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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 annual Memorial Day program wil be held on Monday, May 27 at Fisher Cemetery in the Richardson Community.
The program is sponsored by American Legion Post 24. It begins at 10. a.m.
It will be a short program, followed by a 21-gun salute and the playing of Taps.
A bill designed to prevent non-milk products from being labeled as “milk” has passed both the Louisiana State Senate and the State House of Rrepresentatives.
It now goes to the governor to await his signature.
Sunday afternoon, the solemn notes of Taps and a stirring 21-gun salute paid tribute to the memory of those who have lost their lives in the service of their country.
In a ceremony held on Cleveland Street in front of the Varnado Store Museum, Franklinton residents and those from surrounding areas remembered our war dead.
The National Institute for Jail Operations (NIJO) annually holds two regional training conferences, one in Scottsdale, Arizona, and the other in New Orleans.
Watermelon and summertime go together perfectly, particularly if it’s a Washington Parish watermelon. At the Enon Baptist Church 4th of July picnic, these three youngsters wasted no time digging in when the watermelon eating began. From left to right are Logan Thomas, River Blackwell, and Kylan Montelaro. PHOTO BY NANCY MCCLENDON
Each year, the Louisiana Sheriffs' Association awards sixty-four scholarships to worthy Louisiana high school graduates to provide assistance in furthering their education and training. One student is selected from each parish by the Sheriff of that parish.
The Franklinton Adopt-A-Street program chairman, Ron Brumfield, wants to thank everyone participating in this very effective anti-litter program.