Public meeting set to discuss improvements to Jessamine's Brannon Road
Like many Central Kentucky drives, two-lane Brannon Road in northern Jessamine County rises and dips with the land.
Thu Jun 13, 2013
Environmental Activism: Warner Elementary teachers report huge improvements in school atmosphere
When a statewide teacher survey on working conditions came out for the first time two years ago, it threw up red flags on the leadership and the environment at Warner Elementary School.
Tue Jun 11, 2013
Motorcyclist fires shots at Nicholasville police officer
Nicholasville police are searching for a man they say shot at one of their officers early Saturday morning.
Driver killed in Jessamine County crash identified
The Fayette County Coroner's Office has identified the name of a man, killed in a crash in Jessamine County.
Sat Jun 08, 2013
Man fires shots at Nicholasville police officer, vanishes near old drag strip
Police are looking for a man they say fired shots at a Central Kentucky police officer during an attempted traffic stop.
Police searching for man who fired at officer
Police are looking for a man they say fired shots at a central Kentucky police officer during an attempted traffic stop.
Wed Jun 05, 2013
Screening committee assembles to aid in superintendent search
The screening committee tasked with recommending candidates for superintendent in Jessamine County held its first meeting Tuesday night after a joint meeting with the board.
County still feeling financial toll of 2009 ice storm
In January 2009, ice covered Jessamine County, knocking out power to thousands and causing trees that couldn't bear the weight of it to fall, many in city and county roads.
Teen killed, two critically injured in Jessamine County crash
The Jessamine County Sheriff`s Office is investigating a two vehicle accident on Ashgrove Road that has claimed the life of one and sent two others to UK Hospital.
Tue Jun 04, 2013
Five people facing federal drug charges
Five people are facing federal drug charges after FBI agents say they "did conspire to knowingly and intentionally distribute five kilograms or more of a mixture of substances" containing cocaine and "did conspire to knowingly and intentionally distribute 1,000 kilograms or more of a mixture substances" containing marijuana, according to a criminal ... (more)
Fri May 31, 2013
Candlelight vigil to be held for Jacob Mulcahy
Posters hung at East Jessamine High School, where Mulcahy was a student, say the vigil will start at 6 p.m. at the Kentucky River boat dock off Ky.
Thu May 30, 2013
School Bus Fleet
Photojournalist-turned-bus driver earns Ph.D. at seminary
Gabriel Tait had a lucrative career as a photojournalist for major newspapers, but he gave it up to attend seminary, working as a school bus driver along the way, the Lexington Herald-Leader reports.
Coming Up On LEX 18 News - May 30, 2013
An update on the search is coming up. And - it's summer-like in the Bluegrass, and after a brief cool down over the weekend, it looks like we'll be right back in the sweltering heat.
Wed May 29, 2013
Some Of The Stories You'll See Tonight On LEX 18 News At 11... May 29, 2013
Tonight on LEX 18 News at 11... it's been an emotional evening in Bardstown... at the visitation for an officer killed in an ambush.
Authorities look in Kentucky River for East Jessamine student
Police have been searching the Kentucky River Wednesday for a 17-year-old East Jessamine High School student, according to the Jessamine County sheriff's office.
Search underway for teen in Kentucky River
The Jessamine County Sheriff's department received a 911 call around 2:15pm about a possible drowning near the boat ramp at the end of Highway 39.
Mon May 27, 2013
Tears and pride mark Camp Nelson National Cemetery's annual Memorial Day observance
Camp Nelson National Cemetery was a sea of red, white and blue during its annual Memorial Day ceremony on Monday afternoon.
Fri May 24, 2013
Photojournalist who became school bus driver earns doctorate at Asbury Seminary
While the school doesn't keep official records on such things, Gabriel Tait is likely to be the first photojournalist-turned-bus-driver-turned-Ph.D at the seminary.
Thu May 23, 2013
West Jessamine High School principal Jones demoted to teacher, on special assignment for rest of year
The West Jessamine High School principal was demoted from that position last week, according to personnel actions obtained by The Journal through an open-records request.
Mon May 20, 2013
Kentucky Wine and Vine Fest attracts many to Nicholasville
Robin and Chris Sparks enjoyed some beer cheese and wine during the 2013 Kentucky Wine and Vine Fest Saturday afternoon in downtown Nicholasville.