Rep. Steve Riggs praises state agency for ranking among nation’s best highway fleets

State Representative Steve Riggs

State Representative Steve Riggs

State Representative Steve Riggs today praised the Kentucky Division of Fleet Management for being ranked as one of the 100 best out of an estimated 38,000 government-managed fleets in North America. Only two other state-level agencies made the list.

“This recognition is another example of how efficient state government is becoming,” said Rep. Riggs, a state legislator from the Louisville suburbs who serves on the House Transportation Committee and chairs the chamber’s Local Government Committee. “We’re always looking for ways to maximize taxpayer dollars, and the Kentucky Division of Fleet Management’s

Senate Passes McConnell-Sponsored Funding for Israel’s Iron Dome Missile Defense System

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

The Senate today passed legislation sponsored by U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell that would allocate an additional $225 million for production of Iron Dome missile defense components so that Israel can maintain adequate stockpiles and defend its population from missile attacks launched by the terrorist group Hamas.

“The Iron Dome missile defense system has played a critical role in defending Israel’s population from rocket attacks launched by Hamas from within the Gaza Strip,” McConnell said. “The Iron Dome system will remain essential to Israel’s

Senator McConnell Applauds Senate Passage of Bill to Help Protect America’s Veterans

KY-Afield Fishing Report for August 2, 2014

2014 OVC Media Day – Brandon Stanley Interview

MCHS Season Sports Pass‏

Madison Co. Schools

Madison Co. Schools

Season sports passes will be on sale for parents and students during freshman orientation on Thursday, August 7. The cost of a pass is $50 and covers admission to all regular season home sporting events for the 2014-15 school year. With the purchase of a pass, the holder will receive a 25% discount at O’Charley’s for the entire year.

Sports passes may also be purchased in the finance office throughout the school year.

KSP to Swear in ‘Trooper R Class’ Candidates

KSP

KSP

WHAT: Kentucky State Police ‘Trooper R Class’ Swearing In Ceremony

WHEN: Friday, Aug. 1, 2014, 10:00 a.m. ET

WHERE: KSP Headquarters, 919 Versailles Rd., Frankfort, Ky. 40601

WHO: Kentucky State Police and the Honorable Chief Judge Sara W. Combs

WHY: The swearing in ceremony for eleven ‘Trooper R Class’ candidates

‘Trooper R Class’ is the re-employment of officers who retired as Chapter 16 sworn officers of the Kentucky State Police. The re-employment of veteran troopers enhances the ability of the agency to provide effective law enforcement services to the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Forbes Names EKU among America’s Best Colleges for 7th Consecutive Year

EKU

EKU

Eastern Kentucky University ranks among “America’s Best Colleges” for the seventh consecutive year, according to Forbes, the popular business magazine.

Because Forbes recognizes 650 undergraduate institutions among approximately 6,600 accredited postsecondary institutions nationwide, the ranking essentially places Eastern among the top 10 percent of colleges and universities.

The report, compiled by Forbes and the Center for College Affordability and Productivity (CCAP) from a variety of sources, ranks undergraduate institutions based on students’ satisfaction with their college experience, incurred debt, retention and graduation rates, and the success and salaries

2014 Summer Concert Series

2014 Summer Concert Series

RCC Business and Breakfast

Business and Breakfast

Business & Breakfast: Cliff Feltham, Kentucky Utilities Statewide Media Relations Manager: Presented by ERA Professional Hometown Services Date: 8/6/2014 Time: 8:00 AM TO 9:00 AM The Arlington Club Phone: (859) 623-1720

Senator McConnell Introduces Bill to Address Maternal Addiction and Infant Opiate Withdrawal

Sen. McConnell Introduces Amendment to Halt The Flow of Unaccompanied Alien Minors into the Commonwealth

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell today filed an amendment that would require the Obama administration to consult with the governor of a state and satisfy specific criteria before transporting unaccompanied alien minors into a state.

The measure, filed as an amendment to Senate border legislation, says that U.S. policy should be to treat unaccompanied alien minors humanely and return them to their home country immediately. The amendment would prohibit the transportation of unaccompanied alien minors across state lines unless the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), in consultation with the governor of the affected state, certifies that the minors will not have a burdensome economic impact or

Richmond Police Report July 31, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

Theft Charge: On 07/28/2014, police charged Tanya R. Horn, age 33, Darlene Court, for misappropriating money and goods from her employer.

On 07/09/2014, the owners of Posh Tots, Meridian Way, reported discovering some suspicious activity during an examination of their sales reports. Upon further investigation, the owners found that between 08/01/2012 and 06/18/2014, Horn, an employee, pilfered $10,196.00 in cash from the business. It was further reported that $2026.00 worth of clothing had been taken from the business during the same time

Berea College Cited as “Most Affordable” in the Nation

Berea College

Berea College

Berea College is the “most affordable” college or university in the nation, states a FORTUNE Magazine article published this week. Titled, Colleges that offer the best bang for your tuition buck,the article points out that students and their families can make smart choices so college costs won’t overwhelm them.

Citing a recent MONEY.com survey, which identified Berea College as the most affordable, the FORTUNE article states something Berea students and alumni already know. As Berea College President, Lyle D. Roelofs says, “Access to and affordability of a high-quality education has been Berea’s distinctive mission since the College’s founding in 1855. While some national rankings use rather subjective data, MONEY’s new value rankings measure educational quality, affordability, and career outcomes.”
Berea College’s distinction as “most affordable” is due largely to its policy of not charging students tuition. Contributions from alumni and other donors who support Berea’s mission and various grants (virtually all of Berea students are

Betty’s Oven Baked Corned Beef Sandwiches

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Pops at the Parks 2014

Kiwanis Yard Sale

Kiwanis Yard Sale

Marilyn Foulke to Demonstrate ‘Quilts of a Feather’ During Berea’s Quilt Extravaganza Weekend at KY Artisan Center

 A whimsical quilt with rooster by Marilyn Foulke; Marilyn Foulke with a “Flamingo” quilt at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea; a variety of chicken and rooster quilts by Marilyn Foulke available at the Kentucky Artisan Center during Foulke’s quilting demonstration on Aug. 2.

A whimsical quilt with rooster by Marilyn Foulke; Marilyn Foulke with a “Flamingo” quilt at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea; a variety of chicken and rooster quilts by Marilyn Foulke available at the Kentucky Artisan Center during Foulke’s quilting demonstration on Aug. 2.

On Saturday, Aug. 2, textile artist Marilyn Foulke, of Louisville, will offer a quilting demonstration, “Quilts of a Feather” showing how she captures a variety of bird species in her quilts, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the

RTT Kentucky River Blast 2014

Madison County Births July 21-29, 2014

Announcements

Announcements

July 21, 2014 – Smurti & Vishal Patel – Richmond – Boy
July 21, 2014 – Carol & Jonathan adkinson – Richmond – Boy
July 22, 2014 – Kelsey Allen & Ramon Grimaldo III – Richmond – Girl
July 23, 2014 – Robin Isaacs & Timothy Webb – Richmond – Boy
July 24, 2014 – Renee Miller & John Dowling – Richmond – Girl
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