Following the three-day holiday weekend, the Franklin County Health Department got back to work Tuesday and announced 68 more confirmed cases of the coronavirus — the highest single-day case count since the pandemic began.
The Kentucky Chamber of Commerce on Tuesday issued a report on racial inequality that lays out the steps required to make progress in the state.
The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department over the holiday weekend:
The Frankfort Wetherby Chapter of Ducks Unlimited has postponed its annual banquet, which was slated for March 5, due to the coronavirus pandemic.
A Franklin County Sheriff’s Office detective was publicly criticized last week following his attendance at a pro-Trump rally that ended in a mob siege of the U.S. Capitol Building.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's impeachment trial is likely to start after Joe Biden's inauguration, and the Republican leader, Mitch McConnell, is telling senators their decision on whether to convict the outgoing president over the Capitol riot will be a “vote of conscience.”
This week has been particularly busy for Franklin County Health Department staff. In addition to administering initial doses of the COVID-19 vaccine, the department has reported 271 new cases of the virus in the past five days.
With an increased threat of domestic terrorism at state capitols following the Jan. 6 attack by on the U.S. Capitol and to ensure the safety of Frankfort residents, Gov. Andy Beshear has heightened security measures, including closing the Capitol grounds on Sunday.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 10:15 p.m. on Jan. 15 to include remarks from Dale Robinson, Western Hills football coach Don Miller and Michael Hawkins.
The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department Thursday:
Morning Pointe Senior Living employees are rolling their sleeves for the COVID-19 vaccine in support of the residents and associates they serve.
In posts linked to his since-deleted Facebook page, embattled Franklin County Sheriff’s Deputy Jeff Farmer wore a sweatshirt with the words “I Am the Militia” and questioned whether rioters who sieged the U.S. Capitol were Donald Trump supporters.
With more than half the month remaining, January is on pace to break the monthly record for the number of new coronavirus cases in Franklin County. This week alone 219 new coronavirus cases have been reported by the health department.
Franklin County Sheriff Chris Quire said Thursday that he has retained a retired FBI agent and supervisor to conduct an independent investigation of alleged police misconduct by Detective Jeff Farmer.
LOUISVILLE — The Kentucky National Guard will send approximately 270 personnel to the National Capitol Region this weekend to assist civilian law enforcement with security operations leading up to the Presidential Inauguration on Wednesday.
Mallory Anderson is a big asset to Franklin County High School teacher Shawn Stacy, and her work as a peer tutor has made her the WesBanco Student of the Week.
The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department Wednesday:
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump was impeached by the U.S. House for a historic second time Wednesday, charged with “incitement of insurrection” over the deadly mob siege of the Capitol in a swift and stunning collapse of his final days in office.
David L. Harris, chairman of the Kentucky Retirement Systems Board of Trustees, and Trustee Matthew Monteiro are resigned from the Board effective April 1.
The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department Tuesday:
Complaints about Detective Jeff Farmer first became public Friday in a widely publicized letter from Franklin County public defenders.
Franklin County Schools Superintendent Mark Kopp took to Facebook on Tuesday night to say FCS will continue with virtual instruction for the next two weeks, Jan. 19-29.
Erika Kaiser loved Frankfort, even making it the background of her artwork at the Church of the Ascension that features Mary, Joseph and the baby Jesus and their flight into Egypt.
No need to adjust your television set. WAVE, the Louisville NBC affiliate, has returned to the Frankfort Plant Board cable lineup after a three-year absence.
The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Frankfort Fire and EMS, and Franklin County Fire Department Monday:
The commission, in its first meeting of the year, expressed near-unanimous support for two initiatives from Mayor Layne Wilkerson: the creation of a position called director for strategic initiatives and the creation of a Remote Worker Incentive program.