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Lively crowd provides 'political electricity' at debate

A red Volkswagen honked for Andy Beshear; a black Lexus honked for Matt Bevin.  Read more

From demolition to dedication: Leaders show off Mayo-Underwood building

An upbeat crowd packed the front foyer of the new Mayo-Underwood Building for its official dedication on Wednesday. Read more

Single bid offers $1,000 for Parcels B and C

At a Wednesday bid opening, only one bid for nearly 12 acres of former Capital Plaza property in downtown Frankfort was announced. Read more

You Asked: When will ALDI open?

Construction is continuing on three commercial spaces where the demolished Kmart once stood at 1300 U.S. 127 South. Read more

FPB meeting continues after former chair's spouse asserts lack of quorum

John Cubine’s first meeting since his return to the Frankfort Plant Board almost ended before it got started Tuesday. Read more


Kentucky State women's basketball picked to win SIAC West

ATLANTA — The Kentucky State University women’s basketball team was picked to finish first in the Southern Intercollegiate Athletic Confere… Read more

Kentucky State men's basketball picked fourth in SIAC West

ATLANTA — The Kentucky State University men’s basketball team was picked to finish fourth out of seven teams in the Southern Intercollegiat… Read more



Guest columnist: TIGER project plans moving along

In 2017, the City of Frankfort applied for and, in 2018, was awarded a U.S. Department of Transportation grant from the Transportation Inve… Read more

Editorial: Growth in property valuation is good news for Franklin County

If he were here, Mr. Fred Rogers would probably belt out, “It’s a beautiful day in this neighborhood, a beautiful day for a neighbor. Would… Read more

CARTOON: Voters power up

Guest columnists: Franklin County ready to tackle youth substance abuse

On behalf of Yes Arts, the Franklin County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy (ASAP) and the Franklin County Health Department (FCHD), we wo… Read more

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Jane Shaw Hungate

Jane Shaw Hungate, 81, passed away on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019. Read more

Orville C. LeMay

Orville C. LeMay, age 88, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019. Services will be held at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home at on Friday, Oct. 1… Read more

Margo Cotton

Margo Jolly Cotton, 80, passed into eternal life on Oct. 14, 2019, at her home in Frankfort, Kentucky, after an eight-year battle with brea… Read more

Barbara Wells

Barbara Elizabeth Finnell Wells, age 86, of Destin, Florida, passed away on Oct. 7, 2019. She was born in Lexington, Kentucky, on Jan. 20, … Read more

Virginia Rawlings Hugg

A Mass of Christian Burial for Virginia Rawlings Hugg, 84, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Visitation will be 4:… Read more

James Conard Bledsoe

A celebration of life service for James Conard Bledsoe, 73, husband of Susan Scott Bledsoe, will take place in Virginia at a later date. In… Read more

Mary Alvis Powell

Mary Alvis Powell, 95, of Frankfort, died Sunday at the Masonic Home, Shelbyville. A celebration of life for Mary will be held Friday from … Read more

Alice Hayes

MIDWAY — Services for Alice Lynn Hayes, 43, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill. Burial will follow at Rose Crest Cemete… Read more



Police, fire blotter (Oct. 14)

The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Fire and EMS and the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office on Mo… Read more


Former Miss Kentucky leads Family Resources at Early Learning Village

Families of Early Learning Village students will be working with royalty.  Read more



Movie night at Lakeview Park

The Franklin County Fiscal Court will host a free movie night at 5 p.m. Saturday at Lakeview Park. Read more

Bourbonanza Spirits Soiréé Saturday

The Bourbonanza Spirits Soiréé will be 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the Kentucky Historical Society and gardens. Distilleries, wineries and brewer… Read more

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Upcoming Events

Courier Journal Wine & Food Experience presented by Kroger

Come join us for the 3rd Courier Journal Wine & Food Experience presented by Kroger for a quint… Read more

Lexington Chamber Chorale - Sing Community, Sing Peace

With Paul Laurence Dunbar High School Chamber Choir, Tiffany Marsh, Director and Second Presbyteria… Read more

Lexington Chamber Chorale - Sing Community, Celebrating Black History Month

Music by African American composers, featuring Gospel Mass by Robert Ray Read more


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