Anyone knowing the whereabouts of AMOS EUGENE KENNEY AND SHARON W. KENNEY, please contact the office of E. Micah Hoggatt, Hoggatt Law, LLC, 6588 Main Street, Winnsboro, Louisiana 71295, (318) 367-5252.

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Regular Council Meeting

The Town of Wisner Board of Alderman met in regular session on Thursday, June 13, 2019 at Wisner Town Hall. The meeting was called to order at 6:30 PM with the following members present: Mayor Marc McCarty, Alderman Jo Caldwell, Elliot Britt, Roger Hilliard, and Thomas Lemle. Absent: Alderman Nettie B. Brown. Also present Utility Clerk Harriet Luckett and guest.

Prayer and Pledge: Invocation led by Roger Hilliard. Elliot Britt led in the Pledge of Allegiance.

Old Business: Motion by Thomas Lemle, seconded by Roger Hilliard to close regular council meeting and enter into public hearing. Motion carried.

Motion by Jo Caldwell, seconded by Thomas Lemle to close public hearing and re-open regular meeting.

Adopt Ordinance 1 of 2019 Amended Operating Budget FY 18-19- Motion by Thomas Lemle. Seconded by Roger Hilliard. Motion carried.

Adopt Ordinance 2 of 2019 Operating Budget FY 19-20- Motion by Jo Caldwell. Seconded by Thomas Lemle. Motion carried.

Town of Wisner’s Auditor Steven Kimball commented and said the fiscal year ends June 30, 2019.

Minutes: A motion by Thomas Lemle, seconded by Elliott Britt to approve minutes from the previous meeting as presented. All in favor. Motion carried.

Finances: A motion by Thomas Lemle, seconded by Elliott Britt to approve financial expenditures as presented. All in favor. Motion carried.

Fire Report: Fire Chief David Wallace read the report.

Public Works: Maintenance Supervisor Randell Griggs gave an update on the water and sewer system.

Police Report: Police Chief Billy Beach read the report.

Public Comments: Loretta Peoples thanked Town’s Maintenance Man Ringo Williams for finding the leak at Franklin State Bank and working to get it fixed. South Franklin’s Car Show update.

Adjournment: Jo Caldwell

Marc McCarty, Mayor Harriet Luckett, Utility Clerk

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On Friday, August 30, 2019, from 5:00 p.m. t0 6:00 p.m., a Public hearing on the Fifth District Public Defender’s Proposed Budget for Fiscal Year 2020 and the Amended Budget for FY 2019, will be held at the Central Office located at 108 Courthouse Square, Rayville, Louisiana, 71269. The proposed budget and amended budgets are available for inspection at the Central Office Monday thru Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. and 1:00-4:00 p.m., and at the Police Jury Office in West Carroll, Richland and Franklin Parishes during their business hours.



John Albert Ellis

Chief Public Defender.

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The Franklin Parish School Board will be taking sealed bids for Video Security Cameras and installation for the Franklin Parish School Board System. The deadline for submitting bids will be Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 12:00 noon. Bids will be opened on Thursday, July 11, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. at the Franklin Parish School Board Office, 7293 Prairie Road, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

Bids must be sealed and clearly marked, “Video Security Cameras.”

Bid specifications are available at the Franklin Parish School Board. For additional information and specifications on video camera, please contact the Franklin Parish School Board, (318)435-9046.

The Franklin Parish School Board has the right to accept or reject any and all bids.

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1. The Owners, WINNSBORO HOUSING AUTHORITY, 7210 PRAIRIE ROAD, WINNSBORO, LOUISIANA, will accept sealed bids for the project INSTALLATION OF HVAC UNITS, until 1:00 P.M., JULY 31, 2019. Bids will be opened and read aloud.

2. Complete bidding documents may be obtained from WHITTINGTON ARCHITECTS INC., P.O. Box 1701, Ruston, LA 71273-1701, phone number (318) 255-2271, email woodywhitt@aol.com.

3. All bidders must examine the Drawings, read the Specifications, and visit the site of this project to fully investigate the extent and quality of the work required. Bidders shall be familiar with the location and access to construction site, availability of utilities, and the condition of the site and any existing construction, and governing regulatory agencies and permit processes.

