The Camp Nelson staff will host a public archaeological dig Saturday. Participants will be part of the continued research and history of Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park in supervised digs led by Stephen McBride, director of interpretation.
Two sessions are available: 9 a.m. to noon and 1 to 4 p.m. The dig is open to anyone 10 or older and is limited to 15 people in each session. The cost is $4. Another dig is scheduled Aug. 4.
Call Peggy McClintock at (859) 881-5716 to reserve a spot in one of the digs. The park is at 6614 Danville Road.
Two Jessamine educators honored
Longtime educators Paul Hamann and Owens Saylor were honored with a dinner, a reception and a good-natured roast on June 26 at the Jessamine Career and Technology Center in Nicholasville.
Hamann is retiring as chief operating officer after 37 years of service with Jessamine County Schools. Saylor, who is deputy superintendent, will move to Western Kentucky to be superintendent of the Daviess County school system. He has been in education for 32 years, 23 of those in Jessamine County.