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Franklin County teacher's blood drive continues in his memory  WKYT

Organizers are continuing the work of a Franklin County teacher who died in a July crash.

FOCUS: Classmates from WHHS, FCHS to come together to honor Casey Sparrow

When Franklin County and Western Hills played against each other in sports, Casey Sparrow supported both sides.

Kentucky high school teacher dies after crash on interstate, police say  Courier Journal

Adam Hyatt, a teacher at Franklin County High School in Frankfort, was killed Sunday after a crash on I-75 in Whitley County near Tennessee.

Franklin County teacher killed in Tennessee wreck  Kentucky Today

FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Franklin County High School staff and students are mourning after an out-of-state car crash over the weekend claimed a longtime ...

Franklin County, Western Hills students graduate at Alltech Arena

Seniors from Franklin County and Western Hills High School became alumni at their respective graduation ceremonies on Saturday.

Franklin County Schools' finance director steps down | Education

Franklin County Schools' finance director abruptly resigned last month, officials confirmed Wednesday.

Frankfort Independent Schools

In compliance with a recently passed state law, Frankfort and Franklin County school districts are taking different approaches to displaying signs with the United ...

Today in History | Nation / World News |

Today in History. Today is Wednesday, July 31, the 212th day of 2019. There are 153 days left in the year. Today's Highlight in History: On July 31, 1954, ...

Co-workers, students continue to keep teacher's memory alive

As funeral services are held for a Franklin County teacher, family and friends continue to show support for his loved ones.

Franklin County's Myers selected for Futures Games Team Kentucky

Franklin County's Bennett Myers has been selected for the Prep Baseball Report (PBR) Futures Games Team Kentucky, one of a handful of Class of 2022 ...

Franklin County school board approves employee salary schedules for next fiscal year

The Franklin County Board of Education unanimously approved salary schedules for district employees Monday.

Community rallying around teacher's family | Education

The community continues to rally around a Collins Lane Elementary teacher and her two children after a tragic motor vehicle accident claimed the life of her ...

Scenes from the Franklin County Fair — July 16, 2019 | Multimedia

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Frankfort, Franklin County exploring paper recycling options

Frankfort and Franklin County solid waste officials say that both local governments are exploring other ways to repurpose paper products.

Frankfort teen to photograph New York City PRIDE Parade

For 15-year-old Brady Fields, the quiet country roads that wind throughout his Frankfort home all lead to one destination — New York City.

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Man who drove alleged gunman to scene of fatal shooting accepts plea deal. Updated 1 hr ago. Editor's note: This caption in the photo with this story was ...

Education Spotlight: Teachers and business leaders learn from each other in order to keep students in local careers

Editor's note: This article was corrected on Tuesday morning to say "Rebecca Ruth" instead of Ruth Hunt Candies.

Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (May 28)

The following people were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

Alcohol plume from bourbon fire out of Franklin County

A 23-mile alcohol plume on the Kentucky River has made its way out of Franklin County as of Sunday afternoon, Franklin County Emergency Management ...

Franklin County Circuit Court sentencings (June 28)

The following people were sentenced Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

Rain forecast today as Franklin County Fair sets to open

The remnants of Hurricane Barry, which dumped inches of rain and battered the gulf coast and inland areas over the weekend, could make for a soggy start to ...

Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (June 4)

The following people were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

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The State Journal, which has served Frankfort, the capital of Kentucky, and the rest of Franklin County since 1902, was named the commonwealth's best midsize ...

NAACP to recognize community service honorees, scholarship winners at the Freedom Fund Scholarship Banquet, Saturday, June 29

The Frankfort/Franklin County Branch of the NAACP is sponsoring its annual Freedom Fund Scholarship Banquet at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Thomas ...

You Asked: Are any Franklin County distilleries on the Kentucky Bourbon Trail?

Franklin County may be in the heart of Bourbon Country, but none of its distilleries are officially part of the Kentucky Bourbon Trail.

Jurors convict Franklin County man of molesting 7-year-old, recommend 80 years in prison

In less than an hour Monday, a Franklin County jury convicted a Frankfort man of sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl and recommended he spend eight decades ...

Franklin Countian leaves over $1 million to UK after death

A Franklin County woman who died last year left more than $1 million from her estate to her alma mater.

