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United Way of Southern Kentucky is investing $41,150 in Simpson County programs and services for its July 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021 funding period.

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The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Russellville woman on seven charges following a traffic stop on Thursday, Sept. 10.

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Simpson County Schools is pleased to announce that we will begin using the Raptor Visitor and Volunteer Management System in all of our schools to strengthen our program of campus safety for students, faculty, and community members. Part of keeping students, faculty, and volunteers safe is k…

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Franklin-Simpson Fire Rescue received 35 calls during August.

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A Westmoreland, Tennessee woman was cited on a drug possession charge after Franklin Police responded to an alleged shoplifting complaint at Walmart.

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• A Franklin Police officer was injured in a two-vehicle collision involving a police cruiser on Highway 100 between I-65 and Highway 1008 on Thursday, Aug. 27.

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Habitat for Humanity of Simpson County dedicated the Perry home, on Walker Street, and celebrated with a Chamber ribbon-cutting on Aug. 25. Members of the Habitat for Humanity of Simpson County Board of Directors as well as Chamber and community members were there to welcome the family into …

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Auburn Community New Friendship Baptist Church is hosting a blood drive in the Fellowship Hall located at 5030 Friendship Road in Auburn on Sept. 4 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 1-800-733-2767 or visit RedCrossBlood.org and enter: auburn19 to schedule an appointment.

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A Bowling Green man was injured in a head on collision involving two pick up trucks in the 400 block of South Main Street on Tuesday, Aug. 18.

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The Simpson County Board of Education unanimously approved opening the 2020-21 school year Aug. 26 with virtual classes only and begin offering in person classes on September 28. The action was taken during a special called board of education meeting on Friday, Aug. 14.

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A Franklin man faces two counts of sexual abuse and two counts of unlawful transaction with a minor — illegal sex act under 16 years-old.

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The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force made two arrests in Simpson County on Friday, Aug. 7.

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At least two semi trucks were a complete loss as a result of a fire at Key Oil on Reasonover Drive in the Wilkey North Industrial Park on Saturday, Aug. 15.

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Franklin-Simpson Fire Rescue received 45 calls during July.

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A Bethpage, Tennessee man was arrested on eight charges stemming from a vehicle pursuit that began in Tennessee and ended in Simpson County on June 9, 2018.

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The Franklin-Simpson Planning and Zoning Commission voted to recommend a zone change for construction of Phase Three of Windsor Park Subdivision on 31-W north at its meeting on Aug. 4.

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The annual Back to School Bash will be held Wednesday, Aug. 19 from 8:30 a.m. until 6 p.m. at the Franklin-Simpson High School bus loop on South College Street.

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The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Franklin man on multiple counts of sodomy and sexual abuse.

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A vacant house at 3433 Middleton Road was damaged when it was struck by lightning on Friday, July 24.

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Gary Broady, Franklin Bank and Trust CEO, is one of nine new additions to the board of directors of the Southern Kentucky Performing Arts Center Foundation, Inc. (SKyPAC Foundation).