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.
The long-delayed Louisiana Highway 3241 project got a boost in the state legislature last week when $50 million was allocated toward the project.
The allocation was part of the largest Louisana transportation bill passed in 30 years.
Myron and Judy Tullos of Franklinton are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Katelynn Victoria, to Austen Hughes, son of Rusty and Tiffany Smith of Franklinton.
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.
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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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.