For the past several years, off and on, Franklin-Simpson High School has celebrated not only school spirit during the week of homecoming, but also the students giving side.
The Franklin Downtown Merchants Association met in January to elect officers and plan the 2020 events calendar. Ellis said some of the events coincide with existing downtown events.
A new bride eases out of bed quietly and creeps around to the end of the bed where she takes her husband’s toe in her hand and shakes it. It is an early morning in 1970 and Renee Hicks is carefully waking her husband Don who is having a nightmare, again.
The Franklin-Simpson High School FFA Agriculture Commodity Breakfast will be from 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Feb. 17 in the culinary lab in the CTE hallway of the high school.
Community members, friends and family visited Christy Ramey on Jan. 27 at her retirement party. Ramey is retiring from the position of Simpson County Extension Agent for Family and Consumer Science after seven years in Simpson County and 25 years overall. The farewell party was held in the n…
The next public show at WKU’s Hardin Planetarium will be “When the Universe Was Young,” playing from Feb. 23 through April 9. Hardin Planetarium provides free shows to the public Tuesday and Thursday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m.; no tickets, no reservations.
Mary Beth Martin wakes up every day and gets ready for work. She comes to Franklin-Simpson High School and starts preparing for breakfast and the upcoming lunch shifts.
“How are you going to contribute to the dream?” This was the question that Pastor Barrett Wright emphatically asked the large crowd assembled Monday morning at the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Breakfast at the First United Methodist Church hosted by the Franklin-Simpson Human Rig…
If you need a reason to get up and get moving, consider this: Your likelihood of developing seven types of cancer may be reduced by physical activity, according to new research from the American Cancer Society, the National Cancer Institute and other organizations.
Mystery, the supernatural, and war come together to create the story of “Underworld.” As the first movie in the five-part series, this movie is the perfect combination of action and storytelling.
When cold weather hits, it's natural to seek comfort in a variety of forms: warm blankets, layers of sweaters and delicious, hearty meals. Winter is the perfect season for spending time indoors honing cooking skills to take your culinary creations to the next level.
If you want a book that is emotional and sheds light on a serious current issue, then Angie Thomas's "The Hate U Give" is perfect for you. With a storyline that will keep your emotions running ramped, this beautifully told story will surely have you reaching for the tissue box.
I attended the Full Moon Flow yoga class at Life Flow Yoga on Dec. 11. Before the class began owner TJ Tate asked all the students to go outside so she could cleanse us before the class with bark from California.
From singing to dancing, drum solos, beatboxing and rapping, a Lego tower and art on display, the Boys & Girls Club of Franklin-Simpson's first Thanksgiving talent show had it all.
While heart disease is a leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States, many of the risk factors associated with the condition can be controlled with dietary and lifestyle changes. By centering your meals around better-for-you ingredients and recipes, you can show your h…
While everyone wants to make the most of their vacation, travel can do a number on one's health, and during flu season, the risk of feeling unwell is even higher. Feel your best with these tips:
This year's theme for Dancing with the Starz is "All I want for Christmas" and being held this year at Van Meter Auditorium in Bowling Green starting at 6 p.m. on Dec. 8.
Hosparus Health of Barren River needs volunteers in Allen, Barren, Butler, Edmonson, Hart, Logan, Metcalfe, Monroe, Simpson and Warren counties and will offer free orientation and training session from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. CST on Tuesday, Dec. 17 (lunch provided), at its Bowling Green office, 10…
A cheese board, plate or course can be a delightful way to savor the season with family and friends, bringing together a medley of tastes and textures.
Board members of the African American Heritage Center, in Franklin, and volunteers attended the unveiling of the statue of Alice Allison Dunnigan, which is located in Russellville, Kentucky.
The Franklin-Simpson Community Arts Council is working on its next production called "The Pageant at Barrington Hills," to be performed on Nov. 22, 23 and 24.
The reality is that we all have stress in our lives. It exists from a variety of sources and some of those sources we can't escape from, but we can work on how we let it affect us. We can also ensure that we have a good foundation to help us deal with it. That foundation is a lifestyle that …
The rush of the holiday season -- shopping for gifts, decorating the house, hosting loved ones and other added obligations -- can be challenging. Restore balance and holiday cheer by treating yourself and others who are home for the holidays to a no-fuss, relaxing dinner that feels celebratory.
It's rare for a film to leave me this flabbergasted. This dumbfounded. This awestruck by the sheer audacity of what I just witnessed. We've waited nearly 40 years for a sequel to one of the greatest horror films, (and films period, for that matter) and in this current Stephen King Renaissanc…
Food, fellowship, and fun are the best words to describe the Simpson County Schools EL Family Night held on Tuesday, Oct. 22 at Franklin-Simpson High School.
The F-S Travel Club has many trips planned for 2020 and 2021. In the summer of 2020, the travel club is traveling to Central Europe, Germany, the Check Republic, Hungary, Austria, and Switzerland. In the spring of 2021, they are traveling to Belize and in the summer of 2021, they are traveli…