An assault in Franklin County over the weekend lands a Stanton man in jail. County deputies determined that several people were visiting at the residence on the 700 block of Hammer Stone Place near Stanton when an argument began. At one point, one individual was struck on the side of the face with an object causing a laceration to his face. He was transported by Sullivan Ambulance to Missouri Baptist Hospital in Sullivan with non-life threatening injuries. A 41 year old Stanton man was arrested for investigation of assault.