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Pleasureville man, 24, arrested on charges of sexual abuse of a 14-year-old  Henry County Local

A Pleasureville man, who was a former freshman team basketball coach at Eminence Independent Schools, was arrested late Thursday night on a sexual abuse ...



Frankfort High School Drama Club's production of 'The Best Christmas Pageant Ever' starts Wednesday - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

The Frankfort High School Drama Club will present Barbara Robinson's “The Best Christmas Pageant Ever” Wednesday at 7 p.m. in Frankfort High School's ...



Now showing: Frankfort High School Drama Club presents 'The Lion, The Witch & The Wardrobe' and 'The Hundred Dresses' - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

The Frankfort High School Drama Club presents its first two productions of the 2018-2019 season — “The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe,” adapted by Don ...



FHS ranked 19th best high school in Kentucky - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. One of Kentucky's top 20 high schools is located in Franklin County, according to a national magazine. In U.S. ...



Frankfort High awards 56 diplomas at Friday graduation - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Without their many supporters, members of the Frankfort High School Class of 2018 would not have made it to ...



Frankfort Independent School board candidates talk safety during forum - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. As three challengers and one incumbent vie for two spots on the Frankfort Independent Schools Board of ...



Frankfort High School principal arrested on DUI  WSIL TV

WSIL -- A local high school principal is on administrative leave, following a DUI arrest Sunday January 13.



One newcomer to join FIS Board of Education - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. On Tuesday, thousands of voters within the Frankfort Independent Schools district will choose two of four ...



His wife is running for office in Frankfort. He’s taking over its basketball team.  Lexington Herald-Leader

Chris O'Bryan, the husband of Jacqueline Coleman, has been hired as the boys' basketball coach at Frankfort High School.



X Games: Frankfort High grad Zach Newman captures bronze medal - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Zach Newman has loved being a BMX rider for over 20 years. Last week, all the time and effort he's put into the sport culminated with a bronze medal in the BMX ...



Coach from East Jessamine to take reins of FHS boys basketball - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Frankfort High School's new boys basketball coach will be Chris O'Bryan, the longtime boys coach at East ...



Get to know Samantha Rose, commissioner of the Frankfort Youth Football League - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. With 120 athletes and 14 coaches in her charge, Samantha Rose is leading the Frankfort Youth Football ...



FIS, KSU announce associate's degree program - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

At the start of the 2018-2019 school year, Frankfort High School and Kentucky State University will blur the line between high school and college. On Thursday ...



Eleven teens facing charges in threats against Kentucky schools  Lexington Herald Leader

Among schools ramping up security, Frankfort police officers and Franklin County sheriff's deputies said they will be stationed temporarily at all Franklin County ...



Studler challenging Graham for 57th District House seat - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

The race for Kentucky's 57th District House of Representatives seat features two candidates with markedly different backgrounds. The incumbent, Derrick ...



Digging deep into community in Frankfort and abroad: Get to know Fulbright scholar Jeri Katherine Howell - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

In high school, Jeri Katherine Howell caught the travel bug. She hasn't been able to get rid of it. While attending Frankfort High School, she traveled to Italy, ...



HIGH SCHOOL HOOPS: Lady Pirates, Patriots set for 11th Region All "A" title games  Richmond Register

No team from Madison County has advanced to the All "A" Classic State Basketball Tournament in six years.



Get to Know: Longtime friends EJ Fields and Ryan Conner grow business, help community get healthy - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. For longtime friends E.J. Fields and Ryan Conner, becoming business partners was a natural transition.



Following her dreams: Get to know Rachel Yett - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

At 33, Rachel Yett has decided to pursue one her dreams — being a model. With an invite from a family friend, Yett will make her runway debut at the Wesley ...



Frankfort population estimates show short-term decline, longer-term growth - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

While Frankfort plans for a future that includes a redeveloped downtown, the U.S. Census' latest population estimates for the area are a mixed bag. Frankfort has ...



