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THIRTEEN FRANKLIN PARISH teachers were honored at the School Board’s regular October meeting Monday night for perfect attendance within the last school year. Four teachers were honored for two years perfect attendance, and one teacher had three years perfect attendance. School Board Presiden…

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Editor’s Note: Organizations around Franklin Parish are gearing up for their fall and holiday events. If you or your organization is sponsoring an event drop the information off at the Franklin Sun or e-mail the information to joecurtis@franklinsun.com.

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CROWVILLE SCHOOL will celebrate homecoming with a pep rally and football game Oct. 1. against Delta Charter. The homecoming court is pictured above. They are front row from left: River Farrow (standing) Annaleisis Windam, Sarah Rushing, Rylee Holloway, Piper Moroni, Zoey Seals (all seated), …

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Rev. Paul Perry, pastor, and members of Coax Baptist Church invite formers and friends to join them as they celebrate the churchs 131st anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 6. Brother Neil Powers will bring the message during the morning worship service at 10:15 a.m. 

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The seventh annual Fall Into Healthy Living Health Fair hosted by Legacy Hospice will be held Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wisner Community Center, 298 Hope St.

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SCRIBER INSURANCE was named Business of the Month by the Winnsboro-Franklin Chamber of Commerce. Established in 1992, the insurance agency has an experienced, caring staff that writes and services most types of personal and commercial insurance products. Scriber insurance has three locations…

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Gold Star families, the surviving family members of military personnel who died while in an active-duty status, often times fear their loved ones will be forgotten. The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) is committed to ensuring that does not happen for Louisiana Gold Star famil…

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The Franklin High School (formerly Franklin Parish Training School) Class of 1969 held its 50th Reunion on August 30– September 1, 2019.  The reunion opened on Friday evening, Aug. 30, in Monroe with a reception at the home of Richard A. Winder Sr. and Dr. Janice Harrington Winder.  

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A RIBBON CUTTING was held at Winnsboro’s SouthStar Urgent Care Clinic on Sept. 11. The Urgent Care Clinic provides patients with a quick diagnosis and appropriate treatment for non life threatening issues, even outside standard business hours. No appointments are necessary, and the business …

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A small Presbyterian congregation led by elder and clerk of session CJ Sartor is working hard to preserve a northeast Louisiana landmark for future generations.

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The opening reception was held at the Old Post Office Museum on Aug. 29 with the artwork of Margaret M. Ellerman and John Bailey Martin showcased. The artwork will continue to be shown at the OPOM for a limited time. The Museum is located on Prairie Street in Winnsboro. (Sun photo by Joe Curtis)

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Editor’s Note: The following article is a continuation of useful links found on Franklin Parish Library’s webpage, www.franklinparishlibrary.org. The first article ran in the Aug. 21 edition of The Franklin Sun. The article can be accessed at www.franklinsun.com.

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Robert Finley, a Winnsboro native, will not be going to America's Got Talent finals. He was voted off in last night's live show. Finley captivated audiences throughout the season with his original blues songs and inspired those around him by overcoming disabilities. A complete story will run…

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WINNSBORO ROTARY CLUB’S annual school supply delivery was made last week to Winnsboro Elementary School. Pictured were (from left): Christy McManus, Asst. Principal Jaime Williamson, Judy Long, Principal Scott McHand and Donna Evans. (Submitted photo)

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The Last Picture Show...Or Maybe Not opened to laughs and hugs from longtime friends and colleagues last night at the Old Post Office Museum. The exhibit features the artwork of two Franklin Parish residents, Margaret Ellerman and John Bailey Martin. Ellerman's oil, cold wax and mixed medium…

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The Ogden High School Class of 1959 held their 60-year reunion in July. Class members met for supper Friday, July 19, at Brown’s Landing and enjoyed a time of fellowship. The reunion festivities were held at Baskin Baptist Church on Saturday, July 20, in the Family Life Center where those at…

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The Winnsboro High School classes of 1950-59 gathered for their annual reunion on July 27 in the First United Pentecostal Church Family Life Center.  Alumni representing all classes enjoyed the time for not only reminiscing and reliving experiences but also updating their classmates on their…

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THE FRANKLIN PARISH COUNCIL ON AGING expanded services this week with the addition of a satellite center at Liberty Christian Center Southeast, 403 Eighth St., Winnsboro. The satellite is open Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and offers meals, activities and information and…

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