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Harrisons are king and queen

Pat and Henry Harrison of Franklinton have been named as King and Queen for the 2020 Krewe of Pepe. Henry Harrison was the long-time LSU AgCenter agent for Washington Parish, and Pat Harrison was a long-time primary school teacher. Thye Krewe of Pepe Parade will roll through Franklinton on Sunday, February 23.







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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Pine Masonic Lodge has new officers

Pine Masonic Lodge No 264 recently installed officers for 2020 in an open meeting that began with a gumbo supper. Those shown above include: front row, left to right: Junior Warden Tom Seeger; Senior Warden Jimmy Sharp; Marshal Alan Lang; Chaplain Bill Lang; Junior Deacon Will Hebert; Junior Deacon Van Buren Sheridan; Junior Steward Robert K.


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