News in Brief

Published 11:01 am Thursday, May 16, 2019

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Jessamine Classic Theatre holds auditions for summer production
Jessamine Classic Theatre will hold open auditions for its summer musical production of “The Music Man” on Saturday May 18th. Many people of all ages are needed to fill roles, for adults, teenagers and children. If you can sing, move to a song, or fake it with the best of them, come and tryout in a humiliation-free environment. For more information visit our website or telephone 859-382-2192.

US 68 yard sale set for next month
The 15th Annual US 68 400 Mile Yard Sale takes place June 6-9 at the Servant Heart Farm at 9517 Harrodsburg Rd, Wilmore.  This is the official Jessamine County site for this event. Vendor space is available, and applications can be downloaded from; contact if there are questions.

Community Flower Sale and Farmer’s Market opening in Wilmore
The farmer’s market will meet every Saturday at the city hall parking lot from 8 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

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Barr hosts
meetings in county
U.S. Rep. Andy Barr’s field staff will have office hours from 3 to 4 p.m. on the third Friday of every month at the Jessamine County Courthouse, located at 101 N. Main St. Meetings are held on a first come first serve basis. For more information call 859-219-1366.

Historical Society holds quarterly meeting, book sale
The quarterly meeting of the Jessamine County Historical Society is set for 7 p.m. today at the Jessamine County Public Library, located at 600 S. Main St. Retired Asbury Professor Ike Adams will be speaking on the early history of Jessamine County and Central Kentucky from about 1775 to the early 1800s. The historical society is still selling the Withers Library books Thursdays 1 to 3 p.m., Fridays 5 to 8 p.m. and Saturdays noon to 5 p.m.

Jessamine DUI offers education program
The Jessamine DUI and Substance Abuse Program offers a 20-hour education program weekly from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. An out-patient program is offered Mondays at 11 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Assessments are by appointment only. Attendees must have a court AOC form, citation and conviction date prior to appointment. For more information, call 859-213.2283.

Free GED testing offered in Jessamine County
For residents who want to earn a GED and increase their earning power with a new job or want to prepare themselves for college there are no testing fees at Jessamine County Adult Ed SkillsU now through June. Residents can start today by calling Kimberly or Joann at (859) 887-9052 or stopping by the new location at 851 Wilmore Road in Nicholasville.

Well Nutrition hosts Body Recall
Carolyn Walter will teach her exercise class “Body Recall,” from 2 to 3 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Friday at The Well Nutrition, located at 123 Orchard Drive. Exercises are done in a chair and with a chair and are helpful to regain strength, mobility, flexibility. coordination and posture awareness for patients who have suffered from strokes, joint replacement, heart, arthritis and Parkinson’s disease. Exercises also help with self-image and attitude about one’s self and wellbeing, as well as falls and recovery and ways to get up and down from the floor. All are welcome. For more information, call 859-548-8203 or 859-241-3552.

Jessamine Piece Quilters hold weekly meetings
The Jessamine Piece Quilters meets every Tuesday from 9 to 11 a.m. at The Nicholasville Christian Church, located at 104 S. Second St. Enter through the back door. Meetings consist of talking about quilts, planning activities and outings and bringing a latest project for show and tell. For more information visit

Military veterans wanted
Military veterans are needed to volunteer for American Legion Post 63 Honor Guard at 111 Hoover Drive in Nicholasville. Uniforms will be furnished to make sure all veterans receive full honors. Contact Jim Vannay at 859-553-1232 or Dan Perke at 859-327-4094.

East Jessamine Elementary Track and Field Meet
East Jessamine High School will host their annual elementary track and field camp and meet today. This event is open to kindergarten through fifth-grade from all Jessamine County schools. Registration begins at 5 p.m. at the EJHS track/soccer field behind the Jessamine Early Learning Village, located at 851 Wilmore Road. Cost is $20 and includes a T-shirt. Cash or checks payable to EJHS Track Boosters. For more information, visit our Facebook page @ejetf or email Registration forms are available on our Facebook page and will be distributed at JELV and all east elementary schools. Concessions will be available both nights.