Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber and Franklin County Schools Superintendent Mark Kopp said Thursday that their districts will continue with virtual instruction through December.
Western Hills High School senior Ginny Lyle was recently named a winner in the Kentucky Farm Bureau 2020 Outstanding Farm Bureau Youth Contest.
When Gov. Andy Beshear issued an executive order about education on Nov. 18, he said all schools had to go to virtual instruction beginning Nov. 23, but elementary school students could return to in-person instruction on Dec. 7 if two criteria are met.
Three local folks are involved in a new website designed to increase awareness, education and access to African American history.
At the start of each month, students at Peaks Mill Elementary School are given a word highlighting a character trait that teachers and staff expect to see in each of them. It’s called the Patriot word.
A federal judge ruled Wednesday that a part of Gov. Andy Beshear’s executive order requiring private and public schools to stop in-person classes until January infringes on their constitutional rights.
A set of data recently released from Kentucky Youth Advocates (KYA) shows that Franklin County has trended upward in some key data points related to education, health, economic security and family.
Thanks to a partnership between Kentucky State University and the YMCA of Central Kentucky, Frankfort Y members will have access to the indoor pool at the William Exum Center.
Due to the surge in local coronavirus cases and "for the health and safety of staff and patrons," Paul Sawyier Public Library is closing the building.
Western Hills wrestling coach Sean Wilkins had gone through a COVID-altered football season, so he had a good idea what was coming when the KHSAA Board of Control met Wednesday.
Franklin County sophomore Arantza Valladares-Valles is passionate about climate change, leading her to work with the Frankfort chapter of the Kentucky Youth Climate Strike.
COVID-19 and its rising local numbers were a topic of discussion Monday as the Franklin County Schools’ Board of Education met for a working meeting.
Paul Sawyier Public Library is celebrating the re-release of Richard Taylor’s novel “Girty” at a virtual event with the author at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday.
With the number of COVID-19 cases continuing to rise, Franklin County Schools has decided to continue with virtual instruction through the Thanksgiving holiday.
Frankfort’s Hungry Minds Book Club wanted to do something to help The Kings Center children, since the center hasn’t been open due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Franklin County’s incidence rate for COVID-19 cases hasn’t dropped much, and both local school districts are staying with their current instruction plan for the coming week.
INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. — Each year, the National Future Farmers of America organization honors FFA members who show the utmost dedication to the organization through their desire to develop their potential for premier leadership, personal growth and career success through agricultural education.
Bianca Menjivar, a fourth-grader at Peaks Mill Elementary School, hasn’t just been doing her own school work. She’s been helping out family members, too.
More than 200 Kentucky State University graduates officially earned their degrees Friday during the spring 2020 commencement convocation at Alumni Stadium.
Franklin County Schools released a video on its Facebook page Thursday announcing that the district will stay with virtual learning through at least next week.
Western Hills senior Olivia Onodu is a busy person, and she took it upon herself to complete an art project left unfinished at the school.