Jessamine County

Jessamine County

Kosmios, Camp Nelson National Cemetery’s ‘riderless horse,’ dies

Kosmios, a white Arabian horse often used as the “riderless horse” during funeral processions at Camp Nelson National Cemetery, died this week in Jessamine County. Kosmios belonged to Clara Friend, a member of the honor guard, and he was typically led by her father, retired Air Force Lt. Col. Woodrow “Woody” Friend. Kosmios had participated in about 180 funerals since 2012.

Jessamine County

Man killed while moving 1,000-pound safe into new home

A man died Tuesday while trying to move a heavy fireproof safe down some steps, Jessamine County Coroner Mike Hughes said. The 69-year-old died at the scene shortly before noon on Ponder Way, across U.S. 68 from Southland Christian Church, Hughes said. He and a friend were moving the safe down some outside access steps into a basement when they lost control of it, Hughes said.

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