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MASTER SGT. Emma Jones Blackshire, senior Army instructor for Franklin Parish High School’s JROTC program, Brian Gunter, principal of FPHS, and members of FPHS’s JROTC program donate items to the Blue Star Mothers of Northeast Louisiana Chapter Six. (Sun photo by Joe Curtis)

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Special Reindeer Games will be held at the Crockett Point Baptist Church gymnasium Dec. 3 and is sponsored by the Franklin Parish School Board- Special Education Department.

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Poinsettias (Euphorbia pulcherrima) are one of the most popular winter and Christmastime plants. They can be found this time of year in retail outlets and florists and now even in grocery stores. The gorgeous display of bright red against dark green foliage is the perfect combination to matc…

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As the holidays approach, most minds will become focused on that special meal. But food safety and portion control should also be high on the list of priorities for this time of year.The holidays are the time of year when turkey can be found on tables around the country. Without careful prep…

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NEARLY 30 PEOPLE gathered Sunday afternoon to celebrate the opening of Crowville Park and its centerpiece, a stainless steel Love sculpture. The iconic pop art image by American artist Robert Indiana is featured in many larger cities such as New York, New Orleans and Philadelphia. The sculpt…

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PARTICIPANTS OF Found on 15 prepare their booth on a cold Friday morning in Gilbert for the hordes of people visiting Franklin Parish this weekend. The annual event features garage sales located from south of Wisner to Baskin. Found On 15 is part of "Main to Main," a statewide project aimed …

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Franklin Parish High School’s marching band won top awards in two separate competitions recently and band members, their director Caleb McDaniel, and assistant director Stephen Taylor were working hard to prepare for two other events scheduled this week.

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The Love is a Lion tour with Citizen Way and The Young Escape will be presented at 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26 at River of Life Church, 127 Ellis Lane, Winnsboro. Tickets are $15 each for general admission. For tickets visit: https://www.itickets.com/events/437525.

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THIRTEEN FRANKLIN PARISH teachers were honored at the School Board’s regular October meeting Monday night for perfect attendance within the last school year. Four teachers were honored for two years perfect attendance, and one teacher had three years perfect attendance. School Board Presiden…

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Editor’s Note: Organizations around Franklin Parish are gearing up for their fall and holiday events. If you or your organization is sponsoring an event drop the information off at the Franklin Sun or e-mail the information to joecurtis@franklinsun.com.

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CROWVILLE SCHOOL will celebrate homecoming with a pep rally and football game Oct. 1. against Delta Charter. The homecoming court is pictured above. They are front row from left: River Farrow (standing) Annaleisis Windam, Sarah Rushing, Rylee Holloway, Piper Moroni, Zoey Seals (all seated), …

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Rev. Paul Perry, pastor, and members of Coax Baptist Church invite formers and friends to join them as they celebrate the churchs 131st anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 6. Brother Neil Powers will bring the message during the morning worship service at 10:15 a.m. 

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The seventh annual Fall Into Healthy Living Health Fair hosted by Legacy Hospice will be held Oct. 11 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Wisner Community Center, 298 Hope St.

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SCRIBER INSURANCE was named Business of the Month by the Winnsboro-Franklin Chamber of Commerce. Established in 1992, the insurance agency has an experienced, caring staff that writes and services most types of personal and commercial insurance products. Scriber insurance has three locations…

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Gold Star families, the surviving family members of military personnel who died while in an active-duty status, often times fear their loved ones will be forgotten. The Louisiana Department of Veterans Affairs (LDVA) is committed to ensuring that does not happen for Louisiana Gold Star famil…

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The Franklin High School (formerly Franklin Parish Training School) Class of 1969 held its 50th Reunion on August 30– September 1, 2019.  The reunion opened on Friday evening, Aug. 30, in Monroe with a reception at the home of Richard A. Winder Sr. and Dr. Janice Harrington Winder.  

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A RIBBON CUTTING was held at Winnsboro’s SouthStar Urgent Care Clinic on Sept. 11. The Urgent Care Clinic provides patients with a quick diagnosis and appropriate treatment for non life threatening issues, even outside standard business hours. No appointments are necessary, and the business …

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