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New principals end up in dream jobs

The two new Franklin County elementary principals knew what they wanted and went after it. Both... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Day care withdrawal

For someone as busy as Angie Smith, daycare is a necessity. Normally, Smith hurries out the door... More

  • By Lindsay Lyon State Journal Staff Writer
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Other centers help take up the slack

West-side day care centers are making room for additional students after 67 children were... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON and KATHLEEN QUILLIGAN State J
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Easy sits the head wearing fair crown

In the dressing rooms at the Hancock Pavilion Monday night, eight girls in white tank tops and... More

  • BY KATHLEEN QUILLIGAN State Journal Staff Writer
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Staff exodus shuts day care

The owner of a local day care center closed by the state for inadequate staffing blames... More

  • By KATHLEEN QUILLIGAN State Journal Staff Writer
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Queen crowned

For more on this story, see the latest State Journal. More

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Fair opens today

Gates open today at 5 p.m. kicking off this year's Franklin County Fair and Horse Show. On... More

  • By Lindsay Lyon State Journal Staff Writer
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Pet of the week

This 1-year-old hound dog mix likes children but probably needs to be in a one-dog home. She is... More

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Harry's party

For probably the first time ever, the Kentucky Coffeetree Cafe owners allowed a rat in their... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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Now it's easy to be green

Frankfort started its single stream recycling system last week allowing the city to pick... More

  • By NICOLE SLIGER State Journal Staff Writer
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County fair opens Monday

The 2005 Franklin County Fair and Horse Show officially opens at 5 p.m. Monday at Lakeview Park... More

  • State Journal Staff Report
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4-3 vote supports rezoning

Will a Cracker Barrel restaurant, stalled for years on the east side of town, land on the west... More

  • By CHARLES PEARL State Journal Staff Writer
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New state insurance plan near

Officials say a repeat of last year's uproar over the state's employee health plan should be a... More

  • By Erik A. Carlson State Journal Staff Writer
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Really personal mail

At 5-months-old, in a checkered lady bug dress, Grayson Riley Wilhoite joined the ranks of Elvis,... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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5 deny abuse claims

Now that five officials in Gov. Ernie Fletcher's administration have officially pleaded not... More

  • By Erik A. Carlson State Journal Staff Writer
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Water limit off, pump working

The Frankfort Plant Board's second water pump is back in business. As of 3 p.m. Tuesday, the... More

  • By MOLLY WILLIAMSON State Journal Staff Writer
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