4. Bidders attention is particularly called to the fact that this project is funded by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development and certain requirements as to conditions of employment, minimum wage rates to be paid under the contract, Section 3 of the Housing and Urban Development Act of 1968 as amended, Section 109 of the Housing and Community Development Act of 1974, certification of Non-Segregated Facilities, and Executive Order 11246, as amended, will be requirements of this contract.

5. All bids must be accompanied by bid security equal to five (5%) of the base bid and all additive alternates, and must be in the form of a certified check, cashiers check, or bid bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana.

6. The successful bidder will be required to furnish a performance and payment bond written by a company licensed to do business in Louisiana in an amount equal to 100% of the contract amount.

7. Submit bids on forms provided, signed, with all items complete.

8. Address bids to the Owners and deliver to the address on the INSTRUCTIONS TO BIDDERS on or before the day stated.

9. A PRE-BID CONFERENCE will be held at 1:00 P.M., TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2019, at 7210 PRAIRIE ROAD, Winnsboro, LA 71295.

10. For projects exceeding $50,000, bids shall be accepted from Contractors who are licensed under LA.R.S. 37:2150-2163 for the classifications of BUILDING CONSTRUCTION OR MECHANICAL.

11. No bids may be withdrawn for a period of sixty (60) days after receipt of bids.

12.The Owner reserves the right to reject any and all bids, for just cause and to waive any informalities incidental thereto.

Date: June 26, 2019 by order of: Willie Kimble, Executive Director

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The Water We Drink


Public Water Supply ID: LA1041007

We are pleased to present to you the Annual Water Quality Report for the year 2018. This report is designed to inform you about the quality of your water and services we deliver to you every day (Este informe contiene información muy importante sobre su agua potable. Tradúzcalo o hable con alguien que lo entienda bien). Our constant goal is to provide you with a safe and dependable supply of drinking water. We want you to understand the efforts we make to continually improve the water treatment process and protect our water resources. We are committed to ensuring the quality of your water.

Our water source(s) are listed below:

Source Name Source Water Type

WELL #1 SOUTH Ground Water

WELL #2 NORTH Ground Water

The sources of drinking water (both tap water and bottled water) include rivers, lakes, streams, ponds, reservoirs, springs, and wells. As water travels over the surface of land or through the ground, it dissolves naturally-occurring minerals and, in some cases, radioactive material, and can pick up substances resulting from the presence of animals or from human activity. Contaminants that may be present in source water include:

Microbial Contaminants - such as viruses and bacteria, which may come from sewage treatment plants, septic systems, agricultural livestock operations, and wildlife.

Inorganic Contaminants - such as salts and metals, which can be naturally-occurring or result from urban stormwater runoff, industrial, or domestic wastewater discharges, oil and gas production, mining, or farming.

Pesticides and Herbicides - which may come from a variety of sources such as agriculture, urban stormwater runoff, and residential uses.

Organic Chemical Contaminants – including synthetic and volatile organic chemicals, which are by-products of industrial processes and petroleum production, and can also come from gas stations, urban stormwater runoff, and septic systems.

Radioactive Contaminants – which can be naturally-occurring or be the result of oil and gas production and mining activities.

A Source Water Assessment Plan (SWAP) is now available from our office. This plan is an assessment of a delineated area around our listed sources through which contaminants, if present, could migrate and reach our source water. It also includes an inventory of potential sources of contamination within the delineated area, and a determination of the water supply’s susceptibility to contamination by the identified potential sources. According to the Source Water Assessment Plan, our water system had a susceptibility rating of ‘MEDIUM’. If you would like to review the Source Water Assessment Plan, please feel free to contact our office.

In order to ensure that tap water is safe to drink, EPA prescribes regulations which limit the amount of certain contaminants in water provided by public water systems. Food and Drug Administration regulations establish limits for contaminants in bottled water which must provide the same protection for public health. We want our valued customers to be informed about their water utility. If you have any questions about this report, want to attend any scheduled meetings, or simply want to learn more about your drinking water, please contact MARC MCCARTY at 318-724-6568.

