Franklin County

Franklin County briefs: K-State band will perform at halftime of Vikings-Colts

The Kentucky State University Mighty Marching Thorobreds have been selected to perform the halftime show for the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday.

"This is a great honor for the band, KSU and the Commonwealth of Kentucky," said KSU Band Director Kalomo Bailey.

The Indianapolis Colts take on the Minnesota Vikings at 1 p.m. Sunday.

The band won the inaugural Circle City Classic Battle of the Bands at Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis last year against Albany State University.

Luncheon to feature Maggie Green

The Kentucky Historical Society will present a Food for Thought luncheon program, "The Kentucky Fresh Cookbook" with author Maggie Green, at noon Sept. 19 at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in Frankfort.

Green is a culinary professional, registered dietician and owner of The Green Apron Co. A book signing will follow the program.

The menu for the luncheon will feature silver-dollar corn cakes with pumpkin butter, summer garden salad, grilled lemon and thyme chicken, caramelized Brussels sprouts, roasted potatoes, rolls, peanut butter pie and iced tea or coffee.

Tickets are $18 for KHS members and $25 for non-members. Reservations by Sept. 14 to Julia Curry at (502) 564-1792, Ext. 4414 or email

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