A run to remember: FHS 1977 season remains unbeaten - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Philip Case. By Philip Case Contributing Writer. On a late fall evening 40 years ago, then-Frankfort High ...



A look at each City Commission candidate's work history - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Waldridge termination documents. Click above images for Waldridge personnel documents. Click above ...



Local high schoolers trek out of classroom for real-life skills - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. High school seniors in Franklin County on Tuesday moved outside of the classroom to learn real-life skills.



High school fight involving teens and grandma leads to charges  WKYT

FRANKFORT, Ky. (WKYT) - Two juvenile girls have been charged following a fight outside of a Frankfort high school. Charges are also pending against the ...



Volunteer of the Week: Townsley works relentlessly for The Kings Center - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

By Philip Case. Contributing Writer. Among the many words used to describe volunteers, perhaps the one that rises to the top of the list is “relentless” – a ...



Student gathering showcases efforts to expand cultural exchange with Frankfort's Japanese sister city - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Those entering Frankfort High School's cafeteria on Saturday were transported to a tiny sliver of Japan in ...



Loving the job: Get to know Reagan West, one of Chick-fil-A's most dedicated employees - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. At 16 years old, Reagan West got her first job, and it may be her last if things go the way she wants. West, now ...



YOU ASKED: Why doesn't Frankfort's Walmart carry Kentucky State University and area high schools' apparel? - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The odds of getting an answer from a corporation the size of Walmart are roughly the same as getting a buggy ...



Brothers, Rose announce engagement - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Roy and Melissa Brothers announce the engagement of their daughter, Morgan Blaire Brothers, of Frankfort, to William Thomas Rose, of Lawrenceburg, son of ...



Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (Nov. 20) - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Deshann M. Chenault, 23, of Frankfort, three counts of first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (less than 4 grams cocaine), first offense, a Class D felony ...



Get to Know: Bobby Doss, CEO of Kentucky Elite Pro Wrestling - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A former baseball standout, Bobby Doss never thought about being a wrestler until a co-worker invited him to ...



Family says Frankfort teen Bradley Camic has passed away  WKYT

A Frankfort teen who was battling a serious illness has died, family tells WKYT.



High school students receive scholarships, awards from 'Youth Salute' - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Several students from area high schools were recently recognized as part of “Youth Salute,” which the Central ...



In city commission race, Bennett says Frankfort needs new direction - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Philip Case. Contributing writer. Buddy Bennett, 51, a lifelong Frankfort resident, believes the town needs a ...



Duvall introduced as FIS' athletic director - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Jackie Gordon Duvall had academic and athletic success during her time as a student in Frankfort Independent Schools. Now she strives for the same as the ...



Frankfort native, lifelong aviator laid to rest - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. On Saturday, Willoughby “Sandy” Goin, 77, a former master aviator in the Kentucky Army National Guard, ...



Frankfort Independent Schools back in session  WKYT

Summer break is over and class is back in session for Frankfort Independent Schools.



Teacher resigns after drug arrest. He’s also charged with stalking.  Lexington Herald Leader

A teacher in the Frankfort Independent school district has resigned in the wake of his arrest for possession of methamphetamine. He has other charges pending ...



FHS honors 6 alumni - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Six alumni will be inducted into the Hall of Fame for the sixth annual Hall of Fame induction class by the Frankfort Independent Schools Education Foundation, ...



Frankfort High celebrates homecoming with parade - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Photo by Bobby Ellis/bobbyphotog@gmail.com Claire Stapleton and Jacob McCowan were crowned the FHS Homecoming Queen and King during halftime of ...



Benches commemorate lost Frankfort High students - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Hannah Brown/hannah.brown@state-journal.com. Raymond Russell, father of Denom Russell, puts his arms around Julie Camic, mother of Bradley Camic, ...



Ten local students chosen as Governor Scholars - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Franklin County will be well represented in two statewide scholastic programs. Eight Franklin County Schools students and two Frankfort Independent Schools ...



Letter: Elementary students, high-schoolers view learning differently - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Dear editor,. In the past three or so years of my life, I've developed a strong interest in human development ...



