Today's Top Stories
State Sen. Beth Mizell and State Rep. Malinda White will continue to represent Washington Parish in Baton Rouge for the next four years.
Mizell, a Republican, and White, a Democrat, each raced to overwhelming victories Saturday in their bids for second terms.
The Franklinton Demons football team won a huge game last Friday in Demon Stadium over previously undefeated Belle Chasse, 23-17.
The Mississippi Association of Independent Schools devastated Bowling Green players and coaches last week with a ruling that the Bucs must forfeit all six of the team’s football victories this season.
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The Fred’s store in the Riverside Shopping Center has been busy recently, as shoppers take advantage of “going-out-of-business” bargains.
The store expects to close for good around the end of October.
The MAIS devastated Bowling Green players and coaches last week with a ruling that the Bucs must forfeit their six football victories this season.
The ruling comes as a result of a complaint to MAIS that Bowling Green was using two ineligible players in all of its games thus far in the 2019 season.
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.
Bowling Green’s 2019 homecoming court is shown in the photo: standing Junior Taylor Jarrell, Freshman Sarah Beth Byrd, Sophomores Anna Grace Hingle and Sarah Martinez, Freshman Peyton Dupuy, and Junior MacKenzie Stanford; seated are senior maids: (one of whom will be crowned homecoming queen on Friday night, October 11th) Anna Reedy, Callie Sea