Franklin Banner-Tribune

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Franklin Banner-Tribune
Type Daily newspaper
Owner(s) Morgan City Newspapers
Publisher Allen Von Werder
Editor Vanessa Pritchett
Language English
Headquarters Franklin, Louisiana
Sister newspapers Morgan City Daily Review
Official website www.banner-tribune.com

The Franklin Banner-Tribune is a small daily newspaper which circulates in Franklin, the parish seat of St. Mary Parish, Louisiana. It has approximately 3,350 paid subscribers and is owned by Morgan City Newspapers LLC.[1]

The original newspaper dates to before the American Civil War. From 1950-1965, the Banner-Tribune was edited and published by Robert Angers, who thereafter founded Acadiana Profile magazine. During Angers' tenure, the newspaper was expanded from a weekly to a daily and won a large number of press association awards.[2]

The managing editor of the publication is Vanessa Pritchett. The publisher is Allen Von Werder.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Franklin Banner-Tribune". mondotimes.com. Retrieved February 3, 2009. 
  2. ^ Robert John Angers, A Dictionary of Louisiana Biography, Lafayette: Louisiana Historical Association, 1999, pp. 4-5
  3. ^ "Banner-Tribune website". banner-tribune.com. Retrieved February 3, 2009. 

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