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We won't always be lucky, but we can always be prepared

By STEVE KUPERSTOCK - EDITOR,

Wednesday and Thursday of last week were dreary, with some rain and some wind.
By Friday the sun was shining and everything was good around here.
But just over 200 miles away from Franklinton, it was a different story. There was devastation and flooding in Gulf Shores, Pensacola, and the surrounding areas.


Did you lose a cow?

Someone in Washington Parish is missing a cow.

A wandering cow turned up on property located near RJ Riley Road and Peterson Road in the Mount Hermon area.

If that's your cow, or if you know whose cow it is, call Carol at 985-705-8899.







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Killers offered no mercy, received no mercy in Franklinton courtroom

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.






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Court dates have been rescheduled

If you were scheduled to appear in Washington Parish Misdemeanor Court or had a traffic ticket date in March, April or May, 2020, please report to the 9-1-1 Building behind the Sheriff’s Office/Jail in Franklinton (also known as the “old Franklinton Police Department”) to get your new court date. You can report any time between 8:30 a.m.






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