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Wisner’s water tank is scheduled to be cleaned along with other improvement measures leading to better water quality.

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Gilbert officials seek money from a Community Development Block Grant - Cares (CDBG - CV) program offering $2.3 million for parks and recreation.

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Franklin Parish Police Jury members are eyeing several projects that could be funded through the American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA).

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Franklin Parish school system’s revenue totaled $24.4 million so far in its fiscal year, according to budget numbers.

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Budget numbers show Franklin Medical Center’s patient revenues continued an upward trend at the end of July.

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Winnsboro Town Council members declined to hire a police officer who is accused of using excessive force and a fraudulent diploma in a previous department.

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Franklin Parish Policy Jury members will possibly amend an ordinance detailing specific speed limits for many parish roads located in subdivisions at their regular meeting Thursday.

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House Speaker Clay Schexnayder will make a stop in Franklin Parish, stumping in favor of Constitutional Amendment 1.

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An Alexandria man involved in a June 3 gun fight in a populated Winnsboro parking lot was released from a Rapides Parish medical facility and booked on numerous charges by Franklin Parish Sheriff’s office.

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The Water Sector Commission’s application for funding has been extended giving local towns and water systems additional time to apply for much needed money.

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Franklin Parish Police Jury officials will follow COVID-19 contingency plan originally set during last year’s outbreak.

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Wisner Town Council members heard from concerned citizens about potholes in roads and limbs obstructing street views in their regular August 12 meeting.

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Fifth Judicial District expenses exceeded revenues by $12,323 in its general fund at 2020 fiscal year end, according to a Louisiana Legislative Audit report.

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  A Funeral Service honoring the life of Dr. Hollis T. Rogers, Jr. will be held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, August 12, 2021 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home, 1815 Marshall Street, Shreveport. Visitation will be held prior to the service at 12:30 p.m. until service time. Officiating the service will be…

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Franklin Parish Police Jury members will decide whether to move forward or reject a $1.5 million proposal for further improvements of the Abe Lincoln / Horace White sewer district.

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Only 14 percent of Franklin Parish High School students scored mastery and above  in English I-II, Algebra I, Geometry, US History or Biology in their Louisiana Educational Assessment Program (LEAP) 2021 test.

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Winnsboro Town Council districts will have to be redrawn due to population changes, according to Cedric Floyd, president of Data Center.

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Northeast Louisiana Power Cooperative (NELPCO) customers could possibly see a significant electricity rate decrease, according to Louisiana Public Service District Five Commissioner Foster Campbell.

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A longtime Winnsboro road overlay project is coming to an end while a new road project is beginning, said Mayor John Dumas.

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Charles F. Kennell III was found guilty of second degree murder and will be sentenced September 14, according to Caroline Hemphill, Fifth Judicial assistant district attorney.

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Franklin Parish continues to be in the highest risk category for people contracting COVID-19 virus, according to Louisiana Department of Health (LDH).

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