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firstname.lastname@example.orgFrom appetizers to desserts, there was plenty of food to be tasted at the 16th annual Taste of Jessamine County held Friday night at West Jessamine High School. In all, some 47 local celebrity chefs offered up their fare as more than 300 people eagerly...
“42” reminds how far we’ve come on race Dear Editor, The other night my wife Kristen and I went to see the movie42, the Jackie Robinson story. Being the son of a baseball coach and having played baseball in high school, I am...
The people of the Boston area and across our country were outraged over the horrible and senseless deaths of innocent people in the bombings at the Boston Marathon. It is sad and a shame our country is apparently saturated with such people that seem to...
The Kentucky Nonprofit Network has given Kentuckians an opportunity to support local nonprofits today as part of the statewide Kentucky Gives Day. And there’s still time to donate and plenty of local charities for Clark Countians. The Bluegrass...
Tags: Charity, United Way , Pies and Tarts, Social Services, Human Interest
email@example.comWarren gets international internship West Jessamine High School junior Sarah Warren is one of only 22 nationwide who received an international summer internship from the World Food Prize to delve into hunger and poverty issues. Warren will travel to...
Contributing WriterThe evils of racism are expressed in the words we speak and the mores we establish. And both emerge from the illusion of superiority. Jackie Robinson, as a black American in the 1940s and 1950s, was thrown into the fire of both when he entered major...
firstname.lastname@example.orgBy now most people have likely driven by at least one display of bundled blue pinwheels or ribbons. If just one person has wondered what they are all about, then the symbols have served their purpose. On March 18, Gov. Steve Beshear proclaimed April as...
email@example.comPatricia Stella moved to Nicholasville about five years ago. Since that time, she has been active with Edgewood Baptist Church with various outreach ministries. But Stella soon discovered that her passion was helping the homeless of Jessamine County....
firstname.lastname@example.orgThe annual K-Count, a survey of homeless individuals in Kentucky, was conducted from 8 a.m. Wednesday to midnight in various areas of the state, including Boyle County. Each county participates in the count, except Fayette and Jefferson because of funding...
Tags: Family, Rentals, Homelessness
Let’s start the New Year with a conundrum as old as the Republic: When religious convictions clash with secular laws, how far should government go to accommodate religious claims of conscience? From Colonial conflicts over the refusal of Quakers...
The French philosopher Alexis de Toqueville (1805-1859) had many interesting things to say about democracy. One of the most noteworthy being: “The American people will endure until the day Congress discovers that it can bribe the people with the...
email@example.comHUSTONVILLE — A man in Casey County is receiving national attention after displaying a statue of President Obama eating watermelon in his front yard. Initially, Danny Hafley said the statue in his yard was a white mannequin created to “...
Tags: YouTube, Arts and Culture, Barack Obama, Arts, Halloween
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