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|Graduation exercises set this week|
Commencement ceremonies around the parish will take place this weekend.
|posted Wednesday, May 15th, 2013 @ 5:33 am|
Franklin Academy will hold graduation services at 2 p.m. Saturday, May 18 at River of Life. Representing FA are valedictorians Nikki Erwin and Britt Grieme.
|25 arrested in round-up|
An early morning warrant round-up last Wednesday sent 25 parish residents to the Franklin Parish Detention Center on various drug charges, according to officials.
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|Board amends graduation exercise policy|
Franklin Parish School Board members passed a motion Monday evening to allow all parish seniors who have met their Carnegie requirements to walk during graduation exercises whether they pass the Graduation Exit Exam or not.
|State agriculture economy hits $11.4 billion|
The agricultural economy in Louisiana grew to a record high value of $11.4 billion in 2012, an increase of 6.5 percent over the 2011 amount of $10.7 billion, according to the latest figures released by the LSU AgCenter last week.
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|Event slated for longtime community supporter|
Organizers of the first-ever Addie Bolton Day invite local churches, civic and political leaders and parish residents to come out and show their support for her longtime service to the community.
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|Princess slates youth production|
Princess Theatre will present its annual Spring Youth production May 14 and 16 on the big stage starting each night at 6 p.m. Directed by Naomi Cordill, the production has become one of the best loved and focal points of the Princess Season. This year's play, "Blather, Blarney & Balderdash,"showcases about 50 area youth.
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|Redden special guest at DAR|
Oakley Chapter DAR held its monthly meeting on Tuesday, April 16, at The Princess Room in downtown Winnsboro with Monroe TV personality Louis Redden as guest speaker. Oakley Chapter regent Charlotte White and Tami Boyd served has hostesses.
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|Clay to retire from WFD|
After serving the Winnsboro Fire Department for 28 years, Marvel Clay Sr. has announced his plans to retire.
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|FMC in black as fiscal year ends|
Franklin Medical Center continues to improve in all of the scores monitored by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid, according to reports presented at FMC monthly meeting of the board of commissioners.
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|Don't miss the library book sale!|
The ongoing book sale at the Franklin Parish Library inWinnsboro, is having a two-for-one sale the week of May 6 through May 11. Buy two of the same items and get one of the same free.
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|Native tapped for engineer post|
Winnsboro native Columbus L. "Buddy" Smith Jr. was recently tapped by the city of Monroe to serve as interim city engineer. Former engineer Sinyale Morrison resigned in November after she and her former employee, Ricardo Nance pleaded innocent to one count each of payroll fraud.
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|Health fair slated in Sicily Island|
Sicily Island Medical Center and area agencies will offer a fun-filled health fair from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 27. Admission and screenings are offered at no charge.
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Health screenings include, blood pressure, hearing, diabetic foot screenings, dental, breast exams, blood glucose, bone density, vision, cholesterol and many others.
Information regarding diabetes and health education will be provided.