If present, elevated levels of lead can cause serious health problems, especially for pregnant women and young children. Lead in drinking water is primarily from materials and components associated with service lines and home plumbing. WISNER WATER SYSTEM is responsible for providing high quality drinking water, but cannot control the variety of materials used in plumbing components. When your water has been sitting for several hours, you can minimize the potential for lead exposure by flushing your tap for 30 seconds to 2 minutes before using water for drinking or cooking. If you are concerned about lead in your water, you may wish to have your water tested. Information on lead in drinking water, testing methods, and steps you can take to minimize exposure is available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline or at http://www.epa.gov/safewater/lead.

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals - Office of Public Health routinely monitors for constituents in your drinking water according to Federal and State laws. The tables that follow show the results of our monitoring during the period of January 1st to December 31st, 2018. Drinking water, including bottled water, may reasonably be expected to contain at least small amounts of some contaminants. The pre8ence of contaminants does not necessarily indicate that water poses a health risk.

In the tables below, you will find many terms and abbreviations you might not be familiar with. To help you better understand these terms, we’ve provided the following definitions

Parts per million (ppm) or Milligrams per liter (mg/L) – one part per million corresponds to one minute in two years or a single penny in $10,000.

Parts per billion (ppb) or Micrograms per liter (ug/L) – one part per billion corresponds to one minute in 2,000 years, or a single penny in $10,000,000.

Picocuries per liter (pCi/L) – picocuries per liter is a measure of the radioactivity in water.

Treatment Technique (TT) – an enforceable procedure or level of technological performance which public water systems must follow to ensure control of a contaminant.

Action level (AL) – the concentration of a contaminant that, if exceeded, triggers treatment or other requirements that a water system must follow.

Maximum contaminant level (MCL) – the “Maximum Allowed” MCL is the highest level of a contaminant that is allowed in drinking water. MCL’s are set as close to the MCLG’s as feasible using the best available treatment technology.

Maximum contaminant level goal (MCLG) – the “Goal” is the level of a contaminant in drinking water below which there is no known or expected risk to human health. MCLG’s allow for a margin of safety.

Maximum residual disinfectant level (MRDL) – The highest level of a disinfectant allowed in drinking water. There is convincing evidence that addition of a disinfectant is necessary for control of microbial contaminants.

Maximum residual disinfectant level goal (MRDLG) – The level of a drinking water disinfectant below which there is no known or expected risk to health. MRDLGs do not reflect the benefits of the use of disinfectants to control microbial contaminants.

Level 1 assessment – A study of the water system to identify potential problems and determine (if possible) why total coliform bacteria have been found in our water system.

Level 2 Assessment – A very detailed study of the water system to identify potential problems and determine (if possible) why an E. coli MCL violation has occurred and/or why total coliform bacteria have been found in our water system on multiple occasions.

During the period covered by this report we had the below noted violations.

Compliance Period AnalyteType

No Violations Occurred in the Calendar Year of 2018

Our water system tested a minimum of 2 samples per month in accordance with the Total Coliform Rule for microbiological contaminants. With the microbiological samples collected, the water system collects disinfectant residuals to ensure control of microbial growth.

Disinfectant Date Highest RAA Unit Range MRDL MRDLG Typical Source

CHLORINE 2018 1.78 ppm. 1-4.0 4 4 Water additive used to control microbes

In the tables below, we have shown the regulated contaminants that were detected. Chemical Sampling of our drinking water may not be required on an annual basis; therefore, information provided in this table refers back to the latest year of chemical sampling results.

