Jessamine County

Jessamine County: Camp Nelson director receives award

Stephen McBride received the Bluegrass Trust Clay Lancaster Heritage Education Award for his work with Camp Nelson Civil War Park.
Stephen McBride received the Bluegrass Trust Clay Lancaster Heritage Education Award for his work with Camp Nelson Civil War Park. Photo provided

Stephen McBride, director of interpretation at Camp Nelson Civil War Park, received the Clay Lancaster Heritage Education Award from the Bluegrass Trust at a June ceremony. McBride has led the historical and archaeological investigations and preservation, educational and interpretation efforts at Camp Nelson since 2001. McBride communicates Camp Nelson’s unique story to the public and scholars through numerous historical and archaeological publications, lectures and on-site tours. He also completed National Register of Historic Places and National Historic Landmark nominations for Camp Nelson.

Jessamine County Fair starts Monday

The Jessamine County Fair will begin Monday and continue through July 16 at the Jessamine County Fairgrounds on Miles Road. Enjoy carnival attractions, pageants and agricultural competitions. The $10 per person admission includes all events, rides and parking for the day. Find out more at Jessaminefair.com.

Classic Car Cruise-In on Saturday

A Classic Car Appreciation Cruise-In will be held at the U.S. Route 27 Double Kwik BP, 4000 Catnip Hill Road, beginning at 4 p.m. Saturday. Enjoy specials on ice cream, burgers and hot dogs, along with door prizes.

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