Frankfort Independent Schools’ kindergarten readiness score went up 36 percentage points for the 2019-20 school year, according to preliminary data.
A longtime Franklin County Regional Jail employee filed for May’s Democratic primary for county jailer last week, according to a press release.
An Illinois man accused of murdering a man at a Labor Day outing in a Frankfort park has been indicted by a Franklin County Circuit Court grand jury.
On a crisp Monday morning, the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 1104, celebrated the annual Veterans Day service at the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on Coffee Tree Lane.
Franklin County Clerk Jeff Hancock is scheduled for arraignment in a Georgia court later this month on a misdemeanor charge of public intoxication.
Following an afternoon high of 63, temperatures are expected to plummet tonight as a strong cold front, which may put down a coating of snow, moves through the area.
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.
Six people were arrested Thursday following a massive search for illegal drugs across several locations throughout Frankfort, police said.
New playground equipment is coming to Juniper Hill Park after Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Director Shawn Pickens described some of the equipment as “an extreme safety hazard” at the last Frankfort City Commission meeting month.
St. John African Methodist Episcopal Church will celebrate its 180th church anniversary gala from 7 p.m. to midnight Friday at The Foundry.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office is seeking two men after thousands of dollars in stolen property was recovered outside a business on Bald Knob Road on Monday, according to a press release from the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.
Western Hills High School students were among the Kentucky Future Farmers of America members who represented the state at the national convention last week.
Voters in Frankfort were concerned about the state pension plan, public education and more at the polls on Tuesday.
Though it’s his first property tax collection rodeo, Sheriff Chris Quire and his staff has been especially busy since the season officially opened on Friday.
New Frankfort Development LLC has big plans for Parcels B and C, the former Capital Plaza property, if its bid is accepted by the state Finance and Administration Cabinet on Friday.