Kentucky NFL Hall of Fame Block Party
Former Pittsburgh Steeler John Jackson and former New York Giant Sam Madison signed autographs for fans at the Kentucky NFL Players Association Block Party in Nicholasville on June 25. The event showcased the 2009 Hall of Fame inductees which included Shaun Alexander, Joe Federspeil, and Jim Marshall as well as Jackson and Madison. Kentucky is the only state that has its own NFL Hall of Fame.
Bessie Smith, shown here with step-father Bobby Drury and nephew Ryan Tyler Lowery, received her GED at the Jessamine County Adult Education End-of-Year Celebration on Thursday, June 25. During the 2008 – 2009 academic year, over 527 students participated in Adult Education, Family Literacy, and English as a Second Language programs at the Jessamine County Learning Center , and 71 students earned a GED.
Jessamine County Judge Executive Neal Cassity and the Fiscal Court will hold their annual friends and neighbors cookout on the courthouse lawn at noon on Friday, July 10. Dessert auction proceeds to benefit Relay for Life.
KENTUCKY EQUINE HUMANE CENTER SEEKS FUNDS
The Kentucky Equine Humane Center is in dire need of funding to support their mission of finding homes for unwanted horses. Economic and financial difficulty for many Bluegrass area farms has meant an influx of homeless horses. Donations are accepted online at www.kyehc.org . To learn more about the adoption process or how you can support responsible equine ownership call (859) 881-5849.