Singer Becky Norman of Jonesboro performs during Saturday’s Cancer Survivors Concert at Railroad Park. The event was sponsored by Green Clinic Urgent Care. All proceeds from raffle and refreshment sales went to the American Cancer Society.
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Dubach resident Mike Franklin is withdrawing from the race for Lincoln Parish Police Jury District 4.
Despite qualifying for the Oct. 22 election, the incumbent announced this week he will not seek re-election due to personal conflicts.
“I want to thank the people of District 4 for letting me serve you for the past four years,” Franklin said. “It has been an honor and privilege to hold this seat. I hope the decisions I’ve made have helped make Lincoln Parish a better place.”
After digesting their Thanksgiving feasts and getting a few winks of sleep, shoppers across the parish are slated to join thousands across the country in what has become just as big a tradition as turkey and football games.
Residents are slated to visit local stores, some as early as 10 p.m. Thursday, to catch all the Black Friday deals they can to get their Christmas shopping jumpstarted.
Local merchants will be offering extra incentives to encourage residents to shop locally, rather than visiting stores in nearby parishes.
Parenting isn’t exactly what Jason Jones expected, but he says that’s OK.
“It’s not what I thought it would be,” Jason said. “It’s totally different, but better. You think at the beginning with all the diapers and crying that it’s too much, but it’s not as hard. The benefits far outweigh the struggles.”