East Jessamine Middle School students Aleah Archer and Connor Aubrey have been selected to participate June 9-13 in the National History Day Contest at the University of Maryland, College Park.
National History Day is an academic enrichment program that promotes the study of history for students in grades 6-12. Students create exhibits, documentaries, performances, web sites and write papers. Archer and Aubrey advanced to the national competition with a documentary they created about the Dred Scott decision.
Rabies vaccinations for pets offered
The Jessamine County Health Department and local veterinarians are offering $5 rabies vaccinations this month at the following times and locations: 10 a.m.-noon Saturday at Rosenwald Dunbar Elementary; 6-8 p.m. Monday at Lake Mingo Park; 6-8 p.m. June 13 at Wilmore Elementary; and noon-2 p.m. June 15 at Jessamine County Fairgrounds. The vaccinations are for domestic animals only. Dogs must be on leashes and cats should be in carriers.
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Aquatic Center opens for summer
The Jessamine County Aquatic Center is open through August from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon-7 p.m. Sunday. Admission prices are: ages 2 and under — free, ages 3 through 15 — $4, and 16 years and older — $6. Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult in all areas of the facility. More information is available at Jessamineco.com.