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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats host the Warren Central Dragons in a key Region 1 District 2 game this Friday night at James "Shadetree" Mathews Stadium at Hugh Crowdus Field.

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FRANKFORT -- Kentucky hemp growers and processors may apply for a hemp license from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's (KDA) hemp program for 2020 beginning Nov. 15, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced.

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Last season, the Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats soccer team felt dejected and angry after losing to the Logan County Lady Cougars on their home field.

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The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources encourages youngsters -- and the young at heart -- to put on their costumes and join the Salato Wildlife Education Center staff in Frankfort for a unique trick-or-treat experience on Saturday, Oct. 26.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats soccer team lost to the Russellville Panthers 2-1 in the 13th District Tournament last Tuesday night at Logan County High School.

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Franklin-Simpson Wildcat golfers junior Dalton Fiveash and sophomore Chase Wilson competed in the Leachman Buick/GMC/Cadillac KHSAA Boys State Golf Tournament this past weekend at the Bowling Green Country Club.

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The Bowling Green Hot Rods, Class-A affiliate of the Tampa Bay Rays, are excited to announce the 56th Annual 2020 Midwest League All-Star Game, presented by Med Center Health, and Home Run Derby will be hosted at Bowling Green Ballpark. All-Star festivities will begin on Saturday, June 20 cu…

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats' golf team wrapped up their season with a fifth-place finish in the Region 3 Golf tournament at Crosswinds Golf Course in Bowling Green on Sept. 30.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' football team built an early first quarter lead and sustained it for a 35-21 victory over the Russell County Lakers at Finley Field in Russell Springs.

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FSHS FFA's agronomy team is heading to nationals, which is taking place the last week of October leading into November.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats' volleyball team split a pair of home matches as they are preparing to host and compete in the upcoming 13th District Tournament on Tuesday night Oct. 22.

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The Western Kentucky Lady Toppers' golf team finished tied for third at South Alabama's USA Intercollegiate Tournament Sept. 16 at the par 72, 6,157-yard RTG Magnolia Grove-Crossings Course. Their score of 873, nine over par is the third best score in the history of the program.

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Taking another step to shield the state's deer and elk herds from chronic wasting disease, the Kentucky Fish and Wildlife Commission proposed at its most recent quarterly meeting a new no-cost registration system for businesses that process meat from those animals.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats are looking for their second Class 4-A Region 1 District 2 win of the season as they head to Russell Springs to play the Russell County Lakers, the newcomer of the district, this Friday night.

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The U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) released the 2019 Small Grains Summary report today, showing an increase in Kentucky's winter wheat production from a year ago. A higher yield per acre drove the increase, along with an increase in the numbe…

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The Wildcats' soccer team closed out the regular season with two tough 13th District matches against the Logan County Cougars and the Todd County Central Rebels. Franklin-Simpson will now prepare in trying to won their second straight 13th District Boys' Soccer Tournament.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats dropped a pair of matches to the Muhlenberg County Lady Mustangs, from the 10th district of the 3rd Region, and 13th District opponent, the Logan County Lady Cougars, last week at the F-S Gym.

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Kentucky hemp growers and processors may apply for a hemp license from the Kentucky Department of Agriculture's (KDA) hemp program for 2020 beginning Nov. 15, Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles announced.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats closed out the district portion of their season by splitting a pair of matches with the Logan County Lady Cougars and the Todd County Central Lady Revels.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats football team delivered the "exclamation point" on a huge week of activities as they closed Homecoming with a 42-0 victory over the Russellville Panthers.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats soccer team played a make-up 13th District match against Todd County Central and went on to host Russellville last Tuesday night in another district match for Senior Night.

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Kentucky Commissioner of Agriculture Ryan Quarles applauded the announcement from the U.S. Department of Agriculture that certain hemp growers may obtain insurance coverage under the Whole-Farm Revenue Protection Program in 2020.

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In their last tournament before the region golf tournament, the Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats golf team won the overall team title at the Christian County Invitational at Western Hills Golf Course on Saturday.

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LEXINGTON, -- Producers in the backgrounding sector of the beef cattle industry manage calves through the transition period between weaning and feedlot placement. Producers in this sector rely heavily on forages and grains to increase cattle weights and immunity before they enter the feedlot…

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats volleyball team picked up their third 13th District win of the season with a 3-0 (25-21, 25-21 and 25-15) victory over the Russellville Lady Panthers.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats are set to host the Russellville Panthers, from Class 1-A, for one of their most anticipated home games of the year --Homecoming.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats' golf team competed in their final match play meet of the season when they played the Greenwood Lady Gators at Paul Walker Golf Course last Wednesday afternoon.

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Biologists with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources are closely monitoring water conditions at Lake Cumberland with fish starting to show signs of stress due to elevated water temperatures and depleted oxygen levels.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats suffered their second 13th District loss of the season with a 3-1 (25-20, 25-22, 28-30 and 25-14) loss to the Todd County Central Lady Rebels last Tuesday night at the F-S Gym.

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Deer, waterfowl, pheasants and sandhill cranes are among the quota hunts offered by the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources this season at state wildlife management areas and other public lands.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats lost to Battle Ground Academy, 35-16, for their fourth loss in a row as BGA improves to 4-0.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats trailed at halftime to the South Warren Spartans by seven points. But, they couldn't score points in the second half that led to a 41-14 loss last Friday night at the South Warren Athletic Complex.

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Simpson County is home to three of the 80 markets across the Commonwealth accepted into the 2019 Kentucky Farm Bureau (KFB) Certified Roadside Farm Market Program: Just Piddlin Farm, Pots and Petals, and Ruby Branch Farms. The markets opening this Fall are Just Piddlin Farm and Ruby Branch Farms.

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has received 10 pesticide applications to expand their use on hemp, the agency announced on Aug. 21. The 10 requests are the result of the December 2018 Farm Bill provisions that removed hemp from the Controlled Substances Act, legalizing hemp f…

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats suffered their first loss in 13th District play this season as they lost 3-0 (25-10, 25-14 and 25-13) to the Logan County Lady Cougars last Tuesday night.

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The Franklin-Simpson Wildcats' boys golf team competed in the Danny Spillman Bowling Green Invitational Tournament last Saturday at the Bowling Green Country Club. The tournament is named after the long time golf coach at Bowling Green High School.

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The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats' golf team split a pair of matches last week against the Warren East Lady Raiders and the Bowling Green Lady Purples.