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Wisner’s sales and occupational tax collections were down for the 2019 fiscal year, said Steven Kimball in his remarks to Town Council members Jan. 9 in their regular meeting.

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Ricky Campbell enters his 27th year as Franklin Parish Police Jury president after receiving an unanimous vote from his peers in their regular meeting Monday.

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The following arrests were recorded at the Franklin Parish Detention Center between Jan. 6-13, 2020.

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Revised Head Start policies, job descriptions and corrective actions were unanimously approved by the Franklin Parish School Board at its regular meeting held Jan. 7.

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The following arrests were recorded at the Franklin Parish Detention Center between Dec.30, 2019 -Jan. 6, 2020.

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Katie Corkern is a mother of three sons in Amite. One of her sons is Connor, 13, who has a birth defect in his brain. For most of his life, he has experienced between 50 to 200 seizures each day. 

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Franklin Parish Activity Center’s second phase of construction is forthcoming with Franklin Parish Police Jury officials beginning the bidding process, said Adam Faulk, an Activity Center committee member.

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The following arrests were recorded at the Franklin Parish Detention Center between Dec. 23-30, 2019.

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A new report by the nonpartisan think tank The Foundation for Government Accountability (FGA) says that Medicaid expansion through the Affordable Care Act is like "Medicare for All Lite," which has created nothing but “disastrous results.”

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Industrial hemp is gaining interest as farmers explore the potential for increased profits from growing hemp varieties used for fiber, seed and cannabidiol, or CBD, oil.

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BATON ROUGE—One LSU student walked through security and ID checks to purchase a legal vape cartridge filled with cannabis oil in Los Angeles. Another walked up to the back of a van off a dimly lit road somewhere in Louisiana to buy one illegally; no ID checks, no security and no certainty th…

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Fight against junk removal within Wisner’s corporate limits will increase in the coming year, said Mayor Marc McCarty at the Town Council monthly meeting, Dec. 12.

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WREATHS CATCH tiny droplets from an early-morning mist at the Northeast Louisiana Veteran’s Cemetery near Rayville. A Dec. 14 wreath-laying ceremony was sponsored by Wreaths Across America (WAA) and Rhymes Memorial Library. Ceremonies are held annually at hundreds of locations with handwoven…

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The following arrests were recorded at the Franklin Parish Detention Center between Dec. 16- 23, 2019.

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Broadband internet access for Franklin Parish is the number one focus area of Winnsboro Main Street Economic Committee after information was compiled from a 161-participant survey, said Carmen Sims, committee member.

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Newly-elected Franklin Parish schools Superintendent John Gullatt’s four-year employment contract was unanimously approved by School Board members in a special Dec. 12 meeting.

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The state Supreme Court recently cleared an area agricultural lender to sue three banks, bank employees and others on several claims including fraud and conspiracy to commit fraud stemming from allegations surrounding Delhi farmer Thomas “Tommy” Dickerson.

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The following arrests were recorded at the Franklin Parish Detention Center between Dec. 9-16, 2019.

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