Holiday Circle of Giving at the Courthouse, Dec. 2-6
The celebrations begin on Monday, December 2 with the start of the 13th Annual Circle of Giving Wreath Display. During the Wreath Display event, Jessamine Courthouse hallways will be filled with donated wreaths and holiday decorations that are up for bid. As in years past, hand crafted wreaths will be donated by several Jessamine County groups and individuals such as Judge Wm. Neal Cassity and his staff, Jessamine County Circuit Clerk Doug Fain and his staff, and representatives of several local businesses and organizations. The funds raised during the Circle of Giving Wreath Display’s silent auction will support local organizations and charities. Bidding on the wreaths will end on Friday, December 6 at 8 p.m. Call (859) 885-4500.
Tree Lighting on Friday, Dec. 6 CANCELLED. Rescheduled for Sat., Dec. 14
Cancelled. The Annual Jessamine County Tree Lighting Ceremony will be held on Friday, December 6 at 6:00 p.m. on the Courthouse lawn. During the Tree Lighting Ceremony, complimentary hot chocolate and free photos with Santa will be available. Music will include the Brookside Elementary School choir. The Jessamine County Ministerial Association and representatives of the Jessamine County Public Library will provide readings of the Christmas story and other traditional holiday works. The winner of the “Winter Windows” holiday decorating contest sponsored by the Jessamine County Creative Art League will be announced during the event. Call (859) 885-4500.
Wilmore Old Fashioned Musical Christmas Dec. 7
Saturday, December 7. An entire day filled with activities for all ages. Dozens of Wilmore businesses and churches are opening their doors with holiday hospitality, shopping and seasonal music. More at www.wilmore.com.
Christmas at the Camp Nelson White House, Dec. 7
The annual Christmas at the White House will be held on Saturday, December 7 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park. The White House, Barracks and Museum will be open for tours. Enjoy hot apple cider and cookies. Music by West Jessamine Middle School Choir and Gospel Word Missionary Church. Call (859) 881-5716.
Christmas Tour of Wilmore Churches, Dec. 14
In the first “Christmas Tour of Wilmore Churches”, visitors will have an opportunity to visit six Wilmore churches who will open their sanctuaries for guests on Saturday, December 14. This is a “come and go” event which will run from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Participating churches are Cedar Top Baptist Church, Community Missionary Church, Extreme Life Fellowship, Mt. Freedom Baptist Church, Perkins Chapel A.M.E., and Wilmore Christian Church. Visitors can tour the churches in order they chose. Complete details at www.wilmore.org
Your Property Taxes at Work
What happens to your Jessamine County Property Taxes after they are assessed and collected? This pie chart shows the breakdown of the distribution of funds. Click to see chart.
Heroin and your community
See the new video message from the Jessamine County Substance Abuse/ASAP workgroup. This public service announcement is sponsored by the Commonwealth of Kentucky’s Office of the Attorney General.
Board appointments and meeting schedules
Who’s on the Cemetery Board? When does the Joint Planning Commission meet? When does the Parks & Recreation Board meet? What about the Fire Board? Check out the Jessamine County Boards Page. read more »
Code of Ordinances now online
Jessamine County Fiscal Court has made the County Code of Ordinances available on line. Included are traffic code, business regulations, land usage, and more. Click here to see ordinances.