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To the person(s) who felt emboldened to walk right up to the back of my building in the alley on the north side of the Square and take a 7-8 foot umbrella tree (giant schefflera):

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With our local primary election coming up soon, I just want to take a minute to discuss my concern with our "Interim" County Judge/Executive Jamie Spears, his appointment as judge and his candidacy in the Republican primary election.

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As many of you know, Judge Harrison and I recently hosted many community leaders from the 49th Judicial District to hear a presentation about the $1 Million grant funds available beginning this month to benefit Kentucky's youth. We are encouraged to keep the information circulating so as man…

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As I read various news reports, I am stricken by what a wicked and immoral society we've become. Immature college students with a false sense of entitlement, cry and whine about "hate" and "intolerance" when hate, intolerance and violence is all that is shown for anyone that doesn't share th…

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The 2016-2017 FSHS/FSMS Girls Softball teams would like to thank the following sponsors for helping to support our young ladies and our softball program by either a sign sponsorship, donating equipment/labor to help with field work/improvements, monetary donation, or food donations for the team.

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This Letter to the Editor was submitted and ran in last week's edition of the Franklin Favorite; however, the byline was accidentally omitted. The newspaper regrets this error.

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Last Sunday, Kiwanis Club of Franklin-Simpson sponsored our annual Easter Egg Hunt. So many of our businesses came together with us to make this possible, and we would like to thank the following: our bike sponsors Crafton's Funeral Home, Franklin Pallet Inc, and Jimmy's Auto Parts and Salva…

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On Tuesday, April 4, thousands of women from across the United States will join in a national day of action against unfair pay called Equal Pay Day. April is symbolic of the point into the new year that a woman must work in order to earn the wages paid to a man in the previous year. On a nat…

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I never cease to be amazed at how some person or group proposes to build a facility and then at the same time say, in essence, "We'll ask everyone else to pay for it." That is the bottom line in the proposed "Aquatic Center" described in last week's Franklin Favorite.

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I would like to say a huge 'Thank you' to the citizens, churches and organizations of Franklin and Simpson County for supporting Room in the Inn this year. Because of your compassion and giving spirit, we were able to provide radical hospitality to our guests from January through mid-March. …

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On behalf of Habitat for Humanity of Simpson County, I would like to thank The Ministerial Fellowship for selecting Habitat for Humanity of Simpson County as the recipient of the Good Friday Service donation. And Simpson County, I would like to thank you for opening your hearts and wallets i…

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Anonymous person thanked for covering restaurant tabExpressions of gratitude for a secret person who paid for myself and the meals of two friends at Cracker Barrel in Franklin.The waitress came to our table and said she thought there was a mistake on our ticket. I gave her $38 along with the…

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AAHC thanks community for fundraiser supportWe want to express our appreciation to the Franklin community for supporting our boneless tenderloin meal fundraiser. Special thanks to Brian Hancock at the Franklin Favorite and Brian Davis of WFKN; Ronnie Porter at Piggly Wiggly; Charles and Kath…

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I’m late in the game finding out that EPB is now in control of the fiber optic system here in Franklin. First of all, my concern is how is that going to help the average person? Second, it was originally put in to attract new business to our town, but the only new business that was mentioned…

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"Now cracks a noble heart. Goodnight, sweet prince; And flights of angels sing thee to thy rest." — Shakespeare

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The first time I met Henry Stone, I was a freshman in high school. Principal Ronnie Clark had selected some of us to go down to the radio station to shill for the latest school fundraising project. Henry Stone met us in the tiny reception area of the Favorite office.