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UPDATE (11:30 a.m..): Frankfort police charge man in shooting deaths of man, dog

EDITOR'S NOTE: This story was updated 5:30 a.m. with confirmation of a fatality, at 6:20 a.m. and at 10 a.m. with more details from police and at 8:30 a.m. with.

FOCUS: Classmates from WHHS, FCHS to come together to honor Casey Sparrow

When Franklin County and Western Hills played against each other in sports, Casey Sparrow supported both sides.

John E Lykins Sr. – The Lewis County Herald  The Lewis County Herald

John Edward Lykins Sr., son of Lavada Mae Lykins Stone and Kermit Lykins, left us to join his daughter, Jan Lewis Lykins and many family members on Friday, ...

Frankfort Independent Schools

Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber addressed the Frankfort City Commission on Monday regarding a request for reimbursement for ...

Education takes spotlight with Beshear ad, Bevin response

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Public education grabbed the spotlight in Kentucky's race for governor on Monday as Democratic nominee Andy Beshear and ...

Seniors become alumni in Frankfort High School graduation

Frankfort High School seniors became alumni during the school's graduation ceremony Friday night.

Frankfort Independent Schools students go back to school

Frankfort Independent Schools students went back to school on Thursday, marking the beginning of the 2019-20 school year.

Kentucky high school teacher dies after crash on interstate, police say  Courier Journal

Adam Hyatt, a teacher at Franklin County High School in Frankfort, was killed Sunday after a crash on I-75 in Whitley County near Tennessee.

FHS releases names of first Athletics Hall of Fame class

Frankfort High has a long and storied athletics history, and that has been honored with the formation of the FHS Athletics Hall of Fame.

36 Blitz: Frankfort High School - ABC 36 News  WTVQ

FRANKFORT, KY (WTVQ) – Frankfort High School's season goals are always the same: Make it to Thanksgiving weekend of the state playoffs. However with star ...

State office building named after historic Frankfort African American school

The future home of about 1500 state workers now has a name.

Young students in club become 'Girls Who Code'

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Layla Lemghaili started computer coding as a third grader at Westridge Elementary. She was among a group of girls who joined the ...

Frankfort Independent Schools Board approves salary schedules for next fiscal year

The Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education approved several staff groups' certified and classified salary schedules for the 2019-20 fiscal year.

Franklin County Schools

Pedro Hernandez, a 17-year-old student at William Cofield High School, is this week's WesBanco Student of the Week. Education Spotlight: Western Hills ...

Beshear proposes pay raise for Kentucky teachers | Ap Ky

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Democratic gubernatorial nominee Andy Beshear proposed a $2000 across-the-board pay raise for Kentucky's public school teachers ...

FCHS teacher killed in Tennessee wreck

Franklin County High School staff and students are mourning after a car crash near the Kentucky-Tennessee line over the weekend claimed a veteran teacher's ...

Last year’s small-school state champ learning to win again after shaky start to 2019  Lexington Herald-Leader

Preseason expectations for Lexington Christian Academy among boys' high school basketball coaches were mixed. Statewide, the Eagles were ranked eighth ...

Co-workers, students continue to keep teacher's memory alive

As funeral services are held for a Franklin County teacher, family and friends continue to show support for his loved ones.

Local teams in Soccerama Saturday

The local high school soccer teams will take part in Frankfort High's Soccerama Saturday at the Panther Athletic Complex on Old Lawrenceburg Road.

Second Soccerama is Saturday

Frankfort High is hosting its second Soccerama Saturday at the Panther Athletic Complex on Old Lawrenceburg Road.

Adams leaves Second Street School for Nelson County post

An assistant principal is leaving Second Street School to return home to Nelson County.

Franklin County, Western Hills students graduate at Alltech Arena

Seniors from Franklin County and Western Hills High School became alumni at their respective graduation ceremonies on Saturday.

Frankfort native up for Miss Kentucky title

A Western Hills High School graduate is in the running for the Miss Kentucky pageant title this weekend.

FOCUS: Remembering the Craw

Beneath downtown Frankfort, in an area that once belonged to an integrated, working-class community, is a neighborhood often forgotten in the city's history.

