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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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WORKERS were busy on a brisk Friday morning planting tulip bulbs at the Winnsboro Windmill located on LA Hwy 15. (Sun photo by Monica Huff)

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TULIPS were planted in the flower beds at Wisner’s walking trail Friday morning. Wisner Clerk Harriett Luckett, Wisner resident, Faye Calhoun and Wisner employees Randall Griggs and Wayne Williams carefully plant the bulbs. Wisner Mayor Marc McCarty, pictured in the background, said Curtis H…

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A Community Trash Bash will be held March 9, 8 a.m. to noon beginning at the Winnsboro Gazebo in preparation for the Louisiana Garden Club Federation Cleanest City Contest. Rain schedule for the Trash Bash is March 16.

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On Thursday, Feb. 7, at 6 p.m. at the Grand Village of the Natchez Indians, Tony Boudreaux will give a free presentation titled “Recent Archaeological Research in the Chickasaw Homeland of Northeast Mississippi." 

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Entrepreneurs and small business owners are encouraged to attend the Starting and Financing A Small Business workshop at 9 a.m, Wednesday, Jan. 30. The workshop, hosted by the Louisiana Small Business Development Center at the University of Louisiana at Monroe, will occur in Room 117 of Stub…

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The Franklin Parish High School band will present an evening of special music at Princess Theatre as their contribution to holiday celebrations. The concert is set to take place on Dec. 18 at 6:30 p.m. according to band director Caleb McDaniel.

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Beets and other root crops thrive and produce well in winter Louisiana vegetable gardens. (Submitted photo)

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The vegetables we grow in Louisiana during the cool season are some of the most delicious and nutritious that our home gardens can produce. Many of the vegetables that we planted in late summer and early fall are ready to harvest or will be soon. It is important to harvest vegetables at the …

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LSU AgCenter agricultural engineer Randy Price shows students a drone that can be used for spraying crops with pesticides. His presentation was part of the LSU AgCenter Southwest Regional Ag Career Day. 

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More than 50 students attended the LSU AgCenter Southwest Regional Agricultural Career Day on Nov. 29 to learn about career options available to them after they finish their education.

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Christen Ardoin hands a baby alligator to Kindal John. Both of the Jefferson Davis Parish students were participating in the LSU AgCenter Southwest Ag Career Day held at the H. Rouse Caffey Rice Research Station. The alligator was part of a talk about potential careers in coastal restoration. 

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AgMagic, the LSU AgCenter premier agricultural exhibit, made its debut in central Louisiana Nov. 14-15, welcoming more than 800 third-graders to the State Evacuation Center in Alexandria.

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