Jessamine County

Jessamine County

Asbury students learn to make sitcoms from ‘Golden Girls’ director

Asbury University is 2,200 miles from Hollywood, but students in its sitcom production class are assembling a 30-minute television show just as it’s done in California. As in previous Asbury productions over the past 10 years, the episode is written and directed by professor Doug Smart. He worked as an associate director network sitcoms “The Golden Girls,” “Newhart,” “Benson” and “Empty Nest” before getting his master’s degree and joining academia.

Jessamine County

Could Donald Trump make this park Kentucky’s first national monument?

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke suggested to President Donald Trump last month that Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park in Jessamine County could be made into a national monument, according to a memo obtained by The Washington Post. Zinke recommended to Trump that the Department of Interior “begin a public process to weigh designating this location as a national monument.”

Jessamine County

All-American Burger Bash - Rescheduled

The Jessamine County Fairgrounds will be the setting for the All-American Burger Bash on Friday and Saturday. The free event will feature a balloon glow on Friday, a burger grill-off competition on Saturday, and a talent competition. Other features include: kids’ games, inflatables, pet costume contest, watermelon eating contest and food trucks. The event wraps up on Saturday evening with a showing of the Lego Batman Movie and a fireworks display. Schedule available at Visitnich.com.

Jessamine County

All-American Burger Bash is on

The Jessamine County Fairgrounds will be the setting for the All-American Burger Bash on Friday and Saturday. The free event will feature a balloon glow, a burger grill-off and a talent competition, as well as kids’ games, inflatables, a pet costume contest, a watermelon-eating contest and food trucks.

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