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Published 7:59 pm Wednesday, August 18, 2021

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Nicholasville Police welcome new recruits

The Nicholasville Police Department recently welcomed four new police officer recruits, They recriots – Alex May, Parker Harris, Seth Murphy, and Thomas Moore – were recently sworn in by Jessamine County Clerk Johnny Collier. 

Nicholasville woman earns to Lee University Dean’s List honors

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Briley Clark of Nicholasville has earned Dean’s List honors at Lee University for the Spring 2021 semester.

Dean’s List recognition is earned by full-time, on-campus students with a semester grade point average between 3.7 and 4.00.

Lee University is a private, comprehensive university located in Cleveland, Tennessee, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. Lee has emerged as a leader in higher education in the southeastern region. The university’s reputation as a quality institution can be seen in the high caliber of faculty, students, and friends who are drawn to the campus.

Over the past two decades, Lee has become one of the largest Christ-centered private universities in the nation. During that period, the university has undergone a remarkable transformation that has included significant growth in academic programs, athletics, student enrollment, faculty expertise and diversity, as well as an expanded sense of mission and vision.

Nicholasville Police issue scam alert

Nicholasville Police are warning residents of phone scam that has been reported in the area. Scammers are using the Nicholasville Police Department’s phone number, 859-885-9467, making it show up on the victim’s caller ID. The scammer dialogue involves drugs and money that the scammer says have been intercepted that were suppose to go to the scam victim’s home. Victims are directed to purchase gift cards and call the scammer back with the card numbers. Nicholasville Police say that they will never ask for gift cards to get someone “out of trouble,” as the scammer claims.