Reins passed to new generation at Franklin County Dairy Show

As Micah Sparrow, 8, walked his 2-month-old heifer, Star, around the paddock Saturday, his family looked on proudly.

Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (May 21)

The following people were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday in the Franklin County Circuit Court:

Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (July 9)

The following people were indicted Tuesday by Franklin County Circuit Court grand jury:

Two sharing fair crown duties

No stranger to the stage, Lauren Elizabeth Kiser was crowned Miss Franklin County on Tuesday night at the Franklin County Fair and will be attending events ...

Brownlee sees success at Spalding University

When Quenton Brownlee graduated from Franklin County High School in 2014, he had plans to play Div. I baseball at Eastern Kentucky.

Franklin County Circuit Court sentencings (June 14)

The following people were sentenced Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

Authorities: Frankfort man used shopping cart as a robbery weapon

A Franklin County man faces felony charges after he allegedly rammed a Walmart employee with a shopping cart during a theft attempt, then presented officers ...

Business Spotlight: Frankfort natives bring new broadband option to rural Franklin County

"If you're cut off from the Internet, you're cut off from the world in today's society," said Frankfort resident Roy Collins.

Franklin County residents apply for Real ID licenses

"One down, 20 more to go," a man said to his son while they stood in line at the Franklin County Circuit Court Clerk's Office on Monday morning. The line.

Franklin County Circuit Court pleas (June 7)

The following people entered pleas Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

FOCUS: KSU president expects university to meet enrollment goals

Jerald Smith, a Kentucky State University psychology major, recently finished his first year at the university. That wasn't something he originally thought he would ...

Kids to have fun outside on 'Longest Day of Play' next week

Local kids will have a chance to stay outside and have fun a little later than usual because of the "Longest Day of Play" next week.

Aquatic center hosting high school swim bash next Friday

Area teens looking for something free, fun and new to do next Friday night should drop in for a dip at the Juniper Hill Aquatic Center. The facility will host.

Franklin County not out of the water yet; alcohol plume from Jim Beam warehouse fire still making its way down Kentucky River

Franklin County isn't out of the water yet in dealing with the aftermath of the Jim Beam warehouse fire in Woodford County.

Relay for Life supporters to walk at Exum Center this weekend

Volunteers and cancer survivors will walk a few laps this weekend at Franklin County's Relay for Life celebration, the American Cancer Society's signature ...

First to launch: County to begin issuing new IDs June 28

Though pushed back a few months, the Franklin Circuit Court Clerk's office will become the first in the state to issue new, secure driver's licenses on Friday, June ...

Frankfort Independent Schools approves part-time bus mechanic position through county schools

The Frankfort Independent Schools board Monday approved a memorandum of agreement with Franklin County Schools to hire a part-time bus mechanic for the ...

Feldman named senior VP commercial loan officer at Traditional Bank – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

FRANKFORT, Ky. — Traditional Bank has named Mike Feldman senior vice president commercial loan officer in Frankfort. Feldman brings more than two ...

Fire chiefs urge precautions with fireworks on Fourth of July

Local fire chiefs caution Frankfort and Franklin County residents about using fireworks on the Fourth of July.

Franklin County Circuit Court pleas (Aug. 2)

The following entered pleas Friday in the Franklin County Circuit Court:

Retired National Guard member indicted in child sex case

A retired Kentucky National Guardsman has been indicted on charges he molested a child younger than 12 years old, according to court records.

Missing teen recovered from Elkhorn Creek

An hours-long search for a missing 14-year-old male in Elkhorn Creek ended tragically Tuesday night when officials said the case had been turned over to the ...

Trio indicted on charges of trafficking large quantities of opioids

Two Frankfort brothers and a woman could be facing decades — and possibly life — in prison after a traffic stop yielded large quantities of deadly opioids along ...

Sams named Hensley's successor as principal at Second Street

In the past three years, Sam Sams has seen her life come full circle. A Frankfort native, the rigor alignment coach at Second Street School was named principal ...

Juniper Hill Aquatic Center High School Pool Bash — June 28, 2019

Gage Smith, 17, from Franklin county High School, does a flip off the diving boards at Juniper Hills High School Swim Bash. students. Buy Now. Students float ...

