A Franklinton-area husband and wife were killed last week on Interstate 20 in Mississippi when an 18-wheeler ran into their vehicle. Triston McCain Scott, 35, and Calvin Lee Scott, 40, leave behind five children. Triston was a Franklinton High graduate, while Calvin was originally from Georgia.
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Three Bowling Green School baseball players were honored recently when they were selected to play in the MAIS All-Star baseball game. Seniors Cameron Bell, Timmy Ruffino and Casey Burge were selected to participate in the event along with other players in the league who were named All-Stars.
Washington Parish Sheriff's Office Drug Task Force detectives continue to work undercover throughout the parish making arrests for the possession or sale of illegal narcotics. Recent arrests in Washington Parish sent several persons to jail.
Both Franklinton High and Pine High qualified for the state high school football playoffs and both teams have first round playoffs games this week. See this week's edition of The Era-Leader for more playoff information!
The Fred’s store in the Riverside Shopping Center has been busy recently, as shoppers take advantage of “going-out-of-business” bargains.
The store expects to close for good around the end of October.
The Franklinton Demons football team defeated the Pine Raiders in the Washington Parish Jamboree held at Bogalusa 15-12, as they scored first and never trailed in the game, which consisted of two fifteen minute halves.
After months of preparation, the 2019 election campaign officially begins in earnest this week with the official filing of candidacies.
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.
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.
Derrick Dillon, an LSU wide receiver and a Pine High School graduate, will play in the East-West Shrine Bowl, the all-star game announced late Monday.
The Shrine Bowl is the longest running college football All-Star game in the United States. It will be played on January 18, 2020 at the Tropicana Field in St. Petersburg, Florida.
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.