Lighting and decorating contest judges; winners accounced
Judges for Franklin Garden Club’s Christmas Decorating and Lighting Contest gathered at Grevemberg House before heading out Tuesday night for judging. From left are Eddie and Kerri Payton, Madeline Luke, Sandra Naquin, Julie Chauvin, Lisa Fouquier, Diana Fitzgerald and Mayor Raymond Harris. Winners were Donald and Beth Simoneaux of 1290 Barrow St. and Alfred Hill of 1109 Wilfred St., first and second places, respectively, in Section 1; Kevin and Robin Ecuer of 201 Canal Drive and Greg and Brenda Paul of 1509 W. Ibert, in Section 2; Violet Thompson of 216 Clark St. and Dr. and Mrs. Christopher Ritter of 300 Main St., in Section 3; Marc and Bethany Kuhlman of 114 Beth Drive and Paul and Glenda Comeaux of 119 Eastwood Drive; and Merle Norman Cosmetics at 731 Main St. and Fad News Stand and Trophy Shop at 613 Main St. in the Business category. The contest is co-sponsored by the City of Franklin.