Woman Escapes Jessamine Co. Car Crash

WILMORE, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Jessamine County woman was not hurt, despite careening off a small Wilmore road, and crashing into the Jessamine Creek Monday afternoon. "I was just coming down here," said Judie Dion after the crash happened at 4:00 pm, "and a truck was coming around the corner and he was on […]

U.S. to Allow Bayer’s Monsanto Takeover

WASHINGTON—The Justice Department has decided to allow Bayer AG’s BAYRY 2.27% megadeal to acquire Monsanto Co. MON 6.19% , valued at more than $60 billion, after the companies pledged to sell off additional assets to secure government antitrust approval, according to people familiar with the matter. An agreement in principle between the companies and the […]

A crash in Nicholasville claims a man’s life

NICHOLASVILLE, Ky. (WTVQ) – A car crash killed a man early Easter morning in Jessamine County. The sheriff’s office says 23-year-old Sergio Cortez from Nicholasville died around 4 a.m. when his car hit a tree on Ramsey farm. Deputies say Cortez was likely speeding. Cortez’s passenger was injured and taken to UK hospital. According to […]

He built many homes, rebuilt many lives; Ball Homes founder, philanthropist Don Ball dies | Lexington Herald Leader

Don Ball, founder of Ball Homes and a major Lexington philanthropist, died Friday. He was 81. Ball helped reshape lives in Lexington and other Central Kentucky communities in 1993 with the founding of the Hope Center, which develops programs to address the underlying causes of homelessness, including addiction. “In countless ways, Don Ball’s vision and […]

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NICHOLASVILLE – Harold L. Higgs, 89, passed away Saturday, November 19, 2016 at Wesley Village in Wilmore. He was a lifelong resident of Jessamine County having been born December 25, 1926 to Robert Taylor and Jimmie Goss Higgs. A 1945 graduate of Nicholasville High School, he entered the Army the following week serving proudly and […]

The Railroad Disaster at Nicholasville, Ky.

CINCINNATI, Tuesday, June 9. The following are the casualties by the locomotive explosion at Nicholasville, on Saturday last: Thirty-fifth Massachusetts — Three killed, one mortally wounded and one seriously. Seventh Rhode Island — One killed, named BERTLEY. Fifty-first New-York — One slightly wounded. Ninth New-Hampshire — N.B. BLACKMER, mortally wounded; Sergeant W.O. FLORENCE, slightly. The […]

Adaptive sports showcased in Jessamine County

Nicholasville, Ky. (WKYT) – Saturday, dozens of folks paid a visit to the Jessamine County Public Library to check out the Adaptive Sports & Recreation Expo. The expo was put on by Raymond Jones and his daughter. Jones said this event provides an opportunity for the physically challenged and able-bodied alike, to get hands-on experience […]

T. J. Mays, 27, Nicholasville, KY

T. J. Mays, 27, Nicholasville, KY T. J. Mays of Nicholasville, formerly of Campbellsville, KY, died at 8:51amET, Friday, February 19, 2018 in Nicholasville. Visitation will be from 10amET until 1pmET, on Friday, February 23, 2018 at Parrott & Ramsey Funeral Home, 418 Lebanon Ave., Campbellsville, KY. Start the conversation, or Read more at Columbia […]