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SEN. NEIL RISER reads a proclamation from the State of Louisiana expressing condolences to the family of Waneshia Bush. The proclamation was presented to her family during the regular monthly meeting of the Franklin Parish Police Jury Aug. 8. Additionally, the Police Jury presented a proclam…

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David Ray Johnson, 36, of Winnsboro and Lakendria Nicole Goings, 35, of Monroe, were convicted by a federal jury in Monroe for robbing three financial institutions at gunpoint and for multiple firearms violations, said U.S. Attorney General David C. Joseph.

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Franklin Parish principals and central office personnel worked late Sunday night turning off computers and disconnecting internet networks at parish schools and School Board buildings after the Louisiana Department of Education released a statewide cyber attack warning.

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Franklin Medical Center posted some $6.4 million in total gross patient revenues, the lowest amount in a year, according to budget numbers released at the Board of Commissioners regular meeting July 25.

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Three banks in the area took large sums of money from Delhi farmer Thomas “Tommy” Dickerson and issued cashier's checks or deposited the money in other accounts, wrongfully converting money that belonged to a local agribusiness lender, an appeal court ruled recently.

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Rehabilitation of Winnsboro Municipal Airport taxiway and aprons will begin within a month, said Terry Shirley, airport manager.

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Louisiana’s Budget Stabilization Fund, better known as the “rainy day” fund, currently contains a little more than $405 million, State Treasurer John Schroder says.

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SEN. NEIL RISER reads a proclamation from the State of Louisiana expressing condolences to the family of Waneshia Bush. The proclamation was presented to her family during the regular monthly meeting of the Franklin Parish Police Jury Aug. 8. Additionally, the Police Jury presented a proclam…

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David Ray Johnson, 36, of Winnsboro and Lakendria Nicole Goings, 35, of Monroe, were convicted by a federal jury in Monroe for robbing three financial institutions at gunpoint and for multiple firearms violations, said U.S. Attorney General David C. Joseph.

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Franklin Parish Assessor Rod Elrod and Coroner Joel Eldridge were reelected without opposition when qualifying closed last week for the Oct. 12 primary election.

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Franklin Parish principals and central office personnel worked late Sunday night turning off computers and disconnecting internet networks at parish schools and School Board buildings after the Louisiana Department of Education released a statewide cyber attack warning.

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Franklin Medical Center posted some $6.4 million in total gross patient revenues, the lowest amount in a year, according to budget numbers released at the Board of Commissioners regular meeting July 25.

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Three banks in the area took large sums of money from Delhi farmer Thomas “Tommy” Dickerson and issued cashier's checks or deposited the money in other accounts, wrongfully converting money that belonged to a local agribusiness lender, an appeal court ruled recently.

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Construction projects should be completed at Franklin Parish High School band room, Winnsboro Elementary and Fort Necessity schools by the start of school, said Superintendent Lanny Johnson.

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Franklin Parish Sheriff and Winnsboro Police departments have made 11 arrests as of Thursday afternoon in connection with the Sunday morning shooting death of Waneshia Bush.

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Deputies from Franklin Parish Sheriff’s office and Winnsboro Police Department have arrested six people in connection with the July 28 shooting death of Waneshia Bush, said Sheriff Kevin Cobb.

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The trial for a former principal at Apostolic Tabernacle Christian School who faces charges of molestation of a juvenile and prohibited sexual conduct with a student was rescheduled for next year.

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The fight against blighted property and unkempt yards has spread throughout Franklin Parish this summer as local municipalities pass stricter ordinances and review alternative ways to clean up areas.

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The fight against blighted property and unkempt yards has spread throughout Franklin Parish this summer as local municipalities pass stricter ordinances and review alternative ways to clean up areas.

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Winnsboro officials have yet to receive word from the Internal Revenue Service on whether Winnsboro must pay penalties stemming from W-2’s not being filed in 2016 for town employees.

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Delhi farmer Thomas “Tommy” Dickerson pleaded guilty Monday to making false statements in crop loan applications to the U.S. government to fraudulently obtain some $998,000.

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The Franklin Parish Police Jury may install culverts in private driveways and gravel the driveways if the project serves the parish drainage system, according to a Louisiana State Board of Ethics opinion to be released this week, according Karah Lochbrunner, assistant secretary - treasurer f…

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Wisner is a certified Downtown Arts & Cultural District by the Department of Culture, Recreation and Tourism, said Mayor Marc McCarty.

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Gene Boquet assumed duties as post commander of Hanna Richardson Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 3155 July 1.

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Data released last week by the Bureau of Labor and Statistics (BLS) shows that Louisiana’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 4.4 percent in May 2019, which places Louisiana in full employment status, according to BLS.

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Farmers and ranchers with expiring Conservation Reserve Program (CRP) contracts may now re-enroll in certain CRP continuous signup practices or, if eligible, select a one-year contract extension. 

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Northeast Louisiana Ambulance Service (NELA) will continue to provide exclusive emergency and non-emergency ambulance services in Tensas Parish for at least five more years.

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Assets for the Tensas Parish Police Jury exceeded liabilities by $7,653,101 in 2018, according to a financial report compiled by CPA Silas Simmons LLP of Natchez and released Monday by the Louisiana Legislative Auditor.

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Franklin Medical Center posted $32,096 in total income during May, according to budget numbers released at the Board of Commissioners regular meeting Thursday.

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The Franklin Parish School Board approved two policy updates strengthening prior stances on student participation during the Pledge of Allegiance and a tougher code of conduct concerning graduation pranks at its regular meeting Monday.

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