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The Franklin County Board of Education on Monday heard an update on a project that will cost more than twice as much as originally projected but could bring Western Hills High School into Title IX compliance when completed. 

State Journal reporters take to the streets for this weekly feature in which we ask for your opinions on a variety of topics — some weighty, some light. This week’s question, posed to students going back to school, was: What is your favorite school supply? 

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The community continues to rally around a Collins Lane Elementary teacher and her two children after a tragic motor vehicle accident claimed the life of her husband on Sunday.

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Franklin County High School staff and students are mourning after a car crash near the Kentucky-Tennessee line over the weekend claimed a veteran teacher’s life.

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More than 450 students graduated from the three local public high schools a few weeks ago, and the majority of them are opting to further their education in some way, according to data provided by Western Hills High School, Franklin County High School and Frankfort High School.

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Western Hills High School student and prosecutor Kate Slone asks witness and fellow student John Caldwell questions during the students’ mock trial at the Franklin County Courthouse on Friday morning.

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