Frankfort teen to photograph New York City PRIDE Parade

For 15-year-old Brady Fields, the quiet country roads that wind throughout his Frankfort home all lead to one destination — New York City.

Community rallying around teacher's family | Education

The community continues to rally around a Collins Lane Elementary teacher and her two children after a tragic motor vehicle accident claimed the life of her ...

Frankfort Independent Schools approves part-time bus mechanic position through county schools

The Frankfort Independent Schools board Monday approved a memorandum of agreement with Franklin County Schools to hire a part-time bus mechanic for the ...

Second Street School hires new assistant principal | Education

A new assistant principal is joining the Second Street School family.

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The State Journal, which has served Frankfort, the capital of Kentucky, and the rest of Franklin County since 1902, was named the commonwealth's best midsize ...

Franklin County Schools' finance director steps down | Education

Franklin County Schools' finance director abruptly resigned last month, officials confirmed Wednesday.

Aquatic center hosting high school swim bash next Friday

Area teens looking for something free, fun and new to do next Friday night should drop in for a dip at the Juniper Hill Aquatic Center. The facility will host.

Group to develop new rating system for schools, districts

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — The state Education Department says a group of stakeholders and policymakers are meeting to develop a 5-star accountability system ...

Former Frankfort Asst. Basketball Coach Accused Of Sexual Abuse  LEX18 Lexington KY News

OLDHAM COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – A former assistant basketball coach at Western Hills High School and Frankfort High School has been accused of sexual ...

Franklin County Circuit Court pleas (June 14)

The following people entered pleas Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

Soccerama will be Saturday at PAC

Frankfort High is hosting Soccerama Saturday athte Panther Athletic Complex.

FOCUS: KSU president expects university to meet enrollment goals

Jerald Smith, a Kentucky State University psychology major, recently finished his first year at the university. That wasn't something he originally thought he would ...

Franklin County Circuit Court sentencings (June 14)

The following people were sentenced Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

Celebration of Faith and Freedom set July 3 on Old Capitol lawn

All Frankfort residents are encouraged to stop by the Old Capitol lawn on Wednesday, July 3 for an early Independence Day celebration. The event will be held ...

Retired guardsman behind bars in child sex case

A retired Kentucky National Guardsman is behind bars on a $100000 cash bond in connection with allegations that he molested a 7-year-old child, according to ...

Retired National Guard member indicted in child sex case

A retired Kentucky National Guardsman has been indicted on charges he molested a child younger than 12 years old, according to court records.

Editorial: Frankfort's Faves spotlights reader choices of community's finest

Envelope, please. After three weeks of voting, the results of this year's Frankfort's Faves People's Choice Awards have been tabulated and the top three winners ...

Police, fire blotter (May 28)

The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Fire and EMS and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Monday:

Sams named Hensley's successor as principal at Second Street

In the past three years, Sam Sams has seen her life come full circle. A Frankfort native, the rigor alignment coach at Second Street School was named principal ...

Get to know Megan Hale, sports director of the Frankfort YMCA

Megan Hale fell in love with sports at a young age and now she's sharing that love with the children of Frankfort.

End of an era: Bryant's Pic-Pac to close

With owner Danny Bryant confirming Sunday the official closing of Bryant's Pic-Pac, many residents feel as though downtown Frankfort is losing its heart.

Authorities: Frankfort man used shopping cart as a robbery weapon

A Franklin County man faces felony charges after he allegedly rammed a Walmart employee with a shopping cart during a theft attempt, then presented officers ...

Frankfort resident hosts annual vintage car show at his home

For the past decade, Frankfort resident Jimmy Rogers and his wife, Brenda, have been hosting a vintage car and pickup show for fellow automobile enthusiasts.

City, county schools students can get a free pair of shoes this weekend

Franklin County Schools' Family Resource Youth *Service* Centers will give away shoes to local students for the second year in a row this Saturday.

Frankfort, Franklin County exploring paper recycling options

Frankfort and Franklin County solid waste officials say that both local governments are exploring other ways to repurpose paper products.

