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Academic Achievement Banquet

“Celebrating your Bright Future” will be the theme for the 31th annual Franklin Parish Academic Achievement banquet.  The banquet recognizes students for their academics.  The banquet will be held in the Franklin Parish High School cafeteria on Thursday, April 20 beginning at 7 p.m.  Juniors and seniors with an overall [continued…]

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Franklin Parish Catfish Festival

                 Catfish and music are two staples of Louisiana living, and both will be on full display at the 31st Annual Franklin Parish Catfish Festival scheduled for Saturday, April 8, in historic downtown Winnsboro. The daylong event features some 300 vendor booths, along with three stages of musical entertainment and [continued…]

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Chamber Monthly Membership Meeting

The Winnsboro-Franklin Chamber of Commerce will host its monthly membership meeting Thursday, April 6th, at noon at the Old Post Office Museum. We will be holding a “State of the Community” address, involving representatives from our community organizations speaking about upcoming events.  Guest speakers include:  Jon Baccarini (Princess Theatre), Michael [continued…]

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Next Museum Exhibit

The Old Post Office Museum will open “Flood of ’27,” on March 23rd to commemorate the 90th anniversary of the most destructive river flood in the history of the United States. Over 27,000 square miles were inundated with flood waters ranging up to a depth of 30 feet.  Franklin Parish [continued…]

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Business of the Month for March

Brad’s Family Restaurant is just that a family locally owned and operated by Gary, Kay and Brad Huff. The Huffs bought Brad’s Family Restaurant formally Bobby’s Family Restaurant in February of 2016 when given the opportunity to take a risk and change career paths. Their goal is simple, to cook [continued…]

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Business of the Month for February

Gill First National Funeral Home of Winnsboro has been named the “Business of the Month” for February  by the Winnsboro-Franklin Chamber of Commerce. “We are certainly pleased to be recognized by the Chamber for this honor,” said owner Craig Gill, who is also a past Chamber president. “Like the Chamber, [continued…]

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TASTE OF FRANKLIN

If you enjoy good food, you’ll want to get a ticket for the 14th annual “Taste of Franklin” scheduled for Thursday, March 16, at the River of Life Church south of Winnsboro. This popular Chamber event is co-sponsored by the Winnsboro-Franklin Chamber of Commerce and the Franklin Parish Catfish Festival, [continued…]

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2nd ANNUAL BIG BANG GIVEAWAY!

Tickets will go on sale at the Annual Banquet on February 6th and sell through May 14th. We will giveaway one gun per weekday beginning May 15th and continuing through Saturday, June 17th. Get your ticket with a $50 donation and you will be re-entered in the drawing everyday for 31 chances [continued…]

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