Jessamine County: Concert series kick off this weekend

Sheryl Voigts
Sheryl Voigts

Two outdoor concert series will kick off this weekend on Wilmore's Downtown Green. The bluegrass sounds of Jessamine Creek Express will open the Gospel on the Green series at 7 p.m. Friday. And the Swing Street Band will open the Stonebridge Concert Series at 7 p.m. on Saturday.

The Downtown Green is located off East Main Street and can be accessed by Rice Street. Tables and chairs will be provided and food is available.

In lieu of an admission, attendees are requested to bring a nonperishable food item for the Wilmore/High Bridge Community Center outreach or dog/cat food for the Jessamine County Save Center. The Friday and Saturday concerts will continue through August. See the full concert schedule at

Voigts is new university registrar

Sheryl Voigts has been named registrar for Asbury University in Wilmore. Voigts comes to the Christian, liberal-arts university from the Asbury Theological Seminary, also in Wilmore, where she has served in the registrar's office since 2005.

Voigts steps into the position recently vacated by Bill Hall, who became Asbury's new Dean of Graduate and Professional Studies.

Prior to her time in the registrar's office, Voigts was a doctoral admissions counselor, visit coordinator and assistant director for spouse and family ministries. She has a degree in business administration from Texas A&M University and a master of arts in Christian education from Asbury Theological Seminary.