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Kids got in the Halloween spirit Sunday at Franklin County High School during the school's Safe Halloween event. Children enjoyed games, candy and pumpkin decorating.

The Bourbonanza Spirits Soiréé will be 7-10 p.m. Saturday at the Kentucky Historical Society and gardens. Distilleries, wineries and breweries will feature tastings of their most popular products.

Paddlepalooza will be 2-5 p.m. Saturday at River View Park, 404 Wilkinson Blvd. Canoers, kayakers and stand up paddleboard enthusiasts will have the opportunity to get on the water and enjoy the beauty of Kentucky.

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The Kentucky State University Jazz Ensemble, directed by Dr. Keith McCutchen, and the Student/Faculty Jazz Collective will present its fall concert, “Feels So Good” at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 4, in the Carl H. Smith Auditorium at KSU’s Bradford Hall. The concert will feature the three Frankfo…

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Last week, as I was putting the finishing touches on my column before shipping it to Your Hometown Newspaper, the temperature was in the high 80s — maybe even the low 90s — under a brutal sun with clear blue skies. To talk of frost and the statistical first chances seemed a bit beyond strange.

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The fifth annual Peaks Mill Day celebration will take place on Saturday outside the old Peaks Mill School building. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and features food, games, live music, a car show and other activities.

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 As just another messenger for God’s kingdom, I’m eternally grateful for the privilege to serve Him. We are living in an hour where the window of His grace is open and there is much to do before Christ returns.

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City Historian Russ Hatter will demonstrate the dark side of Frankfort with Murder & Mayhem Tours at 7 p.m. each Thursday in October.

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It would not be farfetched to say the first Dachtoberfest on Friday and Saturday at Lakeview Park was a success. Sponsored by Kentucky Dachshund Rescue (KDR), the event drew dog lovers from surrounding counties and states to celebrate their love of the stumpy, long-bodied, floppy-eared breed. 

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So it was, on Monday, Sept. 23, the official “arrival of autumn” in the northern hemisphere (and the welcoming of spring for our friends “down under” in Australia), that millions upon millions of the magnificent monarch butterflies, had instinctively began making reservations to their resort…

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E’Lin Jones will celebrate her 12th birthday Sunday, Oct. 6. E'Lin enjoys swimming, soccer, tennis and playing the piano. She just received “Outstanding Youth of the Year” at her church. She is in sixth grade at Elkhorn Middle School. She is in love with her dog Charlie. E'Lin is the daughte…

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Highlighting what may feel like the first Saturday of fall at the Franklin County Farmers Market is just what we need to get in the fall-food mindset: Chef Tanya Whitehouse, of the University of Kentucky Food Connection, is offering free food samples, recipes, demonstrations and advice for c…

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Every person on the planet constantly inhales and exhales. For some of us it’s not very noticeable, for others it is more noticeable as they tend to snore when they breath, particularly during allergy season here in Kentucky.

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Noted actor Kevin Bacon and brother Michael, the Bacon Brothers, make their third visit to Frankfort to play a sold out concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday. The fall tour marks 25 years since the brothers formed the Bacon Brothers Band. 

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