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A Mesa, Arizona child was injured in a rear end two-vehicle collision on Nashville Road near Steele Road on Friday, Feb. 19.

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A Friday Food to Families — food box giveaway is Friday, Feb. 26 beginning at 11 a.m. at the Housing Authority, at 12:30 p.m. at the African American Heritage Center and at 2 p.m. at Walnut Forest Apartments.

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Simpson Fiscal Court approved second and final reading of two ordinances and first reading of two ordinances at a special called meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 17. The meeting was rescheduled from Feb. 16 due to inclement weather.

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Horses are pictured on a snowy day in Franklin at 932 North Main Street.

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City snow plows cleaned roads throughout the day on Monday.

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The Barren River District Health Department Feb. 12 reported one additional death attributed to COVID-19 and 13 more confirmed cases in Simpson County. It was the last report issued prior to publication of this week’s Franklin Favorite.

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On Monday, road crews were preparing for a second wave of the winter storm system. The storm was expected to bring multiple inches of snow.

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No major damage resulted from a fire behind a commercial office building at 115 West Madison Street just after 12:30 a.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 10.

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The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Franklin man on four charges including wanton endangerment and fleeing or evading police in a motor vehicle on Tuesday, Feb. 9.

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Franklin-Simpson Fire Rescue received 35 calls during January, which included two structure fires.

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A Bowling Green man was arrested on six charges, including possession of a controlled substance — methamphetamine, following a traffic stop by Franklin Police on Thursday, Feb. 4.

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An additional four deaths attributed to COVID-19 and 14 more confirmed cases were reported in Simpson County by the Barren River District Health Department on Monday, Feb. 8, in the first report issued since Friday, Feb. 5.

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Snow falls on the Simpson County Courthouse lawn on Jan. 27. The flurries lasted a couple of hours before melting. Snow also fell in the early hours of Monday morning.

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No one was injured and there was no substantial damage from a fire at New Mather Metals on Page Drive on Thursday, Jan. 29.

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Franklin Police is investigating a robbery at Sudden Service on Scottsville Road.

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Fritz Winter North America, which has a major industrial plant in Franklin’s Wilkey North Industrial Park, has plans to add approximately 50 people to grow from a two-shift operation to three-shifts. The German corporation, which located in Franklin, Kentucky in 2015, is a supplier of brake …

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Franklin Police placed charges against a Rocky Hill, Kentucky man stemming from an alleged domestic assault on Sunday, Jan. 17.

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Fire destroyed a residence at 404 Gosnell Road.

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Individuals who are age 70 and over are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine in Simpson County. Simpson County Judge/ Executive Mason Barnes said he has been told there is currently backlog of callers who are interested in receiving the vaccine, and registering may require more than one pho…

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A Nashville, Tennessee woman was charged in connection with the alleged theft of $785 worth of clothing from Hibbett Sports in Franklin.

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The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Bowling Green man on 10 charges following a traffic stop on Tuesday, Jan. 5.

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Franklin-Simpson Fire Rescue received 33 calls during December 2020.

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The Barren River District Health Department reported two additional deaths attributed to COVID-19 in Simpson County on Monday, Jan. 11 raising the number of deaths to 14.