Whitaker Bank Class of 2020 Virtual Salute
Celebrate the Class of 2020

It's time to graduate for the Class of 2020! View our Whitaker Bank Class of 2020 Virtual Salute to see profiles of graduates, read news from around the area, and submit a profile of your own favorite graduate!

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Jupiter will reach opposition on July 14. Opposition is the point in a planet's orbit when it is on the opposite side of the Earth from the sun. The same thing happens once a month with the moon. When the moon is full, it is at opposition.

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We all want our children to grow up healthy and happy. This is one of the reasons we encourage them to eat healthy foods throughout their lives. A recent statement by the American Heart Association added clarity to how a parents and caregivers can help children develop lifelong healthy eatin…

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Western Hills High School Future Farmers of America (FFA) chapter member Bethany Fields was elected to serve as the 2020-2021 Kentucky FFA Secretary. Bethany is the daughter of Jon Fields and Teresa Fields of Frankfort. Her FFA chapter advisors are J.R. Zinner, Jeffery Shaffer and Jenna Harrod.

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As many of you know, these unusual times have led our farmers and the market to get creative in connecting our community with fresh food and other local products. It has been pretty amazing to see everyone try new things, work together, and be flexible. Thank you to all of you who have been …

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Central Baptist Church, 1958 U.S. 127 N., Lawrenceburg, invites everyone to its “Inside Worship Service” at 11 a.m. Sunday. The service is in the fellowship hall with adequate room for CDC social distancing guidelines.   

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Frankfort's Stephen Mason was recently honored by the University of Kentucky Department of Modern and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Cultures in the College of Arts & Sciences.

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I have been lucky the last several months to be able to get out and be on my bike more than ever. This week, I hit 1,000 miles riding in Franklin, Shelby and Woodford counties, and I wanted to share a bit of information on cycling to maybe help you have a bit more patience and keep everyone safe.

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"Sometimes the worst hurt can come from our family members or closest friends. This very thing happened to Jesus. Forgive them, guard your heart, and most of all stay BLESSED!" — The Rev. Ron Moore Jr.

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If you’re an astronomer, and you like sleep, this is the worst time of year for you. Right now, the sun doesn’t set until 9:06 p.m., the latest it will set all year. Why is that?

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For some reason, when we observe our young children eat, we speak in terms of what type of eater they are. For some, their kids are picky eaters — some pick what they eat others eat what they pick … still others, depending on how many siblings they have, are stingy eaters.

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As owner of CLS Screen Printing & Embroidery, Dwayne Cook has filled his share of rush orders. So when Raye Hurley approached him two days before Frankfort’s June 5 Black Lives Matter march with a request for T-shirts, he and his staff got busy.

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The constellation Hercules is high in the east as darkness falls. It takes a bit of imagination to see a mythical human figure in the pattern of stars that make up the constellation, but the central “keystone” shape is easy to see. In between the two western stars of this keystone sits a jew…

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Today there are over 7.5 billion people in the world of all different shapes, sizes and colors. While we may live in a community in which all of the people look similar, you don’t have to travel far to see someone who may look different than you.

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For months we’ve been able to enjoy bright Venus in the western sky after sunset. Venus is now out of view as It has moved in between us and the Sun, but we are graced with the other interior planet this week, Mercury.

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