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.
A western Kentucky man who traveled to Frankfort with hopes of meeting two minors for a sexual encounter faces three years in prison.
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.
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.
Editor's note: This caption in the photo with this story was updated at 10:43 a.m. Thursday to state that Derek Garten was not the father of Margaret "Meg" Smith's son.
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.
A Frankfort man accused in a domestic violence incident will be the first in the county prosecuted under Kentucky’s new strangulation law.
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 Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists of a temporary full lane closure this week on KY 12 (Dry Ridge Road) in Franklin County. KYTC maintenance crews will be repairing a base failure at mile marker 2.9.
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."
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."
City commissioners heard a state proposal Monday night to reconfigure traffic patterns for one of the few arterial roads to downtown Frankfort.