Mar 27

West Middle students win FCCLA awards

Eight WJMS FCCLA members competed at the Region 15 STAR Events competition in February at Anderson County High School. STAR stands for Student Taking Action with Recognition and is one of the largest National programs for FCCLA.
Lauren Baker, Kaley Penny and Baily Lowery presented a Focus on Children project [...] Continue Reading…

Mar 13

Jessamine County students among graduates, academic honorees at Eastern Kentucky University

Students from Jessamine County are among those who graduated from Eastern Kentucky University in December 2014 and those who were named to academic honor lists at EKU for the fall 2014 semester.

Jessamine County students who graduated from EKU in the fall were Ashley Ball, John Barber, Jennifer Brookins, Aubrey [...] Continue Reading…

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…

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