Jul 16

West Jessamine High School’s Wade named Kentucky’s school-resource officer of the year

West Jessamine High’s school-resource officer, Sam Wade, talked about bullets and ballistics with a forensic-science class at Jessamine Career and Technology Center in May 2013. (Photo by Jonathan Kleppinger)

The school-resource-officer program in Jessamine County added another feather to its cap last week as West Jessamine [...] Continue Reading…

Jul 16

Branscum, Prewitt talk about decisions to run for Jessamine County Board of Education

As of the end of business Tuesday, John Branscum and Arnold Prewitt were still the only two candidates to have filed for seats on the Jessamine County Board of Education. Branscum is a candidate in the fifth district, a seat currently occupied by Fran Settle; Prewitt is a candidate [...] Continue Reading…

Jul 14

Map of two Jessamine County Board of Education districts on the ballot in November

Districts 4 and 5 for the Jessamine County Board of Education are highlighted in the above map of Jessamine County. The two seats will be on the ballot in November’s general election. (Map from Jessamine County Clerk’s Office/illustration by Jonathan Kleppinger)

Above is a map showing [...] Continue Reading…

Jul 14

Jessamine County FFA members honored during 2014 state FFA convention

From June 10-13, Jessamine County attended the 2014 state FFA convention at the Lexington Center, where members competed against FFA chapters from all over Kentucky. Several members of the Jessamine County chapter received awards for competitions and special honors.

The state convention is held each year in Lexington and was [...] Continue Reading…

Jul 14

West Jessamine High School graduate Warren receives $1,000 Kohl’s scholarship after coordinating food-packing event

Recent West Jessamine High School graduate Sarah Warren has received one of two $1,000 scholarships from Kohl’s for community service.

Warren, 18, of Nicholasville helped coordinate a food-packing event that involved more than 80 students and put out more than 12,000 meals that were donated to the Christian Appalachian Project [...] Continue Reading…

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