Gov. John Bel Edwards and U.S. Rep. Ralph Abraham faced off in gubernatorial debate for the first time last week since the Republican congressman announced his bid for the Democratic governor's job.
BATON ROUGE – Two months have come and gone since the first meeting of the Capital Area Road and Bridge District, the newly formed coalition trying to develop a new bridge over the Mississippi River.
BATON ROUGE—The state Department of Health acknowledged last week that 1,672 people had received Medicaid coverage even though they earned at least $100,000 in 2017.
A portion of LA Hwy 128 will be closed from Gilbert to Fort Necessity beginning April 24 from 8 a.m. until 4:30 p.m,, said Lee Wallace, with the Department of Transportation and Development.
Judges from the Louisiana Garden Club Federation state judges will be in Winnsboro Thursday around noon, said Naomi Cordell, cleanest city contest committee co-chair.
The Franklin Parish Catfish Festival will be back even though this year’s annual event was canceled due to the forecast of severe weather, said Paul Price Jr., festival director.
The Franklin Parish Catfish Festival has been canceled for the first time in its 33 year history due to a National Weather Service forecast of severe weather in the area.
After months of relying on a single water well, Wisner mayor Marc McCarty and town residents can breathe easier as a second well goes on line.
For 33 years, the Franklin Parish Catfish Festival has been delighting crowds with world-class entertainment, dozens of arts and crafts booths, beautiful antique cars and delicious food including crispy, fried catfish.
A state ethics panel will review the propriety of the Franklin Parish Police Jury doing business with a local dirt contractor whose officers are related to the jury president and drainage foreman.
Former Louisiana Tax Commission Administrator Charles Abels may have been paid for hours he did not work last year, including for days when he was photographed playing golf, shopping or drinking by state authorities.
The Internal Revenue Service granted the Town of Winnsboro a nine-week extension for payroll taxes and penalties totaling some $211,000, Mayor Sonny Dumas said Tuesday. The charges originated from unpaid taxes due during former Mayor Jackie Johnson’s administration.
The Town of Winnsboro’s waste water is “beautiful,” according to the Louisiana Conference on Water Supply, Sewerage and Industrial Wastes.
A section of Hanna Street between First and Second streets in Gilbert is now one-way after aldermen passed a resolution at their regular meeting March 13.
Renovations will soon begin at Fort Necessity and Winnsboro elementary schools as work finishes at Franklin Parish High School’s Multi-purpose Building and Welding Shop.
THE FIRST all female fire crew in Franklin Parish was stationed at the Winnsboro Fire Department March 21. They were (left): Ashley Donald, Deidra Sious Washington and Chelsea Levy. (Sun photo by Joe Curtis)
Christopher Loring, 27 of Winnsboro, pleaded guilty March 13 to conspiring with other officers to falsify documents with intent to obstruct and influence the investigation of a matter within federal jurisdiction.
WINNSBORO RESIDENT Mary Ignont gathers grabbers and reflective vests Saturday morning for the trash bash in preparation for the Louisiana Garden Club Federation’s Cleanest City Contest. Handing out the equipment was Phillip Robinson (left) and Phillip Hutto with the Town of Winnsboro. Judges…
Northeast Louisiana mayors were advised to “help themselves” and to have “political will” in the upkeep of their infrastructure, said Toye Taylor, deputy chief of staff for Gov. John Bel Edwards.
The Franklin Parish Police Jury signed off on a budget of up to some $262,000 for equipment purchases, after selling certain parish vehicles and equipment at a surplus sale.
Winnsboro owes an additional $211,000 to the Internal Revenue Service for payroll taxes and penalties dating to former Mayor Jackie Johnson’s administration.