Candy Cane Lane will compete in national Christmas light competition  WSIL TV

WEST FRANKFORT, Ill. -- Another season of ABC's Great Christmas Light Fight ended Monday night, but one area display is already on the the schedule for ...



Frankfort Independent Schools aeronautics teacher Mike Wagers resigns after arrest for meth possession - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

A Frankfort Independent Schools teacher who helped students learn to fly was arrested last week for alleged drug possession. Paul Michael “Mike” Wagers was ...



Tippett seeks second term on Frankfort City Commission - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Tippett. In his bid for re-election, City Commissioner Scott Tippett says Frankfort needs to plant seeds to ...



Get to Know: John Brooks and Michael Moran continue to collaborate on art projects 20 years after high school - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. It's been more than 20 years, but Frankfort High School graduates John Brooks and Michael Moran are still ...



Western Hills, Franklin County high schools graduation rates differ greatly - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. One of Mark Kopp's first acts as superintendent of Franklin County Schools this summer was to adopt a ...



Business Thursday: Folkbike ReCyclery goes back to school - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Frankfort's Folkbike ReCyclery has gone back to school. The donation-based volunteer bike shop formerly housed under WalkBike Frankfort will begin its first full ...



SUNDAY EDITION | 'Historic' number of current, retired educators running to join Ky. General Assembly  WDRB

Matt Kaufmann and Scott Lewis are among 44 teachers, school administrators, professors and retired educators hoping to join the Kentucky General Assembly ...



Calen Studler to run for Derrick Graham's House seat - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Calen Studler is looking to school his former teacher. On Wednesday, the 40-year-old Realtor filed to run as a Republican in next year's race for House District ...



Harrod remembered as kind-hearted person with knack for writing, friendship - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Josh Bergeron and Sara Giza. news@state-journal.com. A stranger to few, Frankfort native and former ...



Flynn wants to make a difference in 6th District - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Hoping to make a difference in his community, Marshall T. Flynn is running for magistrate in the hotly ...



Lambert Moore seeks another term as 6th District magistrate - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Magistrate Lambert Moore says he's running for re-election to his 6th District position on the Franklin County Fiscal Court because he cares deeply about his ...



Volunteer of the Week: Alex Luther hopes to become a 'good shepherd' for future generations - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Steve Fry. steve.fry@state-journal.com. Frankfort native and Good Shepherd School graduate Alex Luther ...



Washington sentenced to 19 years for Jaleesa Robinson's death - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A 41-year-old Frankfort man was sentenced to 19 years in prison last week after pleading guilty to first-degree ...



Running down a dream: Barber inducted into track and cross country hall of fame - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By Brian Rickerd State Journal contributor. Destiny, desire and talent came to a crossroads in the Fall of 1990 ...



NWS: Straight line winds up to 85 mph caused Frankfort damage  WRTV Indianapolis

The National Weather *Service* in Indianapolis has determined Saturday's damage in Frankfort was caused by straight line winds.



Volunteers dig out Frankfort schools  WKYT

Dozens of volunteers removed snow and ice from sidewalks, steps, and parking lots at Frankfort Independent Schools Sunday.



Run as FAST as you can: Track team keeps gaining momentum since its 2012 start - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Duvall started the Frankfort All-Star Track and Field team about four years ago with just a handful of members. The team now has over 30 participants.



Up and running: Frank Miklavcic still giving, keeping time on the track - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

For information on how you can help with the Kentucky Senior Games, contact the United Way of Franklin County by email at uwoffice44@gmail.com or ...



Q&A: Get to know Kelly Caldwell - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Join the Stingrays. • Open to all youth swimmers up to 18 years old. • To qualify for the team, swimmers must ...



Lexington boys' basketball coach resigns to explore other career options  Lexington Herald Leader

Bryan Station boys' basketball coach Tommy Johnson resigned from that position in April 2018.



