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.
Franklin County is one of 48 Kentucky counties with declared states of emergency associated with historic flooding that qualify for debris cleanup grants.
Postmaster General Louis DeJoy said Friday that the public can expect an “imminent” release of the details of a 10-year business plan to help move the United States Postal Service to a more solid financial footing.
The state Department of Military Affairs will receive federal aid for Frankfort's Capital City Airport, one of 11 airports across the state to receive funding through the Coronavirus Response and Relief Supplement Appropriations Act.
The Kentucky Department of Revenue has extended the 2020 state individual income tax filing deadline from April 15 to May 17. On Wednesday, the federal Internal Revenue Service issued the same extension due to delays and disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
A Frankfort resident has been appointed to the Kentucky Assistive Technology Loan Corporation Board of Directors by Gov. Andy Beshear recently.
On Saturday, locals made their concerns known to area legislators at a town hall meeting in the auditorium at Frankfort High School.
As Kentucky digs out from the latest winter storm and braces for yet another one on Wednesday and Thursday, leaders of the General Assembly have canceled all activities this week.
Editor's Note: This article was updated Friday, Feb. 12 at 2:53 p.m. and 1:14 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 14 to add information submitted by the Frankfort-Franklin County Office of Emergency Management and correct the spelling of Kimberly Davenport's name.
Frankfort’s three state lawmakers will be on hand for a town hall meeting planned at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 20, in the Frankfort High School auditorium.
Another big drop in new cases of COVID-19, deaths and the state’s positivity rate, was the highlight of Sunday’s daily numbers from Kentucky public health officials.
Franklin County Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd granted a court order Wednesday to temporarily block a new law that Gov. Andy Beshear argues would dangerously weaken the state's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 3 p.m. on Feb. 4 to include comments from retired Franklin Circuit Judge Roger Crittenden.
The problem is a simple one: A big patch of land in downtown Frankfort has sat vacant for nearly three years now.
State Transportation Secretary Jim Gray manages a $2.2 billion budget and has been president of an international construction firm, two-term mayor of Lexington and Democratic nominee for the U.S. Senate, but he says none of those responsibilities has been more important than his new one: get…
Three Kentucky citizens demanding the impeachment of Gov. Andy Beshear say a unanimous state Supreme Court ruling in favor of the governor's COVID-19 shutdowns does not relieve the General Assembly of its obligation to remove him.
Gov. Andy Beshear, in a 45-page response to citizens seeking his impeachment, casts the petitioners as “unhappy political activists” and says his actions to curb the spread of COVID-19 were unanimously supported by the Kentucky Supreme Court.
Two new Kentucky State Police troopers, who recently graduated from the training academy as part of the 100th class, have been assigned to Post 12 in Frankfort.