Correction: This article was changed at 9:10 a.m. on Jan. 23 to correct the address of the Capital Avenue property.
Law enforcement agencies are still stumped on the whereabouts of a 17-year-old who went missing from her southwestern Franklin County home on Jan. 12 or 13.
Anyone who has ever driven on Versailles Road between 7 and 8 a.m. or been stalled in traffic on U.S. 127 South around 4:30 p.m. on a weekday can attest that the city’s population grows by thousands as commuters stream in to work in the capital city. One State Journal reader wanted to know w…
Scott Fischer, who bought Paducah-based Dippin' Dots out of bankruptcy in 2012, has held a number of different jobs over the years, including some involving manual labor during his early years.
Correction: This article was updated on Wednesday morning to correct a quote from Don Airth about connecting with customers. We apologize for the error.
The Franklin County Board of Education unanimously approved a contract with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office regarding school resource officers during the board’s Tuesday meeting.
An Athens-Clarke County (Georgia) Municipal Court judge granted a second continuance on Tuesday in a case involving Franklin County Clerk Jeff Hancock.
Correction: This story was updated on Wednesday to correct the spelling of Brendan Norman's name. We apologize for the error.
State Rep. Joe Graviss, D-Versailles, is running for the 7th Senate District seat to replace Sen. Julian Carroll, who announced last spring that he will not run for reelection.
To further students’ science education, Frankfort Independent Schools are seeking help from the community to match a grant.
One of the most powerful moments during the 14th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Community Memorial Celebration at First Corinthian Baptist Church came in the form of a simple gesture. As the capacity crowd of all colors joined voices to sing “We Shall Overcome,” one at a time they linked …
Editor's note: This story was updated at 9:43 a.m. on Jan. 18 to correct that Rep. Joe Graviss, D-Versailles, is the legislator Ethan Branscum contacted about the bill.
Glenn Waldrop had originally decided that he would retire from his position in state government in November and see his son graduate high school before he would take on another job. When Downtown Frankfort Inc. Executive Director Kelly Everman announced her departure, Waldrop’s plans changed.
At least twice a week, Frankfort resident Christian Lee takes his dogs for a walk along the trails at Leslie Morris Park, home of Fort Hill, which served as an earthwork fort site during the Civil War.
Five days after a Western Hills student went missing from her Salyers Lane home, state and county law enforcement agencies are asking anyone with information on her whereabouts to contact authorities.
A woman who donated an organ to a complete stranger, then mounted a campaign to give paid leave to people who do likewise, told her story Thursday and moved a legislative committee that approved a bill giving the benefit to state employees.
Editor's note: This article was corrected at 1:06 p.m. on Jan. 16 to correct that Kelly May is co-owner of Bourbon on Main.
Clarification: Judge-Executive Huston Wells clarified his comments on Friday morning about a meeting with two magistrates and the county attorney. Wells said that he discussed the situation with Magistrates Michael Mueller and Scotty Tracy at the end of a meeting for an unrelated topic, and …
Representatives of the Bourbon on the Banks Festival presented donations to the Kentucky State University Foundation and the Mighty Marching Thorobreds on Wednesday.
Cleaning up Franklin County starts with residents, officials say, and online resources provide them with ways to get involved and even get paid to pick up.
A reader inquired about how the capital city's property tax rate stacks up against other towns in the state after Frankfort City Commission candidate Diane Strong made the comment in a story in Friday’s edition that “our taxes are stupid outrageous.”
The City of Frankfort is advising residents to be mindful of raccoons that may have canine distemper after three raccoons in the city tested positive for the virus last month.
Downtown merchants asked for some changes in planning for the annual holiday Candlelight Weekend during Downtown Frankfort Inc.’s monthly board meeting Tuesday.
Frankfort Independent Schools moved a step closer to artificial turf on its football field, thanks to a donation from the Sower family.
The city and county schools want the Frankfort City Commission to contribute $1.5 million toward new synthetic turf fields at the city and county high schools.