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Obituaries

Omer Eugene Hendren, 79

Omer Eugene Hendren, 79, widower of Bessie. Services were 2:00 PM Friday, Betts & West Funeral Home, burial in Maple Grove Cemetery. www.BettsandWestfuneralhome.com Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:02 am

Obituaries

Diane Elizabeth Underwood, 65

Betts & West Funeral Home is honored to serve the family of Diane Elizabeth Underwood, 65, wife of Eugene. Services were 10:00 AM Tuesday. www.Betts&WestFuneralHome.com. Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Thursday, May 13, 2021 8:00 am

Obituaries

Bobby Ray Payne, Jr, 54

Bobby Ray Payne, Jr, 54, Fiancée of Amy Peavler Harrodsburg, Kentucky, died Monday, May 10, 2021, at the Ephraim McDowell James B. Haggin Memorial Hospital. ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Wednesday, May 12, 2021 6:01 am

Jessamine County

Volunteers digitally record thousands of graves

SPECIAL TO THE JOURNAL CAMP NELSON — In an effort to honor the service of veterans and preserve their records, more than 100 volunteers gathered ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:21 pm

Jessamine County

Rock Fence Park concerts to celebrate military

By RANDY PATRICK The Jessamine Journal Saturday is Armed Forces Day, and Parks and Recreation will honor current members of the military and veterans during ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:18 pm

News

State, local governments will split settlement with opioid makers

By MELISSA PATRICK Kentucky Health News When a global settlement with opioid manufacturers and distributors is settled, Kentucky will allocate half of any proceeds to ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 10:13 pm

Opinion

Kentucky’s economy showing record-breaking momentum

BY GOV. ANDY BESHEAR This week the string of positive economic news continued in the commonwealth. Kentucky’s sales tax receipts from April hit $486.5 million ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:54 pm

Opinion

Why is Kentucky closed when other states reopen?

BY MATT LOCKETT State Representative As states across our nation announce plans to shed pandemic-related requirements, I have received a number of phone calls, emails, ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:51 pm

community columnists

Piecing our history together at the library

BY CARRIE GREEN Jessamine County Public Library From May 1 through Nov. 1,the  Jessamine County Public Library will celebrate the art of quilting with workshops, ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:45 pm

faith

Hot sauce spirituality

BY BILLY HOLLAND Religion Columnist It’s easy to find people who can express their opinions about the Bible while at the same time having a ... Read more

by The Jessamine Journal, Tuesday, May 11, 2021 9:41 pm

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