With its groundbreaking earlier this week, the new Jessamine County Animal Shelter on Park Drive in Nicholasville is a year away from completion.
The 9,000-square-foot building, which will be behind the current animal shelter, will include public holding areas for dogs, cats and other animals that have been vaccinated and have been evaluated as "adoptable." Non-public areas in the shelter will house animals that are awaiting evaluation, and animals that have been evaluated as vicious or diseased.
For more information, contact Jessamine County Fiscal Court at (859) 885-4500 or go to Jessamineco.com.
Adult Education opens in new location
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Jessamine County Adult Education has moved to 200 Computrex Drive in Nicholasville. The building was formerly occupied by The Providence School, which has moved to Wilmore. Adult Education's Maple Street location has closed. Call (859) 887-9052.
Two games make VisitNich.com Bowl
Kick off the football season and the school year Friday with the VisitNich.com Bowl at East Jessamine High School. The first game features the East Jessamine Jaguars taking on Tates Creek High School at 6:30 p.m., followed by a game between the West Jessamine Colts and Somerset about 8:45 p.m. Tickets are $7 at the gate. For more information, contact Ken Cox, Jessamine Schools athletic director, at (859) 885-4179, Ext. 3020, or go to Visitnich.com.
High Bridge Homecoming Festival
The High Bridge Homecoming Festival will be Friday through Sunday at High Bridge Park in Wilmore. The festival will include live music, dancing, crafts, a dessert auction, a corn hole tournament, historical displays and more. For the complete schedule, go to Wilmore.org.