Matt Donkin named Superintendent of West Frankfort Schools  WSIL TV

WEST FRANKFORT -- Regional School Superintendent Matt Donkin is set to become the new Superintendent of West Frankfort Schools.



Education spotlight: Caroline Bramble is finalist for Governor's School for the Arts - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Flat Roller. 2016. 31 x 7.5 in. Skateboard, Mixed Media. “For this sculpture, I did a collage representing elements of myself using both 3D and 2D components, ...



Franklin County Public Schools names Mark Kopp as superintendent - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

There's a new Kopp in town. Mark Kopp, 46, is taking over as superintendent of the Franklin County Public Schools district for the retiring Chrissy Jones. Kopp ...



Once set on closure, Pic Pac owner sees a path to remain open - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

By Philip Case. Contributing writer. Since Danny Bryant made it public he was closing his Pic Pac grocery store at Second and Steele streets, the outpouring of ...



Judge Phillip Shepherd named SJ Newsmaker of the Year - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Editor's note: For his central role in a number of high-profile state and local issues in 2016, The State Journal has named Franklin Circuit Judge Phillip Shepherd ...



GET TO KNOW: DeAnne Norton, gymnastics coach and gym owner - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Hannah Brown/hannah.brown@state-journal.com DeAnne Norton, owner of Element All Stars, watches McKenzie Barber, 8, on the uneven bars during a team ...



Six high school seniors receive Ripple Effect Scholarships  Lexington Herald Leader

Kentucky American Water has awarded Ripple Effect Scholarships to six Kentucky high school seniors for their academic achievement and demonstrated ...



Harold L Johnson - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Dr. Harold Lee Johnson died Sept. 22, 2016. He was born in Frankfort in 1927 at the Southern Hotel, attended ...



Upcoming Holiday Events - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Editors Note: Churches, schools, organizations and civic clubs are invited to send events for listing in the Holiday Calendar to Philip Case, ...



Can anyone turn around Tates Creek basketball? School’s new head coaches eager to give it a try  Lexington Herald Leader

Matt Yates, Tates Creek's new girls' basketball coach has coached against the school's new boys' basketball coach, Jarrod Gay, though not in the capacity one ...



Steve Clark leaves lasting legacy - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Former Franklin County Sheriff and retired Frankfort Police Officer Steve Clark who died Wednesday after battling several health issues is remembered as ...



GET TO KNOW: Tommy Douglas, generational wheel and tire man - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Tommy Douglas credits his grandfather Ansel Douglas, pictured above, as his mentor. Ansel started Douglas Wheel Alignment and Tire *Service* in 1971.



Death and destruction: 40th anniversary of 1974 tornado - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Editor's Note: The following story appeared in The State Journal April 4, 1974, written by the paper's former ...



The mastermind behind high school football’s top offense? A girls’ basketball coach.  Lexington Herald Leader

Joey Thacker is the girls' basketball coach at Franklin County and the offensive coordinator for the football team at Lexington Christian Academy.



West Frankfort, IL City Council donates $12,000 to arts program  WPSD Local 6

The city of West Frankfort, Illinois presented a $12,000 check to high school arts students Tuesday. The money will be used to buy new curtains for the stage in ...



Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics announces Class of 2019 – Lane Report | Kentucky Business & Economic News  The Lane Report

MOREHEAD, Ky. (April 4, 2017) — The Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics at Morehead State University has selected 60 students for its ...



Washington's record runs deep: Man charged with murder of Jaleesa Robinson on probation when shooting occurred - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Toma Washington, charged in Frankfort's only homicide of 2016, had been released on bond with a 2015 case still pending and was serving probation for a ...



Closing strong - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

In more than one way, Frankfort High School's choice of featured speaker at its 2017 graduation ceremony was a fitting one. Media executive and 1973 graduate ...



HealthEase offering nutrition by the cupful - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

From the University of Kentucky's Commonwealth Stadium, former UK football wide receiver E.J. Fields has brought with him his drive and dedication for living a ...



