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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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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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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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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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The Ogden High School Class of 1959 held their 60-year reunion in July. Class members met for supper Friday, July 19, at Brown’s Landing and enjoyed a time of fellowship. The reunion festivities were held at Baskin Baptist Church on Saturday, July 20, in the Family Life Center where those at…

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The Winnsboro High School classes of 1950-59 gathered for their annual reunion on July 27 in the First United Pentecostal Church Family Life Center.  Alumni representing all classes enjoyed the time for not only reminiscing and reliving experiences but also updating their classmates on their…

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A BACK TO SCHOOL Prayer Rally was held at the Wisner Gazebo Monday night for students. Local talent sung hymns and local ministers gave encouraging words to those in attendance. A similar prayer rally was held in Winnsboro Tuesday night. (Sun photo by Joe Curtis)

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Franklin Parish High School will hold orientation sessions for incoming 9th grade students Aug. 14, according to Principal Brian Gunter. Students whose last names begin with the letter A-L are asked to attend from 9:30 to 11 a.m.; and those with names beginning with the letters M-Z, from 1 t…

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Anyone interested in homeschooling is invited to come Aug. 5, at 6:30 to the Franklin Parish Library Learning Center, 705 Prairie Street, for an informational meeting on homeschooling.

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Crockett Point Baptist Church invites you to join them for “Life’s Way Vacation Bible School – In the Wild,” July 29-31 from 6-8 p.m. Classes are offered for children ages 3 years (potty trained)-6th grade.  Supper will be served each night. 

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VALEDICTORIANS AND SALUTATORIANS for Franklin Parish are: (front row from left to right) Danny Young III, Salutatorian Apostolic Tabernacle: Emme Blackwell Valedictorian Franklin Parish High; Camryn Price, Valedictorian Franklin Parish; Haley Lord Valedictorian Franklin Academy; Hope Lord Sa…

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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 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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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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When strong winds came through Franklin Parish Tuesday night, July 3, ropes used to hoist the U.S. flag above the grounds of the Franklin Parish School Board were broken and the flag fell to the ground.

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High school seniors are now required to complete their FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid). FAFSA is the application for PELL grants, Louisiana TOPS money, student loans, and other monies for post-secondary schools including universities, colleges, technical schools, and others.

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Friday night, Oct. 3, will conclude an exciting week of homecoming activities at Franklin Parish High School when the Patriots hosts the Haynesville Golden Tornadoes at 7 p.m.

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The Northeast Louisiana District 4-H show was held July 1st and 2nd at the Ike Hamilton Expo Center in West Monroe. Three young ladies from Richland Parish who attend the Delhi Charter School won honors of High Point Riders.

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Franklin Parish senior Dawson Kerns was recently named to the LHSAA All-Academic Composite Team for his outstanding classroom efforts. The Patriot linebacker was awarded a plaque honoring his achievement during the LHSAA Prep Classic at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome over the weekend.

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CenturyLink, Inc. is connecting teachers with technology for the classroom. The CenturyLink Clarke M. Williams Foundation’s Teachers and Technology grant program, administered by Foundation Source, today opened the application process for teachers in CenturyLink’s local service areas who wan…

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