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NASA celebrates a huge milestone this week. On April 12, 1981, the Space Shuttle Columbia lifted off from launch pad 39A at Kennedy Space Center in Florida. Forty years later, the shuttle era is viewed as a mixed bag of triumph and tragedy.

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A service day hosted by Bluebird Experience will take place 9:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Saturday, April 24, Kamp Kessa at Cedar Fire Farm, 758 Beechridge Road.

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A newly published paper lists 2,241 exoplanet candidates identified with data from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS). 

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When you think about places to get fresh food, the farmers market is probably first to your mind, and hopefully the same is true when you think about buying plant starts.

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The first ever attempt at powered flight on another world is only days away. Ingenuity, the Mars helicopter, will attempt its first flight no earlier than April 8.

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When Melanie VanHouten was a young girl she spent a lot of time playing in a tobacco barn on her grandparents' property, which is now Josephine Sculpture Park.

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When Stephanie West’s third and fourth grade students at Capital Day School heard about the flooding of the Franklin County Humane Society shelter in early March, they decided to apply what they had recently learned in a citizenship lesson into a plan. The result: A bark sale to help fund a …

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The Golden Rule: Treat others as you would like to be treated

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Brady and Bella Orem celebrate their 11th birthday on March 27. They are two awesome fifth graders at Western Elementary in Georgetown.

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Congratulations to Henry and Sandy Davis (Ellis) who will be celebrating their 65th anniversary on April 14. They were married on April 14, 1956, in Frankfort. Sandy is the daughter of the late James “Buddy” Ellis and Mary Thomas. Henry is the son of the late John and Betty Davis, of Frankfort.

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Connections form the structure of our lives. Connections between people define us, connections between forces in the universe allow us to exist, and we are sustained by connections with the world around us.

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Warmer longer days, bright green buds on trees and new blooms from the ground officially usher in spring. At the Franklin County Farmers Market office we’re busy making sure everything is in place for our official opening day, Saturday, April 24, when we will have markets three days a week (…

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More than 15,000 eggs will be handed out during Easter at Lakeview Park, a free drive-thru event planned from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on April 3 at the park.

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NEW YORK (AP) — Tony Award-winner George C. Wolfe, a Frankfort native, and Canadian poet-translator Anne Carson are among this year's winners of PEN America awards for career achievement.

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The brightest star in our night sky is Sirius. Sirius is not the biggest or brightest star in our galaxy — not even close. Sirius is so bright because it is relatively close to us.

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Patriotism is often defined as a strong love for one’s country. However, this love of country can often be expressed in different ways by different people. Some people show their patriotism through displaying the flag. Some express it through American traditions such as the national anthem. …

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Dress up or stay cozy in pajamas. This year’s Bourbon & Browns event, the ninth annual fundraiser for Liberty Hall Historic Site, will be virtual.

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