Ganymede, a moon of Jupiter, has just gotten a long overdue close-up. NASA’s Juno mission, which recently altered its orbit to better observe some of Jupiter’s moons, had a close flyby with Ganymede on June 7.
Maggie Richardson and Abbey Wilhoite have grown up together, and one of the activities they’ve shared over the years is participating in pageants.
DANVILLE — A local student has graduated magna cum laude from Centre College with a bachelor of arts degree in classical studies and creative writing during the commencement ceremony last month.
On Monday, the Paul Sawyier Public Library installed the first "Red Engine Little Library" at the Franklin County Fire Station in Bald Knob. The Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library donated the books and purchased the book case.
Venus is neglected. NASA hasn’t had a spacecraft at Venus since the Magellan orbiter ended its mission by intentionally plunging into the Venusian atmosphere in 1994. While there are currently more than a dozen spacecraft studying Mars, Venus has only one — the Japanese Akatsuki climate orbiter.
Central Baptist Church's “Soles For Souls” shoe collection drive will end for the season in the next week. Church officials are asking for potential donors to take a final look and donate their new and clean-useable used footwear.
Parkinson’s Support Group will meet 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the First Christian Church, 316 Ann St. Participants are asked to enter through the double doors with the "welcome" sign overhead facing Ann Street. Someone will watch the door until 5:30 p.m. If you are late, call Lane Lewis at 502-319-3921.
The University of Kentucky held its 154th May commencement at Rupp Arena during the weekend of May 14th. Among the graduates honored was Tyler Gayheart, who received his Doctor of Philosophy degree from the College of Communication and Information.
The Franklin County Farmers Market is excited to announce the FreshRX for MOMs, a program that gives pregnant moms with Medicaid $20 per week for 21 weeks to buy local fruits, vegetables, herbs and food producing plants.
Olivia Onodu, a recent Western Hills graduate, was awarded the Democratic Woman’s Club of Franklin County’s $1,000 scholarship recently.
The constellation Leo, the lion, is high in the southwest after nightfall. Leo contains over a dozen galaxies that are easily viewed with modest backyard telescopes.
South Frankfort Presbyterian Church is hosting four evenings of Adult Vacation Bible School. Dr. Jerry Sumney, Professor of Biblical Studies at Lexington Theological Seminary, will lead the study on “The Gospel of Mark: Portrait of a Man of Mystery and Action,” from June 21-24 at 6:30 p.m. v…
Despite an announcement by Gov. Andy Beshear on Tuesday that Kentucky’s senior centers can reopen at full capacity starting June 11, the Capital City Activity Center has announced the inside of the building will remain closed to members.
MIDWAY — Dean's List honors for the spring 2021 semester at Midway University were announced this week and 20 Frankfort students were included in the 324 who earned the recognition.
Frankfort artist David Neace will have an exhibit at First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St., from June 11 through Aug. 12.
On May 14, China became just the second country to successfully land a spacecraft on the surface of Mars when the Zhurong rover touched down in the Utopia Planitia region of the red planet. It rolled off its landing platform on May 21 to begin exploring Mars.
We know that people shop at the Franklin County Farmers Market to find the freshest produce and to support the local economy, but there’s more to it for most of us.