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.
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.
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.”
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.
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…
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.
Next weekend, bourbon enthusiasts will flock to Frankfort for an event that organizers hope will firmly establish the city as the heart of bourbon country.
A senior lecturer at the University of Kentucky will discuss proposals to establish a U.S. Space Force as an independent military service during a program at the Paul Sawyier Public Library Community Room at 6:30 p.m. on Monday.
While the number of walk-in visitors has decreased at the Frankfort/Franklin County Tourist and Convention Commission, the reach of the organization’s website has grown in recent months.
The right lane of westbound Interstate 64 is closed at the overpass over Cardwell Lane (KY 2817) in Franklin County, according to the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet.
This week's WesBanco Student of the Week is Frankfort High School sophomore Claire Moore, who was nominated by Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber.
A Frankfort resident has been tapped to serve as executive director of the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission following the retirement of current Director John Schaaf.
The Versailles Road location of the fast-food seafood restaurant, which sustained significant structural damage in an early-morning fire in February 2018, is slated to open its new building on Sept. 9.
Frankfort Plant Board attorneys have laid out their legal case for why plans to replace the controversial Tanglewood reservoir should go forward.
Frankfort has been selected for a federal program that promotes a local “food economy” for public health and well-being, according to a press release.
Lisa Beran has been tapped as interim executive director and chief executive officer at Kentucky Housing Corp. (KHC) following the resignation of Edwin King.
The arts-based recovery program Hands Healing HeArts has rebranded to Yes Arts with the mission of "mobilizing the power of community and the arts to disrupt the cycle of addiction."
This Friday's Downtown Summer Concert Series will host a palette of world-class musicians, including the drummer from the band Chicago as part of a "super group."
City commissioners heard a state proposal Monday night to reconfigure traffic patterns for one of the few arterial roads to downtown Frankfort.