19 hrs ago
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.
23 hrs ago
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.
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.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
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.
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.
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.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
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.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
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.
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.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Here and There
The amphitheater is located at the end of West Main Street, next to Liberty Hall and behind the Kentucky Bar Association.
Mon Aug 11, 2014
$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.
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.
There was a common thread through all of the conversations I had with the young, old and in-between.
Fri Aug 08, 2014
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.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Franklin Co. Humane Society needs help caring for extra cats
Dozens of cats have been rescued from a hoarding case in Franklin County. The Franklin County Humane Society tells us they took 33 cats from a home on Patricia Drive in Frankfort.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Meet the new faces at The State Journal
Five new staff members have joined The State Journal newsroom over the course of the last several months.
AG Conway announces indictment of KY Rep. Ben Waide
AG Conway announces indictment of KY Rep. Ben Waide By Daniel Kemp, Deputy Communications Director News from Attorney General Jack Conway's office Attorney General Jack Conway today announced the indictment of Kentucky State Representative Forrest "Ben" Waide, 51, of Madisonville, KY, for alleged violations of Kentucky campaign finance laws.
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Stolen badge prompts warning to the public
A badge belonging to a Franklin County deputy jailer has been stolen, prompting authorities to issue a warning to the public.
Thu Jul 24, 2014
Bondurant Middle School will host a Back to School Bash for incoming students July 31 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the school.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
WBKO-TV Bowling Green
Police: Mom Left Child at Pool, Smoked Crack
A Kentucky sheriff says a woman left her 9-year-old daughter alone at a hotel pool while she smoked crack cocaine in a hotel room.