Regulated Collection Date Highest Range Unit MCL MCLG Typical Source

Contaminants Value

ARSENIC 7/21/2016 3.6 2 - 3.6 ppb 10 0 Erosion of natural deposits; Runoff from orchards; Runoff from glass and electronics production wastes

BARIUM 7/21/2016 0.1 0.088 - 0.1 ppm 2 2 Discharge of drilling wastes; Discharge from metal refineries; Erosion of natural deposits

FLUORIDE 7/21/2016 0.28 0.23 - 0.28 ppm 4 4 Erosion of natural deposits; Water additive which promotes strong teeth; Discharge from fertilizer and aluminum factories

NITRATE-NITRITE 2/22/2018 0.18 0.18 ppm 10 10 Runoff from fertilizer use; Leaching from septic tanks, sewage; Erosion of natural deposits

Radionuclides Collection Highest Range Unit MCL MCLG Typical Source

Date Value

GROSS BETA 7/21/2016 1.93 1.93 pCi/l 50 0 Decay of natural and PARTICLE ACTIVITY man-made deposits. Note: The gross beta particle activity MCL is 4 millirems/year annual dose equivalent to the total body or any internal organ. 50 pCi/L is used as a screening level.

Lead and Copper Date 90TH Percentile Range Unit AL Sites Over AL Typical Source

COPPER, FREE 2014 - 2016 0.6 0.1 - 1.1 ppm 1.3 0 Corrosion of household plumbing systems; Erosion of natural deposits; Leaching from wood preservatives

LEAD 2014 - 2016 2 1 - 6 ppb 15 0 Corrosion of household plumbing systems; Erosion of natural deposits

Disinfection Sample Period Highest Range Unit MCL MCLG Typical Source

Byproducts Point LRAA


169 MORGAN ST 2018 4 3.6 - 3.6 ppb 60 0 By-product of drinking water disinfection


2146 CALHOUN 2018 2 1.9 - 1.9 ppb 60 0 By-product of drinking water disinfection


169 MORGAN ST 2018 13 13.1 - 13.1 ppb 80 0 By-product of drinking water chlorination


2146 CALHOUN 2018 5 5.1 - 5.1 ppb 80 0 By-product of drinking water chlorination

Unresolved significant deficiencies that were identified during a survey done on the water system are shown below.

Date Identified Facility Code Activity Due Date Description

06/03/2016 DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM CC17 GWR ADDRESS TT45 DEFICIENCIES 9/21/2016LAC 51:XII.344 - Protection of Water Supply/Containment Practices

Secondary Contaminants Collection Date Highest Value Range Unit SMCL

CHLORIDE 7/21/2016 54.6 47.2 - 54.6 MG/L 250

IRON 7/21/2016 0.053 0.034 - 0.053 MG/L 0.3

MANGANESE 7/21/2016 1.2 1.1 - 1.2 MG/L 0.05

PH 7/21/2016 6.9 6.9 SU 8.5

SULFATE 7/21/2016 31.3 27.7 - 31.3 MG/L 250

+++++++++++++++Environmental Protection Agency Required Health Effects Language+++++++++++++++

Some people may be more vulnerable to contaminants in drinking water than the general population. Immuno-compromised persons such as persons with cancer undergoing chemotherapy, persons who have undergone organ transplants, people with HIV/AIDS or other immune system disorders, some elderly, and infants can be particularly at risk from infections. These people should seek advice about drinking water from their health care providers. EPA/CDC guidelines on appropriate means to lessen the risk of infection by Cryptosporidium and other microbial contaminants are available from the Safe Drinking Water Hotline (800–426–4791).

There are no additional required health effects notices.

There are no additional required health effects violation notices.


Thank you for allowing us to continue providing your family with clean, quality water this year. In order to maintain a safe and dependable water supply we sometimes need to make improvements that will benefit all of our customers.

We at the WISNER WATER SYSTEM work around the clock to provide top quality drinking water to every tap. We ask that all our customers help us protect and conserve our water sources, which are the heart of our community, our way of life, and our children’s future. Please call our office if you have questions.

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PROBATE NO. 45,230


NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN to the creditors of this succession and to all other interested persons that a First Tableau of Distribution has been filed by the administratrix of this succession along with her petition praying for homologation of the tableau and for authority to pay the debts and charges of the succession listed thereon and to make a partial distribution to designated heirs; and that the First Tableau of Distribution can be homologated after the expiration of seven (7) days form the date of the publication of this notice. Any opposition to the petition and First Tableau of Distribution must be filed prior to homologation.

GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL OF OFFICE this 28 day of June, 2019.


Ann Johnson

Clerk of Court

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