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On June 26, Morehouse College, a member of the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference, announced it would not be participating in fall sports because of the coronavirus pandemic.
The Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (SIAC), which includes Kentucky State University, on Thursday extended the suspension of all sporting and championship events through the fall of 2020.
Western Hills High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter member Bethany Fields was elected to serve as the 2020-2021 Kentucky FFA Secretary. Bethany is the daughter of Jon Fields and Teresa Fields of Frankfort. Her FFA chapter advisors are J.R. Zinner, Jeffery Shaffer and Jenna Harrod.
When the statewide Facebook group “Teacher 2 Teacher Blessing” started about a month ago, three teachers in the Frankfort Independent Schools system came up with the idea of starting a local group.
Kentucky State University’s College of Agriculture, Communities and the Environment has a healthy food initiative to help the community in uncertain times.
State Journal reporters take to social media for this weekly feature in which we ask for your opinions on a variety of topics — some weighty, some light.
The Wanda Joyce Robinson Foundation are big fans of the program that Kentucky educators Jalina Wheeler and Kristi Whittaker have created.
Frankfort's Stephen Mason was recently honored by the University of Kentucky Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures in the College of Arts & Sciences.
In January, Kentucky State University put the finishing touches on the long-delayed Mary E. Sias Pedestrian Walkway, which connects the main campus above East Main Street to dormitories and athletic fields to the south.
Renovations at F.D. Wilkinson Gym are a step closer to getting underway after the Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education unanimously approved that final construction documents be sent to the Kentucky Department of Education and Housing Building and Construction.
Sparked in part by the local Black Lives Matter march and the removal of the Jefferson Davis statue from the Capitol rotunda, Frankfort Independent Schools is looking for more ways to add race-related topics to its curriculum.
The Frankfort Independent Schools Re-entry Task Force is hoping to have school reopening recommendations to elected district leaders in early July.
School Superintendents Mark Kopp and Houston Barber both hope to have a plan to reopen schools that can be presented at their July 6 school board meetings.
Kentucky State University students Christopher Ward, of Louisville, and Brionna Greer, of Owensboro, have been selected as HBCU Competitiveness Scholars.
Any male student at Franklin County High School interested in trying out for the FCHS boys golf team needs to attend practice on July 15 at 9 a.m. at Lakeview Golf Course.
Kentucky State University President Dr. M. Christopher Brown II was watching Gov. Andy Beshear’s daily press conference on June 8 when he heard Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman talk about working with the state’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) — KSU and Simmons College — to r…
Leadership Kentucky, one of the oldest and most prestigious statewide leadership development programs in the United States, announced the members of its Class of 2020, which includes two Franklin County residents.
On Monday night the Franklin County Board of Education unanimously approved a plan that gets student-athletes one step closer to the playing fields.
Before Franklin County Schools students can head back to classrooms, officials must consider the logistics of how to do so during a pandemic.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 1:50 p.m. on June 16 to correct the spelling of physician's assistant to physician assistant.
As a small group gathered on the Old Capitol lawn Monday, three members of Elks Lodge #530 performed an American flag-folding ceremony.
As owner of CLS Screen Printing & Embroidery, Dwayne Cook has filled his share of rush orders. So when Raye Hurley approached him two days before Frankfort’s June 5 Black Lives Matter march with a request for T-shirts, he and his staff got busy.
The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education also received an update about renovations of the F.D. Wilkinson Gym from Craig Aossey, of G. Scott & Associates Architects PLC, at Monday's meeting.
A former recipient of the Franklin County Schools Middle School Teacher of the Year award has been charged with online enticement of a minor and production of child pornography by the federal government.
Katie Rose, who graduated from Franklin County last month, was awarded the Bert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship by the scholarship’s board of directors.