Emily Reed hasn’t been a scout for long, having joined BSA Scouts in February 2019 when the organization began admitting girls, but she’s made the most of her time with the organization.
Franklin County Schools officials are asking parents and guardians to select in-person or virtual learning for their students by the end of the week.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 1:44 p.m. on Sept. 24 to confirm a second Frankfort High School student has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Last year, in her first year as Hearn’s library media specialist and school technology coordinator, Jordon Worley put on an event on Sept. 11 to introduce her students to first responders.
Woods & Waters Land Trust will host its annual Land Extravaganza fundraiser, highlighting the artists and landowners of lower Kentucky River watershed, online this year with a virtual two-day event.
The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education approved a reopening plan for in-person instruction at a special meeting Thursday.
Nakshatra Vemula likes to write and draw, and she put those talents to good use in Meet the Helpers, the inaugural KET summer story contest that celebrates the everyday helpers and heroes during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Twenty-three 2020 high school graduates from Franklin County have been named Senator Jeff Green Scholars by the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority (KHEAA).
The Franklin County Health Department has received a $170,000 grant from UK’s Kentucky Injury Prevention and Research Center (KIPRC). The grant is renewable for three years (total of $510,000) and will support Just Say Yes, an initiative to stop substance use before it starts by providing he…
Everyone knows that when the coronavirus pandemic hit Kentucky in March, it wiped out traditional year-end events for 2020 high school seniors.
The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education will hold a public hearing regarding a proposed general fund tax levy at 5:30 p.m. on Sept. 28.
Jill Jacobs has excelled in academics at Western Hills and this summer, competing in Spanish at the virtual National Beta Convention, she placed 10th in the nation.
Two weeks into the school year with virtual learning because of the coronavirus pandemic, some families in the Franklin County Schools district don’t have internet access.
Jacob Hogan, a junior at Franklin County High School, represented the school and the state of Kentucky at the Hugh O'Brian Youth Leadership (HOBY) World Leadership Congress (WLC) this summer.
There will be fans in the stands for Franklin County and Western Hills athletic events this fall. There just won’t be many of them.
Dr. Aaron Thompson and Dr. Houston Barber have dedicated their professional lives to education and to making sure that a quality education is available for all.
It had been just one day of 100% virtual learning, but Franklin County Schools Superintendent Mark Kopp and Frankfort Independent Superintendent Houston Barber were pleased with the results.
It seems the African proverb rings true. It does take a village to raise a child, especially during a global health pandemic.
Independence Bank is giving away goody bags to local teachers today and Friday at both Frankfort locations during regular business hours, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.