The finances of Kentucky State University have recently come under increased scrutiny. However, one area within the budget in particular has undergone a drastic change. Slowly, over the course of two decades, spending on instruction has dropped even amidst ongoing concerns about underinvestm…
Flu season is rapidly approaching, and although in 2020-2021 flu season Kentucky saw a 99% drop in cases from a year earlier, it is expected to make a comeback this year, although health officials cannot say how much it will be.
A Frankfort resident is one of 10 winners selected in the first round of the Vax and Visit Kentucky COVID-19 vaccination incentive program.
A resident who lives near the intersection of Capital Avenue and Fourth Street recently questioned whether the city is considering installing a temporary four-way stop sign at the intersection, which becomes congested during rush hour and school start and stop times.
Kentucky’s new unemployment insurance overpayment waiver is supposed to offer some relief to people who were mistakenly overpaid benefits, but many who owe money are excluded from even asking.
The Kentucky Democratic Party has started the process of selling its state headquarters along Interstate 64 at the Southeast corner of Franklin County.
The Kentucky Public Pensions Authority (KPPA) announced Monday that earnings for their funds exceeded expectations for the fiscal year that ended June 30.
The Kentucky National Guard is scaling back some training activities this month, due in part to expenses incurred while deployed to the U.S. Capitol following the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Due to the continued escalation of COVID-19 cases, especially due to the delta variant, state officials announced Thursday that they have strengthened their mask guidance for schools, when classes resume this year.
As the number of COVID-19 cases in Kentucky continue to grow at an increasing rate, the state has taken the step of reinstituting a mask mandate for all executive branch employees and visitors to state office buildings.
Editor's Note: This article was updated at 7:10 p.m. to include KSU Acting President Clara Stamps' confirmation of Graham's termination, as well as Stamps' statement indicating that she did not tell Graham that his termination resulted from CPE's review of the university.
The speaker’s list has expanded for the political speaking portion of the 141st Fancy Farm Picnic in western Kentucky on Aug. 7, but there are others who have declined to appear.
The Frankfort Area Chamber of Commerce will host a luncheon featuring Kentucky Secretary of State Michael G. Adams and Franklin County Clerk Jeff Hancock on July 22 at the Capital Plaza Hotel.
The finalists have been chosen to design a permanent memorial on the state Capitol grounds to honor the thousands of Kentuckians who have died due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Greg Roush, recently retired Western Hills High School principal, has been tapped by Gov. Andy Beshear to serve on the Kentucky Higher Education Assistance Authority Board of Directors and the Kentucky Higher Education Student Loan Corp. Board of Directors starting July 16.
Kentucky Secretary of State Michael Adams is praising the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Arizona’s ban on ballot harvesting.
The recent building collapse in Surfside, Florida, which has left at least 18 people dead and more than 140 missing, has raised questions about building safety in Kentucky, and whether something similar could happen here.
For the first time since Gov. Andy Beshear issued his COVID-19 state of emergency executive order in March 2020, Thursday saw visitors and tourists allowed inside the state Capitol and Capitol Annex buildings.
There were plenty of reasons to celebrate Saturday in South Frankfort — the reopening of the Dolly Graham Park playground and renovated shelter, the Elks Lodge No. 530’s Community Day at Dolly Graham and Juneteenth.
A former Kentucky State University vice president of development, alumni relations and athletics has been named associate vice president for workforce and economic development for the Kentucky Council on Postsecondary Education (CPE).
A million dollars and full scholarships are all part of Gov. Andy Beshear’s incentive package to encourage more Kentuckians to get vaccinated against COVID-19.
The mask mandate has been lifted for those who are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, but legislative leaders are looking for guidance from Gov. Andy Beshear before they can reopen the Capitol Annex to the public and allow them to attend committee meetings.
Secretary of State Michael Adams announced Friday that Kentucky’s voter registration numbers have begun to stabilize and are even showing a slight rise.
Continuing with last year’s social justice theme, Frankfort’s For the People Coalition is hosting the second annual Black Lives Matter March at 5 p.m. Saturday, June 5.
Well over 100 people attended a rally Saturday in front of the state Capitol to decry COVID-19 regulations and the conduct of Gov. Andy Beshear.
Folks scrambling to find their birth certificate and other documentation needed to get a REAL ID before the October deadline, can take a deep breath; the federal government has granted a 19-month extension.
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources will host its semi-annual auction of surplus and confiscated items via an online format this spring.
The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2021 regular session was gaveled to a close Tuesday evening, ending a session in which lawmakers approved a state budget for the coming fiscal year and approved numerous other bills that will affect people throughout the state.