Mar 13

Jessamine County DECA students place at state conference

Students from the DECA business and marketing club at Jessamine Career and Technology Center placed at the state DECA conference this week.

Below are the Jessamine County results:

Hospitality and tourism team decision making:

• First — Gabby Rice & Valerie Bender

• Third — Lindsay Silva & Dana Lowery

Marketing communications team decision [...] Continue Reading…

Mar 13

Jonathan Kleppinger: Jessamine County has been a home for me

Jonathan Kleppinger

I stopped to fill up at the Speedway on North Main Street in Nicholasville in September 2009. I had just been interviewed for a staff-writer position at The Jessamine Journal. I remember standing at the gas pump thinking, “Well, that was fun.” There was [...] Continue Reading…

Mar 11

West Jessamine High School students return to Frankfort to urge passage of House Bill 236

Two West Jessamine High School seniors who have been pushing a bill in Frankfort to allow students on superintendent screening committees returned to Frankfort on Wednesday to urge state senators to remove unrelated amendments that could effectively kill the proposal. See the entire statement delivered at the entry to [...] Continue Reading…

Mar 10

Jessamine County representatives attend, lead KySTE conference

Jessamine County Schools director of technology and Kentucky Society for Technology in Education president Erin Waggoner spoke during KySTE’s conference last week in Louisville. (Photo by Tony Carr/Kentucky Society for Technology in Education)

Jessamine County was well represented at the Kentucky Society for Technology in Education [...] Continue Reading…

Mar 10

Jessamine County Board of Education to consider waiving tuition for out-of-county employees’ children

The Jessamine County Board of Education may soon begin waiving tuition for children of employees who live outside the county. The board discussed the possibility during a Monday work session and most members spoke in favor of the change, with a few questions and concerns.

An employee of Jessamine County [...] Continue Reading…

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