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Two arrested on drug charges while at Probation and Parole Office in Russellville

RUSSELLVILLE, Ky. (WBKO) - A man and woman were arrested at Probation and Parole after officers had reason to believe there were illegal drugs inside their car while talking to them. Police say after K-9 Jaxx alerted them to possible drugs in the car, a search found suspected marijuana as well as s

WBKO - 2017-09-22 17:46:00

Crime: Stolen 2007 Audi SUV

BOWLING GREEN, Ky. (WBKO) -- Bowling Green Police say Sunday, September 3, officers were called to a used car lot in the 1900 block of Russellville Road. Employees told police when they arrived at work they discovered a gray 2007 Audi SUV had been taken from the lot. When they entered the business,

WBKO - 2017-09-20 22:28:00

Posey convicted; jury opts for life sentence

RUSSELLVILLE - Patrick "P.J." Gilbert was described by his mother, Lisa Gilbert Miller, as a likable man who enjoyed fishing, admiring old cars and paying surprise visits to his mother at her home in Elizabethtown. Gilbert had been looking forward to a future with his girlfriend, Chelsea Ogles, and

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-19 22:28:00

That's the Ticket!

TODAY What: 2017 Taste of the Pennyrile When: 5 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 21 Where: James E. Bruce Convention Center Info: Tickets are available at pennyroyalhospice.com. Tickets for adults will be $20 at the door, or $10 for children ages 4 to 12. Children 3 and under are free. SATUrday What: Walk to En

KENTUCKY NEW ERA - 2017-09-21 04:57:00

Just Piddlin Farm an agritourism operation

Just Piddlin features a large selection of pumpkin, gourds, squash, and fall decor plus a large eight-acre corn maze. Just Piddlin Farm is located in the north tip of Simpson County where it meets up with Logan and Warren County. It is where years of work and dedication has made it one of the larges

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Honoring the Pierces for service to Christ, community

In 1982, Dr. David Pierce became the pastor of Faith Baptist Church. For 35 years, Brother and Mrs. Pierce ministered in Franklin. Over the years, he has knocked on many, many doors in our town, inviting people to church and inviting them to know Jesus. Brother Pierce's ministry has included Faith B

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Three ways to upgrade fall entertaining

The transition from summer to fall -- from lounging poolside to cozying up fireside -- offers opportunities for a different take on entertaining your guests in unexpected ways. Whether it's a simple dinner with a few friends or a big bash for a crowd, there are simple touches of glamour and charm th

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

Keep a mindful retirement budget

Are you considering retirement? Years of hard work have paid off and now is your time to enjoy the fruits of your labor. While it may be tempting to plan an exotic vacation, buy your dream car, or spoil your grandchildren with an endless stream of gifts, it is important to be mindful of your retirem

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-22 07:00:00

55th Annual Car Show sees record-high registration

A 1963 Ford Galaxie used as a squad car on "The Andy Griffith Show" and a 1964 Chevrolet Chevelle SS with several wins at Beech Bend Raceway were among the historic automobiles lining the square at Franklin's 55th Annual Car Show and Festival on the Square. Southern Kentucky Street Rods hosted the e

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Holder crowned FSHS homecoming queen

Senior Brooklyn Holder was crowned the 2017 Franklin-Simpson High School Football homecoming queen before the game against the Meade County Green Wave on Friday, Sept. 15. Holder is the daughter of Stacy Hesson and Darrell Holder. Senior Cade Harvey, the son of Jeff and Kelli Harvey, escorted her. A

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Opportunities available to benefit community youth

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 many people

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Acreage reporting dates for 2018

Simpson County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director Tim Taylor announced that producers who file accurate and timely reports for all crops and land uses, including failed acreage can prevent the potential loss of FSA program benefits. Please pay close attention to the acreage reporting

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Kiwanis Club announces 2017 Christmas parade date

The Kiwanis Club of Franklin-Simpson's 2017 Christmas Parade is scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 2. The rain day is set for Dec. 9. The parade theme is "Elf on the Shelf Franklin Style." Parade entry forms, which contain parade information, are available at the office of WFKN and Franklin Favorite, 103

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Celebrate -- it's fall, y'all!

Good news! It's pumpkin season! Phew! I know you were all missing your all-things-pumpkin-flavored stuff. (Pet Peeve: Pumpkin itself has no flavor, but whatever, I don't want to upset all the pumpkin fanatics so I'm going with it even though in my head I want to scream "ARE YOU ENJOYING YOUR CINNAMO

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Fall is a great time to sample soil

Jason Phillips Extension Agent for Agriculture and Natural Resources Education 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. Fall sampling gives you plenty of time to follow fe

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Fiscal Court talks increasing funds for retirement

Simpson Fiscal Court's contribution of funding to the County Employee Retirement System could see an increase in the next fiscal year. Simpson County Judge Executive Jim Henderson told Fiscal Court on Tuesday that the increase in the county's contribution to the retirement system is projected at $37

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

36th DYW program taking place Saturday

The 36th Distinguished Young Women of Simpson County program is taking place on Saturday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. at the Goodnight Memorial Library Auditorium. Eight high school senior girls will compete for over $3,000 in scholarship money during the program. The girls will compete in categories such as

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Lady Cats defeat Todd Central in 4

The Franklin-Simpson Lady Cats' volleyball team earned their third win in district play on Sept. 12, defeating the Todd County Central Lady Rebels 3-1 in their 13th District match at the F-S Gym. The Lady Cats improve to 3-1 in district play, 9-8 overall for the season as the Lady Rebels fall to 1-3

FRANKLIN FAVORITE - 2017-09-21 07:00:00

Kentucky judge dismisses challenge of medical marijuana ban

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) - A Kentucky judge has dismissed a lawsuit seeking to overturn the state's ban on marijuana for medical purposes. Franklin Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate recognized in a ruling Wednesday that marijuana has the potential for medicinal use. But he said the three people who filed the

BOWLING GREEN DAILY NEWS - 2017-09-20 16:58:20

Juvenile shot in the head in Franklin

FRANKLIN, Ky. (WBKO) - A juvenile is taken to the hospital after being shot in the head in Franklin. According to the Franklin Police Department, they went to 303 Pepper Street at 2:15 am after a male juvenile was shot in the head. Officers provided first aid until EMS arrived. The boy was then tak

WBKO - 2017-09-22 16:09:00