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Former Jessamine County deputy clerk pleads guilty to altering records, abuse of public trust

A former deputy county clerk pleaded guilty to altering public records to avoid paying taxes on a vehicle she registered. Angela Davis, 49, was charged ... Read more

12 hours ago by Fred Petke.

Justin’s Place provides help for kids with special needs

We will never know who Justin King might have become, but because of his family’s efforts to honor his memory, we can know who he ... Read more

12 hours ago by Randy Patrick.

Runner finishes virtual Boston Marathon

Liz Combs qualified to run the Boston Marathon this year, but because of the coronavirus, respiring and perspiring alongside 30,000 other runners just wasn’t going ... Read more

4 days ago by Randy Patrick.

A Q&A with Sen. Mitch McConnell and Amy McGrath

With the general election approaching, it’s important to know where candidates stand on the issues. The Jessamine Journal asked Sen. Mitch McConnell and opponent Amy ... Read more

6 days ago by The Jessamine Journal.

State sees ‘troubling’ rise in COVID cases as Jessamine surpasses 500 mark

Kentucky’s death toll from COVID-19 has surpassed 1,000, and the state has seen “troubling increases” in the number of cases, Gov. Andy Beshear said Sunday ... Read more

6 days ago by The Jessamine Journal.

Nicholasville keeps 2019 tax rates

Taxpayers within the Nicholasville city limits won’t see tax rates increase this year, at least from city government. In special meetings Thursday and Monday, the ... Read more

6 days ago by Fred Petke.

Record-breaking $10M gift advances STEM, business at Asbury University

Dr. Walt and Rowena Shaw, founders of Avanti Polar Lipids, Inc., broke Asbury University’s record for the largest single gift in the school’s 130-year history ... Read more

6 days ago by The Jessamine Journal.

LETTER: Vote for Josh Hicks for US representative

We have the opportunity to choose Josh Hicks for the U.S. House of Representatives in November. He is a Democrat running against Andy Barr. It ... Read more

6 days ago by The Jessamine Journal.

Jessamine students named National Merit Scholar semifinalists

Two Jessamine County students have been named semifinalists for the 2021 National Merit Scholarship Program. They are Samuel R. Hahn, a homeschool student, and Nathan ... Read more

6 days ago by The Jessamine Journal.

At the library for Sept. 19-25

The following events are scheduled for the Jessamine County Public Library for Sept. 19-25. Check out jesspublib.org and click “Events Calendar” for more information and to register. ... Read more

6 days ago by The Jessamine Journal.

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