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Falling numbers, mask mandate extended and new vaccine approval

Kentucky’s COVID-19 positivity rate continued to fall on Friday, Gov. Andy Beshear announced that he is extending the state’s mask mandate, and a new vaccine ... Read more

2 days ago by Tom Latek.

Highway deaths rise in 2020 despite less travel

Despite travel restrictions and closures in Kentucky due to the COVID-19 pandemic, which led to less travel, the number of highway deaths rose in 2020. ... Read more

3 days ago by Tom Latek.

This Week at the State Capitol – A legislative update

The Kentucky General Assembly’s 2021 session reached one of the milestones Capitol observers eagerly await with this week’s arrival of the deadlines to introduce bills ... Read more

3 days ago by The Jessamine Journal.

Nicholasville man charged with drug trafficking

A Nicholasville man was arrested after law enforcement officers found illegal drugs in his residence for a second time. Jordan O’Neal, 26, of Clyde Drive, ... Read more

3 days ago by Fred Petke.

Tailor Made, owner sentenced for unlawful distribution of prescription drugs.

The owner of a Nicholasville compounding pharmacy was banned from being involved in distribution of prescription drugs Wednesday after pleading guilty in federal court. According ... Read more

3 days ago by Fred Petke.

JCTC looking for more ways to grow

A trip to visit Henderson County’s technical education program several years ago proved inspirational and transformative for Jessamine County. “We came back with a vision ... Read more

4 days ago by Fred Petke.

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

4 days ago by Randy Patrick.

City approves documents for East, West trail project

A long awaited trail project through Jessamine County made a couple steps forward Monday as Nicholasville officials approved documents for design and property acquisition. The ... Read more

4 days ago by Fred Petke.

Eastern Kentucky continues feeling impact of wicked winter storm; Thousands still without power

Nearly 20,000 Kentucky Power customers in Eastern Kentucky are still without electricity and it could be another week or longer before some of them have ... Read more

1 week ago by Kentucky Today.

Electric co-ops say major work still ahead for storm repair

With some power outages in Eastern Kentucky in their tenth day, electric cooperative crews on Friday continued to address major damage to the system, including ... Read more

1 week ago by The Jessamine Journal.

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