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Saturn is on display in the southern sky every night and is the most distant planet we can easily see with the naked eye.

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The “holiday eating season” has arrived — those days between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day where food is a big focus. The average person consumes an extra 500-600 calories a day in this time frame.

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If you missed the excitement from Kids Day last weekend, you can watch a few videos on our Facebook page, but they don’t really do it justice. Commonwealth Credit Union pulled out all the stops between, Santa and Mrs. Claus, the giant inflatables and streamers along the fence, and the crown …

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On Nov. 4, the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine released a new roadmap for the future of astronomy. The latest Decadal Survey for astronomy and astrophysics, an extensive report produced every 10 years, identifies the future priorities for astronomy as agreed upon by…

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A brand new book festival is coming to Frankfort on Saturday, Dec. 4. Sponsored by the Bluegrass Writers Coalition (BWC), it will be held in the upper room of Completely Kentucky, 237 W. Broadway from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

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"Josephine Sculpture Park — where art meets the earth," is not just a tagline used to describe the 30-acre park, featuring over 70 sculptures, located just outside of Frankfort. This ethos is the driving force behind a new project to reintroduce native plants to the park’s landscape, for the…

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Kentucky Humanities has selected Bobbie Ann Mason’s "Dear Ann" for its 2022 Kentucky Reads. The novel will be at the center of statewide conversations on nostalgia, the choices we make and how they affect our lives, and thinking back on the road not taken.

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Dennis Quaid sports a hugely diverse group of acting roles. If you are a bicyclist, you think of his role as the Bloomington Indiana blue collar “Cutter” whose townies compete against the champion Indiana University team.

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A benefit for Zach Brooks will be held on Saturday, Nov. 13 from 10:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. in the Saveway parking lot at 107 N. Main St. in Owenton.

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We had lots of fun for our very first Halloween party, despite inclement weather last Saturday. We saw some great costumes from both vendors and trick-or-treaters. While most of us passed out traditional candy offerings, some vendors chose to give healthier options, which actually went over …

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Recent analysis of data from NASA’s Juno spacecraft has shed new light on the workings of Jupiter’s atmosphere and the Great Red Spot.

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The Friends of the Paul Sawyier Public Library are celebrating 15 years of operating the Lilian Lindsey Bookstore and want to thank all those volunteers who helped to keep the store going over all those years.

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Mayor Layne Wilkerson will be the speaker at the Veterans Day Program set for 11 a.m. Thursday, Nov. 11, at the Farmers Market Pavilion on Wilkinson Boulevard.

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More than 600 outstanding leaders from 55 high schools in Central Kentucky are being recognized in this year’s “Youth Salute.” The 41th annual awards ceremony was held in their honor on Sept. 24. It was hosted online by Transylvania University. Several are students from Frankfort and Frankli…

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After living in Florida for almost a decade, it is a little harder to move gradually into wintertime. It reminds me of when the water heater went out in the house, and I was forced to take cold showers until the water heater could be fixed.

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We recently discussed the Lucy spacecraft in this column, a mission that launched on Oct. 16 to explore eight asteroids in the outer solar system. As early as Nov. 25, NASA will launch another asteroid investigation mission called DART.

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Central Baptist Church will have its annual craft sale and bazaar on Nov. 6 starting at 9 a.m.  

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There will be a Ladies Conference at Lighthouse Fellowship Church, 1840 Shryock Ferry Road, Versailles, on Saturday, Nov. 13, from 10 a.m. to noon, with a reception following the meeting.

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Ladies Night will take place from 3-8 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 2, at the Holiday Inn Express, 1000 Vandalay Drive in Frankfort.

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As we move through our lives, if we are a reader we continue to learn. Sometimes a line is so perfectly attuned to our sensibilities that the impact is immediate, profound, and lasting. Other times, the process can more accurately be described by the term osmosis. For example, osmosis descri…

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According to the Environmental Protection Agency, food waste can be defined as food that has been served but not eaten, spoiled food or peels and rinds considered inedible. It is estimated that more than 30% of the food generated in the United States, approximately 80 billion pounds, ends up…