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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 School wins award for being a 'High School That Works' - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Frankfort High School was recently recognized for transforming how its students learn in the classroom.



Frankfort High School special education teacher recognized - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A Frankfort High School teacher has been recognized for her work in special education. Emily Grimes, FHS ...



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 ...



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 native nominated for another Tony Award  WKYT

The Tony Awards is this Sunday, and among the nominees you'll find Kentucky native George Wolfe. Some who knew him during his childhood in Frankfort ...



Several downtown streets to close briefly for FHS homecoming parade - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Frankfort High School's homecoming parade will close a few downtown streets Friday afternoon. Motorists are asked to avoid the route of the annual parade, ...



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

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Zach Newman has loved being a BMX rider for over 20 years. Last week, all the time and effort he's put into ...



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 ...



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

As three challengers and one incumbent vie for two spots on the Frankfort Independent Schools Board of Education, the candidates faced off in a Tuesday forum ...



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 ...



Frank Sower Community Trust donates $50K for FHS fieldhouse renovations - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Standing at the 50-yard line of the field their grandfather gave to the Frankfort Independent Schools district in 1923, John and Frank Sower Jr. were honored for ...



Editorial: Let's describe Frankfort as the nice, small city that it is - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

A Louisville brewing company's decision to open a Frankfort taproom and restaurant is fuel to downtown revitalization efforts, but more significant is the manner ...



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 ...



New program would allow FIS students to earn associate's degree - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Frankfort Independent Schools and Kentucky State University on Thursday plan to announce a program that would allow high school students to obtain an ...



Soccer: Williams signs with Midway - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Special to The State Journal. Ellen Williams, 17, a 2018 graduate of Frankfort High School, has signed to play ...



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

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. At 33, Rachel Yett has decided to pursue one her dreams — being a model. With an invite from a family friend, ...



With robust debate, FIS approves 2018-19 calendar - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Full calendar. Click the above image for a larger view of the Frankfort Independent Schools 2018-2019 ...



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 ...



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

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. In high school, Jeri Katherine Howell caught the travel bug. She hasn't been able to get rid of it.



KSU plans dual-credit program with Chinese school - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

While dual-credit programs are common between colleges and high schools across the nation, there are not many quite like a recent project at Kentucky State ...



Staffing proposal could save money for Frankfort Independent Schools - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber and staff on Monday presented a staff-shifting ...



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

For longtime friends E.J. Fields and Ryan Conner, becoming business partners was a natural transition. Now in their late 20s, Fields and Conner have been ...



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

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Census numbers. Click on the above image for a larger view of the chart. Statistics from the U.S. Census ...



Coroner IDs Frankfort man found in Kentucky River - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Franklin County Coroner Will Harrod has identified the body of the man found in the Kentucky River Friday.



Craig signs with Transy - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Devin Craig, 17, a senior at Frankfort High School, has signed to play soccer at Transylvania University, an NCAA Division III school in Lexington. Craig lettered ...



Teachers gather in Frankfort for march on Capitol for voice on state budget as lawmakers convene  User-generated content

This story will be updated throughout the day. Staff report. Traffic jams in Frankfort early this morning, long lines of cars at Interstate off-ramps, the Capitol parking ...



FIS to keep children well-fed during summer break - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Frankfort Independent Schools will keep children well fed throughout the summer months. Beginning at the ...



Frankfort Plant Board talks 2018-2019 budget, delays vote - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. As the end of the fiscal year looms near, the directors of the Frankfort Plant Board have yet to settle on a new ...



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

On Saturday, Willoughby “Sandy” Goin, 77, a former master aviator in the Kentucky Army National Guard, earned his heavenly wings. “Our dad may have literally ...



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.



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 ...



Top Frankfort High School students got head start on future - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. As seniors at Frankfort High School, salutatorian Alysa Weaver and valedictorian Claire Stapleton got a taste ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Experience matters: Frankfort High School Panthers return four starters from last year's regional tourney team - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Last year Frankfort's boys basketball team went to the 11th Region Tournament for the first time in 10 years, and the Panthers return the bulk of their starters from ...



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 ...



'Freak' Saturday storms cause flooding across Franklin County - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. In just over than an hour, Franklin County pivoted from a serene Saturday to one doused with between 3 and ...



Claire Stapleton receives 4.0 GPA at Eastern Kentucky University - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Claire Stapleton, of Frankfort, an Eastern Kentucky University freshman, garnered a perfect 4.0 grade point average (GPA) for the 2017-2018 academic year.



Get to Know: Hunter Wooldridge, creator of comic strip 'The Aviator' - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Already, at 15 years old, Hunter Wooldridge has landed his dream job. Starting Saturday, June 9, Wooldridge ...



South Frankfort Food Share Program sees early success - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

After quickly filling all available spots for its “food share” event on Tuesday, the Franklin County Farmers Market is faced with a question: How soon can it ...



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 ...



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

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Calen Studler is looking to school his former teacher. On Wednesday, the 40-year-old Realtor filed to run as a ...



Bowers remembered for his service, faith - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

The Rev. Dr. Herman Bowers, who passed away Monday at age 91, wore many hats. A man of faith, he served for 70 years in the ministry — 36 as pastor of ...



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 ...



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

On Tuesday, thousands of voters within the Frankfort Independent Schools district will choose two of four candidates to serve a term on the board of education.



Frankfort celebrates one-year anniversary with Shimamoto - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Frankfort celebrated its one-year anniversary with sister city, Shimamoto, Japan, on Sunday. Before the ceremony started at the Capital Plaza Hotel, attendees ...



Golf: Frankfort makes Hilen Cup a three-team race; Franklin Co. leads after first round - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The Hilen Cup boys golf competition was always meant to be among the three local high school teams, and, ...



