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Winnsboro Main Street was one of 25 communities earning 2021 National Accreditation through the Main Street American program, announced Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser.

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BATON ROUGE--Lawmakers gave final approval Wednesday to a bill that would make kindergarten mandatory in Louisiana. 

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TOWN OF WINNSBORO employees were treated to cupcakes and drinks in celebration of winning Louisiana Garden Club Federation’s State Cleanest City award May 3. Pictured above Naomi Cordill and Heather Carroll, cleanest city co-chairs, serve the workers. A formal presentation will be held June …

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Three suspects involved in a June 3 gun fight at a populated Winnsboro parking lot have been detained, according to Franklin Parish Sheriff Kevin Cobb.

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Franklin Parish School Board members approved an annual budget that is $584,000 less than the previous year’s budget.

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Preliminary financial numbers show Franklin Medical Center losing $1.4 million in total income in its current fiscal year before a Payback Protection Program (PPP) loan is possibly forgiven by the federal government.

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American Legion Post 559 salute fallen and missing soldiers in a somber ceremony Memorial Day. Mary Wallace, of Winnsboro (pictured far right) is the mother of Army 1st Sgt. Terry Wallace who was killed in Afghanistan in 2006. (Sun photo by Joe Curtis)

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Franklin Parish Police Jury assets exceeded liabilities by approximately $33.4 million for the year, according to an audit report released by Louisiana Legislative auditors.

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Police Jury road crews continue work on freeze damaged roads throughout the Franklin Parish, according to Wendell Thornton, superintendent.

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Early Monday morning 66 individuals were issued 126 arrest warrants by Franklin Parish Sheriff’s office narcotics division, said Sheriff Kevin Cobb.

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Gilbert officials are waiting for Louisiana Health Department and USDA approval on sewer system refurbishments.

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Franklin Parish Sheriff’s Office’s net position totaled approximately $17.7 million as of June 30, according to an audit by Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s report.

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Winnsboro anticipates posting a $489,319 surplus in its 2021-22 fiscal year general fund budget.

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School-based health care will be extended until January in Franklin Parish schools, according to Tanya Riser Cobb, school nurse.

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Planting season for area crops has been “hit and miss” due to uncooperative weather, said Carol Pinnell-Alison, LSU County Extension agent.

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Baskin’s revenues totaled $322,902 with the vast majority coming from fines, forfeitures and court costs equalling $237,265, according to the Louisiana Legislative Auditor’s report.

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Winnsboro Town Council members took no action in a possible variance of an ordinance to install a separate sewer system on a property within the town’s corporate limits.

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Public school students, faculty and staff will have a four-day work week for the 2020-21 academic year.

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Former Winnsboro Police officer Terrance Pleasant was indicted on abuse of power and one count of public bribery by a Franklin Parish Grand Jury Monday.

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