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Ousted Board of Education members to challenge action in court

Shortly after Gov. Andy Beshear announced he was reorganizing the Kentucky Board of Education with new members, 10 members of the current b… Read more

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Photos: Hundreds turn out for 2019 inauguration balls

Hundreds danced the night away at the inauguration balls in honor of Gov. Andy Beshear Tuesday evening.  Read more

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Frankfort, Franklin County representatives bring food to First Family

Representatives from Frankfort and Franklin County took food to Gov. Andy Beshear and his family on Inauguration Day.  Read more

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Kentucky's new governor reorganizes school board on day one

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Delivering on a campaign promise to teachers who helped elect him, Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear used his first day in o… Read more

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Frankfort teen a winner in Beshears' poster contest

Frankfort 15-year-old Katherine Axon was honored at the Capitol following Tuesday’s inauguration for a poster she designed for the new firs… Read more

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Trump nominates Frankfort native for U.N. post

While many Frankfort residents remember her as the hostess or waitress at China Wok — the local restaurant owned by her parents, Laura and … Read more

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Frankfort loves a parade

Frankfort folks braved frigid morning temperatures Tuesday to get the best seats for an event that only happens every four years — the Inau… Read more

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Lady Flyers cruise past Lafayette in home opener

Franklin County’s girls basketball team scored the first 18 points of Tuesday’s home game against Lafayette and didn’t let up, winning 62-3… Read more

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FCHS boys basketball team beats Frankfort Christian for program's 1,000th win

The first district win this season for Franklin County’s boys basketball team came with an added bonus. Read more

Frankfort boys basketball team defeats Carroll County

Frankfort’s boys basketball team had three players in double figures as the Panthers defeated Carroll County 71-64 Friday at F.D. Wilkinson… Read more

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Opinion

Letter: Writer hopeful Beshear will restore her voting rights

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CARTOON: Remove Michael Vick as Honorary 2020 Pro Bowl Captain

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Guest columnist: Time to change, reimagine education in Kentucky

It is comforting that Gov. Andy Beshear cleaned house and replaced the Kentucky Board of Education with people who truly care about our pub… Read more

Editorial: Everyone is welcome in Frankfort

An open letter to the capital city on the day after the 61st Inauguration of Gov. Andy Beshear and Lt. Gov. Jacqueline Coleman. Read more

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Obituaries

Claude Franklin Pryor Jr.

OWENTON — Services for Claude "June" Franklin Pryor Jr. will be 11 a.m. Saturday at McDonald & New Funeral Homes Main Street location. … Read more

Sandra Faye Maggart Baker

No services for Sandra Faye Maggart Baker, 64, widow of Donald Baker, are planned. Clark Legacy Center, Versailles Road, is in charge of ar… Read more

Clara Cunningham

Clara "Minnie" Cunningham, 67, died Monday. She was the wife of James W. Samuels and the mother of Tennielle Cunningham, Tessa Cunningham, … Read more

Lee D. Sayre

LAWRENCEBURG — Services for Lee D. Sayre, 77, husband of Barbara Moore Sayre, will be 1 p.m. Friday at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home. Vi… Read more

Paul Rankin Criswell

Services for Paul Rankin Criswell, 85, will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Criswell died Saturday. Arrangements are under … Read more

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Crime

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Police, fire blotter (Dec. 9)

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

Education

KSU's accreditation reaffirmed for next decade

Kentucky State University’s accreditation was reaffirmed for the next decade on Tuesday. Read more

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Education Spotlight: Area marching bands represent Frankfort, Franklin County in Inaugural Parade

Frankfort and Franklin County had a few marching bands representing the area in the Inaugural Parade on Tuesday. Read more

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Spectrum

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Frankfort Area Christmas Bird Count is Saturday at sculpture park

Experienced and beginner birders alike will count birds at Josephine Sculpture Park for the Frankfort Area Christmas Bird Count at 9 a.m. S… Read more

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Upcoming Events

Holiday History Train

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Gingerbread Train

Calling all train engineers! Listen to stories about trains to imagine what it would be like to be … Read more

Grow, Share, and Prepare for Winter

Sustainable winter meals were always a challenge for our ancestors. Learn which fruits and vegetabl… Read more

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Weather Today

Clear. Lows overnight in the low 20s.

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Clear. Lows overnight in the low 20s.

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Chance of Snow:0%
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Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the mid 30s.Thu
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Showers possible in the afternoon. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 40s.Fri
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Showers. Highs in the upper 40s and lows in the low 30s.Sat
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Rain and snow showers in the morning. Highs in the upper 30s and lows in the low 30s.Sun
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Mix of rain and snow showers. Highs in the low 40s and lows in the low 30s.Mon
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