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Petition to allow county alcohol sales meets goal

The petition to allow alcohol sales in Jessamine County outside the city limits of Nicholasville and Wilmore has ... Read more | Add your comment

Oral history recalls last great pandemic

There was no vaccine or treatment for the deadly virus that infected millions of people around the world ... Read more | Add your comment

Wilmore, JCPL exploring branch possibility

When the City of Wilmore purchased the former Providence School, there was more than enough room to house ... Read more | Add your comment

Six new COVID cases pushes Jessamine past 300 mark

In the last two weeks, Jessamine County has added more than 100 new coronavirus cases, including six more ... Read more | Add your comment

groundbreaking

City breaks ground for new NPD station

By Fred Petke For more than three decades, the Nicholasville Police Department worked from a former car dealership it shared with the city fire department. ... Read more | Add your comment

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jury trials

Trials able to resume, but no time table yet

The Kentucky Supreme Court authorized local courts to resume jury trials beginning Monday, but there’s no time frame at this point for Jessamine County. Commonwealth’s ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:24 am

Mallory Brown

Jessamine teacher featured in mask awareness campaign

A Jessamine County teacher. A Louisville man who just learned he has brain cancer. A Glasgow family physician. A restaurant owner and a firefighter with ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:22 am

loans

Loan applications for water line, waste water plant upgrades

Nicholasville officials got some good news Monday evening about financing its upcoming wastewater plant upgrades. Nicholasville Public Utilities Director Bob Amato told the City Commission ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:11 am

fire reports

Police reports for Aug. 6, 2020

NICHOLASVILLE POLICE Charged — Donnie L. Frye, 37, of 1779 Kissing Ridge Road, Nicholasville, was charged July 29 with driving under the influence (second offense), ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Thursday, August 6, 2020 10:09 am

News

Fire damages house on Brown

Some workers accidentally set fire to the roof of an old wooden house at 119 W. Brown St. in Nicholasville Wednesday when a grinder ignited ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, August 5, 2020 3:55 pm

business

Petition to allow county alcohol sales meets goal

The petition to allow alcohol sales in Jessamine County outside the city limits of Nicholasville and Wilmore has met its goal. Now the voters will ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, July 31, 2020 1:09 pm

Jessamine County

AdventureServe, GCF build ramp for woman in Wilmore

Teens and college students worked hard under the summer sun in Wilmore last week to make life a little easier for their neighbors. Volunteers from ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:32 pm

Jessamine County

Kroger, Walmart mandate masks

Beginning this week, Walmart and Kroger, the nation’s two largest retailers, are requiring customers to wear masks when inside their stores. Walmart made the change ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:32 pm

Jessamine County

COVID nears 200 case mark in Jessamine

As the number of new cases of the coronavirus continues to rise across Kentucky, Jessamine County is nearing the 200-case mark. Tuesday afternoon, the Jessamine ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:32 pm

Jessamine County

Family resource centers adapt to new challenges

Family resource and youth services centers are intended to reduce or remove non-academic barriers to learning faced by at-risk students, but the challenges are even ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:31 pm

News

School briefs for July 23, 2020

Henderson earns degree at Benedictine College Marie Henderson of Nicholasville, KY, has graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in elementary education at Benedictine College in ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:28 pm

News

Police and fire reports for July 23, 2020

NICHOLASVILLE POLICE Charged — Ryan Todd, 32, of Danville, was charged July 16 with first-degree possession of a controlled substance. — Taylor L. Massey, 19, of ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:22 pm

Jessamine County

Real estate sales rebound in Jessamine, Central Kentucky

After two consecutive months of year-over-year declines in home sales because of the ongoing pandemic, June real estate closed transactions jumped by 7 percent to ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:20 pm

News

At the library for July 23, 2020

The following events are scheduled at the Jessamine County Public Library July 25-31. Check out jesspublib.org and click “Events Calendar” for more information and to ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:19 pm

Jessamine County

Urgent need for blood donations continues

The Kentucky Blood Center continues to fight blood shortages this summer and needs local donors to roll up their sleeves to combat the problem. KBC, ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:19 pm

Sports

KHSAA will need to make decision on fall sports soon

BY LARRY VAUGHT, Vaught’s Views The Kentucky High School Athletic Association will have to make a decision soon on when or if fall sports will ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:18 pm

Sports

Cats safely shielded in own bubble, Calipari to meet team Monday

By KEITH TAYLOR, Kentucky Today LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — In less than a week, Kentucky coach John Calipari will personally get reacquainted with his team. ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Friday, July 17, 2020 10:12 am

Jessamine County

City approves first annexation vote for Lone Oak

City officials took another step toward annexing the former Lone Oak golf course into the city Monday by approving the first reading of a new ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, July 17, 2020 10:10 am

News

Wilmore’s annual summer concert series canceled

The City of Wilmore has canceled its weekend summer concerts for July and August because of concerns about COVID-19. The city had already canceled the ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, July 17, 2020 10:09 am

Jessamine County

Goettl seeks guidance on state mask mandate

County Attorney Brian Goettl isn’t convinced the coronavirus is a big enough threat to legally justify Gov. Andy Beshear issuing an executive order to require ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, July 17, 2020 10:09 am

Jessamine County

Jessamine responds to governor’s order

The line outside the Jessamine County Clerk’s Office last Friday stretched from the south to the north end of the courthouse a few hours before ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, July 17, 2020 10:09 am

Jessamine County

The Bryan House opens to guests

Jeb and Jennifer Rand know something about entertainment. The couple, who recently moved to Jessamine County, were U.S. Figure Skating national team members, Radio City ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, July 17, 2020 10:07 am

Opinion

COMMENTARY: It’s imperative for federal govt. to step up, provide the resources for rent relief

By Adrienne Bush, Marilyn Harris and Tiffany Marthaler In March, this country’s economy was brought to a scratching halt by the COVID-19 pandemic. Millions of ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Friday, July 17, 2020 10:01 am

News

McConnell touts wearing a mask while visting Central Kentucky

Closing businesses, schools, parks and beaches helped slow the spread of the novel coronavirus, but as all these have opened up again, infections and deaths ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, July 17, 2020 9:59 am

News

Jessamine teacher selected for KCM Leadership Academy

Jessamine County teacher Kari Goodwin has been selected by the Kentucky Center for Mathematics (KCM) as a Kentucky Math Teacher Leader (KyMTL). This group of ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Friday, July 17, 2020 9:58 am