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SouthStar Bank’s Justin Salcadio along with employees from the Franklin Branch, Mayor Molly Hedrick and Chamber President Justin Kleiber with a very large check.

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Dr. Al Campbell, Sara Davis, Norma Labuda, Sandra Hoegemeyer, Jim Steakley, Kenny Reinhardt, Monica Stem, Debbie Liere, Virginia Akins, Shel Winkley, Frances Steakley, Linda Braswell had a wonderful time with the meeting and found it very interesting.

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Natalie Philipello will be one of the top runners in both the 1600 meters and the 3200 meters this weekend in Austin of the State Championship.

News

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Franklin Police Officer Steven Barber with Klaus outside the police station.

Not just one, but now two drug dogs will patrol the streets of Franklin; introducing Klaus, a one year old certified German Sheppard who has already had two assists and been working since early las

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SouthStar Bank’s Justin Salcadio along with employees from the Franklin Branch, Mayor Molly Hedrick and Chamber President Justin Kleiber with a very large check.

It was an overwhelming sight when Franklin Mayor Molly Hedrick turned over the check to reveal the amount of money raised for the Franklin Tornado Relief Fund.

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The new Chief of Police, Brian Taylor was welcomed to Calvert Police Department on Monday, May 6, 2019.

The City of Calvert welcomed a new Chief of Police, Brian Taylor, to Calvert Police Department on Monday, May 6, 2019.

Columns & Opinions

Take a few months of your life and plan an event, a big event, with lots of moving parts and people.

I love watching a community come together, and with our communities I get to see it all the time.

They had some stretches of great play and others where they seem to forget their focus but when they needed it most the Franklin Lions baseball team found their mojo and as a result find themselves

Sports

In baseball they always say you win with pitching and defense but I’m here to tell you it takes a little more than that to win a game.

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Natalie Philipello will be one of the top runners in both the 1600 meters and the 3200 meters this weekend in Austin of the State Championship.

Franklin Lady Lions Track & Field

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Natalie Philipello will be the only runner from the county to appear in multiple events at the State Track Meet in Austin in May and she was also named the KBTX Classroom Champion in recognition of her athletic and academic prowess at Franklin High School.

It has been one of those weeks that come along quite often as we become adults but are probably best forgotten. Everything goes wrong at the same time and leaves us grasping for straws.

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