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Randy Patrick, Author at Jessamine Journal

Randy Patrick is a reporter for Bluegrass Newsmedia, which includes The Jessamine Journal. He may be reached at 859-759-0015 or by email at randy.patrick@bluegrassnewsmedia.com.

Black History Month

Road to freedom led through Camp Nelson for many Black soldiers

Frederick Douglass, our most famous abolitionist, wrote at the beginning of the Civil War that once a Black man gets a brass “U.S.” on his ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, February 25, 2021 4:37 pm

power outages

Co-op restored power to 3,200 customers

Last week, at the peak of the ice storm outages, 3,200 Blue Grass Energy customers were without power. By Monday afternoon, the cooperative’s outage map ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:06 pm

alcohol ordinance

Wilmore considers alcohol law, annexation

There is nothing city officials can do to prevent the legal sale of alcoholic beverages in the short term. What they can do, though, is ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 10:02 pm

Randy Patrick

Patrick: Time for Jessamine County to join the Union

It is said that history is written by the victors, but the history of the Civil War at the end of the 19th century was ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, February 17, 2021 9:59 pm

COVID vaccine

Jessamine school employees have been vaccinated

All public employees of Jessamine County Schools who want to be vaccinated against COVID-19 have gotten their first round of shots and should get their ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, February 12, 2021 10:43 am

Jessamine County

Road crews ready for ice, snow

RANDY PATRICK The Jessamine Journal Local road crews were preparing Tuesday afternoon for what meteorologists expected could be the worst weather of the winter. The ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Tuesday, February 9, 2021 2:51 pm

missing signs

Missing road signs no longer a mystery

The missing road signs are no longer a mystery. In fact, they aren’t even missing. “They were moved to the new Eastern Bypass on Mr. ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, February 3, 2021 11:29 am

Margaret Moran

Jessamine remembers Margaret Morgan

Jessamine County is remembering a longtime community leader and preservationist wo died Jan. 9, five days before her 83rd birthday. Margaret Rose Morgan was Wilmore’s ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, January 29, 2021 1:09 pm

Jessamine County

Braver Angels seeks to bridge political divide

RANDY PATRICK The Jessamine Journal It’s been months since the 2020 election and weeks since a mob stormed the U.S. Capitol, yet America remains deeply ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, January 29, 2021 11:39 am

Jessamine County

Couple charged with abuse of corpse

  A Nicholasville couple have been arrested and jailed after city police found the naked body of a dead man in a “herbie curbie” inside ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, January 27, 2021 2:43 pm

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