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LEXINGTON — The Kentucky Book Festival (KBF), a weeklong celebration of reading, writing and books, has announced its author lineup for this year's event.
Cooler nights and shorter days signal the transition into fall. The heat of summer wears on people who work in fields the majority of the day and I’ve noticed a bit of relief on some faces as the temperatures slowly drop.
An exhibit featuring a book compiled by three local women descended from early families in Frankfort is on display at the Paul Sawyier Public Library through September.
The pandemic has moved closer to home than anyone feels quite comfortable with for the last few months. At this point, we all likely know someone who has dealt with COVID complications.
We send robotic missions out across the solar system to explore other worlds. They return mountains of data as they orbit, rove or fly the skies of alien planets. The robots have become more sophisticated and complex over the years and can perform wide ranging observations and experiments.
The Drifters, one of the founding vocal groups in rock and roll, will perform at the Grand Theatre at 7:30 p.m. Friday, Sept. 17. The show is nearly a sell-out, but tickets may still be available.
As singer/songwriter Robert Earl Keen has built a reputation as one of the nation’s finest musical storytellers, he has been guided by several self-imposed rules and traditions that are often the antithesis of music industry standards.
Four years ago, Cassini plunged into the atmosphere of Saturn, ending a 20-year mission of discovery. The Cassini spacecraft and Huygens lander, a joint mission between NASA and the European Space Agency (ESA), changed our understanding of our solar system and the prospects for life in the u…
I’d be lying if I said that I weren’t a little giddy about crisp leaves and cooler temperatures. Last Saturday, I spotted the first pumpkins of the season at vendor stands. Upon further inspection, I discovered butternut, spaghetti, delicata, acorn and a few other varieties of winter squash.
The 2022 Distinguished Young Women of Frankfort scholarship program was Aug. 21 at Western Hills High School. Ten local high school seniors competed for cash and college scholarships.
Josephine Sculpture Park and FrankArts, the Franklin County Arts Council, are seeking contemporary public artworks for a two-year outdoor exhibit.
Editor's note: This story was updated at 12:16 p.m. on Aug. 28 to add that negative COVID-19 test results must be in the last 72 hours.
Several students from Frankfort have been named to the dean's list for the winter/spring term at Centre College. This is an honor reserved for students who maintain at least a 3.60 grade point average.
For the month of September, Josephine Sculpture Park’s artist-in-residence will share a global artist experience with visitors by internationally acclaimed artist Andréa Stanislav.
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Music rang from the banks of the Kentucky River Saturday during the Kentucky River Jam hosted by Canoe Kentucky, Expree Credit Union and Hollerwood Productions at the Ward Oates Amphitheatre at River View Park.
Chanting, “Vote for women, women vote,” more than 100 women marched down Broadway Street Saturday afternoon in celebration of women equality and the more than 100 years since the passing of the 19th Amendment on Aug. 26, 1920.
These past few weeks, the market has been especially exciting. Most recently we celebrated another successful Kids Day thanks to our August sponsor, Bluegrass Realty and Investments.
The Frankfort Rotary Youth Fund (FRYF) and its partners, the Frankfort Plant Board (FPB) and Burch Court Dental (BCD), awarded a record number of post- secondary scholarships to local students in 2021.
All indoor activities at the Capital City Activity Center have been canceled until further notice because of the increase of COVID-19 cases in Franklin County.
The Roger Barkley Jr. and the Redemption Band, a Frankfort-based Christian country, country and Southern Gospel band, currently has a No. 1 hit song in a Cross Country USA Magazine ranking. The song "Tools of the Trade" was written by Roger Barkley Jr.
Casey Harris, a 2009 graduate of Western Hills High School, recently won a Ohio Valley Region Emmy for her role as producer/director of the KET documentary "Undiagnosed: A Diabetes Epidemic."
The annual Perseid meteor shower peaked Wednesday and Thursday nights. The moon set in the west not long after the sun on those nights, meaning darker skies and more visible meteors.
During my recent Zoom interview with Katerina Stoykova, founder and publisher of Accents Publishing, she asked me the following question, one I wasn’t expecting: “As a writing coach, what is the one piece of advice you always give your clients?”
Editors note: This is the fifth column of an eight-part series. Read the first installment here, the second here, the third here and the fourth here.