Franklin County

Docents sought for Old State Capitol tours

Volunteer docents are needed to lead tours of the Old State Capitol to school groups and other groups and individuals. Docents are expected to donate three hours weekly. The next training session is scheduled for Nov. 1, and class size is limited to 15. Contact Linda Grabon at (502) 564-1792, Ext. 4422 or

Gift will fund Web site about military history

The Kentucky Historical Society has received a $20,000 gift from the Kentucky Veterans Program Trust Fund Board to create a Web site about the commonwealth's military history. The site is to launch in late 2009 and will accompany a special exhibit, Kentucky Military Treasures, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History