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If you grew up in the rural south in the 1960’s as I did, you would be aware that education was taught in many different ways.  

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In March 2021, congressional leaders introduced and passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Public Law 117-2, providing $39.6 billion in support to higher education institutions to serve students.  

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Granting Unserved Municipalities Broadband Opportunities (GUMBO) program launched grant applications Nov. 1 with an aim to “eliminate the digital divide by 2029,” said Veneeth Iyengar, ConnectLa executive director.

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The redistricting process continues in Winnsboro as Town Council members met in a special-called Nov. 17 meeting.

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If you grew up in the rural south in the 1960’s as I did, you would be aware that education was taught in many different ways.  

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Winnsboro Town Council members hired a police officer after initially declining the recommendation from Police Chief Will Pierce in a Sept. 3 meeting.

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Repairs to Gilbert’s water infrastructure are forthcoming with aldermen voting to use part of its American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money to fund improvements.

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Turkey Creek water levels continue to drop, causing alarm in residents that live on the banks and outdoorsmen that fish and hunt on the popular south Franklin lake.

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Franklin Parish Police Jury personnel have paused on removing debris from Deer Creek until further Corp of Engineers guidance.

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Talks about balancing the upcoming budget dominated Franklin Parish Police Jury committee meetings Monday.

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In March 2021, congressional leaders introduced and passed the American Rescue Plan (ARP), Public Law 117-2, providing $39.6 billion in support to higher education institutions to serve students.  

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Granting Unserved Municipalities Broadband Opportunities (GUMBO) program launched grant applications Nov. 1 with an aim to “eliminate the digital divide by 2029,” said Veneeth Iyengar, ConnectLa executive director.

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Franklin Parish roads continue to deteriorate from a February ice storm leaving widening fractures and persistent questions from residents when streets will be repaired.

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A number of Franklin Parish infrastructure projects will receive American Recovery Plan Act (ARPA) funding.

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When state lawmakers consider redrawing the boundaries of the state's six congressional districts, they should create two majority-minority congressional districts, including one that incorporates Monroe, several voters told legislators last week.

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Farmer’s Appreciation Banquet will be held Nov. 9 at The Loading Dock in Winnsboro, said Connie Cox, Winnsboro-Franklin Chamber of Commerce’s administrative assistant.

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Howie Robinson, son the late Rawhide Robinson, was chosen to take his father’s place as a Franklin Parish Police Jury member.

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Redrawing Winnsboro’s Town Council district will begin possibly next week in preparation for upcoming election qualifying Jan. 26 through Jan. 28.

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Winnsboro Town Council approved a water revenue bond resolution Monday worth approximately $715,000 to fund improvements to its water system.

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Louisiana has a $1 billion budget surplus and another $1 billion in remaining American Rescue Plan funds, said Commissioner of Administration Jay Dardenne, who also is “optimistic” about the state’s financial outlook for next year.

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Franklin Parish Police Jury members and employees remembered William H. “Rawhide” Robinson as a caring, dependable individual who cherished his community.

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A group of concerned citizens attended Franklin Parish School Board’s regular meeting to voice their opinion of Gov. John Bel Edward’s mask mandate, Oct. 5.

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North Franklin Waterworks requested $846,000 from Police Jury’s American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds to go towards refurbishing its water system.

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Franklin Medical Center has administered more than 1,000 monoclonal antibody (MAB) infusions since Dec. 26, 2020, said April Winborne, nursing director.

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Local soybean harvest approaches the halfway mark as farmers take advantage of early season fair weather.

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A tax assessment appeal from Regency Intrastate Gas LLC was denied by the Franklin Parish Police Jury acting as a board of review.

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Sebastian L. Brass was indicted for second degree murder in the Aug. 24 stabbing death of Kortney Monyea Malone, said Caroline Hemphill, Fifth Judicial assistant district attorney.

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Area lawmakers say they hope the process of redrawing the state's six congressional districts to match data from the 2020 Census does not result in the loss of the 5thDistrict, anchored in northeastern Louisiana.

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Winnsboro’s aging wastewater treatment plant is being partially rehabilitated thanks in part to $1.6 million in American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) money.

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Winnsboro Police Department promotions were denied by Town Council members in their regular monthly meeting Monday.

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Louisiana House Speaker Clay Schexnayder made a stop in Winnsboro speaking in favor of Constitutional Amendments 1 and 2.

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