Jessamine County

Jessamine County

Nicholasville woman found dead in home, then son’s body is found in river

The day after a woman was found dead in her Nicholasville home, police found the body of her son in the Kentucky River. The body of Lucas Greene, 31, was pulled from the water about 2:40 p.m. near the Brooklyn Bridge on U.S. 68, which spans the river at the Jessamine-Mercer County line. Greene’s mother, Elizabeth Morgan, 62, was found dead in her Pin Oak Drive house Tuesday afternoon, said Jessamine County Coroner Mike Hughes.

Jessamine County

Pit bull attacks ex-Nicholasville mayor, neighbor and kills his collie

Former Nicholasville Mayor John Martin said he his nextdoor neighbor were injured Thursday as they tried to separate Martin’s dog and a pit bull from a fight, an animal control officer said. Martin, 76, was walking his dog on Cherrybrook Drive when a pit bull that was running loose became aggressive and got into a fight with Martin’s dog, said Frank Ruggiero, interim director of Jessamine County Animal Care and Control.

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Parents speak about redistricting of Jessamine Co. schools

Virginia Mims and Cynthia Diaz react to the Jessamine school board 's approval of a redistricting plan.
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Parents speak about redistricting of Jessamine Co. schools

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