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A Boy Scout Eagle ceremony was held for Benjamin Talmadge Tyler Curry at the Church of the Ascension on Saturday.  Benjamin is a member of Boy Scout Troop 281.  He earned 24 merit badges.  

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This week and beyondMoon: Light phase until the full moon on Monday, 4:31 a.m.; plant only above-ground producers thru Sunday. Then until the new moon on July 2, 3:16 p.m., only below-ground producers.Signs: Today through June 21, so-so but no planting TODAY — the last Ember Day; June 22-23,…

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Summertime is here! It seems at this time of year I get inquiries from people that had weight loss and fitness goals they intended to reach before the warm summer weather hit and whoops!

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The days are at their longest right now, leading into Summer Solstice next week. In line with the natural rhythm of the seasons, work on the farms and at the Franklin County Farmers Market is at its peak. There is so much happening right now.

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CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A 2009 Anderson County High School graduate and Lawrenceburg native, supports the training of naval aviation personnel and air operations. Petty Officer 2nd Class Tiffany Davenport is an aviation boatswain's mate (handling) and Sexual Assault Victim Advocate serving a…

Summer Reading has started and the library has a full schedule of activities.  If you have not signed up please do so by going to www.pspl.org or stop by the library. There are special events, craft workshops, book discussions, games, music and much more for all ages this summer.

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The Frankfort Audubon Society will host a bird walk from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, June 15, at the Pfeiffer State Fish Hatchery. Participants should meet at 9 a.m. at the gate of the hatchery (do not block the gate). Take U.S. 127, 7.7 miles north of Cove Spring Park and turn right onto Highway…

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Fans of the musical “Hamilton,” on stage this month in Louisville, know that Aaron Burr killed Alexander Hamilton in a duel. What they may not know, however, is that Kentucky politicians sometimes used affairs of honor to settle their differences.

Editor’s note: Hunter Wooldridge is a 16-year-old student at Frankfort High School. His comic for The State Journal will run Thursday, Friday and in the Weekend edition. 

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Summer doesn’t actually begin for another few weeks, but school is getting out and the Frankfort Independent Schools’ Summer Feeding Program Kick-Off is happening tomorrow at the Franklin County Farmers Market, so let’s say we’re kicking off summer this weekend. From 9 a.m. to noon, kids get…

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Jim and Carol Cymbala went to the Brooklyn Tabernacle in the 1970s with just a few people in the church. He said that, “more people were turning to crack than to Christ.” He was ready to give up in discouragement and then the Lord told him to begin focusing on prayer. 

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The warmer weather is finally here and our schedules are filling up with vacations and activities. The summer season can be quite challenging to stay on track with a routine. In some cases, the warmer weather can be a motivating factor to start making better lifestyle choices. 

Frankfort Regional Medical Center has been awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary Percutaneous Coronary Intervention (PCI) by the American College of Cardiology in May based on an onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be exper…

Capital City Historical Dancers and Musicians (CCDHM) will host The Simple Summer Ball on June 22, at the Hiram Masonic Lodge, 308 Ann St., in Frankfort. Social time starts at 7:30 p.m. with dancing to follow at 8 p.m.

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