Jessamine County notes: July 8

July 7, 2014 

500 pets get free rabies vaccinations Pat Stephens carried Kassi, left, and Belle to the Jessamine County Health Department's Annual Rabies Vaccination Clinic at Wilmore Elementary School. About 500 cats and dogs were vaccinated during the June clinic locations that included Lake Mingo Park, Rosenwald-Dunbar Elementary and the Jessamine County Fairgrounds. Veterinarians from McCall's Veterinary Clinic, Animal Hospital of Nicholasville, Bluegrass Veterinary Clinic and Animal Clinic at Equestrian Woods donated their services for the event.

County fair underway

The Jessamine County Fair continues through Saturday with carnival rides, truck and tractor pulls, a demolition derby, pageants, agricultural and livestock competitions and more. Tonight's events include laser tag, a greased-pig contest, Rosie's Ponies and the Miss Teen Jessamine pageant. Seven Bridges, the acclaimed Eagles tribute band, performs at 8 p.m. Thursday. The pay-one-price entry fee is $10 daily, which includes parking, rides and event access. Details at

Art camp for kids offered

The Polvino Family Art Center, 109 South Main Street in Nicholasville, is offering an art camp July 14-18 for children ages 11-15. Campers will learn basic composition, design, color theory and value. Students can choose from a variety of projects, including painting, collage and mixed media. Call (870) 636-0917 for camp times and information.

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