Medal of Honor recipient Woody Williams was in Frankfort Sunday for the dedication of the 67th Gold Star Families Memorial Monument which was placed on the Capitol grounds. The dedication was a part of the observance of Gold Star Mothers and Families Day.
When I was a kid, just about every time I left out the door, my mother and/or grandmother would grab me and lay their hands on me. They would always say these weird words and phrases over me. As I got a little older, I figured out that those words and phrases were bible verses. They still so…
New playground equipment and a splash pad aren’t the only upgrades in store at Dolly Graham Park in South Frankfort. The city is looking for a volunteer artist who is willing to work with local students to create a mural on the existing park shelter.
This year has certainly presented its challenges and we have been so lucky to have a dedicated group of volunteers help with various market days and projects. While at the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic we were not asking for volunteer help and were relying solely on our staff and vendor…
Editors note: This is the fourth column in a four-part series about entanglement. Read the first column here, the second column here and the third column here.
Although the eighth annual Celebrity Waiters’ Dinner and Silent Auction can’t take place in person this year, the Franklin County Humane Society plans to serve up the event online.
Arnold Clark’s final jam took place Saturday at Lakeview Park. About 50 of his most loyal fans and fellow musicians gathered under the Hancock Pavilion to do what Clark enjoyed most — dance and play music.
Woods & Waters Land Trust will host its annual Land Extravaganza fundraiser, highlighting the artists and landowners of lower Kentucky River watershed, online this year with a virtual two-day event.
The focus of today’s column is cleaning up and “putting to bed” your 2020 garden. I’ll open with that, but be sure to check out the “Quick Takes” at the end since they’re important — and timely — too.
International Observe the Moon Night falls on Sept. 26 this year. It’s a time for people of all interest levels to look up and appreciate our nearest celestial neighbor.
The youth group at West Frankfort Church of God is hosting a yard sale from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday at the church located at 1518 Louisville Road.
Editors note: This is the third column in a four-part series about entanglement. Read the first column here and the second column here.
What does 2019 Franklin County High School graduate Grayson Thurman have in common with country singer Kane Brown?
Before we go much further, I want to remind you of the Ember Days coming up next week. They occur on Wednesday, Friday, and Saturday — Sept. 16, 18-19. Without more explanation, these are no-plant days — and “planting” includes seeding, transplanting to the garden or pot. In short, anything …
Central Baptist Church, 1958 U.S. 127 Bypass-North, Lawrenceburg, is hosting its 30th Anniversary “Drive-in parking lot worship service” 11 a.m. Sunday, Sept. 20.
It’s fall monarch migration time in Central Kentucky! Down at the Franklin County Farmers Market, some of our farmers are noticing the caterpillars on their pepper plants and fluttering around their flowers.
The Frankfort Resource Office for Social Ministries (ROSM) is the 2020 recipient of the Frankfort Interfaith Council’s Ruby Layson Award.
For three decades, there was always a big breakfast buffet that turned into an all-day party at The Office Pub and Deli in Frankfort.
Suzanne Krystofik and Kermit Gaines recently celebrate their 50th Anniversary. Suzanne and Kermit were married 50 years ago on Aug. 29, 1970.
On Sunday vehicles were lined up near campgrounds, on the sides of roads in eastern Franklin County and parked at American Whitewater in Peaks Mill, with license plates from Franklin, Johnson, Montgomery, Woodford and Fayette counties.
I am excited for next week because Tuesday, Sept. 1, is the first pick up for the South Frankfort Food Share (SFFS). I think food share programs are an incredible way to balance out our privileges and support each other, allowing better access to fresh food in our community.