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The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force arrested two Franklin men and cited one Franklin man on drug charges after serving a search warrant at 215 East Street on Tuesday, Oct. 12.

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Franklin-Simpson FFA has partnered with Simpson County Farm Bureau as well as Simpson County Cooperative Extension to present the film Silo to the public on Oct. 22 at 5:30 p.m. at the Franklin-Simpson High School Cafeteria.

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Simpson County and nine other Kentucky counties are making the transition in October to a new, secure driver-licensing model, administered by the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC), that gives Kentuckians more choices and modern services.

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The City of Franklin has partnered with the Franklin-Simpson Planning and Zoning office to create new subdivision regulations that will be enforced within the city limits.

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The Franklin-Simpson Planning and Zoning Commission approved a final development plan for a spec building and discussed a conceptual development plan for a mixed-use development at its Oct. 5 meeting.

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All proceeds from the sale of 4-H Clovers for $1 now through Oct. 16 at Tractor Supply benefit the Simpson County 4-H program.

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Franklin City Commissioner Brownie Bennett discusses improvements to an alley near the downtown square during a city commission community walk on Oct. 11. The F-S Arts Council and city combined to make the improvements to the alley located off West Cedar Street.

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Above: Franklin City Manager Kenton Powell talks about improvements the city has made in downtown Franklin, including parking, during a city commission community walk on Oct. 11. The first stop on the walk was in a city parking lot on South High Street. Right: Franklin City Commissioner Brow…

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A Greenville, Tennessee man was arrested after threats were allegedly made to conduct a mass shooting and blow up the Holiday Inn Express on Neha Drive in Franklin on Friday, Oct. 1.

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Simpson County had 3,031 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began in the Friday, Oct. 1 report issued by the Barren River District Health Department.

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The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Madison, Tennessee woman on drug charges after a traffic stop on Anand Drive of a vehicle in which she was a passenger.

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Franklin-Simpson Fire Rescue received 28 calls during September.

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If you think spring is the best time to take soil samples, you might want to rethink that. Fall is actually the optimum time to take soil samples for fertility analyses.

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Simpson Fiscal Court approved the purchase of vehicles for the sheriff’s office, use of credit cards for payment of planning and zoning permitting fees, contracts for the jail and copier leases during its meeting on Sept. 21.

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Simpson County Tourism is having its first Hay Bale Trail Contest this fall. The Franklin-Simpson Chamber of Commerce is awarding $350 in chamber gift certificates as prizes for the contest.

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LuLu Luxi, located at 1604 Bowling Green Road, celebrated its grand opening with a Franklin-Simpson Chamber Ribbon Cutting. Without leaving Franklin, the community can find hair supplies, including a wide variety of hair extensions, as well as various other beauty items. The store is open Mo…

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Simpson County had 2,965 confirmed COVID-19 cases since the pandemic began as of the report issued Friday, Sept. 24 by the Barren River District Health Department.

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The South Central Kentucky Drug Task Force arrested a Franklin man on five drug charges following a traffic stop on Patton Road at Morgantown Road on Monday, Sept. 20.

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Local artist Gina Rowland-Paine was selected to paint the dumpsters at each end of the art alley behind the Gallery. The project was sponsored by Gallery on the Square and Franklin-Simpson Community Arts Council working with Franklin-Simpson Renaissance and The City of Franklin and Tammie Carey.

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A Police Patrol themed dumpster is pictured at the end of the Gallery alley facing the Franklin Police Department. The dumpster was installed on Sept. 17.

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Thursday, Sept. 23Ribbon Cutting at LuLu Luxi