Wolfe to receive hometown recognition at Oct. 20 event

Editor's note: This story was updated at 9:04 a.m. on June 6 to correct that Wolfe graduated in the Frankfort High School class of 1972.

Business Spotlight: Dog paradise Tin Woof! Inn opens in Frankfort

While pet owners take a vacation, their dogs can have their own at the Frankfort Tin Woof! Inn.

FOCUS: Frankfort eyes 'entertainment district' to loosen alcohol restrictions, boost downtown commerce

In some of the most sought-out destinations across the country, adults are free to walk in certain areas of the city with an alcoholic beverage in hand.

PHOTOS: Franklin County's section of Kentucky River affected by Jim Beam fire

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Frankfort resident named executive director of Ky. Legislative Ethics Commission

A Frankfort resident has been tapped to serve as executive director of the Kentucky Legislative Ethics Commission following the retirement of current Director ...

Track: Frankfort's Lairson wins two events, sets two records

LEXINGTON — Frankfort freshman Will Lairson started the track season with plans to get faster for soccer.

GOLF: Wilkins wins Frankfort City Championship

Recent Morehead State graduate Nick Wilkins won his third Frankfort City Championship Sunday at Juniper Hill Golf Course.

Frankfort judge breaks up quarrel after hearing in murder case

After a plea deal in the case of an alleged drug robbery turned double homicide fell through Friday, Circuit Judge Thomas Wingate left the bench to personally ...

Juvenile to be prosecuted as adult in February shootings

A Frankfort juvenile will be prosecuted as an adult on charges related to a series of shootings over stolen marijuana.

Editorial: Frankfort will miss family-owned Pic-Pac

Sunday's announcement that downtown grocery staple Bryant's Pic-Pac is closing — a decision that owners Danny and Sheila Bryant say won't be swayed by a ...

UPDATE: Victims of Green Wilson Road shooting identified

Two people died after a shooting Wednesday evening on Green Wilson Road. Investigators believe a man shot a woman, then killed himself.

Relay for Life supporters to walk at Exum Center this weekend

Volunteers and cancer survivors will walk a few laps this weekend at Franklin County's Relay for Life celebration, the American Cancer Society's signature ...

NAACP to recognize community service honorees, scholarship winners at the Freedom Fund Scholarship Banquet, Saturday, June 29

The Frankfort/Franklin County Branch of the NAACP is sponsoring its annual Freedom Fund Scholarship Banquet at 5:30 p.m. Saturday, June 29, at the Thomas ...

Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (May 28)

The following people were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

National Night Out event planned for Aug. 6 at Second Street School

The Frankfort Police Department and several community partners are joining together to bring a fun-filled night out to families in Franklin County.

Simon House's 'A Night in Margaritaville' to return

Now you can waste away in Margaritaville for a good cause.

Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (July 30)

The following people were indicted by a grand jury Tuesday in the Franklin County Circuit Court:

Franklin County Circuit Court sentencings (July 12)

The following people were sentenced Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

Trio indicted on charges of trafficking large quantities of opioids

Two Frankfort brothers and a woman could be facing decades — and possibly life — in prison after a traffic stop yielded large quantities of deadly opioids along ...

UPDATE: Jailer Rick Rogers retiring

Franklin County Jailer Rick Rogers said Friday that he will retire Sept. 1, less than a year into his second term.

Education Spotlight: Capital Day School is in need of books to give away to kids at Farmers Market

A Frankfort school is seeking more books to give away at Franklin County Farmers Market's monthly Kids' Days.

Editorial: Frankfort has loads of free family-friendly summer activities

Just a few weeks into summer break and already the “I'm boreds” have been flung in family rooms around Frankfort. Fortunately, there's no need to fork over big ...

Welcome Back: A message from FIS Superintendent Houston Barber

This is the greatest time of the year. Frankfort Independent Schools opens our doors on Aug.1 to inspire our students to achieve their Hopes and Dreams.

Church News published May 31, 2019

Forks of the Elkhorn hosting Homecoming 231 today through Sunday.

Local boys soccer teams open season Tuesday

The high school soccer season gets underway next week with all three local boys teams playing their openers on Tuesday.

