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Back to school for the square pegs

By Anne Carmichael Community columnist When I was in school all those eons ago, Mother told me to pay attention and get good grades. That’s ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Jessamine Journal.

A not-so-novel idea in a novel time

By Nick Storm Contributing columnist Political candidates and politicians around the country sure do a lot of talking about the pandemic – telling people what ... Read more

3 weeks ago by The Jessamine Journal.

The mask wars: Local choice better than Frankfort’s coercion

  “Then, we all laughed because we knew we could get in trouble for swearing, but the strength of our numbers would prevent any retribution.” ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Jessamine Journal.

Readers answer the call in support of hometown newspapers

Editor Back in March when COVID-19 began battering the economy, including small businesses like this newspaper, many of you asked how you could help your ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Jessamine Journal.

No one is above the law

By now we are all aware that Governor Andy Beshear issued a statewide mask mandate for children over the age of two in public and ... Read more

4 weeks ago by Jodi Whitaker.

Five unexpected library resources that make back-to-school season a breeze

By Sarah Underwood Jessamine County Public Library At Jessamine County Public Library, we are serious about supporting students, teachers, and home-school families. As expected, we ... Read more

4 weeks ago by The Jessamine Journal.

Fancy Farm will continue, but Republicans will target each other

By Nick Storm Contributing columnist The 141st annual Fancy Farm had a different feel, fewer people, bruising jabs, great BBQ, but the political picnic proved ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to The Jessamine Journal.

Economic update: Recovery is tentative

We will be telling the story of when the world shut down amid growing cases of COVID-19 for generations to come, much like our great ... Read more

1 month ago by Special to The Jessamine Journal.

Tammy O’Daniel, 54

Hager & Cundiff was privileged to serve the family of Tammy O’Daniel, 54, loving wife of Troy, stepmother of Christopher, and daughter of Johnny Smith. Read more

2 months ago by The Jessamine Journal.

Cleophas “Bill” Cross, 85

Cleophas “Bill” Cross, 85, of Nicholasville, Kentucky passed away on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at the Hospice Care Unit at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, ... Read more

2 months ago by The Jessamine Journal.

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