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

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]


  1. ^ "Franklin Banner-Tribune". 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". Retrieved February 3, 2009. 

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