High school teammates ready for UK football

Florida high school teammates Nik Scalzo and Nik Ognenovic will be roommates at Kentucky for their freshman year when they report to campus next week.

Kid's Safety Day Honors Memory of Charlie Semones

The Frankfort Regional Medical Center will be hosting its eighth Kid's Safety Day to increase child-safety awareness and honor the memory of Charles Allen ...

Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (June 11)

The following people were indicted Tuesday by a grand jury in Franklin County Circuit Court:

Business Spotlight: Frankfort natives bring new broadband option to rural Franklin County

"If you're cut off from the Internet, you're cut off from the world in today's society," said Frankfort resident Roy Collins.

FCHS names Hall of Fame inductees | Education

Six people were inducted into the Franklin County High School Hall of fame during the school's graduation ceremony on Saturday.

Kentucky Hemp Trade Show coming to Frankfort | Business

The Kentucky Hemp Trade Show will be coming to Frankfort early next year.

What do you think of the appointment of Jake Banta as Franklin County jailer?

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Franklin County Circuit Court sentencings (June 7)

The following people were sentenced Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

Police, fire blotter (Aug. 1)

The following calls were received by the Frankfort Police Department, Frankfort Fire and EMS and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office on Thursday:

Fiscal court accepts critical audit of sheriff's 2017 tax settlement

With a warning from Franklin County Sheriff Chris Quire that the 2018 tax settlement audit may be worse than the prior year's, the Franklin County Fiscal Court on ...

McCurry wins Boone by seven shots

Rain slowed but didn't stop the 70th Daniel Boone Invitational golf tournament Sunday at the Frankfort Country Club.

Fire chief: Electrical issue caused Grant Street house fire

No one was injured or inside a residence on Grant Street when it caught fire Wednesday night.

Franklin County school board approves employee salary schedules for next fiscal year

The Franklin County Board of Education unanimously approved salary schedules for district employees Monday.

Frankfort girls soccer team drops 5-3 decision

Frankfort High's girls soccer team dropped a 5-3 decision in its season opener against Kentucky Country Day Tuesday in Louisville.

Frankfort post office to host passport fair Friday

The Frankfort post office will be one of 12 locations in Kentucky to host a passport fair this week.

Franklin County Circuit Court sentencings (June 28)

The following people were sentenced Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

Goodwood brewpub opens on West Main Street

Frankfort is in the heart of bourbon country, but the city has a growing soft spot for brewing companies, too.

Jurors convict Franklin County man of molesting 7-year-old, recommend 80 years in prison

In less than an hour Monday, a Franklin County jury convicted a Frankfort man of sexually abusing a 7-year-old girl and recommended he spend eight decades ...

Franklin County Circuit Court pleas (June 21)

The following people entered pleas Friday in Franklin County Circuit Court:

Fastest Kids in Frankfort Competition is Tuesday at Western Hills

The second annual Fastest Kids in Frankfort Competition, hosted by Frankfort All-Star Track and Field, will be Tuesday beginning at 5:30 p.m. at Western Hills.

Commission hears Main Street traffic reconfiguration proposal

City commissioners heard a state proposal Monday night to reconfigure traffic patterns for one of the few arterial roads to downtown Frankfort.

You Asked: When will the downtown bourbon marker be completed?

The downtown bourbon marker, a 22-foot-tall sign that designates the direction and distance to more than 30 Kentucky distilleries, was completed Thursday ...

Future construction will reconnect Wilkinson Boulevard pedestrian bridge

A pedestrian bridge that currently leads to nowhere will lead somewhere soon.

Midway mayor wants town to buy water from Frankfort Plant Board

The Frankfort Plant Board could get a significant new water customer, if the mayor of Midway has his way.

Charges arise from FCRJ inmate overdose death

A Franklin County Regional Jail inmate has been indicted on charges of smuggling deadly narcotics into the correctional facility, allegedly leading to the ...

FPD considers criminal charges against officer suspected of misusing fuel card

Frankfort police have launched a separate investigation into whether the alleged use of a police gas card to fuel an officer's personal vehicle warrants criminal ...

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