ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION BLUEGRASS REGIONAL WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S RAISES $58,000

Walk to End Alzheimers
Walk to End Alzheimers

Approximately 650 residents from the Berea area joined the Alzheimer’s Association’s Walk to End Alzheimer’s® and united in a movement to reclaim the future for millions on September 24 at Berea Community School. Participants raised approximately $58,000 to fund Alzheimer’s care, support, and research programs. Teams continue to fundraise, and this amount is expected to grow over the coming weeks. Those who were unable to attend Saturday’s event can still make a donation by visiting Continue reading ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION BLUEGRASS REGIONAL WALK TO END ALZHEIMER’S RAISES $58,000

Gov. Matt Bevin Cites Mercatus Report Confirming Staggering Growth in State’s Administrative Regulations

Matt Bevin
Matt Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin today cited the results of a study proving there has been dramatic growth in the number and reach of administrative regulations in Kentucky, many of which are unnecessary or outdated.

The Mercatus Center at George Mason University reports that the Kentucky regulatory code, published as the Kentucky Administrative Continue reading Gov. Matt Bevin Cites Mercatus Report Confirming Staggering Growth in State’s Administrative Regulations

Madison Co. Sheriff’s Office Investigates Armed Robbery

WANTED
WANTED

Just after 11:30 a.m. on Sunday, September 25, 2016, the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to the Dollar General Store at 2975 Irvine Road in Richmond KY in reference to an armed robbery.

The initial investigation indicates that an unknown white male entered the store and provided the clerk a note telling him to keep Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Office Investigates Armed Robbery

Halloween Events Planned at Kentucky State Parks

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Kentucky State Parks across the Commonwealth will host Halloween events throughout October.

Many of the park system’s campgrounds will have special activities for campers, including decorations, costumes, hayrides and games for the kids. Resort parks, recreation parks and historic sites will Continue reading Halloween Events Planned at Kentucky State Parks

Richmond Raceway’s 2nd Annual Finn Watson Memorial/Four Cylinder Rumble

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz start the month of October with a special event on Saturday October 1 as the track will present the 2nd Annual Finn Watson Memorial paying $2,000 to win for Sonic Late Models and the Four Cylinder Rumble paying $1,000 to win for Pro-Tow Towing Stock Four Cylinders. The Phantom Racing Gear Modifieds and AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks Continue reading Richmond Raceway’s 2nd Annual Finn Watson Memorial/Four Cylinder Rumble

The Green Allen Brooks story, part 4

Jadon Gibson
Jadon Gibson

Green Allen Brooks paused only briefly as he traveled northwesterly in the days after he shot and killed the two Lee County Virginia deputies on July 18, 1935. He walked as many as thirty miles each day as the Indians had done for centuries, making every effort to stay away from populated areas. Brooks claimed to be a descendant of Pocahontas, the Indian princess. Although he was eighty years of age he was lean and in excellent health. He paused periodically to eat berries or fruit from orchards. Continue reading The Green Allen Brooks story, part 4

Richmond Raceway Victory Lane Photos

The following attachments are victory lane photographs from Richmond Raceway’s Meet the Drivers Night in Richmond, KY on Saturday September 24, 2016. All photos courtesy of Jimmy Pittman with Half Fast Photos.

#AR-15 Dave McCarty of Owingsville, KY won the Pro-Tow Towing Stock Four Cylinder feature event at Richmond Raceway.
#AR-15 Dave McCarty of Owingsville, KY won the Pro-Tow Towing Stock Four Cylinder feature event at Richmond Raceway.
 #99 Blake Brown of Corbin, KY in victory lane with crew after winning the $500 to win special for Warlock Race Cars Mini-Cup/Cyclones at Richmond Raceway.
#99 Blake Brown of Corbin, KY in victory lane with crew after winning the $500 to win special for Warlock Race Cars Mini-Cup/Cyclones at Richmond Raceway.
#99 Blake Brown of Corbin, KY won his sixth Phantom Racing Gear Modified feature of the season at Richmond Raceway.
#99 Blake Brown of Corbin, KY won his sixth Phantom Racing Gear Modified feature of the season at Richmond Raceway.
#119 Eddie Stewart of Manchester, KY won the AR Bodies KDRA Super Stock feature event at Richmond Raceway
#119 Eddie Stewart of Manchester, KY won the AR Bodies KDRA Super Stock feature event at Richmond Raceway
#38 Derek Fisher of Olympia, KY won the Sonic Late Model feature event at Richmond Raceway.
#38 Derek Fisher of Olympia, KY won the Sonic Late Model feature event at Richmond Raceway.

OBITUARIES SEPT. 18-25, 2016

Michael Lee Ramsey
Michael Lee Ramsey

Michael Lee Ramsey

Michael Lee Ramsey, 57, of Richmond, passed away Friday, September 23, 2016, at his home after a 6 ½ year courageous battle with prostate cancer. He was born October 3, 1958, in Richmond, to Shirley and Delora Miller Ramsey, both of whom preceded him in death.

He was the owner and operator of Ramsey’s Auto Salvage and Towing. He loved cars, Nascar, motorcycles and four-wheeling. He Continue reading OBITUARIES SEPT. 18-25, 2016

Meet the Drivers Night at Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

A total of 106 would greet race fans on Meet the Drivers Night at Richmond Raceway on Saturday evening and feature event winners would include Derek Fisher of Olympia, KY in Sonic Late Models, Eddie Stewart of Manchester, KY in AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks, Blake Brown of Corbin, KY in Phantom Racing Gear Modifieds and Warlock Race Cars Mini-Cup/Cyclones, and Dave McCarty of Continue reading Meet the Drivers Night at Richmond Raceway