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Pick up a copy of this week's edition of The Era-Leader, or subscribe today! This week in The Era-Leader: Sheriff's Office confident of solving Angie murder
Pat and Henry Harrison of Franklinton have been named as King and Queen for the 2020 Krewe of Pepe.
The Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office remains confident that a well-publicised Angie murder will be solved. But homicide investigations take time, said Chief Deputy Mike Haley.
State Sen. Beth Mizell, a resident of Stony Point near Franklinton, has been elected President Pro Tempore of the Louisiana State Senate.
Franklinton Police have arrested four people for their alleged involvement in last Sunday’s (Jan. 19) shooting for a 20 year-old man.










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FHS defeats Tylertown to get back on the winning track

By DAMON SMITH,

The Franklinton Demons football team returned to their winning ways last Friday as they defeated the Tylertown Chiefs 30-18 on the road in a see-saw contest that was in doubt until late in the game. The win moves the Demons’ record to 2-2 with an upcoming non-district game with the Sumner Cowboys this Thursday on the road.


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