New Jessamine Tourism Display Debuts at State Fair
Visitors to the Kentucky State Fair's "Pride of the Counties" got a chance to see the newly redesigned Jessamine County tourism display. The booth featured popular destinations including High Bridge, Camp Nelson Civil War Heritage Park, the Valley View Ferry, and the Harry C. Miller Lock Collection. The display, designed by Jeff McDanald, was made possible through a joint effort of Nicholasville NOW and the Nicholasville Tourism Commission.
Tourism volunteer Jeff McDanald greets visitors at the new Jessamine County display at the Kentucky State Fair.
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Tourism volunteer Wyatt McDanald mans the redesigned tourism display at the Kentucky State Fair.
Ebenezer Memorial Fence Project
The Ebenezer Cemetery Association has announced the Ebenezer Memorial Fence Project, which will honor their late President Robert E. Moore, Jr. The new construction, an aluminum and wrought iron fence with stone pillars at the entrance, will replace an aging chain link fence. The Ebenezer Presbyterian Church was formed in the 1790s, and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The church will open its doors for the annual picnic, worship service and business meeting on Sunday, September 13. More at www.raisemyebenezer.com.
Asbury Student Claims Emmy
Asbury College student Ben Rogers won an Emmy at the 45th Annual Ohio Valley regional Emmy Awards at a ceremony in Lexington. Rogers received the award for "Downfall," a film that premiered at the Highbridge Film Festival in April. The short film is about a narcotics detective who is pressured into illegally obtaining a "no-knock" warrant so that his superiors can break, enter, and steal from a drug-dealer's home.