Pedal for the Posies: 'Second most exciting 2 minutes' popular part of downtown Derby Fest - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Billed as the “second most exciting two minutes in sports” next to the Kentucky Derby, Stuart Harrod started Pedal for the Posies six years ago to showcase ...



Central Kentucky high school graduates  Lexington Herald Leader

A list of Central Kentucky high school graduates from Bourbon County High School etc.



Covered bridges of Mason County: Here a bridge, there a bridge | Ledger Independent  Ledger Independent

Aside from the early mill dam at the old buffalo crossing, the earliest mention of a permanent structured crossing in Mason County is in the journal of…



FALCON SPORTS: Flying high | Post Sports  The Fort Campbell Courier

The Fort Campbell High School Falcons played host to the South Haven Christian School Patriots Monday evening. Coming off a loss to Hopkinsville Friday, the ...



Maryland suspends QB Gage Shaffer for final two games  Carroll County Times

Maryland suspended freshman quarterback Gage Shaffer for the final two games of the season for a violation of the student-athlete code of conduct.



LOOKING BACK at Kentucky School for the Deaf - The Advocate-Messenger  Danville Advocate

You have read 0 of 8 articles. Log In or Subscribe. By JoAnn Hamm, Jacobs Hall Museum Staff, and Elizabeth “Ellie” Williams, Centre College Class of 2018.



The Top 100 Girls All-Time Great Southwest Athletes  MileSplit

We used our database to find the top 100 athletes all-time in each of the events at the Great Southwest Outdoor Track and Field Classic.



VA Team Predator: A room that builds champions  Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune

CHESTER — It sounded like thunder. The boom of quickening footsteps echoed throughout the vast and vaunted room as a team of young men and one young ...



State arts camp wrapping up amid uncertain future  Huntington Herald Dispatch

HUNTINGTON - The bulk of the focus of the Governor's School for the Arts at Marshall University has been on expanding the capabilities and creativity of 112 of ...



WV Toughman Contest entries to be accepted Friday - The Tribune  Ironton Tribune

Jerry Thomas' West Virginia Sports Promotions will begin accepting fighter and ring girl entries for next year's West Virginia “Original” Toughman Contest on ...



Craft Academy Class of 2019 arrives at MSU  Morehead State University News

This year's class of Craft Academy for Excellence in Science and Mathematics arrived Sunday, Aug. 6, on the campus of Morehead State University. The Craft ...



Obituaries, March 9, 2017 | Obituaries  Murray Ledger and Times

Tara Elizabeth Chandler Robbins. Tara Elizabeth Chandler Robbins, 36, of Hazel, Kentucky, died at 9 a.m. Tuesday, March 7, 2017, in an automobile accident.



Covered bridges of Mason County: And then there was one | Ledger Independent  Ledger Independent

Officially recognized as Kentucky's oldest covered bridge, the 60-foot Dover Bridge over Lee's Creek is an unusual modified queenpost truss credibly believed ...



Saluki softball signs 5 players, including Herrin's Schullian, for 2020  The Southern

CARBONDALE — SIU softball coach Kerri Blaylock announced the addition of five student-athletes that signed national letters of intent to join the program in the ...



Mapping the inauguration and parade  Washington Post

On Friday, Donald Trump will be sworn in as the 45th president of the United States. On the Mall, and along the parade route, past inaugurations have had ...



Pancake named FAA Technician of the Year  Keyser Mineral Daily News Tribune

VERSAILLES, Ky. - Long-time aviation enthusiast Bill Pancake of Keyser has been honored by the Federal Aviation Administration with the 2018 Aviation ...



Coach Tim Miller MHAA Tennis USA program locally in Mint Hill  Mint Hill Times

In May 2008 Tim Miller met George Kriek, a native of South Africa and a Tennis professional at the Cross Creek Country Club in Mount Airy, North Carolina.



SIU's Jen Sewell honored with Newberry 'Perseverance' Award  The Southern

LOUISVILLE, Ky. — The National Fastpitch Coaches Association announced this week that Southern Illinois University associate head coach Jen Sewell is the ...



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