The Kentucky State Police Post 11, London has received several reports of a scam / fraud that targets victims on the internet.
The scam/fraud is being referred to as “Esteemed Secret Shopper”. Victims are reporting that they were sent a fraudulent check by mail to deposit in their bank account in order to purchase pre-paid credit cards at various local businesses in the area. Victims are told this is part of a private company that evaluates employee performance and reports back to their supervisors. After the cards are purchased, the victims are asked to text the card information to different phone numbers that were provided to them by “Esteemed Secret Shopper”. For the victim’s participation, they are told to keep a portion of the money only
UPDATE: Due to the poor weather conditions, Halloween at the Park will be moved into the Folk Center. Bring your trick or treaters down from 6-8pm we’ll still have lots of fun with face painting, dancers, decorations and of course candy!
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred in Lincoln County, just after 8:00 am this morning.
The initial investigation indicates that Jessica R. Moberly, 34 years old of Crab Orchard, was driving north on KY-643 in a 1992 Chevrolet S-10. Moberly attempted to cross US-150 and drove into the side of a commercial vehicle that was traveling west. The impact of the collision caused Moberly to be ejected from her vehicle. Moberly was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Lincoln County Coroner. It does not appear that she was wearing her seatbelt at the time of the collision and alcohol does not appear to be a factor.
The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Jeff Stith. He was assisted at the scene by KSP Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers, Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department, Lincoln County EMS, Lincoln County Fire and Rescue, and the Lincoln County Coroner.
Oct. 20, 2014 – Andrea Kidd & Jarrod Mayes – Richmond – Boy
Oct. 21, 2014 – Jessica Waller & James Dunaway – Richmond – Boy
Oct. 21, 2014 – Kayla Caudill & Jared Mays – Beattyville – Boy
Oct. 22, 2014 – Cindy & Dwayne Townsend McKee – Girl
Oct. 22, 2014 – Desiree Smith & Troy Moore – Irvine – Boy
Oct. 22, 2014 – Raiven Bolin & Zach Taylor – Sand Gap – Girl
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The Berea Fire Department is currently selling the shirts pictured below to raise money for their annual Toy Drive and Breast Cancer Research. The short sleeve shirts are $15 and the long-sleeve are $20 (extended sizes, 2X and up, add $2).
For more information or to place an order, please call Fire Station #1 at 986-2898 or Fire Station #2 at 986-3375. Deadline for orders is Friday, November 7, 2014.
Kentuckians can learn more about the issues of natural gas liquids (NGLs), fracking, landowner rights and local options for communities seeking a sustainable future at a day-long summit November 8, 2014 from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Locust Trace AgriScience Center Lexington, Kentucky.
The “Pipelines, Fracking and Kentucky’s Future Beyond Fossil Fuels” summit was organized by landowners and others who successfully stopped the
The historic Richmond Raceway in Richmond, KY will have new promoters in 2014 in the form of Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz and they would like to invite everyone out for a meet, greet, and eat on Saturday afternoon November 8 at 2:00 p.m.
The Yantz family will be having a cookout to meet and greet with all the area race fans and race teams as a way of introducing themselves to everyone and to talk about the upcoming 2015 racing season. This is event is FREE to
On Saturday, Nov. 8, Debby Stratford, of Louisville, will demonstrate linoleum block printmaking, cutting images into linoleum blocks and printing with a small press, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Convenient to visitors throughout the year, the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is located at 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea, Exit 77. The
On Saturday, Nov. 15, three members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers will demonstrate a variety of woodcarving styles and techniques from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
KSP Driver’s Testing Branch Closure
WHAT: The written and road exams will not be administered in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln, Jessamine, Madison and Clark Counties on Friday, October 31, 2014.
WHEN: Friday, October 31, 2014
WHERE: The KSP Driver’s Testing Branches in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln, Jessamine, Madison and Clark Counties.
WHY: The offices will be closed due to mandatory training of driver’s testing personnel.
On Saturday, Nov. 1, Richard Adams, of London, will demonstrate woodturning on the lathe from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Convenient to visitors throughout the year, the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is located at 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea, Exit 77. The center’s exhibits, shopping and travel