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FALL PLANTING PARTY SUNDAY

Join the Frankfort Audubon Society, T.R.E.E. Coalition and Frankfort Parks, Recreation and Historic Sites Sunday at Juniper Hill Park arboretum for a fall planting party from 1:30-5 p.m.

There will be planting demonstrations, drawings for a free tree at 2, 3 and 4 p.m., hints for attracting birds to landscapes and refreshments at 4 p.m. in the park pavilion.

The arboretum at Juniper Hill Park, dedicated to Jim Durell, is undergoing a major renovation to convert it into a demonstration garden for the community to see firsthand how to create bird-friendly habitats using native trees and shrubs suitable for Frankfort’s backyards and urban spaces.

WHHS BEATS FCHS IN ACADEMIC PLAY

The Franklin County Flyers traveled to Western Hills to take on the Wolverines in Commonwealth Academic League action Monday. After the written exams, FCHS led 66.75 to 61. FCHS went on to win the math, science, and social studies rounds, while WHHS won English and arts and humanities. WHHS went on to win a very close match by a final score of 116 to 114.75 after an impressive display by the WHHS humanities team in the final round of play.

In the written part of the match, top scorers for FCHS included Liam O’Donnell and Marina Robson in science, Malory Smith and Denise Robson in English, O’Donnell in social studies and Madeline Hendrix in arts/humanities. On the math test, Clay Marshall earned a perfect score of 20.

Top written test-takers for WHHS included Derek Phillips in math, Andrew Bates in science and arts/humanities, Cam Newton in English and Justin Crim in social studies.

During quick recall, top scorers were Clay Marshall and Derek Phillips in math, Liam O’Donnell and Andrew Bates in science and arts/humanities, Samantha Hensley in language arts and Cam Newton and Liam O’Donnell in social studies.

WHHS hosts Scott County Nov. 5. The Flyers host Sayre.

NAACAP OFFERING RIDES TO THE POLLS

The Frankfort/Franklin County Branch of the NAACP will be sponsoring rides to the polls on Election Day from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. To schedule a ride, call 502-320-1003 or 502-229-8797.

COMPUTER CLASS FOR SENIORS

Chris Napier, testing and orientation coordinator at Thorn Hill Education Center, will be teaching a computer class at the Senior Activity Center Nov. 9 at 10 a.m.

Chris will offer instruction on a variety of computer skills, including social networking. There will be a nominal fee for the class, which will be held at the Senior Activity Center, 202 Medical Heights Drive, on the second Friday of each month. Space is limited. Call the center at 502-223-5794 to make reservations.

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