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Franklin Police say approximately $750 was stolen in an armed robbery at Avery’s Kratom Barrel and CBD at 6430 Nashville Road on Nov. 19.

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Ronald Joe Tyree, 72, of Franklin, died Tuesday, Nov. 24, 2020 at his residence.

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Above: The courthouse gazebo is trimmed in holiday decorations for the season. Right: Light poles near the American and POW/MIA flags outside the Simpson County Courthouse are decorated for the holidays.

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Ace Hardware Marketplace opened its doors in Franklin on Nov. 24 with a ribbon cutting ceremony hosted by the Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce.

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Due to the increased number of COVID-19 cases and the strain on public health resources, the Barren River District Health Department announced on Nov. 17 it is no longer conducting contact tracing and issuing quarantine orders on individuals exposed to COVID-19.

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Franklin Police Officer Serhiy Varyvoda hands the relay baton to mural artist Andee Rudloff on Saturday.

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Franklin Mayor Larry Dixon holds the relay baton alongside city commissioners on on the square following the completion of the race.

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A flag hangs on the square to welcome relay participants into Franklin.

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Above: Members of the U.S. Army hand the baton off to Warren County Sheriff Brett Hightower at the Riverwalk in Bowling Green,

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Officer John Thompson hands the baton to Franklin Mayor Larry Dixon on the corner of the square to finish the race.

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The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office placed multiple charges against the driver of a vehicle after he allegedly failed to stop for a traffic stop on Tuesday, Nov. 10.

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The next Food Give Away for the Churches of Christ Food Bank Distributed at Harristown Church of Christ will be Saturday Nov. 21 beginning at 8:00 am. This is a special Thanksgiving Give-Away with all the fixing. It will be drive-by; no contact pick-up. Please, if you are not able to get out…

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Simpson Fiscal Court approved second and final reading of one budget amendment ordinance and first reading of another budget amendment ordinance at its special called meeting on Nov. 4.

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Franklin-Simpson Fire Rescue received 26 calls during October.

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The Norton Healthcare/UK HealthCare — Stroke Care Network has recognized The Medical Center at Bowling Green with the 2020 “Karpf Award” for its work in improving stroke care and outcomes in the communities they serve and for improving stroke systems of care throughout the state of Kentucky.

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Gov. Andy Beshear on Sunday implored Kentuckians, especially those in red zone counties, to follow the recommendations to reduce the spread of COVID-19, with a continued escalation in cases that includes Kentuckys highest test positivity rate in more than half a year and the highest number o…

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Franklin Police is investigating the theft of $10,000 worth of Fruit of the Loom shirts from a semi trailer parked at Flying J truck stop on Nashville Road.

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A Franklin man was arrested after he allegedly struck another man multiple times with a cinder block on Thursday, Oct. 29.

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Two crews left Kentucky on Oct. 29 bound for Amicalola EMC in Jasper, Georgia, according to Warren RECC. The crews will help repair damage and restore power in areas hit by Hurricane Zeta. This marks the third hurricane restoration effort in six weeks for Warren RECC crews.

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The Franklin City Commission approved a rezoning ordinance and heard first reading of an ordinance amending local planning and zoning regulations at its meeting on Monday, Oct. 26.

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A Franklin man and woman died from gunshot wounds after police say the man apparently shot the woman then shot himself on Thursday, Oct. 29.

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Franklin Police made an arrest on two drug charges at Lincoln Park on Friday, Oct. 23.