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Bondurant Middle to host Back to School Bash

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. Students will be able to pick up their schedules and meet the staff.


Cocktail reception set for Centennial Celebration

The Governor’s Mansion will be the site of a cocktail reception for the Frankfort community as part of the Mansion Centennial Celebration from 6-8 p.m. Friday.

Gov. Steve and Jane Beshear, along with former governors, lieutenant governors, and their spouses, will be in attendance. 

The Kentucky Governor’s Mansion reached a historic milestone this year, turning 100 years old on Jan. 20. This national landmark has been home to 25 Kentucky governors.

The remaining events for the yearlong celebration include a Centennial Night of Music on Sept. 20, Gospel on the Grounds on Sept. 21, Murder Mystery Dinner on Oct. 30 and a Century of Christmas Trees exhibit in December.

Tickets for Friday’s cocktail reception are $25 and may be purchased at the door or by calling 502-564-2611.


BG Community Action seeks air conditioner donations

Blue Grass Community Action Partnership is asking for donations of new or gently used air conditioners and fans for the sick people of Franklin County. The organization is also accepting monetary donations to purchase these items.

The partnership serves disadvantaged and disabled individuals and strives to help them become more self-reliant. A doctor’s statement is required to provide a household with an air conditioner.

BGCAP is the only organization in Franklin County that provides this services and funds are depleted. All donations are tax-deductible and 100 percent of donations go directly to client assistance.

To make a donation, call Community Developer Sharon West at 502-695-5615 or drop off donations at 73 C. Michael Davenport Blvd., Suite 1, Frankfort KY 40601. Receipts for tax purposes will be provided to the donor.


Infrastructure repairs will affect some cable customers

Some Frankfort Plant Board cable/telecom customers will experience a service interruption while work is done over the weekend.

FPB crews will conduct maintenance Saturday from 4 a.m. to 8 p.m. The work will affect about 220 customers in the Peaks Mill, Switzer, Holt Lane and Jones Lane areas, according to an FPB news release.

In addition, channels 10, 20, 26 and 27 will have interrupted signals during the first hours of work for all customers, the release said. The channels are expected to be back in service by mid-morning.

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  • once again the paper is wrong...

  • Are you sure Bondurant's back to school bash is tonight. Information on their website says it is July 31.