Sheriff / Coroner Statement on Death Investigation

(BENTON-ILLINOIS) An autopsy was conducted 8-13-18 on the badly decomposed body discovered at the Old Ben #9 Mine Site...

Director Buckingham Receives IPEM Re-Accreditation

(BENTON-ILLINOIS) Franklin County's Director of Emergency Management Ryan M. Buckingham has received notice of re-...

Sheriff's Office Investigating Hit & Run Fatality

Franklin County Deputies responded to a hit and run crash this morning (8/4/2018) on State Highway 37 in Franklin...

Calendar of Events

County Board Committee Meetings - August


4:00 PM - Finance Meeting 4:30 PM - Road & Bridge Meeting 4:45 PM - Health & Safety Meeting...

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County Board Meeting - August


Regular meeting of the Franklin County Board. Location: Franklin County Annex Building - 901 Public...

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Holiday - Labor Day


All Franklin County Government Offices will be closed to observe the Labor Day Holiday.  

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In the Spotlight


Active Shooter Preparedness

Learn more about how to prepare. More

2018 Election Information

Learn more about the 2018 Election. Info

Jury Duty Notice

Status of Franklin County Jury Duty. More Info

Franklin County Upcoming Events

Join us for exciting events here in beautiful Franklin County. More Details