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Rehab for aging wastewater plant begins

Winnsboro’s aging wastewater treatment plant is being partially rehabilitated thanks in part to $1.6 million in American Rescue Plan Act (A… Read more


Council denies police changes

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


Grant funding would help revitalize Davis Park

A Como Charitable Foundation Inc. grant funding the revitalization of Davis Park was applied for by the Winnsboro Town Council. Read more

The Franklin Sun Sports


Patriots fall to state champion Warren High

Franklin Parish fell to 0-2 on the season with a 42-10 loss to Arkansas powerhouse Warren High Friday in Winnsboro. Read more


Cougars finish as district runner-up

The Franklin Academy Lady Cougars softball team lost a district contest against Prairie View Academy on September 14 by a score of 6-1.   Read more

Dragons rebound to beat Caldwell, 35-13

Mangham High rebounded from a 35-13 loss to 3A power Sterlington to defeat Caldwell 35-7 in Columbia Friday. Read more

The Franklin Sun Opinion


This week’s spotlight: 10 Easy Steps to Start Your Business

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Stanley Nelson: 'Mob law in Vicksburg claims five gamblers'

On the Fourth of July 1835, a Warren County militia group in Vicksburg, Miss., joined local citizens there in celebrating American independ… Read more


Stanley Nelson: ‘I can put it in apple-pie order’

In the days when lawyers banded together two centuries ago to travel from court to court in Mississippi – before the days of the railroad –… Read more