Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams was in Frankfort Sunday for the dedication of the 67th Gold Star Families Memorial Monument which was placed on the Capitol grounds. The dedication was a part of the observance of Gold Star Mothers and Families Day.
Just outside the Kentucky History Center, a nearby house blared the lyrics of a rap song. “Arrest the killers of Breonna Taylor,” the song went, playing over an otherwise quiet blocked-off section of Ann Street on Wednesday.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 2:24 p.m. on Sept. 24 to reflect that the Franklin County Health Department has not confirmed a positive COVID-19 case at Bondurant Middle School as is being reported by the state.
The City of Frankfort closed downtown streets Wednesday in anticipation of Attorney General Daniel Cameron's press conference regarding the Breonna Taylor case at the Kentucky History Center.
Six more residents tested positive for the coronavirus on Tuesday, raising the total of confirmed COVID-19 cases in Franklin County to 616 since the pandemic began.
Gov. Andy Beshear announced 439 new cases of COVID-19 cases Sunday, bringing the state's total to 61,542 cases. Sixty-eight of the newly reported cases were from children ages 18 and younger, of which 12 were ages 5 and under. The youngest was two months old.
With 14 new county residents diagnosed with the coronavirus on Friday, Franklin County is quickly approaching 600 total cases since the global health pandemic began in March.
To bring greater awareness to the important protections vaccines provide, Gov. Andy Beshear, First Lady Britainy Beshear and their children, Will, 11, and Lila, 10, rolled up their sleeves and received flu shots this week at the Capitol.
Expect to see a new kind of license plate in Kentucky, one that is digitally printed on flat aluminum, instead of the traditional embossed metal with raised letters and numbers.
Ken Carroll is a conservative. In fact, the independent candidate for Kentucky's Senate District 7 race says he’s the “the most conservative candidate in the race.”
Editor's note: This article was updated Sep. 11 at 9:18 to add a statement from Karen Armstrong-Cummings regarding her donation to Democrat candidate Joe Graviss.
Voters got a first look at candidates for the Kentucky Senate District 7 seat on Tuesday night, as they met in the same virtual space for the first time of the fall election season to discuss the issues affecting district residents at a forum hosted by civic organization Together Frankfort.
Area voters are invited to meet the candidates for Kentucky Senate District 7 during an online Zoom forum from 7-8 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 8.
The state reported 462 new cases of infection by the novel coronavirus Sunday, making its Monday-to-Sunday weekly total the largest ever: 4,503. The previous high was 4,333, two weeks ago.
The spread of the coronavirus continued to accelerate slowly in Kentucky on Saturday, with 825 new cases, the fourth largest daily number of the pandemic, and creating its third highest seven-day total. The number of cases has increased every day since Monday, a day when numbers are usually low.
The “Just VOTE! Part 2: The Sequel,” featuring Secretary of State Michael G. Adams and Franklin County Clerk Jeff Hancock, will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday on Zoom. The meeting is sponsored by Together Frankfort.
The Kentucky Board of Education will have a special virtual teleconference meeting at noon Friday to talk about the future of high school fall sports in the state.
Downtown Frankfort Inc. has created an online petition for citizens to voice support for a Tax Increment Financing (TIF) district to facilitate the mixed use redevelopment project proposed for the former Capital Plaza land known as Parcels B and C.
Nearly everybody in Kentucky knows someone who has suffered from the coronavirus, and that includes the top level of Gov. Andy Beshear’s administration.
When General Assembly interns show up for their first day at the Capitol, one of the first things they learn is that the well-being of our representative democracy depends on upholding the people’s trust in their government.
Kentucky reached a new peak in the coronavirus pandemic Friday, as 679 new cases raised the state's seven-day rolling average to 670, the highest yet.
Gov. Andy Beshear reported 562 new coronavirus cases in Kentucky on Tuesday, but most of his remarks dealt with cases that didn't happen — in his own household.
Both the number of new cases of the coronavirus declined sharply in Kentucky on Sunday, as did the number of deaths, Gov. Andy Beshear reported.
After years of sitting vacant, the old Simon Warehouse at Broadway and Ann streets and a building at 100 Broadway that sits next to the former furniture storage facility may finally be put to use.
An administrative regulation sought by the Kentucky Horse Racing Commission to allow horse racing tracks to build another facility within 60 miles was approved without comment and without a vote by the Licensing, Occupations and Administrative Regulations Committee on Thursday.
The City of Frankfort has issued notice of a virtual public hearing on the development plan for Parcels B and C at 5 p.m. Monday, Aug. 10.
Bars will have to close and restaurants must cut their indoor capacity to 25%, from 50%, under Gov. Andy Beshear's latest orders to control the surge of the coronavirus in Kentucky.
Franklin County is one of 18 central Kentucky governments to be granted reimbursements from the federal Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security (CARES) Act for local governments with expenses related to COVID-19.
LOUISVILLE — A state appeals judge on Monday dismissed efforts by Gov. Andy Beshear to overturn two lower court rulings concerning COVID-19 emergency orders.
LOUISVILLE — Kentucky House Majority Floor Leader John “Bam” Carney, who has been hospitalized for six months from a severe battle with pancreatitis, continues to make slow and steady improvement, his brother said last week in a Facebook post.Mark Carney said his brother was moved to Kindred…
A northern Kentucky judge has issued a temporary restraining order to keep the Beshear administration from enforcing some of their executive orders issued to control the coronavirus pandemic.