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Four straight: SJ named best in state

LEXINGTON — For the fourth straight year, The State Journal news staff earned the distinction of best Daily 1 newspaper at the 2022 Kentuck…

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Western Hills' boys basketball team keeps its composure, beats Franklin County 68-63

Franklin County’s Dominick Taylor hit four 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, keeping the Flyers in the game.

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Franklin County's girls basketball team stays unbeaten in district after win over Western Hills

Franklin County’s girls basketball team continued its dominance of district competition Friday, beating Western Hills 56-17.

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Kentucky governor flexes incumbency power in reelection bid

Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear's efforts to ride the advantages of incumbency to reelection this year were on display in his most recent news conference. He touted the state’s newest round of job-creation successes, honored a retiring police officer and highlighted recovery assistance for a flood-stricken region. A dozen Republicans are competing for a shot at trying to unseat Beshear. The Democratic governor's approval ratings remain high despite steady criticism from the other side. He's trying to fend off attacks by offering a steady dose of optimism. But he'll also will have plenty of money to fight back.

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Wallace retires after more than 31 years teaching at Thorn Hill

For over 31 years, Trina Wallace has been a teacher at Thorn Hill Education Center, working with thousands of adults who are striving for t…

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WesBanco Student of the Week: Elena Nowaczyk filling multiple roles at Capital Day

Elena Nowaczyk, an eighth grader at Capital Day School, has several roles at school in which she excels.

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Obituaries

A.C. Hays

LAWRENCEBURG — Services for A.C. Hays, 92, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home. Visitation is from 5-8 p.m. Tue…

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Corinne Duvall

Corinne Elizabeth Roberts Duvall, age 83, passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2023. Services will be held at Capital City Christian Church…

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Brandon Ray Perkins

Services for Brandon Ray Perkins, 22, will be 5 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill. Visitation will be 3 p.m. until t…

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Larry Douglas Abney

Larry Douglas Abney, 71, husband of 52 years to Sylvia Lynn Billeter Abney, of Lawrenceburg, died Tuesday, January 24, 2023, at Signature H…

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Sharon McClellan

On the morning of January 25, 2023, Sharon McClellan of Frankfort, Kentucky, passed away after a brief illness. She was 79 years old. Mrs. …

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Fannie Mae Roberts LeMay

Fannie Mae Roberts LeMay, known as Peggy to family and friends, went home to be with the Lord on January 25, 2023.  

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Mary J. Groves

Services for Mary J. Groves, 46, will be Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home & Crematory. Visitation will be 4 …

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Jimmy Girtley

Jimmy Girtley, 77, of Frankfort, died Wednesday, January 25, 2023, at his home. 

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Timothy Lynn ‘Tim’ Schell

LAWRENCEBURG — Services for Timothy Lynn "Tim" Schell, 56, husband of Janet Lynn Montgomery Schell, will be 1 p.m. Monday at Ritchie & …

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Western Hills academic team wins District Governor's Cup

Western Hills hosted District Governor's Cup, the KAAC (Kentucky Association for Academic Competition) annual event, on Saturday.

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Nominees sought for 2023 Kentucky Leopold Conservation Award

Commissioner of Agriculture Dr. Ryan Quarles invites Kentuckians to nominate a farmer or forester for the 2023 Kentucky Leopold Conservatio…

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Frankfort Christian Academy academic team places second at District Governor's Cup

On Saturday, high school students from The Frankfort Christian Academy competed at the district Governor’s Cup academic team competition at…

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