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Fred Petke, Author at Jessamine Journal - Page 2 of 14

Fred Petke is a reporter for The Winchester Sun, the Jessamine Journal and the State Journal. His beats include cops, courts, fire, public records, city and county government and other news. To contact Fred, email fred.petke@bluegrassnewsmedia.com or call 859-759-0051.

Jessamine County Public Library

Jessamine County Public Library calendar for Feb. 18, 2021

Sunday, Feb. 21  – * Adobe Premiere Elements, 2-3 p.m. – Virtual  Monday, Feb. 22 –  Microsoft Publisher – Invitations, 9-9:30 a.m. – Virtual   – * ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:40 am

ice storm

Road crews ready for ice, snow

Local road crews were preparing Tuesday afternoon for what meteorologists expected could be the worst weather of the winter. The National Weather Service forecast a ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, February 12, 2021 11:02 am

Craig Cox

City appoints interim fire chief

The Nicholasville City Commission unanimously appointed Craig Cox as the city’s interim fire chief Monday evening to serve until a full-time chief is hired. Cox ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:59 am

Jason Graham

Nicholasville man jailed for sodomy, assault of woman

A Nicholasville man was arrested Friday for allegedly assaulting a woman and forcing intercourse with her. Jason Graham, 47, of East Brown Street, was arrested ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:40 am

frozen shrimp

Police: Man stole 14 bags of frozen shrimp

Police charged a Lexington man this week after allegedly stealing nearly $200 in frozen shrimp. According to Nicholasville Police, officers were called to Kroger on ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, February 5, 2021 1:36 pm

Braiden Asher

Teen charged with arson for setting his home on fire

A Nicholasville resident is facing a felony arson charge after allegedly seting fire to his home in January. Braiden Albritton Asher, 18, of Griffin Drive, ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:32 am

Brandy Perkins

Nicholasville woman charged with incest, rape

A Jessamine County woman was arrested during the weekend after allegedly having intercourse with a male child in 2019. Brandy Perkins, 38, of East Maple ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, January 29, 2021 1:13 pm

COVID

Nicholasville extends COVID leave for employees

City officials voted unanimously Monday to extend the sick leave policy for those have been exposed to COVID-19. The existing policy ran out on Dec. ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Friday, January 29, 2021 12:26 pm

Jessamine County

Gooch tells Rotary vaccinations will be long process

While doses of the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed throughout Kentucky, it could take most of the year to get everyone vaccinated. Jessamine County Health ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:22 pm

News

Nich. commissioners finalize dept. responsibilities

The Nicholasville City Commission formalized its departmental responsibilities Monday night, which shuffled all four commissioners. Each of the four city commissioners acts as the commissioner ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:17 pm

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