BENTON, IL- The Commander of the St Louis District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Colonel Anthony P. Mitchell, made a Command visit to the Rend Lake Project Office and Visitor Center on May 18, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. for the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding agreement. Colonel Mitchell, the Jefferson County Sheriff and the Franklin County Sheriff signed the MOU which will establish a general framework of cooperation between the U.S.

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Sheriff Don Jones and Scholarship Recipient Braxdyn Melvin

Congratulations to FCHS Senior Braxdyn Melvin.  He is the 2017 Illinois Sheriff Association Scholarship Recipient receiving this certificate from Sheriff Don Jones.

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Congratulations to newly appointed Franklin County Treasurer Keith Jones. Mr. Jones was appointed by the Franklin County Board and sworn in this evening by the Honorable Eric Dirnbeck.

Keith R. Jones, of West Frankfort, has been appointed Franklin County Treasurer. His appointment comes after the resignation of John Gulley who accepted a new post with Rend Lake College.

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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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