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State officials recommending masks when school begins

Due to the continued escalation of COVID-19 cases, especially the delta variant, state officials announced Thursday they have strengthened their mask guidance for schools. On ... Read more

1 hour ago by Tom Latek.

Retiring Wilmore principal given key to the city

Courtesy of the City of Wilmore Retiring Wilmore Elementary School principal Mrs. Dawn Floyd was given a key to the City of Wilmore at the ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to The Jessamine Journal.

Giving families a Head Start: Federally funded education center in Wilmore works to prepare the whole family for school 

By BOBBIE CURD bjcurd@gmail.com  Although Jessamine County Head Start has been around for decades in Wilmore, those who work there say many still aren’t aware ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to The Jessamine Journal.

Nicholasville physician looking to continue his service – in a different way

Dr. Donald R. Douglas, a Nicholasville anesthesiologist and life-long Republican, has announced his intent to run for the 22nd District State Senate vacated earlier this ... Read more

2 days ago by Jodi Whitaker.

Mercer County attorney Michael Rothacker announces intent to file for 22nd District Senate seat

Michael Rothacker, an attorney from Mercer County, has announced his intention to seek the Republican nomination for the 22nd District Senate seat. In a release, ... Read more

2 days ago by Special to The Jessamine Journal.

Gov. Beshear Orders Flags to Half-Staff Thursday for Sen. Tom Buford, Rep. Bam Carney

FRANKFORT, Ky. – Gov. Andy Beshear has ordered flags at all state buildings to be lowered to half-staff from sunrise to sunset Thursday, July 22, ... Read more

1 week ago by The Jessamine Journal.

Ten things dog owners should know

By Mandy Eakins Contributing Columnist There are a few things I wish dog owners knew. While yes, these things would make my job easier, honestly ... Read more

1 week ago by Special to The Jessamine Journal.

Nicholasville realtor announces his intent to run for vacant Senate seat

Nicholasville Realtor Jonah Mitchell is has announced his intent to file for the 22nd Senate district seat recently vacated by the death of Sen. Tom ... Read more

1 week ago by Jodi Whitaker.

Kentucky’s share in opioid settlement is $460 million

Kentucky is one of the states that has announced a settlement with four pharmaceutical firms in the opioid pandemic and will receive $460 million in ... Read more

1 week ago by Tom Latek.

10 millionth Camry rolls off line at Georgetown

Toyota Motor Manufacturing Kentucky, Inc., is celebrating two milestones:  the 35th anniversary of its plant in Georgetown, as well as the ten millionth Camry rolling ... Read more

1 week ago by Tom Latek.

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