A Frankfort Police Department officer has pleaded guilty to criminal charges of stealing about $27,000 in gasoline from the city to fuel lawn equipment and his personal vehicle.
The city will be looking at dipping into its reserves for as much as $1 million in the current budget year, partly due to increasing pension costs.
The Frankfort Plant Board presented a rebate check to Franklin County Schools that represents savings that the school system will see due to a new electricity contract FPB entered this spring.
The annual Frankfort InterFaith Council Community Potluck Picnic will be Sunday from 5-7 p.m. The gathering will take place in the upper shelter at Cove Spring Park, close to the archery range.
A private company contracted to provide medical services at the Franklin County Regional Jail has denied allegations in a lawsuit arising from the death of an inmate, including claims that the company “fabricated” documents after the man’s death.
A little over a year ago, Frankfort Independent Schools launched a program to provide free home internet access for all of its students, but so far, fewer than 30 families have signed up to participate.
The two facilities off the eastbound and westbound lanes of Interstate 64 just across the Woodford County line have been closed for renovations since the end of January and a series of delays has pushed the opening date back four months.
An Alabama man faces charges that he stole a $22,000 radar from a former employer and almost crashed into an off-duty officer while hauling the equipment through Frankfort toward his home state.
Frankfort Plant Board members decided Tuesday to ditch their media campaign for a Tanglewood reservoir replacement but took a step toward installing electrical vehicle charging stations in the city.
In compliance with a recently passed state law, Frankfort and Franklin County school districts are taking different approaches to displaying signs with the United States motto, “In God We Trust.”
A Richmond man has been indicted on felony charges after a domestic incident turned into what was tantamount to close-quarters chemical warfare, according to officials.
News that Nebraska freshman and former Western Hills High standout Wan’Dale Robinson won’t be charged with possession of marijuana after a citation this summer has been well received by people who know him.
A volunteer, state historian and decorated World War II combat veteran who died last week is being remembered for his "exceptional" contributions to his country, state and community.
A former Franklin County Regional Jail inmate has filed a lawsuit claiming he was struck, had human waste rubbed in his face and was subjected to physical pain by a former chief deputy jailer who retired last year amid unrelated allegations of sexual misconduct.
Steven Luxenberg, author of “Separate: The Story of Plessy vs. Ferguson” and associate editor of The Washington Post, will speak at the Kentucky Historical Society about the implications of the landmark 1896 U.S. Supreme Court case.
State Journal reporters take to the streets and social media for this weekly feature in which we ask for your opinions on a variety of topics — some weighty, some light. This week’s question was: Do you think race relations have gotten better or worse in Frankfort?
More than 200 people gathered for a Soil Collection Ceremony hosted by Focus on Race Relations (FORR) Frankfort and the Equal Justice Initiative (EJI) on Sunday at the Paul Sawyier Public Library to remember Marshall Boston and John Maxey, who were lynched from the Singing Bridge more than a…
Nebraska freshman and Western Hills graduate Wan'Dale Robinson won’t be charged with possession of marijuana, according to a report in the Lincoln (Nebraska) Journal Star.
Hundreds showed their support in the fight against domestic abuse Saturday night during The Sunshine Center's Blues and River Festival at the Ward Oates Amphitheater.
UPDATE (7 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 18): Kentucky State Police reported that a second person, Daniel Raymond, of Shelbyville, died late Saturday night due to injuries he received from a multiple vehicle collision Saturday morning. Raymond was pronounced deceased at the University of Kentucky Hospita…
Area legislators stressed the importance of the November general election and gave a sneak peak at the primary issues facing the 2020 General Assembly at the annual Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce Legislative Luncheon Thursday.
Representatives of the Frankfort Plant Board presented a rebate check to Frankfort Independent Schools that represents savings the school system will see because of a new electricity contract negotiated by the municipal utility.