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About 50 young people ages 9 to 17 took part last week in KidChef and TeenChef programs hosted by Friends of Crowville. KidChef is designed for students ages 9-12, while TeenChef is for those age 13 and up. 

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Franklin Parish High School recently announced students selected as Students of the Year. Selected for the honor were Garrett Haas, Carson King, Maggie Parker and Victoria Rodriguez.

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A candlelight vigil for Logan Temple and Kasidy Clark is scheduled for Franklin Parish High School Jan. 10 beginning at 5:30 p.m.

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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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BEAUTIFUL YOUNG ladies of the homecoming court gathered around their principal, Rebecca Bonner, at Franklin Parish High School’s Mother/Daughter Tea. (Sun photo by Joe Curtis)

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FRANKLIN ACADMEY will celebrate its annual football homecoming activities on Friday, Oct. 22.  The celebration will kick off with a pep rally at 11:30 on the football field where the homecoming court will be informally presented with their football escorts.  Activities will continue in the s…

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The public is cordially invited to the Franklin Parish High School JROTC Anti-Bullying Rally, #BULLYPROOF on Oct. 2 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. at Davis Park, Winnsboro. 

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Johnathan Donnell’s love of building things and thirst for learning has guided him in his education. So much so that Donnell received Franklin Parish Elementary Student of the Year.

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LISA KIPER, 2020 Franklin Parish Chamber of Commerce president, awards DeAnne Kiper, Louisiana Delta Community College-Winnsboro campus director, Business of the Year award.

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Franklin Parish public school teachers are preparing for the start of the academic year this week. (Photo by Monica Huff)

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Patricia Weldon, Crowville fifth grader, Jackson Cordill, Crowville eighth grader and Kemper Cloessner, Franklin Parish High School senior, were named parish Students of the Year for the 2019-20 school year.

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As the University of Louisiana Monroe prepares to welcome students for the Fall 2020 semester, information is being provided regarding course delivery methods and safety measures implemented in response to COVID-19. ULM continues to focus on the campus community's health and safety while sti…

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Today, June 30, 2020, University of Louisiana Monroe President Nick J. Bruno, Ph.D., and First Lady Linda, leave those titles behind as they end an almost 10-year chapter of their lives and begin a new one in retirement.

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UNIVERSITY OF LOUISIANA Monroe President Nick J. Bruno, Ph.D., and First Lady Linda Bruno at a retirement reception at Bayou Pointe on June 16. The Brunos were the official ambassadors for the university and served generously in the community for almost 10 years. ULM’s eighth president, Dr. …

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FRANKLIN PARISH High School Salutatorians are from left, front row: Kristian January, Ashley Dumore and Kelsey Horath. Valedictorians are back row from left: Camryn Day, Kemper Cloessner and Madison Cardin. (Sun photo by Monica Huff)

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The University of Louisiana System is announcing a special tuition rate for Louisiana adults returning to school to finish their degree though Compete LA. A flat rate of $275 per credit hour will apply to students who qualify through the program. This rate provides an average discount of $45…

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FRANKLIN PARISH TEACHERS of the Year are (from left) Jessica Tam Savage of Franklin Parish High School, Alejandra Z. Wiggers of Gilbert Junior High - Middle School Teacher of the Year, and Lesley Ann Hunt of Gilbert Junior High - Elementary Teacher of the Year. Wiley McClary, assistant super…

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LSU recognized 1,986 graduates at the university’s 300th commencement exercises on Friday, Dec. 20. The 1,986 degrees awarded is a new record for LSU’s fall graduation. The fall graduating class represented 55 Louisiana parishes, 42 states and 39 foreign countries. The youngest graduate was …

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A total of 770 degrees were awarded to 764 graduates by the University of Louisiana Monroe for the Summer and Fall 2019 semesters. The Commencement Ceremony was Dec. 14 at Fant-Ewing Coliseum. President Nick J. Bruno, Jr., Ph.D., conferred the degrees. The keynote speaker was Louisiana Commi…

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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…