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Whitney Leggett, Author at Jessamine Journal

Whitney Leggett is managing editor of The Winchester Sun and Winchester Living magazine. To contact her, email whitney.leggett@winchestersun.com or call 859-759-0049.


City breaks ground for new NPD station

By Fred Petke For more than three decades, the Nicholasville Police Department worked from a former car dealership it shared with the city fire department. ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Thursday, July 16, 2020 12:10 pm

Jessamine County

Inaugural golf scramble to benefit TFC

While many things have had to be canceled because of the coronavirus, there is one upcoming event the community can look forward to, and they ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Friday, July 10, 2020 10:59 am

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LEGGETT: COVID-19 scare brings new perspective

I stood in the middle of my kitchen crying. It was 12:30 a.m., the day before my 30th birthday. I had taken the upcoming week ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Friday, July 10, 2020 10:57 am

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HOLLAND: What will keep us from Christ?

I recently had the opportunity to watch season one of “The Chosen.” It’s a series about the life of Jesus, and uses interesting backstories, which ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Friday, May 29, 2020 12:12 pm

Jessamine County

Data show county on par with state in social distancing efforts

With guidance from local, state and federal government to implement social distancing measures because of the potentially deadly coronavirus outbreak, two agencies have been tracking ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Friday, May 15, 2020 10:47 am


James Edward Shepherd, 84

James Edward Shepherd, 84, Betts & West Funeral Home is honored to serve James and the Shepherd family. Burial in Camp Nelson National Cemetery. www.BettsandWestfuneralhome.com Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Monday, May 4, 2020 11:07 am


Stacie Leann Mills Little, 39

Stacie Leann Mills Little, 39, a private family service was held at Betts & West Funeral Home on Friday, May 1, 2020. www.BettsandWestfuneralhome.com Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Monday, May 4, 2020 10:59 am


Linda Carolyn Goodlet Hill, 75

Linda Carolyn Goodlet Hill, 75, wife of Oscar Hill died Saturday, May 2, 2020 at her home in Nicholasville, Kentucky. She was born August 5, ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Monday, May 4, 2020 10:54 am


Kentucky ranks among top states experiencing unemployment amid COVID-19

In response to the outbreak of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), the U.S. economy has slowed to a crawl and many businesses have shut their doors ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Tuesday, April 21, 2020 10:56 am


Mitchell adds two transfers to UK women’s basketball roster

By Keith Taylor, Kentucky Today LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) — Kentucky women’s basketball coach Matthew Mitchell added a couple of transfers to his roster on Wednesday. ... Read more

by Whitney Leggett, Thursday, April 16, 2020 1:42 pm

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