We pray that you all are doing well, we are praying for you in the midst of this crazy time of life. The title of this article is taken from a post on social media and is the epitome of what we are going through. Pandemic = the desert = Lenten fasting season.Despite the rhythms of life being…
In an effort to keep our vendors and customers happy and healthy, we will be doing a pre-order/drive-thru only market this weekend at our regular location, the Farmers Market Pavilion at River View Park in Frankfort (corner of Wilkinson and Broadway streets).
Faith Victory Church is broadcasting special live online teachings with Pastor Philip D. Derber every night (Monday-Sunday) at 7 p.m., and Sundays at 10:30 a.m. available on the churches website, www.faithvictorychurch.us, YouTube page, www.youtube.com/faithvictorychurch and Facebook page, w…
With social distancing now the new norm and bars and restaurants closed, one “stir-crazy” Frankfort couple found a creative way to spend time together hosting an in-home wine tasting for just the two of them.
State Journal reporters take to the streets for this weekly feature in which we ask for your opinions on a variety of topics — some weighty, some light.
Carlon and Sheila Bickers were married March 28, 1970, a day after Carlon’s birthday. He was born March 27, 1950. They are celebrating Carlon’s 70th birthday and their 50th wedding anniversary.
For Laryn Bishop missing a large chunk of her senior year at Franklin County High School due to the coronavirus pandemic hasn’t been easy, but it has allowed the teen more time to dabble in something she hasn’t picked up in a few years — sidewalk chalk.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 10 a.m. on April 2 to add that Hoggy's Ice Cream will be open Friday and Saturday for curbside service for call-in orders, pints and quarts only.
Looking for a fun, free way to get a bit of exercise and enjoy art in a natural environment? Josephine Sculpture Park’s 30 acres of walking trails among 70-plus public art installations in a wildlife habitat remains open from dusk to dawn.
Life on board the International Space Station (ISS) seems pretty cool. You get to float around in micro-gravity, you can look out the window and see millions of stars or, even better, our beautiful planet Earth.
Today’s column begins with a suggestion for independence in this COVID-19 crisis and how a garden of any size may be of help — actually and psychologically — followed by the phases and signs overview for April.
The Grand Theatre has cancelled all March and April performances and will go dark until clarity concerning the Covid-19 spread and further governmental direction is announced.
With local students being schooled from home and many parents and adults working remotely, The State Journal has compiled a list of free virtual offerings of field trips and lessons.
Spring has arrived here in the northern hemisphere. The equinox, which means “equal night,” occurred on March 19. After the equinox, we have more Sun than darkness. Some of us astronomy types prefer longer nights, but most normal people prefer sunshine.
You may wonder where my article was a couple of weeks ago well, life had begun to get very chaotic with all the training runs, races coming up, my training and classes I was teaching, so I decided to limit my articles to once a month.
People living in urban areas might not think they have the space to garden, but that is not the case. A University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service publication, ID-248: "Gardening in Small Spaces," shows you how you can garden in a small area.
Today’s column begins with a reminder about perfect days for changes; a revision to the spring garden list; and a segment from the Farmers’ Almanac about how the first of spring is determined.
People who experience a traumatic event like COVID-19 and even those who watch it unfold from a distance, on television for example, can experience negative stress and serious emotional distress.
In the interest of the health and safety of seniors in Frankfort and Franklin County, Capital City Activity Center Board of Directors has suspended all activities until further notice.
The Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library is offering two $1,000 scholarships to students who reside in Franklin County.
On March 7, First Baptist Church on Clinton Street hosted Church Women United of Franklin County's “In Prayer for Home and Abroad” celebration.
Today, we’ll look at a long stretch for making changes that began today and continues through March 22; some interesting facts from the Farmers’ Almanac about spring, which begins Thursday at 11:50 p.m.; update the early garden list from last week; and a few other important items.
Bluegrass Theatre Guild will have auditions at 6 p.m. April 4 and 16, and at 10 a.m. April 18 with possible call backs at 2 p.m. April 19. All auditions will take place at Kentucky Dance Academy, 316 Wapping St. Participants are asked to prepare a 16-32 bar cut of a song you are comfortable …
The Frankfort High School drama club will present its spring 2020 production "The Seussification of Romeo and Juliet," written by Peter Bloedel.
In this series, we are discovering that great and mighty things are happening when we simply open our bibles and read. We must understand that we serve a risen savior, and because he is still alive, his word is alive as well.
What do you get when a seemingly innocent plant develops a taste for human blood? You get Franklin County High School's spring production of the musical "Little Shop of Horrors."
In the interest of the health and safety of seniors in Frankfort and Franklin County, Capital City Activity Center Board of Directors has suspended all activities through April 14. On that date, the board will reevaluate.
The Franklin County Sheriff’s Office, Kiwanis Club of Frankfort, Expree Credit Union and Franklin County Fiscal Court are sponsoring Easter at Lakeview Park from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, April 11.
One of the most rewarding objects in the night sky is the Pleiades open cluster. Known as M45, the Seven Sisters, or Subaru, the cluster is easy to find.
"Freedom Songs: The Music of Black History!" will be performed by cast members of Bright Star Touring Theatre at 2 p.m. Saturday in the River Room at the Paul Sawyier Public Library, 319 Wapping St.
The Civil War Round Table: Kentucky's Influence on Lincoln program will be in the River Room at the Paul Sawyier Public Library at 6:30 tonight.