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  1. 49th annual Vermont Maple Festival in St. AlbansRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | WCAX-TV Burlington

    Whether they sugar the old-fashioned way or with the latest technology, maple producers across the state pause this weekend to celebrate. It's the 49th annual Vermont Maple Festival in St. Albans and this year's theme is "Milk and Maple," two signature products of Franklin County.

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  2. Bourbon brouhaha! 5 craziest crimes of the weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | USA Today

    ... Evidence tags mark recovered bottles of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon shown during a news conference at the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Frankfort, Ky. Nine people were indicted relating to the theft of more than $100,000 ...

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  3. Kansas Trophy Turkey Recognizes Big GobblersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | Kansas City InfoZine

    ... under the nontypical category. The largest typical bird on record scored 88 4/8 and was taken in 2007 in Franklin County by Bobby Robinson of Eupora, Miss. That bird weighed 26 4/8 pounds, had a beard that measured 17 A1 4 inches and spurs that ...

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  4. a Bourbon crime ring busted in KentuckyRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | CBS News

    The culprits behind a bourbon heist in Kentucky have been caught, according to Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton. Given the spirit's popularity in the state, there was more than passing interest when Melton announced nine indictments connected to the heist.

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  5. Pappy Van Winkle news makes worldwide headlinesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | WKYT

    Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton said he never expected the case of the missing bourbon to get as much attention as it did. When he first announced that more than $25,000 worth of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon was missing from at Buffalo Trace Distillery in 2013, news outlets across the world picked it up.

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  6. Nine indicted in alleged bourbon theft ringRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | Big News Network.com

    Nine people were indicted Tuesday in a long-running alleged scheme to pilfer the prized Pappy bourbon, a rare and expensive bourbon brand, as well as other brands, and sell them at a hefty profit. Franklin County authorities said the rogue distillery workers from Buffalo Trace -- makers of Pappy -- and the nearby Wild Turkey distilleries have stolen some $100,000 in bourbon since 2008 or 2009.

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  7. Bourbon theft ring networked at softball gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 22 | New York Post

    ... to steal the barrels and bottles of bourbon from these two distilleries," said Zach Becker, an assistant Franklin County prosecutor. Curtsinger would present himself to customers as a Buffalo Trace employee and never gave any indication the whiskey ...

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  8. Bourbon heist indictments 'tip of iceberg,' sheriff saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WLKY-TV Louisville

    Among the bourbon stolen were 65 cases of rare Pappy Van Winkle, which made international headlines when it was stolen with people dubbing the theft "Pappygate." Investigators got their big break last month when they found five stolen barrels of Wild Turkey behind a Franklin County home.

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  9. Prosecutors: Suspects busted for stealing barrels of bourbonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    Evidence tags mark recovered bottles of Pappy Van Winkle bourbon shown during a news conference at the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, Tuesday, April 21, 2015, in Frankfort, Ky. Nine people were indicted relating to the theft of more than $100,000 worth of bourbon from the Wild Turkey and Buffalo Trace distilleries.

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  10. Bill on filling courthouse vacancies still in House committeeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | The Advertiser-Courier

    ... Supporting Alferman in this bid is State Sen. David Schatz, R-Sullivan, whose 26th District includes Franklin County. Schatz is a member of the Senate Gubernatorial Appointments Committee, which means he could play a key role in who fills county ...

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  11. "Major" announcement expected in Franklin Co. bourbon heist investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | WKYT

    "There will be a major announcement in the Bourbon cases that the Franklin County Sheriff's Office has been working on. It will be at 231 East Main Street in the conference room of the Sheriff's Office," according to a post on the Franklin County Sheriff's Facebook page.

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  12. Mar-Jac Poultry To Build $55 Million Facility In AlabamaRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Agri Marketing

    JAC POULTRY TO BUILD $55 MILLION FACILITY IN ALABAMA Apr. 21, 2015 WATTAgNet.com reports: Mar-Jac Poultry LLC is investing $50 million it its operations in northwest Alabama, with about half of that investment being made in a new feed mill in the community of Spruce Pine in Franklin County. The new feed mill is expected to initially create 30 more jobs, and will absorb another 20 jobs from a nearby facility.

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  13. Marriage licenses issued in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 19 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> The following marriage licenses, as of April 7, 2015, are part of the public record at Franklin County Courthouse. They are published by Public Opinion as a service to readers.

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  14. Bourbon bandits...Wild Turkey whisked awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | The Westerner

    ... Turkey bourbon from a Kentucky warehouse, but a prosecutor signaled Friday that the case is much broader. Franklin County Commonwealth's Attorney Larry Cleveland said he expects multiple people to be indicted as his office prepared to present the ...

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  15. 2 area hospitals get 5-star ratingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KCTV5

    The rankings by the government give hospitals a star rating for patient experience. The top ranking in the metro went to the Miami County Medical Center in Paola, KS.

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  16. Sheriff's office installing bulletproof glassRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 13 | KFVS12

    With threats against law enforcement on the increase, the Franklin County Sheriff's Department in eastern Missouri is installing a bulletproof security window in its lobby. The Washington Missourian reports the county commission recently approved a bid of about $25,000 for the project to install a window barrier between the public and employees at the sheriff's headquarters in Union.

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  17. Vermont State Police looking for Christopher Caswell, missing teen in DCF careRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | MassLive.com

    Vermont authorities issued a plea on Friday for information about the whereabouts of a missing teenager , who's presently in the custody of the Vermont Department of Children and Families. Christopher Caswell, 16, of Fairfield, a rural Franklin County town just east of the city of St. Albans, has been skipping school and unwilling to speak with DCF officials, according to Vermont State Police Sgt.

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  18. Marriage licenses issued in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 10 | Chambersburg Public Opinion

    CHAMBERSBURG >> The following marriage licenses were issued March 17-24 and are part of the public record at the Franklin County Courthouse. They are published by Public Opinion as a service to readers.

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  19. Sales Tax Increase Fails in Franklin CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 7 | WSIL

    A sales tax increase to fund building improvements has failed in Franklin County. The .25 percent sales tax increase would have funded an office facility in the former Campbell Building and renovation of the Franklin County Courthouse.

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  20. Arthur L. Lebeau, Jr., et al. Appellants, v. Commisioners of Franklin County, Missouri, Respondent.Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Mar 31 | FindLaw

    ... proceedings in the juvenile and family divisions of the circuit court. a Id. After HB 1171 became law, the Franklin County Commission entered a county order establishing a municipal court division pursuant to the amended section 67.320. a Arthur ...

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