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Former FCRJ deputy chief named in excessive force lawsuit

A former Franklin County Regional Jail inmate has filed a lawsuit claiming he was struck, had human waste rubbed in his face and was subjec… Read more

Franklin County school board appoints new treasurer

The Franklin County Board of Education named its new treasurer in its Monday meeting at Collins Lane Elementary.  Read more


Cricket tournaments about more than sports

Two cricket tournaments took place Aug. 10 at Lakeview Park, but what happened was about more than the sport. Read more

Robinson's good news is well received

News that Nebraska freshman and former Western Hills High standout Wan’Dale Robinson won’t be charged with possession of marijuana after a … Read more



CARTOON: Frankfort keeps texting

Letter: Uncontroversial mural on reservoir could be a solution

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Guest columnist: The law, facts are on FPB's side in Tanglewood reservoir dispute

As the Tanglewood Neighborhood Association (TNAi) and its vice president, Glenn Goldstein, ("Tanglewood maligned," Aug. 7) continue to quib… Read more

Editorial: Data proves three-lane East Main is best option

At least one city commissioner remained skeptical about converting East Main Street from Capital Avenue to Spaghetti Junction (the intersec… Read more

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Robert ‘Bob’ Pullen

Services for Robert “Bob” Pullen, 85, are pending at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home. Pullen died Sunday. Read more

Michael Gene Hunter Sr.

A celebration of life service for Michael Gene Hunter Sr., 47, will be 1 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 31, at First Church of God. Visitation will be… Read more

Ronald Glenn Wright

Ronald Glenn Wright, age 80, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Services will be held at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home Thursday, Aug. 22, … Read more

Agnes Jean Blakeman Rhea

Funeral services for Agnes Jean Blakeman Rhea, 87, of Shelbyville, will be 1 p.m. Thursday at Shannon Funeral Home, followed by a 3 p.m. co… Read more

Marshall McGaughey

LAWRENCEBURG – Service for Marshall McGaughey, 93, were Monday at Ritchie & Peach Funeral Home. McGaughey died Friday at Signature Heal… Read more

J.V. Goode

James Virgil “J.V.” Goode, age 84, passed away Saturday, Aug. 17, 2019. Services will be held at Harrod Brothers Funeral Home at 1 p.m. Wed… Read more



Police, fire blotter (Aug. 16-18)

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


EKU's spring graduates, Dean's List and President's Award

The following local college students graduated from Eastern Kentucky University Read more


Fox Run Utilities bought by Missouri-based company

The Kentucky Public Service Commission approved the sale of eight small sewer systems, including one in Franklin County, to a Missouri-base… Read more



Franklin County Women and Family Shelter will host Shelter Super Sale

The Franklin County Women and Family Shelter will host a Shelter Super Sale from noon-6 p.m. Thursday at the shelter, 401 Campbell St. The … Read more

Author, editor to speak at Kentucky Historical Society Sept. 7

Steven Luxenberg, author of “Separate: The Story of Plessy vs. Ferguson” and associate editor of The Washington Post, will speak at the Ken… Read more

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