Mike Moore, The Jessamine Journal http://weku.fm en Environment Factor in I-75 Connector http://weku.fm/post/environment-factor-i-75-connector <p><a href="http://www.centralkynews.com/jessaminejournal/news/jj-state-says-it-is-addressing-environmental-concerns-for-i75-connector-in-jessamine-20120821,0,779978,full.story">Kentucky Transportation Cabinet officials </a>told Jessamine County residents Tuesday that environmental and other factors are being taking into consideration in the I-75 connector project. More than 300 people turned out for the workshop held at East Jessamine Middle School. Many of those in attendance were against the connector road and offered various reasons why.</p><p> Wed, 22 Aug 2012 14:22:20 +0000 Mike Moore, The Jessamine Journal 31697 at http://weku.fm Environment Factor in I-75 Connector Police Target Those in Drug Roundup http://weku.fm/post/police-target-those-drug-roundup <p><a href="http://www.centralkynews.com/jessaminejournal/news/jj-state-nicholasville-police-searching-for-96-in-drug-round-up-20111215,0,859415.story">Several people throughout Jessamine County</a> and parts of other counties woke up to law-enforcement officers ready to arrest them on drug trafficking charges Thursday morning. In all, 96 people are targeted in a drug roundup as Nicholasville police officers and Kentucky State Police troopers made their way around the area. Fri, 16 Dec 2011 19:21:02 +0000 Mike Moore, The Jessamine Journal 18153 at http://weku.fm Police Target Those in Drug Roundup Rescue Center Opposes Monkeys in Movies http://weku.fm/post/rescue-center-opposes-monkeys-movies <p><a href="http://www.centralkynews.com/jessaminejournal/news/jj-primate-rescue-center-director-monkeys-arent-actors-20110928,0,3267781.story">April Truitt&rsquo;s message to Hollywood heavyweight</a> Cameron Crowe was succinct: Quit monkeying around with primates in movies. Truitt, who is the executive director of the Nicholasville-based Primate Rescue Center, teamed up with the North American Primate Sanctuary Alliance and sent a letter to the Hollywood director asking him not to use monkeys or any other primate in movies. Crowe&rsquo;s movie &ldquo;We Bought a Zoo&rdquo; is scheduled to hit theaters Dec. 23. Wed, 28 Sep 2011 14:22:34 +0000 Mike Moore, The Jessamine Journal 13291 at http://weku.fm Rescue Center Opposes Monkeys in Movies DUI Suspect Wins Demolition Derby http://weku.fm/post/dui-suspect-wins-demolition-derby <p><a href="http://www.centralkynews.com/jessaminejournal/news/jj-jessamine-fair-demolition-derby-winner-charged-with-dui-20110714,0,5556572.story">After winning the Jessamine County Fair </a>demolition derby small car division and receiving his trophy Wednesday night, David L. Warner Jr., 36, received something else &mdash; a set of handcuffs as Nicholasville police arrested him and charged him with DUI. &ldquo;He won the demolition derby in the small car division,&rdquo; Nicholasville police Capt. Chris Cain said. &ldquo;We had some complaints from officials and the crowd that he was drunk.&rdquo;</p><p> Fri, 15 Jul 2011 18:41:51 +0000 Mike Moore, The Jessamine Journal 8672 at http://weku.fm Factory to Lay Off 100 Employees http://weku.fm/post/factory-lay-100-employees <p><a href="http://www.centralkynews.com/jessaminejournal/news/jj-nicholasvilles-trimmasters-to-lay-off-employees-20110707,0,521203.story">The Nicholasville Trim Masters plant anticipates laying off </a>more than 100 employees, Jessamine County Economic Development director Wayne Foster said. The said the factory will remain open. The company makes door trim, including injection molding and assembly, seat assembly and vacuum forming and assembly for the automotive industry. Fri, 08 Jul 2011 17:47:07 +0000 Mike Moore, The Jessamine Journal 8173 at http://weku.fm Factory to Lay Off 100 Employees New State Laws go into Effect http://weku.fm/post/new-state-laws-go-effect <p><a href="http://www.centralkynews.com/jessaminejournal/news/jj-new-laws-went-into-effect-wednesday-20110607,0,5840527.story">Senate Bill 110, which would allow</a> optometrists to perform some uncomplicated medical procedures currently reserved for ophthalmologists, officially becomes law on Wednesday. The new law will allow optometrists to perform a variety of simple procedures, like removing non-malignant skin tags from eyelids or clearing lenses implanted by ophthalmologists in cataract surgeries. It would not, however, allow optometrists to perform LASIK surgery, which is used to correct poor vision. This is one of many laws that went into affect Wednesday. Wed, 08 Jun 2011 13:50:37 +0000 Mike Moore, The Jessamine Journal 5856 at http://weku.fm New State Laws go into Effect