Retired guardsman behind bars in child sex case

A retired Kentucky National Guardsman is behind bars on a $100000 cash bond in connection with allegations that he molested a 7-year-old child, according to ...

Frankfort Independent Schools Board approves salary schedules for next fiscal year

The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education approved several staff groups' certified and classified salary schedules for the 2019-20 fiscal year.

Seniors become alumni in Frankfort High School graduation

Frankfort High School seniors became alumni during the school's graduation ceremony Friday night.

Ellis resigns from sheriff's office to devote time to his home inspection business

The former Frankfort police chief who began working at the Franklin County Sheriff's Office earlier this year has resigned from his post.

Caught red-handed? Alleged burglar pleads not guilty to overnight party for one at tattoo shop

A Frankfort man has pleaded not guilty to charges that he broke into a tattoo shop, drank top-shelf bourbon and ate food left at the business before pleasuring ...

Lights for Liberty illuminate Frankfort

Together Frankfort hosted a candlelight vigil Friday to take a stand against human detention camps on the U.S.-Mexico border.

West Sixth Farm to host 61st Farm-City Field Day

The 61st Farm-City Field Day, an annual gathering of farmers and “town folks,” will be held Thursday beginning at 9 a.m. at the West Sixth Farm, 4494 Shadrick ...

Police, fire blotter (May 28)

The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Fire and EMS and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Monday:

FCSO court security officer arrested in Owen County

A Franklin County Sheriff's Office court security officer is behind bars in Carroll County following his arrest Friday.

Flash flood watch issued for Franklin County until Thursday evening

A flash flood watch has been issued for Franklin County until Thursday evening. Tom Russell, director of Frankfort-Franklin County Office of Emergency ...

FPB has last-minute budget scuffle over staff raises

Editor's note: This story was updated at 11:38 a.m. June 19 to correct that the estimated savings from the Frankfort Plant Board switching to Kentucky Municipal ...

Franklin County kids go to Kentucky Sheriffs' Boys & Girls Ranch

Several Franklin County kids went to the Kentucky Sheriffs' Boys & Girls Ranch earlier this summer.

Caution emphasized after suspected drowning death in Elkhorn Creek

As Charles Thornton prepared for a visit from his family Wednesday morning to celebrate the Fourth of July at his home on Still Waters Campground, caution ...

You Asked: When will the downtown bourbon marker be completed?

The downtown bourbon marker, a 22-foot-tall sign that designates the direction and distance to more than 30 Kentucky distilleries, was completed Thursday ...

Frankfort judge breaks up quarrel after hearing in murder case

After a plea deal in the case of an alleged drug robbery turned double homicide fell through Friday, Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate left the bench to personally ...

Fiscal court accepts critical audit of sheriff's 2017 tax settlement

With a warning from Franklin County Sheriff Chris Quire that the 2018 tax settlement audit may be worse than the prior year's, the Franklin County Fiscal Court on ...

Police, fire blotter (July 19-21)

The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Fire and EMS and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office over the weekend:

Frankfort native up for Miss Kentucky title

A Western Hills High School graduate is in the running for the Miss Kentucky pageant title this weekend.

Kentucky Heartwood Music Festival coming to Millville July 27

Kentucky Heartwood kicks off its 14th annual music festival at the Millville Community Center on Saturday, July 27, from 3-10 p.m. The event features a youth ...

FrankArts opens calls for murals, sculptures downtown

Correction: This article previously referred to a project as "Downtown Arts." The correct name is "Arts Downtown."

Education Spotlight: Capital Day School is in need of books to give away to kids at Farmers Market

A Frankfort school is seeking more books to give away at Franklin County Farmers Market's monthly Kids' Days.

Elkhorn Creek residents warned about Scott County sewage leak

Scott County residents were warned about a sewage line break on Saturday.

Auditor cites former sheriff for repeat noncompliance with tax accounting standards

Former Franklin County Sheriff Pat Melton was flagged by the state auditor with three instances of noncompliance — all of which were repeat offenses that had ...

Fire chief: Electrical issue caused Grant Street house fire

No one was injured or inside a residence on Grant Street when it caught fire Wednesday night.

