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One out of 77 tests have returned positive for COVID-19 virus from Franklin Medical Center and its affiliated clinics, officials reported in a social media post Monday.

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The fronts of Wisner Town Hall and police department received a fresh coat of paint over the weekend thanks to a small group of volunteers.

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Winnsboro will continue with its normal curfew but Mayor Sonny Dumas has not ruled out possibly changing to earlier times as Franklin Parish battles the spread of COVID-19.

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Gov. John Bel Edwards says he plans to extend his “safer at home” executive order until April 30, requiring Louisiana residents to stay home from school and work in light of an ongoing COVID-19 outbreak.

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The University of Louisiana Monroe has confirmed that one of its students has tested positive for COVID-19.In a statement emailed Saturday to students, faculty and staff members, President Nick J. Bruno, Ph.D., said the student was a resident of on-campus housing and has checked out of the r…

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WASHINGTON –U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy joined the majority of the Senate in passing the CARES Act – the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act – that provides $2 trillion in emergency assistance for American families and businesses.

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Based on current trends, the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to the loss of 16,631 jobs in Louisiana’s hotel sector, according to a report by the American Hotel and Lodging Association. More than 49,000 jobs supporting the industry also could be lost, the report says.

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The U.S. government has approved Louisiana’s request for a Major Disaster Declaration, opening the door to additional federal funding as the state attempts to mitigate the public health impact of COVID-19.

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Numerous area hospitals will receive supplemental funding from the Department of Health and Human Services totaling nearly $500,000 for the diagnosis and treatment of COVID-19, said Congressman Ralph Abraham.

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The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) is offering low-interest federal disaster loans for working capital to Louisiana small businesses suffering substantial economic injury as a result of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), SBA Administrator Jovita Carranza announced today. 

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Restaurants play a key role in today’s fast-paced society and have been hit hard by recent governmental mandates to hinder the spread of the COVID-19 virus.

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The following arrests were recorded at the Franklin Parish Detention Center between March 16-23, 2020.

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Wisner officials have closed the Town Hall and community center as numbers of COVID-19 escalate in Louisiana.

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Two people in Richland Parish have tested positive with COVID-19 virus, according to the Louisiana Department of Health as of noon today. 

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School Superintendent John Gullatt was given emergency powers to manage certain activities after a resolution was passed by Franklin Parish School Board members Tuesday.

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The April 4 Franklin Parish Catfish Festival has been canceled in compliance with Gov. John Bel Edwards’ ban of large gatherings, said Paul Price Jr., festival director.

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