McConnell Applauds Election of Brian Duffy as Commander-in-Chief of National VFW

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following comment today regarding the election of Brian Duffy as Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars:

“I want to congratulate my good friend Brian Duffy on his election as commander-in-chief of the national Veterans of Foreign Wars. For decades, Brian has worked tirelessly on behalf of his fellow veterans. Most notably, he has led the organization Bluegrass Continue reading McConnell Applauds Election of Brian Duffy as Commander-in-Chief of National VFW

City of Irvine Receives $500,000 Appalachian Regional Commission Grant

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KY SEAL

The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) approved funding for a $500,000 grant for the City of Irvine in Estill County. Funds will be used to expand and upgrade the city’s existing wastewater collection system to provide new sewer service for 219 households in the Wisemantown community and improve sewer service for 354 households and 86 businesses in Continue reading City of Irvine Receives $500,000 Appalachian Regional Commission Grant

FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING JULY 22, 2016

Food Service Inspector
Food Service Inspector

REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Clower’s Grocery, 122 Battlefield Memorial Hwy. Richmond 98%
Redi Mart #9, 618 Glades Rd.Berea 100%
Cracker Barrell #549, 101 McKinney Dr. Berea 94%
Reddy’s BP Food Mart, 3002 Simpson Lane, Richmond 94%
(Click continue reading for more food inspections) Continue reading FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING JULY 22, 2016

KSP Investigates Early Morning Shooting

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The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal shooting that occurred as a result of an attempted armed robbery just before 5:00 am this morning in Owsley County.

The initial investigation indicates that Jamie M. Farthing, 37 years old of Booneville, Charles Harris II, 42 years old of Booneville, and Linda Peters, 36 years old Continue reading KSP Investigates Early Morning Shooting

Five Ky Parks Receiving Improvements under “Refreshing the Finest” Campaign

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KY SEAL

Five Kentucky State Park resorts will receive an estimated $3.13 million in safety and aesthetic improvements over the next two years, officials announced today.

The funding comes from $18 million approved this year by Gov. Matt Bevin and the General Assembly. The improvements include structural repairs, painting and interior and exterior upgrades. The work for the “Refreshing the Finest” campaign will be Continue reading Five Ky Parks Receiving Improvements under “Refreshing the Finest” Campaign

KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Opens New Demo Site for Telecommunications Access Program

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KY SEAL

The Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) has opened a new demonstration site for its Telecommunications Access Program (TAP) in Ft. Mitchell for Kentuckians with hearing loss or speech impairment to test a variety of telephones.

Redwood Assistive Technology Center at 71 Orphanage Road in Ft. Mitchell opened in June for Kentucky Continue reading KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Opens New Demo Site for Telecommunications Access Program

Freshman Orientation

Madison Co Schools
Madison Co Schools

MCHS Freshman Orientation will take place on Thursday, August 4, from 3:00-6:00 PM in the Health Building Lobby. A parent meeting will occur at 5:00 PM in the MCHS auditorium. Please note the following information:

Be prepared to pay $45 school fees unless you qualify for free or reduced lunch.
Wear comfortable clothes for planned activities.
Kona Ice, community members & school clubs will be present to welcome the class of 2020.

Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report July 26, 2016

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On Sunday, July 24, 2016 around 1:18 p.m., Madison County Sheriff’s Deputies (Gibbs, Short, and Botkin) in conjunction with the U.S. Marshalls Office responded to Keystone Drive in Richmond in an attempt to serve warrants on Becky Calhoun and Shawun Parks.

A brief standoff occurred with Calhoun surrendering without incident after approximately 2 hours of negotiations. Parks, who wasn’t at the scene, surrendered himself at approximately 7:30 p.m. to Madison County Sheriff Deputy Steve Gibbs, Special Deputy U.S. Marshall Fugitive Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report July 26, 2016



Lindsey Wilson College Offers New Online Program

Lindsey Wilson College
Lindsey Wilson College

Lindsey Wilson College’s online program, Lindsey Online, is now offering a Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree with a Lean or General Business emphasis. The program can be completed in as little as 18 months. The total cost of the program is up to $18,500, while the average cost to receive an MBA often exceeds $50,000.

The online MBA program was structured with the working adult in mind. It provides a flexible option for professionals who want to pursue a graduate degree to get ahead in Continue reading 

Lindsey Wilson College Offers New Online Program

Randal Deaton

Emerson Deaton
Emerson Deaton

Randal Deaton

Randal Emerson Deaton, 81, of Red Lick, died Sunday, July 24, 2016 at Baptist Health Lexington. He was a Crockettsville, Kentucky native (Breathitt County), born November 16, 1934, son of the late Matt and Georgia Deaton.

Emerson was a resident of Madison County most of his life, property owner, farmer, retired rural mail carrier for the U. S. Postal Service, Continue reading Randal Deaton

Health Advocates Release Public Comments on Proposed 1115 Medicaid Waiver

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Keep KY Covered

As a coalition of health advocates, we have worked hand-in-hand with state agencies, providers, kynectors, legal aid programs and others across the Commonwealth to get Kentucky covered. We view coverage as the essential foundation for better care, better health and better value. Medicaid expansion has given Kentucky an unprecedented opportunity to build that foundation and it’s Continue reading Health Advocates Release Public Comments on Proposed 1115 Medicaid Waiver