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12/13/2018 - 12:06pm
Christmas spirits were high in Hansell this weekend as TownsEnd Winery hosted their holiday open house. From 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday the winery invited visitors to try samplings of their stock while taking in the Christmas décor and enjoying a range of snacks. “We’ve had a busy day,” said Judy Harper. “We started out busy and we stayed busy....
11/29/2018 - 3:17pm
The Franklin County Alcoholism Service Center is scheduled to close at the end of the year. Larry Fanny, director of the center since 2010, informed the Franklin County Board of Supervisors last week that he is retiring and services will end on Dec. 31st. Fanny said that Alcoholics Anonymous and Al-Anon meetings will still be held at the center on...
11/21/2018 - 12:11pm
The West Fork Community School Board met for their regular meeting on Monday, November 19 in Rockwell. At the meeting, the board approved a resolution to allow the district to apply for a FEMA grant with the intent of building a safe room at the Rockwell campus. “It’ll be a new structure,” said Superintendent Darrin Strike....
11/21/2018 - 12:08pm
“Write Me a Murder” by Michael Druce, was presented by the West Fork High School drama class Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, in the north gym at Sheffield. The play was enjoyed by a large audience. The cast was as follows: Midling, Abby Harper; Doris Swan, Megan McGuire; Inspector Daisy Nichols, Nashaun Bryant; Lady Constance, Hope Hartman;...
11/15/2018 - 10:54am
Now officially elected, Franklin County Sheriff Aaron Dodd. Dodd, who was appointed to the position in May following the death of then-sheriff Linn Larson, was formally elected as Franklin County Sheriff in last Tuesday’s midterm election. Dodd, who came to the department as a sheriff’s deputy in 2003, said he’s humbled by the...
11/15/2018 - 10:52am
A newly planted silhouette sweet gum tree outside of the Franklin Medical Clinic serves as a reminder of a beloved former employee. Dr. David Dennis, who served the Franklin County area for nearly 40 years, died after a short battle with cancer towards the end of September. To honor him, clinic staff decided to have a living memorial tree planted...
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