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Appreciate freedom this Memorial Day

Last Memorial Day, we were all experiencing an absence of normality due to COVID-19. At that time, we realized that we take many aspects of ... Read more

EMS Week celebrates front line workers

Dear editor, This is National EMS Week (May 16-22). It’s the one week set aside each year since 1974 to celebrate EMS professionals and the ... Read more

Children will suffer if state walks away from Sunrise

BRANDON PORTER Kentucky Today The Commonwealth of Kentucky had existed only 77 years when Sunrise Children’s Services was organized. A group of ladies at Walnut ... Read more

Kentucky children shouldn’t suffer at hands of administration’s agenda on religious liberty

By Matt Lockett State Representative, District 39 Last week, I joined fellow members of the House Majority Caucus in supporting Sunrise Children’s Services in a ... Read more

Kentucky’s economy showing record-breaking momentum

BY GOV. ANDY BESHEAR This week the string of positive economic news continued in the commonwealth. Kentucky’s sales tax receipts from April hit $486.5 million ... Read more

Why is Kentucky closed when other states reopen?

BY MATT LOCKETT State Representative As states across our nation announce plans to shed pandemic-related requirements, I have received a number of phone calls, emails, ... Read more

Piecing our history together at the library

BY CARRIE GREEN Jessamine County Public Library From May 1 through Nov. 1,the  Jessamine County Public Library will celebrate the art of quilting with workshops, ... Read more

Recovery starts with truth: addressing 5 common myths about addiction

BY AMANDA CARPENTER Clinical Supervisor, BrightView It is hard to overestimate the impact of addiction on individuals, families, and communities. It carries burdens of emotion, ... Read more

Honest Abe didn’t say that. ‘Quotation inflation’ is out of control.

When I returned to The Jessamine Journal last year after 15 years away, I found my old office looked the same as I had left ... Read more

Let us learn from the mistakes

BY KENT OSTRANDER The Family Foundation As the Covid crisis has been a disaster in many different ways, and now that it seems finally to ... Read more

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