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|Bio Tec visits parish|
Business entrepreneur Joel Short said he had one thing in mind when he considered Franklin Parish as a place to locate a business – staying true to his own roots.
"I'm from the country," Short said in an impromptu speech at the Old Post Office Museum on Monday afternoon. "We're a small company and we think that way."
Short said the company would possibly locate a crushing plant in Franklin Parish and farm-out the harvesting of specific oil-producing seeds. He said the company would invest some $2 million dollars on the facilities with the possibility of employing 35-50 local workers.
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