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 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.
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 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.
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.
Some areas of the Peaks Mill Water District have been taken off of a boil water advisory that has lasted for almost a month.
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.
The Kentucky Public Service Commission approved the sale of eight small sewer systems, including one in Franklin County, to a Missouri-based company that promises to correct longstanding problems with a majority of the systems.
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.
Lisa Beran has been tapped as interim executive director and chief executive officer at Kentucky Housing Corp. (KHC) following the resignation of Edwin King.
Despite Tuesday's rain, the Franklin County Schools staff had a picnic to celebrate the beginning of a new school year.
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."
The Franklin County Fiscal Court on Friday unanimously approved two items that would release the county from a lease with the state for land previously set aside for a new Franklin County Humane Society animal shelter.
The Early Learning Village held its Back to School Bash on Thursday night, and parents and students met with teachers and school staff to prepare for the upcoming year.
The State Journal’s appeal to the Attorney General’s Office for the release of an outside law firm's report pertaining to allegations of sexual harassment against a former Franklin County Regional Jail chief deputy was denied last week.
Attorneys in the whistleblower lawsuit filed by a former deputy judge-executive who claimed that she was fired for exposing a hostile work environment have agreed to leave some confidential information out of the public record.
Franklin County Fiscal Court will hold a public hearing this month on its plan to keep the property tax rate the same for 2019, while generating about 3.7% more revenue than last year.
Some areas of the Peaks Mill Water District remain under a boil water advisory following the Frankfort Plant Board's temporary switch to chlorine last month.
Hoping to encourage Covington and Northern Kentucky bourbon tourists to trickle south and west to Frankfort and Bardstown, the three tourism commissions announced the launch of a new digital marketing initiative — Come Find Bourbon, with the first letter of the slogan representative of each …
The commonwealth is facing a shortage of teachers, and area school districts say that finding candidates for positions has become difficult in recent years.
Frankfort families, law enforcement officers and other public figures came together Tuesday night at Second Street School for National Night Out.
The families of future Franklin County Schools kindergarten students can help their children achieve Kindergarten Readiness at home through the help of new videos about preparing for school.