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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.







Early voting starts Saturday

After months of campaign activity, the October 12 election is almost here. Early voting will begin Saturday.

Headlined by the race for governor as well as numerous local races, the election has been a constant topic of conversation around the parish in recent weeks.









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The annual Memorial Day program wil be held on Monday, May 27 at Fisher Cemetery in the Richardson... READ MORE

Opinion:

There are many disease problems that will plague tomatoes grown in our parish.