Jessamine County notes: Dec. 23

Exercise with Ease fitness program begins Jan. 5

Take control of the new year with the Exercise with Ease fitness program at the Jessamine County Health Department. Beginning Jan. 5, the free, one-hour classes meet at 10 a.m. Mondays and Wednesdays in the health department Activity Room at 210 East Walnut Street in Nicholasville. Participants can expect gentle movements that will help with circulation to all parts of the body, an increased awareness of how their bodies function, and increased flexibility. For more information, contact Andrea Brown at (859) 885-4149, Ext. 1025.

Winners of St. Nich Christmas Fest named

Nicholasville Now has announced the winners of the St. Nich Christmas Fest on Dec. 13. The parade float from First Southern Bank took first place, with floats from ,Jessamine County 4H and the West Jessamine High School cheerleaders in second and third, respectively. Emily Wollums won the Gourmet Goodies Gingerbread Baking Contest, and the best decorated Winter Windows on Main were Gourmet Goodies and the Sweet Shop. See more about Nicholasville at