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Franklin County Board Set to Open Bids for New Courthouse Construction at Special Meeting Thursday

BENTON – The Franklin County Board will hold a special meeting Thursday at 2:30 p.m. at Tino’s on the Tee Banquet Room located at the Rend Lake Golf Course in Whittington.

According to the meeting’s agenda, the Board will open and discuss bids received for the Franklin County Courthouse construction, approve a lease/purchase with SI Bank for a sheriff’s van and cell insert cage and there will be discussion on the county highway building. A fire destroyed the large barn with all the equipment and vehicles in it earlier this year. It was a total loss.

Those attending the meeting will be asked to wear masks and observe all social distancing guidelines.