KSP Investigates Collision Involving School Bus

School Bus

School Bus

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, is investigating a collision involving a school bus that happened around 3:48 p.m. this afternoon, on HWY 52, in Lee County.

The initial investigation has revealed that Timothy W. Osborne, 50 years old of Beattyville, was driving a school bus on Blaines Branch road. While making right turn on KY 52, the school bus crossed into the west bound lane, striking a 2006 Ford F-150 driven by Thomas R. Reese, 70 years old of Beattyville. Osborne then overcorrected, ran off the roadway and over an embankment. The bus was occupied by 20 children. One child was

Richmond Raceway Issues Amended Tire Rule for Modifieds and KDRA Super Stocks; Tire Samples Also to be Taken

Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz would like announce the following amendments to the tire rule for the Modified and KDRA Super Stock division at Richmond Raceway effective immediately

Speaker Stumbo appoints House members to task force overseeing heroin law implementation

Greg Stumbo

Greg Stumbo

Fulfilling one of the requirements of this year’s new law targeting heroin abuse, House Speaker Greg Stumbo announced today that he has appointed four House members to the Senate Bill 192 Implementation Oversight Committee.

State Rep. Denny Butler, who spent his career in law enforcement in Louisville, will serve as the House co-chair of the committee. Joining him are Rep. Joni Jenkins, D-Shively, and Rep. David Floyd, R-Bardstown. Rep. John Tilley of Hopkinsville, who chairs the House Judiciary Committee, will serve as an ex-officio member.

“This new heroin law has been hailed by many as a national model, putting it in good company with several other laws the General Assembly has passed in

KY-Afield Fishing Report – May 30th, 2015

Madison Central HS Band Fundraiser

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Local family produces golf tournament benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association

Alzheimers Association

Alzheimers Association

Area golfers will come together to support the Alzheimer’s Association Greater Kentucky & Southern Indiana Chapter on Saturday, May 30, 2015 for the 4th annual A Round to Remember™ Golf Tournament. The event, held at Connemara Golf Course, is produced by local golfer and Association supporter, Paul Bimschleger and his family. Paul lost his wife, Patricia, in 2011 to Alzheimer’s disease. He and his family have raised over $73,000 for

Marriage License will be Sold in Berea

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Lexington Artist Shirley Jeter to Demonstrate Watercolor Painting at KY Artisan Center

Shirley Jeter demonstrates watercolor painting at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea; close-up shot of Jeter painting a still life; Jeter’s work available as a card titled “Rosemary’s Baskets”

Shirley Jeter demonstrates watercolor painting at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea; close-up shot of Jeter painting a still life; Jeter’s work available as a card titled “Rosemary’s Baskets”

On Saturday, June 6, watercolor artist Shirley Jeter, of Lexington, will demonstrate her painting techniques from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. The center’s exhibits, shopping and travel information areas are open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cafe is open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Sock Hop

Sock Hop

KSP Charges Madison Co. Man With Attempting To Procure A Minor For Sex Online

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ARRESTED

On May 26, 2015, at approximately 5:10 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by the Richmond Police Dept., arrested Owen P. Taylor, 49, on charges related to prohibited use of an electronic communication system to procure a minor/police officer for sex.

Taylor was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect posting on a popular website. During the conversations, Taylor

McConnell Office Statement on EPA Regulation

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

Robert Steurer, Communications Director for Senator Mitch McConnell, released the following statement today regarding the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) rule to regulate “the waters of the United States” (WOTUS):

“Senator McConnell is still reviewing the rule. However, he has heard from Kentuckians in the agriculture community, coal industry, and manufacturing that any attempt to expand federal power over waters would be detrimental to the economy by limiting the ability of landowners to make decisions about their property, inviting litigation, threatening jobs and ultimately impacting state and local governments’ abilities to make decisions regarding economic

Back to the Future

Back to the Future

2015 NCAA East Regional Preview

Colonels Wide World of Sports Year in Review

Betty’s Low Fat Brown Sugar & Spice Cookies

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Berea Police Report May 26, 2015

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ARRESTED

Unlawful Transaction with a Minor: On 05/07/2015 Officers were called to Red Roof Inn in reference to drug activity.

After locating several people in the hotel room they arrested Natasha Graves and Michael Hafley on numerous charges.

Officers learned that one of the subjects they encountered during that investigation lied about her age and is actually 16 years old.

On 05/20/2015 Hafley was also charged with Unlawful Transaction with a Minor 1st Degree.

Officers also charged 27 year old Ashley Lamb of Berea KY, who was also in the hotel room.
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Job Opportunity

City of Berea

City of Berea

Tax Administrator (Full-Time)

The Tax Administrator maintains business license records, monitors businesses for occupational license filing compliance, and reviews accuracy of occupational license returns. The Tax Administrator also performs various accounting functions such as: reconciling bank accounts, preparation of financial reports and sales tax returns, posts various adjusting journal entries, and other various financial duties. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related degree supplemented by at least two years of accounting and corporate and individual tax preparation experience. Previous work with governmental entities is preferred.

Applications are available online at http://bereaky.gov, or may be picked up at City Hall, 212 Chestnut Street. Resumes will NOT be accepted unless

Madison County Births May 21-24, 2015

Announcements

Announcements

May 21, 2015 – Jessica Thomas & Ronnie Agee – Berea – Girl
May 21, 2015 – Sidney & Kory Conner – Richmond – Girl
May 22, 2015 – Misty & Elby Cox – Berea – Girl
May 23, 2015 – Bridget & Dustin Rose – Mt. Vernon – Girl
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Madison County Fiscal Court (Richmond) 5-26-2015

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