City and Frankfort Plant Board back in court to debate reservoir replacement

After failed attempts to negotiate a resolution of the controversial Tanglewood reservoir project outside of a courtroom, the Frankfort Plant Board has picked up ...

FCSO court security officer fired after fatal Owen County wreck

Editor's note: This story was updated at 8:12 p.m. Monday with comments from Owen County Commonwealth's Attorney James Crawford.

Kentucky Hemp Trade Show coming to Frankfort | Business

The Kentucky Hemp Trade Show will be coming to Frankfort early next year.

Two nabbed on drug charges; deputies report seizing large amounts of meth, cash

Franklin County sheriff's deputies say they discovered a large amount of crystal methamphetamine and a stash of cash after following up on tips about possible ...

Program offers property owners chance to get rid of invasive species

The Remove Invasives Partnership of Franklin County has dedicated their mission to decreasing the amount of invasive species growing in forest plots around ...

Local farmer opens CBD product line | Business

Farmer Jane Harrod recently began experimenting with hemp on Prewitt farms in Franklin County.

Editorial: Frankfort's Faves spotlights reader choices of community's finest

Envelope, please. After three weeks of voting, the results of this year's Frankfort's Faves People's Choice Awards have been tabulated and the top three winners ...

5-year-old discharged from hospital after near-drowning at Juniper Hill

Editor's note: This story was updated at 9 p.m. Monday, June 10, with additional details.

Editorial: Frankfort has loads of free family-friendly summer activities

Just a few weeks into summer break and already the “I'm boreds” have been flung in family rooms around Frankfort. Fortunately, there's no need to fork over big ...

January property transfers | Business

The following property transfers were filed in January at the Franklin County Courthouse:

Cook making a name for himself as golf caddy

Jacob Cook is well known in the area for playing golf.

Wolfe to receive hometown recognition at Oct. 20 event

Editor's note: This story was updated at 9:04 a.m. on June 6 to correct that Wolfe graduated in the Frankfort High School class of 1972.

'Career dream' come true: Commission chooses Adams to lead PD

Almost 20 years to the day that he started working with the Frankfort Police Department, Chuck Adams stood before a crowd of officers Thursday and had his ...

Celebration of Faith and Freedom set July 3 on Old Capitol lawn

All Frankfort residents are encouraged to stop by the Old Capitol lawn on Wednesday, July 3 for an early Independence Day celebration. The event will be held ...

Decision on police chief hire expected Thursday

Frankfort city commissioners could select the city's next top cop this week, officials said.

Former Marcus building to become The Saint Clair

A first of its kind in the capital city, The Saint Clair, a 13-rental boutique-style Airbnb facility with a conceptual bourbon-themed restaurant and rooftop bar, has ...

Recycling program in place, penalties announced

Frankfort's new recycling program is underway. City officials announced that on Monday the reduced rates for trash receptacles and overflow bags were ...

Carroll names Jonathan Moore to lead Panther boys basketball  Madison Courier

If Paul Stone had any doubt about whether Jon Moore was the right fit for his boys basketball team, they were erased when Rick Stansbury gave him a call.

KSP to conduct July 4th traffic safety checkpoints

Kentucky State Police will be on high alert for intoxicated drivers, people not wearing seat belts and motorists with improper registration displays during the days ...

City to review prices for larger garbage receptacles during suspension of paper recycling

The city of Frankfort will look at temporarily lowering the fee to upgrade to larger garbage cans and use overflow bags in light of a recent suspension of paper ...

Booe rekindles love of art | Business

Rebecca Ruth Chocolate factory has been serving the community sweets for nearly a century. Charles Booe, who has been managing the business since he ...

Tempers flare in Memorial Day river altercation

Police are seeking charges against an unidentified man after a heated Memorial Day argument on the river led to him allegedly firing a rescue flare at a boat full ...

Child abuse suspect arrested, posted bond

A mother accused of raising three small children in a house littered with trash, insects and feces has been arrested, court records show.

The Great Buffalo Chase 5K — July 4, 2019

Buffalo Trace Distillery's annual foot race returned for its 18th year Thursday in celebrati… Facebook · Twitter · SMS · Email; Print; Save ...

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