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Check out our blogs for the latest happenings within Nicholasville, Wilmore and Jessamine County.

Camp Nelson National Monument

“See how much better off we are now then we was four years ago. It used to be five hundred miles to get to Canada from Lexington, but now it is only eighteen miles! Camp Nelson is now our Canada.” U.S.C.T. Sergeant, 1865 "Our story starts with the United States...

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Chrome Returns Home!

Chrome has arrived! For those who aren’t familiar with California Chrome, let us reintroduce this fearsome fellow back into your lives. Chrome was the 2014 Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner and after a bad start at the Belmont placed fourth where he almost became a...

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Coaster Car Derby!

It’s that time of year again in Wilmore, KY – time for the Coaster Car Derby! Never participated in Wilmore’s Coaster Car Derby day? Well, during this fun-filled day, children and youth are invited to race down East Main Street in derby cars provided by local...

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Concert for a Great Cause!

The Jessamine County Education Foundation is proud to present Walker Montgomery in concert on Saturday, February 9, 2019. This live concert will take place in West Jessamine High School’s auditorium at 7:00 p.m. West Jessamine High School is located at School 2101...

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Foals Anyone?

Who doesn’t love horses? Well, it’s time to get excited because it’s foaling season at Taylor Made Farm! You can see pictures of these beautiful foals on Taylor Made Farm’s Instagram Page, @taylor_made_farm, or you can see them in person by taking an enjoyable tour at...

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Get Ready for Wine & Vine 2019!

KY Wine and Vine Festival 2019 Already looking forward to our Wine and Vine Festival this year? We know that we are! From the Equine and Wine Tour, Farm to Table Dinner, and the KY Wine and Vine Festival, we cannot wait for June 14-15!  This two day event starts on...

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Golf Fever

Are you feeling the golf fever after winter's gloom and doom?  Spring is just around the corner making this the perfect time to plan your next golf outing. Connemara golf course, located at 2327 Lexington Road in Nicholasville, is ready to kick-off this golf season. ...

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Jessamine County Featured Artist: Charlotte Blair

Do you want to support local artists while decorating your home with beautiful pieces of art?  Well, here in Jessamine County, we have a wonderful local artist named Charlotte Blair.  Charlotte creates illustrations using colored pencils and watercolors.  Not only...

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KCAL is “On the Air”

Underneath the glow of a ceiling crisscrossed with twinkle lights, the audience expectantly waits for the show to begin. Cast member Roger Garrison sets the holiday mood. Standing by an old radio, he croons “White Christmas” while the rest of the cast and crew sit on...

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National Monument Designated!

It’s official: Camp Nelson is now designated as a National Monument!  Local and national leaders were all in attendance for the unveiling ceremony.  Camp Nelson is best known as grounds for training and recruiting African-American troops during the Civil War. The Camp...

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