meeting, showing the various calls received by the police department from April 23, 2019 through May 27, 2019.
In wartime, truth is so precious that she should always be attended by a bodyguard of lies." ---Winston Churchill, referencing Operation Overlord.
One doesn't have to travel a country mile to find a soldier who was with the Big Red One, the storied military unit organized in 1917 during World War I and based at Fort Riley, Kansas.
Winbury Club celebrated the end of the club year with a gathering at Cafe' Bouchee'.
Many thanks to David James at Cafe' Bouche' for providing a delicious meal.
Three Bowling Green School baseball players were honored recently when they were selected to play in the MAIS All-Star baseball game. Seniors Cameron Bell, Timmy Ruffino and Casey Burge were selected to participate in the event along with other players in the league who were named All-Stars.
The record breaking 5th ranked Lady Demons Softball team was recently recognized for its achievements at the Lady Demons Softball Banquet. The entire starting nine were voted onto the All District team. Aleigha Fussell, a workhorse for the team, had an incredible season as the team’s pitcher and was named District MVP.
Sunday afternoon, the solemn notes of Taps and a stirring 21-gun salute paid tribute to the memory of those who have lost their lives in the service of their country.
In a ceremony held on Cleveland Street in front of the Varnado Store Museum, Franklinton residents and those from surrounding areas remembered our war dead.
State Senator Beth Mizell of Franklinton appeared before the state House of Representatives Transportation, Highways, and Public Works committee last Monday for discussion on Senate Bill 201 (SB201). Authored by Mizell, SB201 would repeal the law that established the Washington Parish Reservoir District.