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  • Making A Difference: Online Campaign Saves Local Business Play Video

    September 3, 2014 5:11 PM

    Wednesday morning, it appeared to be business as usual at Fitch's IGA in downtown Wilmore. But according to owner Leonard Fitch, who opened the store in 1956, sales are down dramatically. "It's my life. It's my life. It's not only the store, it's the people," Fitch says. But... more »
  • Business Owners Hopeful After Storm Damage Play Video

    May 15, 2014 1:21 PM

    Strong storms that ripped through parts of Jessamine County Wednesday did some serious damage to a business in Wilmore. But the husband and wife who own the building that houses their Subway restaurant and apartments on the above floor, say that despite the unfortunate event, they are actually in... more »
  • Roof Blown Off Restaurant In Jessamine County Play Video

    May 14, 2014 4:06 PM

    Wind is being blamed for peeling back a restaurant roof in Jessamine County. The roof was blown off a Subway restaurant in Wilmore Wednesday afternoon as a storm rolled through the area. With more storms expected throughout the evening Wednesday, the fire department is going to block off Lexington Avenue.... more »
  • City Of Wilmore Almost Out Of Salt To Brave Weekend's Snow Play Video

    February 10, 2014 5:13 PM

    A Jessamine County city came dangerously close to running out of salt just days before Sunday night's snow fall. Wilmore Public works officials say the city had just one backhoe scoop of salt left in its supply Friday and they weren't sure what to do with more snow coming... more »
  • Wilmore Man Killed In Single-Vehicle Crash

    March 15, 2013 6:10 AM

    A single-vehicle accident claimed the life of a Wilmore man Thursday evening. Jessamine County Sheriff's Office deputies say Benjamin Sims, 36, was driving along Long Shun Road just before 6 p.m. when he lost control of his Nissan pickup and crashed into a tree. Sims was pronounced dead at... more »
  • Five Meth Labs Found In Car Trunk

    September 27, 2012 5:06 AM

    Police in Jessamine County arrested a man after finding five one-step meth labs inside the trunk of a car Wednesday night. Police say a vehicle pulled in behind a home and two people tried to run when officers made a traffic stop along Lexington Avenue in Wilmore around 11... more »
  • Wilmore Police Searching For Home Invasion Suspects

    October 19, 2011 5:03 AM

    Police in Wilmore continue to look for a group of people who held a gun to a woman's head, ransacked her home, and threatened to come back and kill her if she called 911. Police say four to six suspects entered a home along Berry Patch Drive through an... more »
  • Livestock Ban Passed On First Reading In Wilmore

    September 20, 2011 8:35 AM

    WILMORE (AP) - Farm animals would be banned from Wilmore under a proposal that has received initial approval from the City Council. The measure was passed on first reading Monday night. It holds that maintaining livestock in the city is "incompatible with modern urban living." The proposed ordinance would ban... more »