Nicholasville NOW! officers and board members for 2011 were announced at the annual meeting in February. Officers are Stephanie Routt, president; Darlene Gardner, vice president; Ronda May, secretary; and Deborah Hamilton, treasurer. Tonya Coleman is executive director. Board members are Emily Ott, Mark Miller, David Chrisman, Tommy Cobb, Jeff McDanald, Robert Amburgey, Geri Polvino and Kelley Woolums. Outgoing board member Randall Chewning was recognized with a plaque for his service. Nicholasville NOW! is a Kentucky Main Street Program, based on a model created by the National Trust for Historic Preservation.
Academic team in finals
The West Jessamine Middle School Academic Team advanced to the state finals as runner-up in quick recall and overall at the regional Governor's Cup competition in February. In addition to the team success, Joseph Oaks, Jonah Dixon and Jerod Crockett advanced in individual competition. The state finals will be Saturday through Monday in Lexington.