Pine Masonic Lodge No 264 recently installed officers for 2020 in an open meeting that began with a gumbo supper. Those shown above include: front row, left to right: Junior Warden Tom Seeger; Senior Warden Jimmy Sharp; Marshal Alan Lang; Chaplain Bill Lang; Junior Deacon Will Hebert; Junior Deacon Van Buren Sheridan; Junior Steward Robert K.
Today's Top Stories
In a sign of the continued woes of the dairy industry, Borden Dairy Inc, one of the counrty’s largest and oldest milk companies, filed for bankruptcy on Monday.
Anticipation turns into action this coming Monday evening as LSU plays for the national championship.
And two LSU players from the Franklinton area will contribute as the Tigers seek their third national championship of this century.
One year ago, Levi Lee and Lance Rouse showed no mercy to a Bogalusa convenience store owner, shooting him in cold blood with a shotgun during an armed robbery.
Last week, District Court Judge William H. Burris returned the favor, showing Lee and Rouse no mercy as he sentenced Lee to life in prison and Rouse to 100 years in prison.
Ten Southeastern Conference schools placed a member on the 2019 All-Southeastern Conference Coaches' Football First Team, as the first and second teams were announced Tuesday.
Judge Will Crain was formally sworn-in Wednesday evening to the Louisiana Supreme Court. He becomes the first justice ever from Washington Parish.
A Franklinton-area husband and wife were killed last week on Interstate 20 in Mississippi when an 18-wheeler ran into their vehicle. Triston McCain Scott, 35, and Calvin Lee Scott, 40, leave behind five children. Triston was a Franklinton High graduate, while Calvin was originally from Georgia.
With LSU now slated to take on Oklahoma in a national semi-final on December 28, two Washington Parish residents continue to play key roles for the Tigers. Adrian Magee, an offensive lineman, and Derrick Dillon, a wide receiver, have each helped propel the Tigers to their current lofty #1 national ranking.
Former Franklinton Mayor Wayne Fleming died Tuesday afternoon in Arizona following a long battle with an aggressive form of cancer. He was 73.
Derrick Dillon, an LSU wide receiver and a Pine High School graduate, will play in the East-West Shrine Bowl, the all-star game announced late Monday.
The Shrine Bowl is the longest running college football All-Star game in the United States. It will be played on January 18, 2020 at the Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.