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On March 18, 2017, Franklinton High School lost a dear alumnus. A 2016 graduate of Franklinton High School, Madison Claire Peco was active in several clubs and was a four year member of the FHS Cheerleaders.
State Sen. Beth Mizell of Franklinton was recently awarded the Ambassador Award for Defense of Family by Concerned Women for America (CWA) of Louisiana. The award ceremony was held in Baton Rouge on May 8. According to Sancha Smith, CWA of Louisiana State Director, "CWA believes that marriage consists of one man and one woman.
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.
Mt. Hermon School has announced its 2019 Jr. High Homecoming Court. One of these students will be crowned Homecoming Queen on Tuesday, October 1 when the MHS Yellowjackets host the Pine Raiders.
The Pre-game Homecoming Presentation will begin at 5:30 at the MHS Stadium.
District Attorney Warren Montgomery reports that a Washington Parish grand jury indicted Logan W. Jarrell, 26, of Franklinton, last Thursday on five counts of sex crimes involving victims under the age of 13.
Check out this week's edition of The Era-Leader for photos of the massive FHS class reunion at the 2019 Fair.
Twenty photos of class members ranging from the 1930's to the 1970's!
Turnout for the first day of early voting in Washington Parish was described as “well above average” by parish Registrar of Voters Randy Strickland. Early voting for the November 16 run-off election will continue this week through Saturday.
Miriam Tate was named as the 2019 Homecoming Queen for Franklinton High School this past Friday evening. She is shown with her father, Rev. Jacob Tate Jr.., and FHS principal Rene Burris. PHOTO BY CALEB MULINA
Assistant District Attorney Jay Adair unexpectedly dropped out of the race for District Judge late last week. He had been expected to file his candidacy this week for the Division F judgeship of the 22nd Judicial District.