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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 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.
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
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.
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.
The Franklinton Demons football team was defeated last Friday by the Bogalusa Lumberjacks, 35-30.
On June 6 an inmate allegedly offered a bribe to a Washington Parish Sheriff’s Office Jail Deputy if the officer would agree to bring contraband into the jail. The officer agreed that he would do it for the right price.
While visitors to the 2019 Washington Parish Free Fair will have a Sunday afternoon of entertainment at the main stage, the final night of the fair, Saturday, October 20, will feature Parish County Line at 6:30 and Michael Ray at 8:30.
The Washington Parish School Board voted last Thursday evening to begin the process of identifying and interviewing candidates to become parish school superintendent.
Current Superintendent Darrell Fairburn is retiring at the end of December.
Winbury Club celebrated the end of the club year with a gathering at Cafe' Bouchee'.
Many thanks to David James at Cafe' Bouche' for providing a delicious meal.
The Era-Leader's annual high school football edition has been published and is now enroute to subscribers! It is also available in paper boxes and at stores.
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State Senator Beth Mizell of Franklinton appeared before the state House of Representatives Transportation, Highways, and Public Works committee last Monday for discussion on Senate Bill 201 (SB201). Authored by Mizell, SB201 would repeal the law that established the Washington Parish Reservoir District.
After months of preparation, the 2019 election campaign officially begins in earnest this week with the official filing of candidacies.
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.
The Franklinton High School Class of 1969 Reunion was held earlier this summer at Franklinton Country Club. 31 members of the class attended along with their principal, Mr. James Stafford. The class originally had 67 graduates but 15 have since passed away.
Thursday and Friday evenings at the Washington Parish Free Fair are arguably two of the most exciting nights of the week for the main stage. This year's scheduled entertainment will be sure to maintain this tradition with Joe Nichols headlining Thursday, October 17, following opening act Nashville South.