Category Archive: Jessamine County Board of Education

Oct 15

Settle resigns position on Jessamine County Board of Education

A school-board member has resigned just months before her term expired after she moved out of the county. Fran Settle submitted her resignation Monday, Oct. 6, superintendent Kathy Fields said last week. Settle had moved to Mercer County, Fields said. Settle occupied the seat representing the 5th District on the Jessamine County Board of Education. …

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Sep 26

Wrestling proposal fails by 3-2 vote at East Jessamine High School council meeting

David Ashford, left, expressed his support for the addition of a wrestling program at East Jessamine High School during a school-council meeting Thursday afternoon. At right is district deputy superintendent Matt Moore. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Wrestling parents got the up-down vote they have sought Thursday night, but it did not go in their favor. A parent coalition led by David and Kristin Ashford has been campaigning to add wrestling as a sport in Jessamine County high schools for the 2014-2015 school year. Members of that coalition have appeared at council …

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Sep 24

East Jessamine, West Jessamine high-school graduations set for 2015 at Southland

Graduation ceremonies are scheduled for the class of 2015 at East Jessamine and West Jessamine high schools, much earlier than the decision came for the class of 2014. The Jessamine County Board of Education approved a contract Monday with Southland Christian Church to use the facility for graduations May 29, 2015, with an alternate date …

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Sep 19

Agenda for Jessamine County Board of Education’s Sept. 22 meeting

Below is a link to the PDF of the agenda for the Jessamine County Board of Education’s regular monthly meeting Monday, Sept. 22. The meeting will start at 7 p.m. in the Royse administration building at 871 Wilmore Road in Nicholasville, with a work session preceding at 6 p.m. Agenda items include a contract with …

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Sep 18

Election preview: Two seats up for grabs on Jessamine County Board of Education

The candidates for the 4th District seat on the Jessamine County Board of Education are Hallie Bandy, top left, and Arnold Prewitt, bottom left. Candidates in the 5th District are John Branscum, top right, and Melissa Woolums, bottom right.

The two seats on the Jessamine County Board of Education that cover the west side of the county are both up for election this year, and both have contested races. Incumbent Hallie Bandy will defend her 4th District seat against former board member Arnold Prewitt, while the 5th District seat is up for grabs between …

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