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Join host Doug Fain as he remembers Sims Drug Store in Wilmore as he talks to current owner, John McDaniel, and past owner, Byron Sims.  This is the 188th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on July 21, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he remembers Jessamine County High School Principal Zeb Blankenship "Mr. B" by talking to his daughters, Kathy and Barbara. This is the 187th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on July 14, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks with George Dean about the old Riney B Railroad  that ran through Jessamine County a century ago. This is the 186th episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on July 7, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he remembers Bill and Renlyn Foley when he talks to their granddaughter, Connie Royse McDonald. This is the 185th episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on June 30, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to retiring West Jessamine High School and two-time Kentucky High School babseball championship coach Jody Hamilton. This is the 184th episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on June 23, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Originally broadcast 3/14/15 as the 13th episode, "All Things Jessamine" host Doug Fain interviews his own mother, Ruth Ann Rhorer Fain, about her husband and his dad, Kentucky Artist Howard Fain (1934-2007) about his life, artwork and legacy. This broadcast airs on WNJK, JessFM, 105.9 and is the 183rd program in the series. 

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Join host Doug Fain as he remembers the Squires Retreat restaurant and it's owner, Byrdie Thomas, and her husband Grant and their family. This is the 182nd episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on June 9, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to the newly formed Nicholasville-Wilmore-Jessamine County Tourism Commission Chairman Tommy Cobb and Executive Director Mitchell Pearson about tourism in our county, how it links to the past and what it means for the future.  This is the 181st episode of "All Things Jessamine" that aired on June 2, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky. www.visitnicholasville.com #visitjessamine 

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Liddy Dean about her husband former Jessamine County Judge Executive Sherman Dean Jr. This is the 180th episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on May 26, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to attorney and history buff Peter Brackney about The Sterling House , which used to be the second oldest home in Nicholasville, and it's tie to English royalty. This is the 179th episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on May 19, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky. Visit Mr. Brackney's blog and web site at www.kaintuckeean.com and www.brackneylaw.com . 

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to attorney and history buff Peter Brackney about The Metcalf Place and Rev. John Metcalf who conducted the first survey and laid out and named Nicholasville back in the late 1700s. His home, known now as Metcalf Place and the oldest home in Nicholasville, still stands on South First Street.  This is the 178th episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on May 12, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky. Visit Mr. Brackney's blog and web site at www.kaintuckeean.com and www.brackneylaw.com

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Nancy Lowery Hicks about her family, most notably her dad, Sanford, and her uncles Walter and Bronce Lowery  This is the 177th episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on May 5, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Landy Dale about his father, William S. Dale, a farmer who owned the Farmers Bank of Jessamine County for many years.  This is the 176th episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on April 28, 2018 (this episode was originally broadcast as episode number 68 originally broadcast on April 2, 2016 and as episode number 137 on July 29, 2017) on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Tom Beall, owner of the First Vineyard in Jessamine County which is located on the same property where the very first commercial vineyard was started in America in 1799.  This is the 175th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on April 21, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville. (Originally broadcast as episode # 134 on July 8, 2017)

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Dora Reynolds Johnson about her parents, Sharon and Bill Reynolds. Both native Jessamine Countians, Sharon was a nurse, nursing home administrator and long time Jessamine County Coroner.  This is the 174th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on April 14, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks as he remembers the Walker Family. His guests will be Joe Walker, along with  Andrea and Matt Walker, the children of Joe's brother, Steve. Joe and Steve Walker both served as Sheriffs of Jessamine County and their mother, Alice Rainwater Walker, was very instrumental in that happening.  This is the 173rd episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on April 7, 2018 ( originally broadcast on April 15, 2017 as episode # 122) on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Bill Higgs about his parents, Harold, who was very involved in the community, and Mary Lee, a long time Jessamine County teacher.  This is the 172nd episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on March 31, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Scotty Vanderppool about his parents, Gene and Grace Vanderpool. He worked for Gulf Oil; she baked for local restaurants. This is the 171st episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on March 24, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he remembers Wilbur and Clara Chaney Cobb, he was a farmer and long time minister. Doug will be talking to two of their children, Eldon and Gerald Cobb. This is the 170th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on March 17, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to owners Bo and Sarah Quigg, about the long history of the acclaimed Scott Station Inn, an award winning bed and breakfast in Wilmore, Kentucky. This is the 169th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on March 10, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Tony Morton and Connie Harvey Morton about their parents Richard "Dick" Morton and Ruth Morton. This is the 168th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on March 3, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

 
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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Nancy Nicholson Case about her parents, dentist O.P Nicholson and his wife, teacher Jean Moss Nicholson. This is the 167th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on February 24,  2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

 
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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Rusty Guy and Sherry Guy Guerrero about their parents, Russell and Reba Teater Guy. This is the 166th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on February 17,  2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Marilyn Reynolds Welch and Kelly Welch Combs about Jessamine Hair Style and Hager's Beauty School. This is a 4th generation owned business in our town. This is the 165th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on February 10, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky. (Originally broadcast January 16, 2016 as the 57th episode) 

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Join host Doug Fain as he interviews Jayne Combs and Rad Combs, children of Shelby and Bea Stumbo Combs. They owned and operated Martin's Department Store on Main Street in Nicholasville and Shelby was a past Nicholasville Mayor. This is the 164th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on February 2, 2018 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky. (Originally broadcast on June 20, 2015 as episode # 27)

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks with Nancy Swope Corman about her husband, Sam Corman, former Mayor of Nicholasville.  This is the 163rd episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on January 27, 2018 (originally broadcast on August 29, 0215 as the 37th episode) on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky. 

