Abe VanHouten, son of Melissa and Bert VanHouten, has been awarded the Bert Hawkins Memorial Scholarship by the scholarship’s board of directors and the Frankfort Country Club.
Tricycles can be more than a form of entertainment. For some children, they’re a means of socialization and exercise.
Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman awarded $15 million in grants to 150 local Family Resource and Youth Services Centers (FRYSCs) from the second round of the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund 2 (GEER II).
A Western Hills student recently participated in Kentucky Farm Bureau’s (KFB) Institute for Future Agricultural Leaders (IFAL) Program at The University of Kentucky.
Three students from Frankfort who are attending the Gatton Academy of Mathmetics and Science at Western Kentucky University are continuing summer learning in modified internships and programs.
The University of Kentucky held its 154th May commencement at Rupp Arena during the weekend of May 14th. Among the graduates honored was Tyler Gayheart, who received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the College of Communication and Information.
Olivia Onodu, a recent Western Hills graduate, was awarded the Democratic Woman’s Club of Franklin County’s $1,000 scholarship recently.
The Peaks Mill Elementary principal has been selected to participate in the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce Foundation’s Leadership Institute for School Principals by an advisory board made up of business leaders and school superintendents.
To celebrate local educators for Teacher Appreciation Week, Wiggins Orthodontics hosted a contest asking Frankfort and Lawrenceburg students to nominate their favorite teachers.
Beth Lodmell will be the new principal of Collins Lane Elementary School, Franklin County Schools Superintendent Mark Kopp announced Friday.
A Bondurant Middle School math teacher is one of six Kentucky educators selected as a state finalists for the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) award — the nation’s highest honor for U.S. K–12 science, technology, engineering, mathematics and/or c…
Franklin County Schools' assistant superintendent for curriculum, instruction and assessment is one of three finalists for superintendent of Oldham County Schools.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 9 p.m. May 24 to include the name of Western Hills' Nihar Turlapati and Franklin County's Bethany Lucio. Both names were left off the list The State Journal received.
A two-piece feeding tube that wouldn’t stay connected. Antique toy trucks missing ladders. A rooster that lost a foot to frostbite.
When Frankfort High math teacher Melissa Crosby heard from Cambridge University Press about its dedicated-teacher awards, she was skeptical.
The Kentucky FFA Foundation has awarded the agriculture program at Bondurant Middle School a $5,000 Ag Achiever grant to help them add a learning kitchen and establish more vegetable beds.
Kids Fest, the annual kindergarten readiness event hosted by the First5 Franklin Early Childhood Council in collaboration with Frankfort Independent and Franklin County schools, is planned for next week.
Editor's Note: This story was updated at 3 p.m. April 22 with information about the number of students who remain under quarantine.
Franklin County Schools Superintendent Mark Kopp told the school board the district will be receiving $11.69 million in the third round of federal CARES Act funds.