The beautiful holiday weekend weather ushered in a lot of blooming flowers across the region. Our Nature of Things columnist Anna Applegate grabbed these Easter daffodil pictures.
Easter in Franklin
On Tuesday Franklin held its rescheduled egg hunt in Fountain Park. Hundreds showed up for the popular event. See lots of pictures here.
Christians gathered Friday for the annual Cross Walk. We might have missed the beginning of the journey through the city, but we caught up with them in time to get several pictures, which can be seen by clicking here.
22 Knights Inducted in FHS
Franklin High School inducted 22 students into the National Honor Society last week. We captured several photos of the candle ceremony. Check them out by clicking here.
News from You
Community Conversations Series
The Franklin Public Library continues its series of Community Conversations from 6 to 7 p.m. most Thursdays in the second-floor community room.
In April the topics and speakers will be Autism Stands, Brandy Hinojosa; Community Gardens, Warren Thomas of Venango Area Community Gardens; and A Night at the Theater: John Wilkes Booth & Laura Keene in the Oil Region, Margo Mong. See a complete schedule of the upcoming months by clicking here.
Taste of Talent Needs Singers
It's Softball Season
Last week we caught the action between Oil City and Titusville, and Franklin and Slippery Rock. The Venango squads were victorious in both games.
The Oilers came from behind to win 3-2 with a walk-off hit by Sophia Garmong.
Franklin had an easier time, defeating the Rockets 16-1 in three innings. On Saturday the Knights beat Sharpsville 4-0.
The Oil City area community started the healing process following the homicide of Marcy "Suzette" Nellis in March. Her family and friends gathered Wednesday at the trail she loved and walked together in her memory.
The next day, suspect David Allen Bosley of Oil City, was arrested and charged with perpetrating the crime.