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Carol Thompson Brown and Ann Thompson Nicholson about their parents, Cleveland & Elizabeth Thompson, who owned and operated Thompson's Foodtown for many years. This is the 162nd episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" which aired on January 20, 2018 (It was originally broadcast as the 67th episode on March 26,  2016) on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville.  

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks with Paul Faulkner whose parents, Jim and Pauline Faulkner, owned and operated Faulkner-Fain Co., the oldest continuing manufacturer in Jessamine County. This is the 161st episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on January 14, 2018, (originally broadcast as the 95th episode on October 8, 2016), on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky. 

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks with Clay Tankersley, owner of Clay's Barber Shop in Wilmore. Clay has been a barber there for 60 years. This is the 160th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on January 7, 2018. (originally broadcast on September 26, 2015 as episode # 41)  on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Brenda Woods Cox Cobb whose uncle and aunt, Mr. and Mrs Vernon Walker, owned and operated the old Walker Hotel that sat in downtown Nicholasville. It was started in 1793 even before Nicholasville was an incorporated town and we were still part of Virginia. This is the 159th episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on December 30, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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On this special Christmas season edition of "All Things Jessamine" join host Doug Fain as he brings you the audio from the past KCAL Old Time Radio Troupe 2017 Christmas show to benefit the Creative Art league of Jessamine County. This script was written especially for KCAL  and takes place at the old Ben Franklin store in downtown Nicholasville in 1952... you'll hear names of people, places and things that were real in our county! This program originally aired on WNJK, JessFM 105.9 on Saturday, December 23, Sunday, December 24 and Monday, December 25, 2017.  MERRY CHRISTMAS from the entire Fain family and all of us at JessFM! 

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Join host Doug Fain as has a conversation about Thomas C. "Doc" Yearwood and Yearwood's Drug Store with one of his former employees, Deana Durham Cassity.  This is the 156th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast December 16, 2017 (It was originally broadcast on August 8, 2015 as episode # 34)  on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Kathy Blankenship and Sonny Hall about their parents, Earl and Charlotte Hall. Earl was a leader in working to establish the Jessamine County Youth Baseball League and the Lone Oak Country Club. This is the 156th episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on December 9, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Jessamine County native Cindy Miller Rhorer as she talks about "Miller Flats (Miller Town)" that was located on North Main Street, her parents, Robert and Jean Miller,  and the entire Miller family. This is the 155th episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on December 2, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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This is a rerun of an original program (episode #108 that aired 1/7/17) with Gary Bailey, owner of Wilmore Hardware. Mr. Bailey died on November 15, 2017 and this rerun is to honor his memory. This is the 154th episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on November 25, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Jessamine County native Mike Hammond, about his dad, Buddy, who was police chief in Nicholasville, and the entire Hammond family. This is the 153rd episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on November 18, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Jessamine County native Benny Wayne who was chosen as the home plate umpire at the championship game of the 2007 Little League World Series. This is the 152nd episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on November 11, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Marvin Bartlett, Jessamine County resident and anchorman of the Fox 56 10 o'clock news. This is the 151st episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on November 4, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Buddy Carter who was a curator of the Animal Forest Zoo that operated on South 27 in Jessamine County back in the 50s and 60s.  This is the 150th episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on October 28, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Al Nahra, owner and operator of McDonalds of Nicholasville. This is the 149th episode of episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on October 21, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville (It was originally broadcast as the 79th episode on June 18, 2016).

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In honor of his and his wife Madeline's 70th wedding anniversary that took place on September 25, 2017, join host Doug Fain as he talks with Jack Ward, who owned and operated the beloved Ward's Bakery in downtown Nicholasville, about the history of the bakery. This is the 148th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" broadcast on October 14, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky. (It was also broadcast on February 21, 2015 as the 10th episode).

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Karli Jessie, county extension agent for Family and Consumer Sciences and Lorraine King, member, about the history of the Jessamine County Homemakers Club and it's contributions to our county. This is the 147th episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on October 7, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Roberta Stinnett about her father, Bradie Teater, a well known water hauler in Jessamine County. This is the 146th episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on September 30, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

September 21, 2017

J.D. Crowe - 9/23/17 - # 145

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Grammy award winner and renowned bluegrass musician J.D. Crowe who has lived most of his life here in Jessamine County. This is the 145th episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on September 23, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Glen Teater, member of the Hart Lodge # 61, F. & A.M., about the history of the Masonic Lodge in Jessamine County which has been here for 197 years. This is the 144th episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on September 16, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Donna Bunch Miller about her parents Clyde and Mildred Bunch. Clyde was a local historian of Jessamine County and Mildred was the first female elected to a position as Magistrate on the Jessamine County Fiscal Court. This is the 143rd episode of "All Things Jessamine" aired on September 9, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Nicholasville Mayor Pete Sutherland about his family who owned and operated Sutherland Chevrolet for many years. This is the 142nd episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on September 2, 2017  on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Don and Randy Reed about their parents Eugene and Ruby. Mr. Reed was a former County Clerk and Mail Carrier.  This is the 141st episode of  "All Things Jessamine" aired on August 26, 2017  on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Van Warren, one of nine sons who all excelled in Jessamine County Sports.  This is the 140th episode of the program "All Things Jessamine" originally broadcast on August 19, 2017 on WNJK , 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville.

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Join host Doug Fain as he talks to Billye Sue Watts about her husband, Ralph Watts, and the Hunter's Furniture store that they owned and operated.  This is the 139th episode of  "All Things Jessamine" which aired on August 12, 2017 on WNJK, 105.9 FM radio station in Nicholasville, Jessamine County, Kentucky.

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