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Randy Patrick, Author at Jessamine Journal - Page 2 of 17

Randy Patrick is a reporter for Bluegrass Newsmedia, which includes The Jessamine Journal. He may be reached at 859-759-0015 or by email at randy.patrick@bluegrassnewsmedia.com.

News

Revival in Wilmore
Little college town experiencing renaissance

It was only a few years ago that there were as many offices and empty spaces on Wilmore’s Main Street as there were retail stores ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Tuesday, April 20, 2021 4:04 pm

Community columnists

What it means to me to be a conservative

There are many mansions in the American conservative house, and some of them are old and funky and smell like a pot of organic mustard ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, April 9, 2021 11:52 am

community columnists

The last Druther’s in America

Those of us who grew up in Kentucky in the late 1970s remember such bygone icons of that era as the Z/28 Camaro, the original ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 7:53 pm

News

West Jessamine chorus performs anthem virtually for Sweet 16 games

“Oh, say can you see …?” That’s our kids up there on the big screen! This year the West Jessamine High School Chamber Singers had ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Tuesday, April 6, 2021 2:30 pm

Jessamine County

Drawing Wilmore: Artist’s sketches reflect life in her hometown

And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. – T.S. Eliot ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, April 1, 2021 7:12 pm

faith

Resurrection makes all things new

It has been said there are no atheists in foxholes, but that isn’t true. In fact, one of the most noted Christian apologists of the ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, April 1, 2021 3:00 pm

News

Library gets kids hooked on books

For more than a decade, the Jessamine County Public Library has partnered with the local public schools to introduce children to the library at an ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, March 19, 2021 4:03 pm

News

‘It’s in his plan’ : Pastor reflects on surviving COVID

The Rev. Willie Laswell could hardly catch his breath as he talked about his ordeal, and he had trouble remembering things. As Kentucky marks the ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Friday, March 19, 2021 4:01 pm

hub

Library to open self-serve ‘hub’ in Wilmore

Wilmore won’t have the full-service branch of the Jessamine County Public Library many had hoped for, but it will have a scaled-down version — a ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, March 11, 2021 3:16 pm

alcohol ordinance

Barber: Don’t assume Wilmore doesn’t want alcohol

One way to know what people are thinking is to talk to a bartender. Or a barber. Wade Mitchell listens to quite a few people ... Read more

by Randy Patrick, Thursday, March 11, 2021 3:14 pm

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