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Unless legislators can lessen pension obligations for the state’s health departments, residents in some counties may see cuts in services, the Kentucky health commissioner warned this week. Fortunately, thanks to advance measures — in particular, an increase in the health tax rate last year …

The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Fire and EMS and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Wednesday:

The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Fire and EMS and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Tuesday:

The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Fire and EMS and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Monday:

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With intentions of showing a united front, the Franklin County Fiscal Court followed in the footsteps of elected city leaders by approving the first reading of a resolution to dissolve the Capital Plaza redevelopment project memorandum of agreement with the state Thursday evening.

Owner of the Vatter Building, Joe Berry, left, with son, MJ Berry, accepts the Envision Franklin County Award for excellence in the restoration of a historic building recently. Envision president Chris Schimmoeller, right, presented the award. Envision Franklin County promotes a healthy, bea…

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City officials will be looking to create a committee tasked with prioritizing aspects of the Downtown Master Plan with the public’s input and ensuring implementation of the plan once the group that created it disbands.

Several agencies are partnering to ink an agreement on a building to be used as an after-hours emergency shelter, Frankfort-Franklin County Emergency Management Director Tommy Russell told the fiscal court at Friday’s meeting.

Magistrates heard preliminary budgetary requests for the jail Thursday night and a pitch to bring unlicensed contractors into the system at its regular work session and court meeting. While magistrates voted on several procedural matters, the jail’s budget and business licenses were taken in…

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Franklin County Judge-Executive Huston Wells proclaimed the week of Feb. 16-23 as “FFA Week” in Franklin County. Pictured are members of the Western Hills FFA, from left, JR Zinner (teacher), Miranda Nesselrode, Josh Webb, Anna Manglicmot, Jake Harrod, Aashika Uppala, Olivia Moore, Bethany F…

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Wendy Kobler, Kentucky State University vice president of institutional advancement, asked the Franklin County Fiscal Court on Thursday for a financial, manpower and equipment donation to help ensure a successful debut of “Bourbon on the Banks” this summer.

After being denied a budget amendment for additional patrol cruisers, Franklin County deputies will be taking to the streets in used cars donated by the Frankfort Police Department.