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Merit proposals draw criticism

Decriminalization of political discrimination in Merit System is one of the preliminary... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Someone to lean on

Last week Second Street School kindergartner Germaine Jones was about to call out the search... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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911 in reverse

If an emergency strikes, Frankfort officials will have a quick and easy way to warn residents and... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER State Journal Staff Writer
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Scores on CATS up, down

It's not time to have a party, but it's not time to have a funeral. That is how Franklin County... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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City schools may screen freshmen

The Frankfort Independent Board of Education challenged district staff Tuesday to create an... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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School budget passed

There's good news and bad news. The Franklin County school system has a balanced budget and a 3... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Fletchers buy home on river

Gov. Ernie Fletcher and his wife have bought a house on the north side of Franklin County.... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Lesson plan

Franklin County Public Schools is asking the community's help to look at the district with fresh... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Diseased trees cut

After a professional evaluation, three huge sycamores in the city right-of-way in South... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL State Journal Staff Writer
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Pet of the week

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Survival story doubted

The story Stephanie Whitaker read in last Sunday's State Journal about a Hurricane Katrina... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL and MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journa
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Brock stays in job

The Republican Party of Kentucky ignored calls from Gov. Ernie Fletcher to force the resignation... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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City hears west-side zone debate

After more than nine hours, they still had no decision. The City Commission discussed rezoning... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Purge not over yet?

Gov. Ernie Fletcher has left the door open to more firings in the wake of Wednesday's action when... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Some offces weigh longer work week

Two Frankfort legislators are concerned that Gov. Ernie Fletcher's administration is attempting... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Grand jury will recall witnesses

Those pardoned in the Merit System investigation have lost their Fifth Amendment rights and may... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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King of King's Daugters

As official president of the Lunch Bunch, Jack Ingram doesn't get many perks. "Perks?" asked the... More

  • By KEREN HENDERSON State Journal Staff Writer
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