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Jessamine County: Girls soccer scores big for cancer awareness

October 15, 2013 

The West Jessamine Girls High School soccer team has been raising money and cancer awareness over their past five home soccer games, ending Oct. 2 with Orange Leaf Frozen Yogurt sponsoring the final game. The team took penalty shots on Orange Leaf co-founder and goal keeper Bryce Anderson. For each shot made, Orange Leaf donated $100. Bryce allowed nine goals resulting in a $900 donation to the Jessamine County Cancer Coalition.

Ghost hunts at Camp Nelson

Certified Ghost Hunter Suzanne Chaney will lead the intrepid in search of the paranormal at Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 and Oct. 25. Previous participants have reported eerie feelings, sudden chills, and hair lifting on the backs of necks and arms. Children under the age of 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Recording devices and cameras are permitted. Dress appropriately for the weather with good walking shoes. No gray clothing please. Pre-registration is required. Call tour administrator Peggy McClintock-Pauli, (859) 881-5716 register or online at A portion of the $30 per person fee supports the Camp Nelson preservation fund. Camp Nelson is located along US27 at 6614 Danville Road.

CNA receives Caring Heart Award

Mary Devin, a certified nursing assistant at Wesley Village in Wilmore, was presented the 2013 Caring Heart Award from LeadingAge Kentucky earlier this month at a ceremony in Louisville. The award recognizes the achievements of frontline staff and direct care employees, whose caring spirit have made significant impact upon the lives of older adults. Devin has been with Wesley Village for 6 years, and was part of the team that launched Holloway Cottage, Kentucky's first Small Home for memory care. LeadingAge is a national association of not-for-profit long-term health care providers.

Fall Fun movie night at the library

The Jessamine County Public Library will present an outdoor showing of Ghostbusters at 7 p.m. Oct. 18 on the library lawn at 600 South Main Street in Nicholasville. Bring a blanket for this fall fun movie event and enjoy free hot beverages provided by the library. Pizza and kettle corn will be available for purchase. For more information call (859) 885-3523 or visit

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