Family says Frankfort teen Bradley Camic has passed away  WKYT

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



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

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Franklin County will be well represented in two statewide scholastic programs. Eight Franklin County Schools ...



Frankfort Independent Schools back in session  WKYT

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



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 ...



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, ...



Family to hold fundraiser for service dog's cancer treatment - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A Frankfort family is inviting the community to help save the life of their beloved dog. Hannah Frye, a ...



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 ...



High school fight involving teens and grandma leads to charges  WKYT

Two juvenile girls have been charged following at fight outside of a Frankfort high school.



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

Gayle Deaton/gayle.deaton@state-journal.com Frankfort High School students ride in the Homecoming Parade down Capital Avenue Friday.



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 ...



Frankfort artist wants to make Frankfort's 'Singing Bridge' actually sing - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. One local artist wants to make downtown Frankfort's Singing Bridge actually sing. Documentarian and ...



Frankfort has 'no plans' to continue legal battle over Baldwin's FPB seat - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The legal dispute between Frankfort and a director of the city's utility may have come to a close Monday night.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



Optimist Club hosts Rising Star banquet - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Special to The State Journal. Frankfort Optimist Club hosted its Rising Star banquet on Thursday. During the ...



FIS receives $100k donation from Rosen - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston Barber announced Monday that Frankfort resident Richard Rosen has donated $100,000 to the school's ...



Two weeks remain in farmers market season - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Lisa Munniksma. Contributing columnist. With Thanksgiving coming and, soon after, the winter holidays, I realized that just about everything you'd want at your ...



Dr. Robert Sherley Howell  YourObserver.com

Dr. Robert Sherley Howell died at his home in Lexington, KY on March 7, 2018.



Kids Fest prepares children for kindergarten - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

On Saturday, babies, toddlers, preschoolers and their families can learn how to prepare for kindergarten. Kids Fest will be from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. in the Exum ...



Franklin County Circuit Court indictments (May 8) - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Tiffany C. Shouse, 31, of Frankfort, first-degree trafficking in a controlled substance (more than 2 grams methamphetamine), first offense, a Class C felony; ...



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

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Lambert Moore. Lambert Moore. Magistrate Lambert Moore says he's running for re-election to his 6th District ...



Panther pride, tradition on display for homecoming - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Panther pride was on full display Friday as Frankfort High School marked homecoming. Early-morning fog burned off in time for the lunch hour parade through ...



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 ...



GALLERY: Football is back! - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

High school football kicked off Friday night in Frankfort. Crosstown rivals Franklin County High School and Western Hills High School battled it out on the field at ...



Family, friends remember shooting victims - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Two men who were shot to death Tuesday evening in Frankfort were fondly remembered by friends and family ...



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.



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

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) – One describes himself as a liberal Democrat. The other is a pro-life, pro-gun conservative. While their political philosophies differ, ...



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 ...



Volunteer Spirit: Rogers finds fulfillment in pharmacy field after taking part-time job - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

For Amy Rogers, what began as a need for a part-time job to help with the expenses of a growing family grew into a career in pharmacy, volunteer work at a local ...



UPDATED: Tornado watch extended for Franklin County - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The National Weather *Service* has issued a tornado watch for Franklin County and a large section of Kentucky ...



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, ...



New to Frankfort politics, Tyler Grimes aims for 6th District magistrate - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A 2011 graduate of Franklin County High School is already looking to graduate to one of the highest positions ...



Diamond Rio brings country to The Grand - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

Diamond Rio's very creation and career places it in the dead center of Nashville and its country music tradition. Band member Dana Williams remembers his ...



Unity Day 5K brings minorities, law enforcement together - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Three years ago, Frankfort pastor Tray Ferguson began Unity Day as a way to bridge a gap between minority ...



Frankfort Convention Center lives on at Kentucky Horse Park - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The Frankfort Convention Center may soon be gone, but its surplus property lives on — mostly at the Kentucky ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



'Return of the Panthers': Frankfort Independent Schools expects influx of students next year - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

“Return of the Panthers” reads a dark, fiery billboard on Versailles Road near the East-West Connector. Frankfort Independent Schools Superintendent Houston ...



Frankfort beats Buckley, Northwest Conference title within grasp  Traverse City Record Eagle

FRANKFORT — Buckley was angry. Jaylon Rogers knew it. When the Bears came out against Frankfort to lead 7-1 in the first few minutes of Tuesday's ...



Frankfort man sentenced to six years for theft, assault - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

A 44-year-old Frankfort man will spend the next six years behind bars after entering an Alford plea to theft and assault charges in Franklin County Circuit Court ...



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 ...



Great American pastime drew fans and opposition in Frankfort - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

The crack of the bat, answered by a cacophony of cheers and applause from the stands, was commonplace in the late 1800s. Before television or radio, the ...



US Transportation Secretary Chao visits Frankfort - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The U.S. Secretary of Transportation visited Frankfort on Friday to celebrate Frankfort's receipt of a ...



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 ...



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

All six Frankfort City Commission candidates are raring to work for local constituents, but each has a diverse work history outside of politics. The following is a ...



UPDATE: Woman found dead on Meadow Glen Drive identified - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. The middle-age woman found dead of a gunshot wound on Meadow Glen Drive Tuesday morning has been ...



Plane crash-lands at Capital City Airport; official says no one injured - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. A minor crash involving a single-engine aircraft occurred Monday afternoon at Capital City Airport, though ...



Frankfort to host US transportation secretary as city celebrates $8 million federal grant - The State Journal  State-Journal.com

You have read 1 of 5 articles. Log In or Subscribe. Rendering. This drawing shows what city officials say Second Street could look like following a ...



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