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New Bridgeport Elementary opens

When third-grader Tre' Hensley walked into the new Bridgeport Elementary Wednesday morning, he... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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KET gives schools a new search engine

All Kentucky public school teachers and students now have free access to a new online educational... More

  • By Keren Henderson The State Journal Staff Writer
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The first day, family-style

Brenda Brundage is heading back to school for her first day of fourth grade. She has all of her... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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FHS prepares for expansion project

The Frankfort Independent school system is now one step closer to beginning its Frankfort High... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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AG pushes for personnel documents

The attorney general's office says Gov. Ernie Fletcher's administration has taken long enough to... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Oil pollution declared an emergency

Sandy and Terry Kerschner have a nice home with a swimming pool on Ryswick Lane in Country Lane... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL State Journal Staff Writer
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State eyes needs of aging boomers

The bluegrass population is graying and state officials know the commonwealth isn't ready for the... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Classes to resume Wednesday

Fear not, parents. School still will start Wednesday. The only question mark is Elkhorn... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Opportunity knocking for FHS students

Whether students move on to college or into the job market, Frankfort High School administration... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Limit possible on water use

The Bluegrass area is sinking deeper into drought, taxing farmers, raising utility bills and... More

  • By KEREN HENDERSON State Journal Staff Writer
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KSU police operating speed trap?

Every day on Jack McNear's way to work, he curses a little white sign standing at the edge of... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Backup chute saves jumper in training

An airman with the Kentucky Air National Guard landed safely at the Capital City Airport Thursday... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL State Journal Staff Writer
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Fletcher keeps pardon option

Gov. Ernie Fletcher is reserving his right to issue pardons, but Thursday chose to reserve his... More

  • By ERIK A. CARLSON State Journal Staff Writer
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City Hall to open Monday

City Hall will review its electrical wiring after Thursdays fire that led to evacuation of... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER State Journal Staff Writer
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The diaper detail

Kelsey Burnett, 11, was having a hard time. While she was busy disposing of a dirty diaper, the... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Lab prank cost put at $43,000

The $4 animal urine prank at the state central laboratory so far has cost taxpayers $43,000 -... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER State Journal Staff Writer
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Electrical fire clears City Hall

An electrical fire at Frankfort City Hall this morning lead to the evacuation of more than 50... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER State Journal Staff Writer
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Barton in loop for job edicts

Teresa Barton played a role in deciding who got - and lost - state government jobs long before... More

  • By Erik A. Carlson State Journal Staff Writer
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Sewer rates climb

Frankfort residents have received July utility bills reflecting the 20 percent sewer cost... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER State Journal Staff Writer
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New library will have a metal roof

The new Paul Sawyier Public Library on Wapping Street will have a green patina metal roof, giving... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL State Journal Staff Writer
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