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Alliance Distribution Partners, a fast-growing provider of industry leading brands to distributors and retailers across the United States has located a major distribution facility in Franklin, Kentucky. The company recently purchased a 105,000 sq. ft. building in Franklin’s Henderson Interst…

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Construction on the expansion of Lewis Manor Assisted Living Community is underway at 2901 Bowling Green Road in Franklin. New tenants are expected to move into the new portion of the building by February 2022.

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Simpson County had 32 more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the Friday, July 23 report issued by the Barren River District Health Department, the first report issued since July 16.

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The Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce held a ribbon cutting during the grand opening celebration for GRL MD Medspa/Aesthetics, located at 1300 Bluegrass Road, Suite G on July 20.

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The winners of $200 Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce Gift Certificates drawn from the chamber’s inaugural Franklin Passport promotion have been announced.

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Separate traffic stops by the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office with in about three and a half hours of each other on Nashville Road resulted in drug related charges against two people.

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Fire destroyed a pole barn at 2639 Bracken Prices Mill Road on Monday, July 19.

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Growing season is in full swing, and your local farmers market has the freshest produce, meats and value-added products around.

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On Wednesday July 14 2021, the Franklin-Simpson Middle School FFA executive team took a three day trip to the Kentucky FFA Leadership Training Center. The executive team is made up of the officers and committee members. The purpose of this camp was for attendees to participate in classes tha…

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The Annual Hometown Harvest Dinner is set to take place on Friday, Aug. 6 at 7 p.m. with a pre-dinner festival beginning at 6 p.m. The event is taking place at The Barn at Bethel Grove. 5066 Robey Bethel Grove Road.

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A Historic Harristown District Summit-Jazz Festival known as “Rock the Block” will be held Friday, July 23 through Sunday, July 25. The event begins at 11 a.m. and ends at 11 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and begins at 10 a.m. and ends at 2 p.m. on Sunday.

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A Franklin woman was injured in a traffic collision at the intersection of Akin Avenue and Morgantown Road on Friday, July 9.

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A back to school bash entitled “Backyard Boogie” will be held Saturday, July 24 from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. at Caring With A Smile at 1004 Brookhaven Road.

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Simpson County had 24 more confirmed COVID-19 cases in the report issued by the Barren River District Health Department on Friday, July 16 report. It was the first report issued since July 9.

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Franklin Mayor Larry Dixon presented a Key to the City of Franklin to former State Representative Wilson Stone at Monday’s City Commission meeting. Stone served the community and the 22nd district as a member of the Kentucky House of Representatives for 11 years. He took office in 2009, and …

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Registration is underway for the 39th Annual Garden Spot 5K Run & Walk, presented by Med Center Health — The Medical Center at Franklin taking place Saturday, Aug. 14.

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Discarded used fireworks in trashcans were the cause of two fires in Franklin and Simpson County over the July 4th weekend.

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Franklin Police is investigating the theft of a flatbed trailer and other items from Keystone Hatchery on Nashville Road.

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A Chili Cook-off to benefit Footprints Outreach and Support, Inc., a case management and mental health agency, will be held Saturday, July 17 from noon until five o’clock at the Cornerstone Building on West Kentucky Avenue behind Franklin Presbyterian Church.

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An American Red Cross blood drive will be held Friday, July 9 at the New Friendship Baptist Church Fellowship Hall at 5030 Friendship Road in Auburn from noon until 6 p.m.

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The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Franklin man on a possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine charge following a traffic stop on Saturday, June 26.

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The County Fair Exhibit Hall is on Thursday, July 15 at the Franklin 1st United Methodist Church. Entries will be accepted from 8:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. There will be an Open Division, 4-H Division, Flower Show, & FFA Division. Viewing will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, July 16. For more i…