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Fred Petke, Author at Jessamine Journal

Fred Petke is a reporter for The Winchester Sun. His beats include cops, courts, fire, public records, city and county government and other news. To contact Fred, email fred.petke@winchestersun.com or call 859-759-0051.

Jessamine County

Gooch tells Rotary vaccinations will be long process

While doses of the COVID-19 vaccine is being distributed throughout Kentucky, it could take most of the year to get everyone vaccinated. Jessamine County Health ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:22 pm

News

Nich. commissioners finalize dept. responsibilities

The Nicholasville City Commission formalized its departmental responsibilities Monday night, which shuffled all four commissioners. Each of the four city commissioners acts as the commissioner ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:17 pm

Jessamine County

Sheriff hopes for above-budget excess fees

The Jessamine County Fiscal Court ended 2020 on a good note. Jessamine County Sheriff Kevin Corman, in presenting his 2021 budget and salary cap, said ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Wednesday, January 6, 2021 2:15 pm

Jessamine County

Judicial Center board chooses architect finalists

The decision of who will design Jessamine County’s new judicial center is down to three finalists. During the Jessamine County Project Development Board’s Dec. 9 ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Wednesday, December 23, 2020 5:35 pm

assault

Attempted murder, assault charges filed after domestic dispute

A Nicholasville woman was charged with attempting to kill her boyfriend with a pillow Tuesday, while the boyfriend was arrested for allegedly strangling and assaulting ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Wednesday, December 16, 2020 1:33 pm

Jessamine County

EJMS does caroling COVID-style

In any other year, groups would go into nursing homes to sing Christmas carols to the residents and spread a little Christmas cheer. This year, ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:28 pm

Jessamine County

Nicholasville commissioners sworn in ahead of heated discussion

The incoming Nicholasville city commissioners took their oaths of office Monday night and had their first heated discussion about which departments they will oversee. Monday’s ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:27 pm

Jessamine County

Nicholasville man jailed following burglary, assault on officers

Police said a Nicholasville man broke into a residence and strangled a person before injuring two officers during the arrest process. According to Nicholasville Police, ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Tuesday, December 15, 2020 2:12 pm

Jessamine County

Jessamine teen continues holiday light show tradition

For the last four years, Zachary Nielson has been in charge of covering his home in lights for Christmas. This year, their home on Bernie ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:02 am

Jessamine County

County to set up backup 911 center in Wilmore

The new Wilmore City Hall may soon be home to another agency after the Jessamine County Fiscal Court voted to create a back-up 911 center. ... Read more

by Fred Petke, Thursday, December 10, 2020 11:01 am

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