Frankfort News Update & Weekend Events

Celebrate homecoming at Frankfort High, get highlights from the Franklin County vs. Panthers football game and get a look ahead to Aviation Day…Plus, the Franklin County School Board recently held a special meeting to discuss and vote on a potential tax rate increase. Supporters and opponents spoke before the Board heard a recommendation from Superintendent Chrissy Jones. Tune in to Frankfort News Update today and Friday at 5:30 for all of the details. Frankfort News Update airs on FPB TV channel 10 and in High Definition on 510.

There's a lot happening in Frankfort this Saturday, September 21.

Altrusa Community Gala

The inaugural Altrusa Community Gala is Saturday, September 21 5:30 to 8:30 at the 1st Baptist Church by the Singing Bridge 201 St. Clair Street, Frankfort, KY  40601. There will be a silent auction, spaghetti dinner and music. The cost is $20 per individual/$30 per couple. All proceeds go to the Mission Frankfort Clinic.

2nd Annual Bash in the Bluegrass

Also, Saturday – at the Frankfort Convention Center is the 2nd Annual Bash in the Bluegrass that supports Hospice of the Bluegrass.

7:30 - 11:30 p.m.

Tickets: $75 per person - Groovy Casual Attire

The Bash in the Bluegrass features the R&B, Soul and Funk stylings of The Soul Pocket Band and will get your feet moving at Frankfort’s hippest party to benefit patient care in Anderson, Franklin, Owen and Woodford counties. The Frankfort Convention Center will be transformed into a party palace for you to enjoy. Get decked out in your grooviest threads, join your friends and support Hospice of the Bluegrass!

To find out how to become a sponsor, donate an item for our auction, or buy tickets, please call Chris Harp at (800) 926-1302 or email at



Aviation Day

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, in conjunction with the Kentucky National Guard, will host Aviation Day at Capital City Airport in Frankfort, Saturday, Sept. 21.  The event is 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. For more information, visit or call the Capital City Airport at (502) 564-3714. Here’s more on Aviation Day on this week’s KYTC Minute with Miranda Thacker