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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.

Breaking News

Police investigating drive-by shooting in Wilmore

RANDY PATRICK The Jessamine Journal Wilmore Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred in the Woodspointe subdivision around 4:30 Sunday afternoon. According to Wilmore ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Tuesday, January 19, 2021 3:11 pm

Jessamine County

Chaos in the Capitol: Jessamine Countians reflect on disaster in D.C.

RANDY PATRICK The Jessamine Journal What began last Wednesday as a demonstration to show support for President Trump and his unfounded accusations that the election ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, January 13, 2021 11:23 am

Jessamine County

Work begins on first Habitat house in almost 10 years

As 2021 gets underway, a local charity’s new year resolution is to build a new home for a deserving despite the challenges of COVID and ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:17 pm

News

Hitch honored for community development

Dwight Hitch, a lawyer who has chaired the Wilmore Community Development Board for 16 years, has retired from that role and been honored by the ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:16 pm

Jessamine County

Al-Anon group revived via phone calls

For many years, friends and relatives of alcoholics in Jessamine County could get support through Al-Anon meetings, first in Nicholasville, and more recently, in Wilmore. ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 1:52 pm

COVID-19

Daughter of veteran who died of COVD shares respect for his other ‘family’ at Thomson-Hood

John Payne was an Air Force veteran who served during the Korean War and  whose final battle was against an unseen enemy, but he wasn’t ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 1:10 pm

COVID-19

‘Horrific and devastating’: State officials reflect on Thomson-Hood tragedy

On May 29, Thomson-Hood Veterans Center had a parade for its residents. It happened to be resident Bobby Rorer’s 96th birthday, and his family celebrated ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 12:59 pm

COVID-19

First responders first priority in Jessamine for new vaccine

First responders are expected to be the first in Jessamine County to receive the new Randy Gooch, the county’s public health director, said last Thursday. ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 5:38 pm

Jessamine County

Christmas decorating winners announced

And the winners are … The Jessamine County Chamber of Commerce’s Light Up Jessamine County Christmas decorating contest winners have been announced. Mitchell Pearson, the ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 5:35 pm

Jessamine County

Study: 4 percent of Jessamine students were homeless in 2019-20

There were fewer Jessamine County children in poverty in 2014-18 than in the previous five years, but more in deep poverty, and the number of ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:27 pm

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