Washington County duo leads Franklin in season-opening win
Former Salem High School standout Gunner Erwin scored 15 points, grabbed nine boards and blocked four shots and Eastern alum Clay Starrett added 14 points as the Franklin College team opened the season with a 79-70 win over Fontbonne. The Grizzlies fell behind 11-2 but went on a 21-4 run to take the lead, which grew to 42-35 at halftime.
With the election of 2011 a little more than a few weeks old, the political season of 2012 got underway Monday when Jonathan George announced his plans to seek election in the 9th district. The seat is currently held by Todd Young.