With a memorandum of understanding approved by the Franklin County Schools Board of Education on Monday, a new bike trail should soon be built on FCS property adjacent to Lakeview Park.
Kentucky State University is poised to file its audit for fiscal year 2020. There’s just one glitch — the school is still waiting on the audit from the Kentucky State University Foundation.
When the Kentucky General Assembly passed the Kentucky Education Reform Act in 1990, one change that came from the legislation was the site-based decision making council.
The Franklin County Schools Board of Education heard Monday about enrollment projections for the 2021-22 school year and what that could mean for certified staff.
After spending nearly the entire school year in virtual instruction, Franklin County Schools will return to full time in-person instruction beginning March 8.
Franklin County senior Phillip Peiffer has made a name for himself on the football field, but he’s been equally successful in the classroom.
Frankfort native Jackie Gordon Duvall was named the 2020 Harry J. Cowherd Service to Youth Award recipient by the Frankfort Optimist Club (FOC) recently.
Frankfort High sophomore Audrey Gilbert thinks students need to be heard when decisions are made affecting schools, and on Monday she made her third presentation about adding a non-voting student member to the FHS Site-Based Decision Making Council.
Krishaun Mulder is an enthusiastic student, and the second grader at Second Street School has been selected as the WesBanco Student of the Week.
Editor's Note: This story was updated at 12:30 p.m. on Feb. 18 with comments from board member BeLinda Henson.
Eighteen-year-old Emily Reed, a senior at Western Hills, was under a time crunch to earn her Eagle Scout ranking in the Bluegrass Council of Boy Scouts of America.
The Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) is looking to fill 14 vacancies on the 2021-22 Commissioner’s Student Advisory Council, a group that provides input to the state commissioner of education.
Thanks to their performances at Saturday’s KAAC Regional Governor’s Cup, four members of the Western Hills academic team have advanced to state competition. It is the most students the school has ever advanced to the state Governor’s Cup.
A local Gatton Academy student from Western Hills has been named one of 10 seniors named as candidates for the 2021 U.S. Presidential Scholars Program.
Kentucky State University is one of 25 historically Black colleges and universities across the country that will receive a donation from British-based beer and spirits maker, Diageo, continuing an upswell of giving to the institutions following last summer's racial justice protests.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 1:27 p.m. on Feb. 4 to add the COVID-19 case numbers for the county and the combined case numbers at the two locations where a number of COVID-19 cases originated for the week of Jan. 23-29.
A former Bondurant Middle School teacher and past recipient of the Franklin County Schools Middle School Teacher of the Year award was sentenced to 15 years in prison on Friday for online enticement of a minor and production of child pornography charges.
Frankfort Independent Schools, in partnership with Cumberland Family Medical Centers, is offering free COVID-19 testing Tuesday and Thursday in the Second Street School parking lot.
The Bondurant Middle School Academic Team took homes its fourth consecutive Region 9 Governor’s Cup Championship with 54 points total. Scott County was second with 15 points.
The Kentucky State University Board of Regents approved the annual evaluation of KSU President M. Christopher Brown II Thursday at its annual retreat.
Madison Cheek is an active member of the Franklin County High School FFA chapter, serving as a chapter officer (reporter) and helping plan events, fundraisers and community service activities as part of her duties.
Keelan Pulliam has lived all over the country and done work overseas, but he’s never forgotten that his success started as a member of the Franklin County High School FFA chapter.