Editor's note: This story was updated at 8 p.m. Wednesday with comments from state and city officials and the developer.
A Lawrenceburg man accused of stealing more than $1 million in property from the Commonwealth Office of Technology was indicted by a Franklin County Circuit Court grand jury on Tuesday.
Each fall, after annual property taxes are mailed out, both city and county staff are repeatedly asked this question, according to Franklin County Judge-Executive Huston Wells.
At the end of the Frankfort Plant Board's monthly meeting Tuesday, the board announced it will have a special meeting at 5 p.m. on Thursday.
A man who is accused of writing a racial slur on the side of a black family’s car at Kroger West earlier this year appeared in court on Tuesday, but his pretrial conference was moved to next month.
A few welding students said ahead of the Capital City Welding Classic that they were a little nervous about the competition, but they knew they would use skills that they had already learned in their classes at the Franklin County Career and Technical Center.
The attempted bribery case against the Franklin County Schools superintendent was dismissed without prejudice in Franklin County District Court on Tuesday.
Within the next three to five years, Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites hopes to plant nearly 400 trees in Downtown Frankfort.
There may be two privately owned properties used by the state that are tax-exempt in Frankfort but should not be, according to City Commissioner Eric Whisman.
Two Franklin County Schools officials will go back to the courtroom on Tuesday for pretrial conferences on misdemeanor criminal charges. A lawyer for the district's superintendent expressed optimism and said he expects the case to be "all cleared" Tuesday, while a lawyer for the principal pr…
State Journal reporters take to the streets for this weekly feature in which we ask for your opinions on a variety of topics — some weighty, some light.
Giuseppe Percivati, a native of Italy but currently based out of Arkansas, worked on a mural on the side of Capital Cellars that faces Lewis Street in downtown Frankfort on Saturday. A dedication ceremony for the mural will be 5 p.m. Tuesday at Capital Cellars.
Weed warriors worked Saturday to uncover remnants of Frankfort’s first public park that have been overrun with invasive species of plants for decades.
As of Friday afternoon, some roads had been lifted from the boil water advisory affecting many Peaks Mill Water District customers since this summer.
The Frankfort City Commission will have the first reading of an ordinance to establish an Entertainment Destination Center (EDC) in downtown at its Monday evening work session.
Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites received a few recognitions at the annual Kentucky Recreation and Parks Society Conference and Trade Show last week.
“It’s crazy, but it’s worth it,” said Ruby Compton as she waited in line to buy a box of candles at the Candleberry Co. warehouse early Friday morning.
The City of Frankfort recently named Lexington-based insurance agency Roeding Insurance as its new broker, ending a 54-year business relationship with Chenault and Hoge Insurance of Frankfort.
Republican Gov. Matt Bevin conceded to Democratic archnemesis Andy Beshear on Thursday, putting an end to Kentucky’s bitterly fought governor’s race and setting the stage for divided government.
The Remove Invasives Partnership (RIP) of Franklin County invites the public to two workshops this weekend. The first will be Friday from 9:30 a.m. to noon in Peaks Mill. Volunteers will be clearing bush honeysuckle and Bradford Pear, both invasive plants, from either side of the Elkhorn Cre…
At least three people connected to the East Frankfort Park shooting earlier this year were former or current Kentucky State University students, The State Journal has confirmed through open records requests.
Two readers — one who lives near Hardee’s on Schenkel Lane and the other a motorist who noticed students walking alongside the roadway — recently reached out to The State Journal to ask why the busy street — from Thornhill Bypass to Steadmantown Lane — lacks sidewalks.
Andy Beshear, the state’s governor-elect, announced that Kentucky teachers will serve as the grand marshals for his inauguration parade next month.
In 2016, the thin blue line stepped in to escort The Salvation Army’s big red kettles and bell ringers following a theft at the organization’s building the previous year.
After West Main Street’s Pollo Bandido closed its doors in September, the owners of Riverboat Grill didn’t hesitate to seize the opportunity to put a new restaurant into the space.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 10:24 p.m. on Nov. 14 to correct the date as Dec. 8 and add that photos and information for the program must be submitted by Nov. 29.