Deputy Treasurer Pam Smith has been approved by the Franklin County Board to take over as Interim Treasurer until a replacement can be found for former Franklin County Treasurer John Gulley, whose last day was Feb. 28th, 2017.

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The Illinois Sheriffs’ Association plans to award $54,000 in college scholarships.

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Newly elected Franklin County Circuit Clerk Jim Muir has been sworn into office by Chief Judge Tom Tedeschi. Muir will begin his duties on December 1st, 2016. In a post on his facebook page Muir wrote "It was a humbling, gratifying and emotional experience.

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Ken Hungate was honored by the Franklin County Board this past week for his service to the people of Franklin County during his tenure on the Franklin County Board. Hungate, a retired educator, elected not to run for another term on the County Board. Thank you Ken for your serivce to the Franklin County Board and the citizens of Franklin County.

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