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Franklin Co. Humane Society to observe National Feral Cat Day Oct. 16

The Franklin Co. Humane Society will recognize National Feral Cat Day (NFCD) on October 16.

Student responsible for racist graffiti in Franklin Co. school identified

Franklin Co. Public Schools released a message on their facebook page saying they believe they have identified a student who wrote racist and threatening graffiti in a boy's restroom.

Human skull, bones found in Franklin County sinkhole

The Franklin County Sheriff says a human skull and bones were found when a sink hole opened up, exposing what’s left of an old well on a farm in the Switzer community.

Traffic Alert: I-64 bridge work in Franklin Co.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet says the right lane of I-64 in Franklin Co. will be closed for bridge deck patching between mile markers 54 and 56.

Queen of Soul cancels KY State Fair concert

Aretha Franklin has canceled her appearance at the Kentucky State Fair on August 30th. Kool & the Gang and Boyz II Men will replace the Queen of Soul.

Franklin County Fair reopens after storm

Monday’s high winds make it unsafe for the rides at the Franklin County Fair and nearly everything at the carnival had to be collapsed down so they wouldn’t fall.

Another disaster center opens for KY storm victims

A second disaster recovery center is opening in Louisville on Monday for people who need assistance following storms last month. The new center will be at Beechmont Community Center. The other Louisville center is on Preston Highway.

Franklin Co. man arrested on child pornography charges

KSP's Electronic Crime Branch and the Frankfort Police Department arrested Robert Devin after they say they found him distributing pornographic images of child exploitation online.

Franklin Co. Sheriff: Be on the lookout for stolen bourbon barrels

Franklin Co. Sheriff Pat Melton says stolen bourbon may be being sold in wooden or stainless steel barrels.

Franklin County Regional Jail starting inmate-run garden

Forget the orange jumpsuits — it's a group with green thumbs that will soon color the grounds at the Franklin County Regional Jail.

Franklin Co. authorities urge safety on flooded roads

Franklin Co. Sheriff Pat Melton is urging drivers to practice safety when it comes to flooded roads.

High profile court cases in Fayette County go before a judge

Some high profile court cases went before a judge in Lexington on Friday.

Child pornography, drug charges for Franklin Co. man

State police have arrested Russell A. Burchett on child pornography and drug charges.

Arrest made in Wild Turkey bourbon theft

The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office says there has been another bourbon theft from a famous distillery but investigators say it’s too early to know if it is tied to an unsolved 2013 theft of Pappy Van Winkle Bourbon.

US 421 reopen after morning rock slide

A rock slide in Franklin Co. shut down US 421 this morning.

Overturned Cattle Truck Sends Cows Running Loose on I-64

Officials in Franklin County have reported that a wreck on I-64 has resulted in 110 cattle getting loose and has led to at least one lane closure.

Convicted Sex Offender Charged with Falsifying Address

According to the Franklin County Sheriff's Office, a 20-year registered sex offender was arrested Thursday for allegedly giving false or incomplete information to the sex offender registry.

Judge rules law is ‘unconstitutional’

A Franklin circuit judge has ruled unconstitutional a law that put into question whether senior judges could running for office in certain circumstances.

UPDATE: I-64 Reopens Following Two Separate Crashes

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office has reported that both lanes of I-64 eastbound have reopened at mile marker 58 after two afternoon crashes caused a 14-mile backup.

Sheriff: Man Shoots Teen After Granddaughter Sneaks Out

State Police say a man shot a teenager then ran from police in Franklin County.

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