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The Gene King Band presents a very special Franklin Opry at Princess Theatre this Saturday featuring the gospel sounds of Mike and Wayne Freeman along with country-Cajun artist Greg Mouton.

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June has long been considered a traditional time for weddings, though brides-and-grooms-to-be can find other times of the year equally appealing for their nuptial events. Ideas abound on popular websites giving inspiration for wedding styles, themes and décor whether the special date is plan…

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The Franklin Parish Council on Aging ended their month-long celebration of Older Americans Month with a “Forever Young” prom, on May 31  from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Senior Center in Winnsboro.

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Distylium is my new favorite evergreen shrub for foundation plantings. When I am asked what to use to replace aging and diseased Indian hawthorn or littleleaf boxwood planted around homes as foundation shrub plantings I always, always, always go back to distylium. Not because there are no ot…

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PHILLIP AND BETH SHOEMAKER of Winnsboro were named Breeder of the Year at the 2019 Louisiana Angus Association annual meeting and banquet, April 16 in Lecompte. Pictured from left are Phillip and Beth Shoemaker and Kara LeBeouf, Miss Louisiana Angus, presenting. (Submitted photo)

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A nondescript building that once contained a deer processing business houses a world where the Bulldogs play the Demons under Friday night lights, Frank Flint sweeps the streets, Eldon Brown is marshal and a train runs the tracks.

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The Franklin Parish Library invites young people to join them June 3 when they kick off the Summer Reading Program for children, “A Universe of Stories,” with a craft session from 10 a.m. until 11:30 a.m., and 2 until 3:30 p.m. in the program room upstairs.  

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When stormy weather dampened the annual Franklin Parish Catfish Festival and resulted in a cancellation, a group of young women with ties to the parish decided to make the best of the situation by offering an alternative for vendors who had planned to be at the festival.

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THIS YOUNG COWBOY found out eight seconds was a long time when you are on the back of a bull. Young cowboys and cowgirls from throughout the area gathered Friday and Saturday night for the annual Deep South Kid’s Rodeo. The rodeo was the precursor of the 63rd annual Deep South PRCA Rodeo com…

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The Wisner High School Class of 1966 held its 53-Year Reunion on May 18, 2019 at the Princess Room in Winnsboro, LA.  Classmates, Spouses, Teachers, and Friends attending were (top row, left to right):  Jeff Floyd, Shirley Hammons, Bert Hammons, Darrell Beach, Edith Roberts Finley, Dale Clar…

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VALEDICTORIANS AND SALUTATORIANS for Franklin Parish are: (front row from left to right) Danny Young III, Salutatorian Apostolic Tabernacle: Emme Blackwell Valedictorian Franklin Parish High; Camryn Price, Valedictorian Franklin Parish; Haley Lord Valedictorian Franklin Academy; Hope Lord Sa…

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Runners and walkers from Franklin Parish and the surrounding area took part in the third annual Autism Awareness event at Franklin Parish High School football stadium, April 27.

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Three women have come together to organize a pop up festival due to the Franklin Parish Catfish Festival canceling this year.

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TWO NEW Franklin Little Free Libraries will be available for the children of Franklin Parish in a few days. The Little Free Libraries pictured above were refurbished news racks donated by The Franklin Sun. Franklin Parish High School art students from  Kelsey Dugard's class painted the libra…

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WISNER RESIDENTS gathered at the gazebo March 30 for “Slam Dunk The Junk” to pick up litter throughout their town. Volunteers walked the streets in various neighborhoods picking up trash throughout the morning. (Sun photo by Joe Curtis)

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CONTRIBUTING to the efforts of the tree trimming along LA. Hwy 15 in Winnsboro were: (left) from the town of Winnsboro Phillip Hutto, Mayor Sonny Dumas, Kay LaFrance, Irishanne and Craig Gill with Franklin Parish Tourism Committee, Carol L. Pinnell-Alison with LSU AgCenter, John Robinson wit…

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Pelican State Goes To War: Louisiana In World War II will open today at the Old Post Office Museum. A special reception will be held from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. this evening with the public invited to attend.

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Crowville Assembly of God is presenting the movie, “The Shack” Saturday at 6:30 p.m.  There is no admission charge and free popcorn and drinks will be provided. Everyone is invited to join the church for the movie. The church is located at 5177 Hwy 17 in Crowville.

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Dinner and a show is always a winning combination and the Princess Theatre is bringing the laughs with its latest offering: “Always a Bridesmaid.”

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If you want to go to prom, but don’t have a dress, the Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) of Franklin Parish High School is sponsoring the Princess Dress Project to help.

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The Winnsboro chapters of The American Legion Post 84 and Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 3155 are teaming up to seek donations for repair costs related to the Patriot Square American Flag.

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A Wisner native who has long been not only a producer, but also a voice for the sweet potato industry as a whole, was honored for his contributions during the 57th annual convention of the United States Sweet Potato Council.

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