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LOUISIANA OFFICE of Tourism, under of leadership of Lt. Governor Billy Nungessor, was the recipient for most outstanding display of showmanship and entertainment featured in the 134th Rose Parade. Entertaining the crowd and millions of people watching was Baskin native and country superstar …

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Enjoy a night of Christmas fun for the whole family at Coca-Cola Truck Night on Wednesday, Dec. 21, at the Biedenharn Museum & Gardens from 5-8 p.m. This free event will feature all things Coca-Cola!

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Local residents gathered at the Jack Hammons Community Center in Winnsboro for The Franklin Parish Garden Forum on Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. until noon. The event provided an opportunity not only for parish residents to learn about the benefits of gardening, but also served to recruit …

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The Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office invites parish senior citizens ages 65 and over to make plans to attend the annual Franklin TRIAD Fish Fry set to take place Friday, Dec. 9, at the United Pentecostal Church Family Life Center, Loop Road, Winnsboro.

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The Franklin Parish Garden Forum set to take place Wednesday, Nov. 9, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Jack Hammons Community Center, 810 Adams St., will provide an opportunity not only for parish residents to learn about gardening, but also serve to recruit volunteers for school and community…

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The tea was an elegant event held at The Vintage Vault for the 2022 FPHS Homecoming Court.  Mrs. Casey Beavers, FPHS teacher and homecoming coordinator, gave her attentive focus on planning, decorating, and directing the event.   

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Presenter Marcie Wilson, horticulturist with the LSU AgCenter, is introduced by GGSC President Heather Carroll. Wilson gave members information on how to save seeds from existing plants as well as other gardening tips.(Submitted photo)

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THE LOWENTRITT Gazebo at Davis Park is ongoing a major facelift. Workers removed the roof, sandblasted the metal and reapplied several coats of white paint on it. Now, the roof will be reinstalled. The endeavor was sponsored by the Winnsboro Rotary and Lions clubs. To help with expenses, the…

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The sacrifices of two Winnsboro, La., cousins who were killed in action during the War in Vietnam and laid to rest side by side at Berry Hill Cemetery will be recalled with a flag posting ceremony. The ceremony will take place Saturday, Aug. 13, at 4 p.m. at the cemetery which is located on …

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Concordia Parish Library will host a class on the basics of QuickBooks. Instructed by Stephen Collins on Saturday, August 6, at the Ferriday Library, from 9:30 a.m until 11 a.m. Learn useful tips &and tricks! Whether you are learning how to operate QuickBooks, needing to refresh your kno…

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CHILDREN ENJOY the newly refurbished Davis Park playground in Winnsboro Monday morning. Construction was completed recently on Winnsboro’s southend park. New equipment, rubber surface and a mural painted by local artist Shelby Kiper Burns was part of park upgrades. Future renovations to othe…

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Volunteers were sorting out and constructing new playground equipment for Davis Park in Winnsboro starting today (Thursday). Crews are scheduled to work for two more days. Volunteers are needed for the remainder of the days and should go by Davis Park beginning at 8 a.m. each morning. (Sun p…

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Friends of Crowville Spring Fling was enjoyed by many Saturday, April 2. The event was held at Crowville's Community Center and featured arts and craft and food vendors along with family entertainment. (Sun photos by Joe Curtis)

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VEHICLE ENTHUSIASTS look over a classic car Jan. 9 at a Winnsboro truck meet. Proceeds from meet went to Logan Temple’s funeral expenses. Temple was a Franklin Parish High School senior who was killed in a  Ouachita Parish accident in December. His passenger, Kassidy Clark, remains hospitali…

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Editor’s note: Fred Carter Jr., Franklin Parish native, will be honored with a Northeast Louisiana Music Trail sign Jan. 29 at Winnsboro’s Gazebo. In the evening, a concert featuring Deana Carter, his daughter, is scheduled at The Princess Theatre.

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WISNER’S ANNUAL Christmas parade was a hit to those who rode in it and spectators. With more than 50 registered float participants, the Dec. 4 event featured floats, classic cars, off road vehicles, Franklin Parish High School band and JROTC, Family Community Christian School cheerleaders an…

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Cookies And Cocoa With Santa at Gilbert Community building was held Nov. 27. Grow Gilbert, a nonprofit organization, sponsored the event. (Sun pictures by Joe Curtis)

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Local parade organizers are busy working on their respective parades and Christmas festivals across Franklin Parish. The following is information about how to be in the Winnsboro, Wisner and Baskin parades, dates and times.

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There’s no better way to kick off the holiday season in Winnsboro than with The Wellspring’s Christmas Tree Lighting Event. Join us Tuesday, Nov. 30 at 5:30 p.m. for a holiday celebration featuring live entertainment, a chili cook-off, hot chocolate and tasty treats.

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“We’re gonna press on, and we’re gonna have the hap-hap-happiest Christmas since Bing Crosby tap danced with Danny (explicit) Kaye,” Clark Griswall in National Lampoons Christmas Vacation.

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FRANKLIN ACADEMY High School presented its 2021 homecoming Friday. The ladies were (pictured left to right) Annagrace Stewart, Abigayle Chapman, Bella Trejo, Katelynn Faulk, Ball Bearer Lawson Roberts, Queen Shelby Dickerson, Natalie Roberts, Amanda Patton and Kaitlyn Spradling. (Sun photo b…

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