2 hrs ago
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.
6 hrs ago
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.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Franklin Co. Court cleaning man arrested on drug charges
The Franklin County Sheriff says Larry "Webo" Jones now faces drug charges. This stems from a list of police officers and cruiser numbers investigators say another drug suspect had earlier this year.
Man dies in UTV accident
Cody Scott Bryant, of Frankfort, has been identified as the man who was killed in a utility task vehicle accident Sunday night, Franklin County Coroner Will Harrod said.
Sheriff: Mom left child at Frankfort hotel pool while she got high
Police arrested a mother, they say, left her child alone in a pool while she did drugs.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Diesel spill ties up traffic on Interstate 64 in Franklin County
State transportation officials say a tank on a commercial vehicle ruptured, causing between 50 and 60 gallons of diesel fuel to leak onto the road.
Thu Jul 10, 2014
Franklin County judge plans to hold hearing on Kentucky's lethal injection method
Justin Beeler's family members say they don't understand what could have happened Tuesday afternoon just moments before he died.
PHOTOS: Sky lift tumbles into creek
Eddie Carey, owner of Carey's Towing and Recovery, swims back to shore as Franklin County firefighters paddle after Carey hooked up cables to a sky lift that rolled into Elkhorn Creek from Two Creeks Subdivision Wednesday afternoon.
Wed Jul 09, 2014
Judge concerned about 1-drug execution method
A Kentucky judge has expressed concerns about the state's plan to use a single drug to carry out lethal injections after the same method resulted in problems in neighboring Ohio.
Mon Jul 07, 2014
Franklin County: Free tennis clinic for kids Wednesday; register now for genealogy seminar on Aug. 2
Children ages 5 to 18 can participate in a free tennis clinic at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at Franklin County High School, 1100 East Main Street, Frankfort.
Sat Jul 05, 2014
The Frankfort/Franklin County Office of Emergency Management and Homeland Security will conduct a test of the outdoor warning system Monday at noon.
Fri Jul 04, 2014
Frankfort couple accused of selling heroin from home.
A FRANKLIN COUNTY MAN ABOUT TO BE SENTENCED ON CHILD ABUSE CHARGES IS ARRESTED AGAIN.
Tue Jul 01, 2014
Trailer carrying bourbon buckles on US 60 in Franklin Co.; little, if any, product damaged
A contract trailer carrying Jim Beam whiskey buckled on U.S. 60 in Frankfort Tuesday, but little if any of the product was damaged, said Tom Russell, director of emergency management for Franklin County.