Town Departments:

Town Clerk:     Johnnie Baker-

Assistant Clerk:   Cheryl Futch-

Police Dept.:          Chief of Police: Mark

Fire Chief:                Kenneth Franklin

Public Works:           Jimmy Caldwell-Superintendent

                                     Stacy Caldwell-Assistant

Parks & Recreation: George Herring-Supervisor

Ambulance Services:   Union Parish utilizes Pafford MS

                                         Dial 911 for emergency services

                                         For non-emergency dial (318) 368-7033

Erik Redd

Wes Franklin

Casey Towns

Chad Towns

Tanechia Riley

Abe Stanley

Brandon Towns

Travis Pilgreen

Mike Starr

Chief of Police

Mark Dodd

300 Joe Brown Rd.

Marion, LA 71260

Marion Fire Department

Marion Fire Chief: Kenneth Franklin

MFD Members:

Jimmy Caldwell

Stacy Caldwell

Bryan Strother

Nap Riley

Don Charles

Roger Reeves

Mike Brantley

Michael Gilliam

Jeffrey Kirkland

P.O. Box 511

Marion, LA 71260

Ralph Holley

234 Crow St.

Marion, LA 71260


572 Main St.

Marion, LA 71260

(318) 292-4715

Mayor Kenneth Franklin

Governing Periods: Served the town as Mayor from 1987 until 1990. He was elected again in 1995 and is still serving as Mayor today!


Marion City Council: The Honorable-


Bobbie Wayne

188 Kennedy St.

Marion, LA 71260

Bubba Hoggatt

P.O. Box 350

Marion, LA 71260

Lindsey Redd

783 Main St.

Marion, LA 71260

Town of marion elected officials

Town of Marion


​November 14, 2017

The Town of Marion’s Board of Alderman met Tuesday, November 14th, at 7:00 p.m. at the Marion Fire Station for the regular business meeting.  Members present included:  Mayor Kenneth Franklin, Aldermen Bubba Hoggatt, Ralph Holley, and Johnny B. Gilliam, and Alderwoman Redd.  Guests included Clerk Johnnie Baker, Assistant Clerk Cheryl Futch, Water Superintendent Jimmy Caldwell, Police Chief Mark Dodd and Officer Jackie Norton. Alderman Jeffrey Kirkland was absent and Assistant Water Superintendent Stacy Caldwell. Mayor Franklin called the meeting to order and Alderman Hoggatt gave the invocation.  Alderman Holley led the pledge of allegiance.   Mayor Franklin welcomed the guests.

On motion by Alderwoman Redd, second by Alderman Gilliam to adopt the minutes from the October regular business meeting.   Motion carried.

On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderman Holley to approve the financial reports.  Motion carried.

Ordinance 2017-01 Proposed Amended 2017 Budgets was introduced by Alderman Gilliam, second by Alderman Hoggatt. Motion carried.

Ordinance 2017-02 Proposed 2018 Budgets was introduced by Alderman Holley, second by Alderwoman Redd. Motion carried.

On motion byAlderman Gilliam, second by Alderman Holley to grant liquor license to Balsamo One Stop and Dollar General.  The motion was presented for a roll call vote with the following result:
                                    Yeas:      Gilliam, Holley, Redd
                                    Nays:      Hoggattt
                                    Abstain:  None
                                    Absent:   Kirkland

Alderman Holley is working on a project to replace our current street signs as well as checking on funding for the project.

On motion by Alderman Hoggatt, second by Alderman Gilliam to pay bills.  Motion carried.



Town of Marion