Jessamine County: Football, soccer teams face off

August 21, 2013 

Nicholasville will play host to visiting football and soccer teams from across the region during the VisitNich.com Bowl Friday through Sunday at East Jessamine High School.

In Friday's football competition, the East Jessamine High Jaguars take on South Oldham at 6:45 p.m., followed by a game between the West Jessamine Colts and Scott High (Covington) at approximately 8:45 p.m.

In the Soccerama on Saturday and Sunday, East and West Jessamine boy teams will face Newport Central Catholic and Corbin. Girl's teams from East and West Jessamine will play host to Bishop Brossart (Alexandria) and Pope John Paul II (Hendersonville, Tenn.)

More information is available at Visitnich.com.

Waymakers to perform for gospel concert series

The Waymakers will perform for the Gospel on the Green Concert Series in Wilmore at 7 p.m. Friday. The Downtown Green is located off East Main Street and can be accessed by Rice Street. Tables and chairs will be provided and food will be available. In lieu of an admission, attendees are asked to bring a non-perishable food item for the Wilmore/High Bridge Community Center outreach or dog/cat food for the Jessamine County Save Center.

See the full concert schedule for the gospel series as well as the Stonebridge Saturday night concert series at Wilmore.org.

State fair booth features new tourism display

Visitors to the Kentucky State Fair's "Pride of the Counties" will get a chance to see the newly refurbished Jessamine County Tourism display. The Kentucky State Fair runs through Sunday. The booth features a custom Soap Box Derby car, which promotes Nicholasville's Soap Box Derby to be held Sept. 7. The booth graphics highlight popular destinations including High Bridge, Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, the Valley View Ferry and the Kentucky Wine and Vine Fest.

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