Berea Police Report Aug. 24, 2016

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

Public Intoxication: On 08/22/2016 officers were called to a dispute on Mount Vernon Road. One of the subjects showed several signs of impairment and had previously been banned from the property. When speaking with the officers, the subject gave two different false names.

They arrested 20 year old Brandon Partin of Berea KY and charged him with Menacing, Public Intoxication, and Giving Officer False Continue reading Berea Police Report Aug. 24, 2016

Gov. Matt Bevin Joins Suit to Protect Kentuckians and Physicians from New Illegal Obamacare Mandate

Matt Bevin
Matt Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin today joined a lawsuit against yet another Obama Administration regulatory overreach that affects Kentucky’s taxpayers and violates the medical judgment and conscience rights of doctors and health care professionals across the country.

“The Obama Administration continues its attacks on the constitutional rights and religious freedoms of Kentuckians,” said Gov. Bevin. “It is both appalling and illegal for the Continue reading Gov. Matt Bevin Joins Suit to Protect Kentuckians and Physicians from New Illegal Obamacare Mandate

Statement from House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover on President Obama’s Bathroom Debacle

House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover
House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover

“Late yesterday, a federal court in Texas agreed with the conservative sentiment in Kentucky and issued a nationwide injunction to stop the Obama Administration from enforcing its illegal bathroom directives.

Kentuckians have had enough of the foolish proposals coming from liberal Washington bureaucrats. The notion of an illegal directive to remove local control of our schools and our Continue reading Statement from House Republican Leader Jeff Hoover on President Obama’s Bathroom Debacle

Court Upholds Governor Bevin’s Authority to Reorganize Pension Board

Gov. Bevin
Gov. Bevin

The following is a statement from the Office of the Governor:

“We are pleased the court has recognized Gov. Matt Bevin’s authority to reorganize the KRS board under KRS 12.028. The new transparency provisions and board members with substantial investment experience are critical to turning around the nation’s worst funded pension plan. Continue reading Court Upholds Governor Bevin’s Authority to Reorganize Pension Board

KSP Investigates Theft of in Madison Co.

KSP
KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a theft of several items from the KY Fish and Wildlife Facility located at 638 Dreyfus Road, north of Berea.

The initial investigation indicates that between August 19th and 22nd, someone entered the service garage and took two Exmark zero turn lawn mowers, a Kawasaki Mule side by side ATV, Continue reading KSP Investigates Theft of in Madison Co.

A personal vendetta, conclusion

Jadon Gibson
Jadon Gibson

It was January 16, 1900 and the Kentucky legislature was deliberating on voting irregularities during the recent election for governor and other state offices. When they recessed for lunch many of the participants headed for the Capitol Hotel in Frankfort. Others came to arrange tickets for the speech by William Jennings Bryan.

David Colson sat in the lobby with John C. Mayo, acquaintance and bigwig from eastern Kentucky, and several others. The hotel was Continue reading A personal vendetta, conclusion

Federal Court Rules in Favor of School and State Rights

Gov. Bevin
Gov. Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin announced today that Judge Reed O’Connor, U.S. District Judge for the Northern District of Texas, late yesterday issued a nationwide injunction prohibiting the Obama administration from enforcing its illegal bathroom directives against public schools in Kentucky and across the country.

“We are pleased the federal court has put a halt to the Obama administration’s absurd proposals for bathroom and locker room Continue reading Federal Court Rules in Favor of School and State Rights

Lack of Travel Options Affect Health, Livelihood, Economy and More

Jeff Rubin
Jeff Rubin

To many of us, driving is a privilege we too often take for granted. Ingrained in our culture as a rite of passage in our teenage years, it is the primary source of getting to and from work, shopping, church, or social activities as an adult, and the last vestige of freedom many adults are unwilling to give up as they grow old.

We are a nation that relies on our automobile, and Kentucky is no different. With a population of some 4.3 million residents, no less than 3.4 million vehicles were registered in our state in 2015. Take Continue reading Lack of Travel Options Affect Health, Livelihood, Economy and More

29th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels Paul “Butterball” Wooldridge Memorial Rescheduled

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are pleased to announce the make-up date for the 29th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels Paul “Butterball” Wooldridge Memorial at the 3/10 mile red clay oval known as “The Beast of the East” that was postponed due to heavy rain. The event will now take place on Continue reading 29th Annual Sunoco Race Fuels Paul “Butterball” Wooldridge Memorial Rescheduled