Bookmark

Add to MyYahoo RSS

Franklin County News

Local, regional, and statewide news continually updated from thousands of sources on the web.

Sunday Aug 24 | WKYT

Weekend weather pushes Lexington toward record August

According to Mercer County Emergency Management Director Michael Burke, Harrodsburg saw minor flooding with no injuries reported; just a few downed trees.

Comment?

Related Topix: Lexington, KY, Mercer County, KY, Harrodsburg, KY, Frankfort, KY

Sunday Aug 24 | WKYT

Franklin County flooding strands family van

Viewers with disabilities can get assistance accessing this station's FCC Public Inspection File by contacting the station with the information listed below.

Comment?

Sat Aug 23, 2014

State Journal

Health: School nurses doing more than handing out aspirin

Although many counties in Kentucky have dismissed their school nurse programs, Frankfort and Franklin County now have registered nurses in each elementary, middle and high school.

Comment?

Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing, Frankfort, KY, Education Etc., Insulin (generic), Humulin, Novolin, Diabetes, Health

Thu Aug 21, 2014

State Journal

Here and There

There will also be live music and short theater vignettes from the upcoming Paul Sawyier outdoor drama "Two Loves and a River" - all within a five-block area downtown.

Comment?

Related Topix: Theater, Arts, Kentucky, Frankfort, KY, Flying, Life, Hobbies, Versailles, KY

Tue Aug 19, 2014

State Journal

CASA of the Bluegrass swears in volunteers

Six new CASA volunteers were sworn in to serve as advocates for abused and neglected children involved in Family Court.

Comment?

Related Topix: Anderson County, KY

State Journal

Sheriff: Standoff ensues after teen shot

It took about four and a half hours of negotiations before law enforcement officials were able to arrest Samuel Isaacs, accused of shooting a 13-year-old boy at a Franklin County trailer park Monday evening.

Comment?

Related Topix: University of Kentucky, Versailles, KY

WLEX-TV Lexington

Deputies Make Arrest In Shooting Of Franklin Co. Teen

Deputies arrested a suspect in connection with the shooting of a teenager in a Franklin County mobile home park after a long standoff Monday evening.

Comment?

Sun Aug 17, 2014

State Journal

Enjoy blues, jazz for a good cause

For many of us, it's hard to imagine not feeling safe in our own homes. But in our own community last year, Family Abuse Services, Inc. assisted more than 150 women, children and men who felt unsafe because of domestic abuse by providing 1,150 safe nights of housing.

Comment?

Related Topix: Domestic Violence (Domestic Abuse), Law

State Journal

Festival season kicks off Saturday

What began as an event to help a small community not be forgotten, has become a weekend not to forget.

Comment?

State Journal

Vaccines: First line of defense

August is Immunization Awareness Month and the Franklin County Health Department along with other medical providers have been busy immunizing the school children of Frankfort and Franklin County.

Comment?

Related Topix: Frankfort, KY, Healthcare Law, Food and Drug Administration, Law

Sat Aug 16, 2014

WDRB-TV Louisville

Shooting leaves teen dead, family friend says it was an accident

Posters themed around a horror movie called The Purge have been circulating on social media with today's date on it.

Comment?

Related Topix: Louisville, KY, Best of 2007, Frankfort, KY

Fri Aug 15, 2014

State Journal

Local law enforcement joins national crackdown

The Frankfort Police Department and the Franklin County Sheriff's Office are joining other law enforcement agencies nationwide for the "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over" campaign.

Comment?

WLEX-TV Lexington

Man Convicted In 1998 Shooting Arrested On Drug Charges

Franklin County deputies arrested Darius Shareef, 36, Wednesday. Deputies say they found crack cocain, scales and $1,000 cash in his Frankfort home.

Comment?

Related Topix: Frankfort, KY

Thu Aug 14, 2014

State Journal

Here and There

The amphitheater is located at the end of West Main Street, next to Liberty Hall and behind the Kentucky Bar Association.

Comment?

Related Topix: Kentucky, Richmond, KY

Mon Aug 11, 2014

WKYT

$236,000 worth of marijuana found in Franklin Co.

Deputies found 118 marijuana plants behind a construction site on Monday. Franklin County sheriff's deputies and firefighters cut the plants from a hill behind a store that is under construction in the Park Side Drive development.

Comment?

Sat Aug 09, 2014

KOB-TV New Mexico

Yard sale bargains stretch 700 miles across several states

It's a pseudo shopping mall that stretches nearly 700 miles from Alabama to Michigan.

Comment?

State Journal

School Memories

There was a common thread through all of the conversations I had with the young, old and in-between.

Comment?

Related Topix: Frankfort, KY

Fri Aug 08, 2014

WDTN-TV Dayton

Video: Worlda s longest garage sale travels through Miami Valley

The world's longest yard sale is underway and you can hit the sales right here in the Miami Valley.

Comment?

•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••
•••