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Franklin County Schools has made a few tweaks to its emergency feeding program, which will continue while students are on Spring Break next week.

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As the world responds to halt the spread of the ever-changing, global pandemic COVID-19, Kentucky State University remains committed to supporting our entire campus community while executing appropriate actions and precautions to ensure safety. Whether you are learning, teaching, or working …

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Franklin County High School Principal Charles Lewis announced Tuesday that the school is restricting the amount of time the building is open.

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Demolition of the former Wilkinson Street School was underway Thursday as crews worked to tear down the longtime Frankfort building.

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Editor's note: This story was updated at 6:26 a.m. on March 20 to correct that Taryn Ritchie is the daughter of Keith Ritchie and Louise Ritchie and that she plans to major in psychology.

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Franklin County Schools launched its free mobile emergency feeding pickup sites for students under age 18 on Tuesday.

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Frankfort Independent Schools’ free breakfast and lunch program went mobile on Monday — the first day schools statewide were closed due to the coronavirus outbreak.

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In addition to serving lunch at Bondurant and Elkhorn middle schools, Franklin County Schools has added mobile emergency feeding sites and two buses so all students under 18 can eat free while schools are closed due to coronavirus precautions.

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What do you get when a seemingly innocent plant develops a taste for human blood? You get Franklin County High School's spring production of the musical "Little Shop of Horrors."  

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Western Hills sophomore Maggie Richardson is a busy person — a pole vaulter on the WHHS track and field team, a member of the WHHS dance and soccer teams and the Beta Club.

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The Kiwanis Club of Frankfort and Community Trust Bank are teaming up to encourage reading in the early grades at Elkhorn Elementary School and are in need of volunteers to mentor first, second and third grade students.

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The Franklin County Community Early Childhood Council, in collaboration with Frankfort Independent Schools and Franklin County Public Schools, is hosting the annual kindergarten readiness Kids Fest event at Kentucky State University’s Exum Center from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.  

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Perhaps it is apropos that senior Jake Broaddus, a self-admitted history buff, will ink his name into the Frankfort High School record book on March 15, when he becomes the first student to participate in the Governor’s Cup State Finals for the written assessment.

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