Hannah Brown

Little Market cooking up community in Bald Knob

“Why go to town” is the motto of the one-stop mom and pop shop Little Market in Bald Knob. Not only do they offer convenience items and gasoline, they are also serving up deli items and lunch specials. “A lot of people come in and are thankful we’re open, so they don’t have to go to town,” co-owner Katie Clark said. She owns the store with her fiancé, Dan Midkiff. Clark and Midkiff bought the store, which is located at 7460 Bald Knob Road, in 2017 from longtime owner Ronnie Wright. The store was formerly known as Wright’s Grocery....

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Just what Frankfort needed: Tony Bryant brings his BBQ to capital city

The first meal Tony Bryant ever cooked was when he was 6 years old and was accidentally left at home alone. “My mom and my sister got dressed to go to church on Easter, but I didn’t have church shoes to wear, so mom told me to go to my grandmother’s house next door,” Bryant said. Basically, his grandmother thought he was with his mother, and his mother thought he was with his grandmother. “I was home alone,” he said. Knowing they would come home from church hungry, Bryant went to work cooking an Easter feast. “I cooked fried...

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Humble home: Jackson and husband living the simple life on Secretariat Way

When it comes to buying décor for her home, if Carolyn Jackson likes it she buys it. “I don’t care if it’s $2,” she said. “If I like it, I buy it. I’m humble.” Jackson, 71, and her husband, James “Joe” Jackson, 77, moved to Silver Lake Two on Secretariat Way in 1989 shortly after their home was built.  “This was our first home,” she said. “We didn’t know much about buying a home.” Jackson grew up in what was called the “Bottom” or the “Craw,” which was the neighborhood that was torn down as part of an urban...

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Lessons learned, lessons shared

Since the 1970s, William Morton has been helping people present themselves to the world. “Presentation is everything,” Morton said.  Morton, now 76, began working at Bing’s clothing store in the mid 60s while attending Kentucky State University. That job changed his life.  For more than 40 years, Morton has been in the distinctive men’s clothing business. His latest storefront was W&W on Versailles Road, right next to the church he is the pastor of, Thou Kingdom Come Ministries. In 2017, however, business began to fall off and he had to close the doors. He still does some consulting on...

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Embracing uncertainty: Jardan Doneghy quits corporate job, establishes ‘Wild Sassaby’

During these uncertain times, Jardan Doneghy has decided to release her control on life and follow whatever path presents itself. The current path she is following has led her back to the home where she grew up. “I have released my sense of control,” Doneghy said. “If I can just be my best self, what’s supposed to happen is going to happen. All I have to do is play my role.” At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Doneghy moved back to Frankfort from Atlanta, Georgia, to quarantine her mother, Marjorie Willis.  With her mother having her art studio,...

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