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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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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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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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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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Road and drainage complaints were again brought before Police Jury members in their regular meeting July 15.

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Jury members continue to be chosen Tuesday afternoon in the trial of Charles F. Kennell III while the trial of Roderick Branch was postponed, according to Penny Douciere, Fifth Judicial district attorney.

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