Terry Boggs

Terry  Boggs
Terry Boggs

Terry Boggs

Terry “Boogy” Boggs, age 47 of Berea, died Sunday, May 1, 2016 at the University of Kentucky Medical Center in Lexington.

A native of Berea, he was a member of the First Baptist Church of Berea at Middletown,and he had worked as a custodial supervisor for the Madison County School System at Foley and Madison Southern High Schools. He loved being with his grandchildren and in his spare time he liked to fish.

Terry is survived by his wife, Leslie McGinnis Boggs of Berea; his children, Deshon and Tosha Marie Boggs of Berea; his grandchildren, Continue reading Terry Boggs

KSP will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints

KSP
KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, which provides coverage for Madison, Clark, Estill, Lee, Owsley, Jackson, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Jessamine counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual.

These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Special attention will be Continue reading KSP will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints

Introducing the adventuresome Floyd Collins

Floyd Collins
Floyd Collins

The Mammoth Cave was reportedly discovered in the late 1700’s when a hunter stumbled upon an entrance as he was tracking a bear in the area. The cave received national attention during the War of 1812 when its deposits of nitrates were used in making gunpowder. The cave was formed over millions of years as seeping water dissolved away limestone.

Dr. John Croghan became interested in the cave when he read accounts of the preservative qualities of the cave. Bodies of dead Continue reading Introducing the adventuresome Floyd Collins

OBITUARIES APR. 24 – May 1, 2016

Charles T. Hembree
Charles T. Hembree

Charles T. Hembree

Charles T. Hembree, 68, of Berea, died suddenly Thursday, April 28, 2016 at his residence. He was a life-long resident of Madison County born February 16, 1948, son of the late Edward Howard Hembree and Olevia Taylor Hembree.

He was a retired electrical contractor, member of Berea Masonic Lodge #617, Oleika Shrine Temple, 33rd Degree Scottish Rite and Middletown Baptist Church.

Survivors include his loving wife, Julie Alexander Hembree, 4 children, Madonna (Scott) Ash, Charles T. (Viola) Hembree II, Melonie Hembree, Craig Hembree; 6 grandchildren, Taylor Hembree, Turk Continue reading OBITUARIES APR. 24 – May 1, 2016

Richmond Raceway Announces Make-Up Dates

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz have set the make-up dates for the Saturday Night Showdown event that was postponed due to inclement weather on April 30 at the 3/10 mile semi-banked red clay oval better known as “The Beast of the East” located just minutes from downtown Richmond, KY.

The Four Cylinder portion of the Saturday Night Showdown event will now take place as part of the Kid’s Night racing program on Continue reading Richmond Raceway Announces Make-Up Dates

New Officer in Town

New Officer in Town
New Officer in Town

The Berea Police Department would like to congratulate Officer Jonathon Thompson who graduated on April 29, 2016 from Law Enforcement Basic Training at DOCJT. Officer Thompson was then sworn in by Mayor Connelly. Next week he will begin 16 weeks of field training before being assigned to a patrol shift.

KSP TROOPER ISLAND RAFFLE FEATURES DODGE RAM PICKUP

2016 Dodge RAM 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab 4x4
2016 Dodge RAM 1500 Big Horn Crew Cab 4×4

To support its Trooper Island Camp for underprivileged children, the Kentucky State Police is selling raffle tickets for a chance to win a new 2016 Dodge RAM 1500 Big Horn® Crew Cab 4×4 pickup truck. The truck features include: a Brilliant Black Pearl-Coat exterior and Black- Continue reading KSP TROOPER ISLAND RAFFLE FEATURES DODGE RAM PICKUP

KSP – Attempted Homicide Investigation

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

On Saturday, April 30, 2016, at approximately 12:36 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was requested by the Clay County Sheriff’s Office to investigate a shooting to which they had responded to on Skull Branch Road in Clay County.

Upon arrival, KSP Detectives determined that Samuel Cornett, 52, shot his girlfriend Alisha G. Tye, 35, both of Manchester during a Continue reading KSP – Attempted Homicide Investigation

Richmond Raceway’s 2nd Annual Saturday Night Showdown Postponed

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz have been forced to postpone the 2nd Annual Saturday Night Showdown racing program scheduled for Saturday April 30, marking the third event the track has lost already this season due to inclement weather.

Early morning rain showers and the forecast the even more and heavier rains later on during the course of the day on Saturday led Continue reading Richmond Raceway’s 2nd Annual Saturday Night Showdown Postponed