Berea Police Report May 28, 2015

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ARRESTED

Kidnapping: On 05/25/2016 Officers were called to 132 E. Haiti Road in reference to a man holding people in the home with a firearm. As they approached the home, the subject yelled that he had a gun and would shoot, so the officers backed off. He was identified as 50 year old Gene Charlton of Berea KY. The surrounding homes were evacuated and the street was Continue reading Berea Police Report May 28, 2015

Commonwealth of Kentucky Joins Transgender Bathroom Policy Lawsuit Against Obama Administration

Gov. Bevin
Gov. Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin announced on May 27, 2016 that the Commonwealth of Kentucky will be joining the lawsuit against the federal government over new guidelines on how schools should accommodate transgender students.

“The federal government has no authority to dictate local school districts’ bathroom and locker room policies,” said Gov. Bevin. “The Obama Administration’s transgender policy ‘guidelines’ are an absurd federal Continue reading Commonwealth of Kentucky Joins Transgender Bathroom Policy Lawsuit Against Obama Administration

Richmond Police Report May 27, 2016

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Burglary: On 05/25/2016 Richmond Police arrested Joshua Sparks 31 of Keystone Dr for two counts of Burglary 2nd and one count of Burglary 3rd, along with one count of Criminal Mischief 3rd. Mr. Sparks broke into the ABC Daycare and stole Nintento Wi, DVD’s on 05/08/2016. Sparks also comitted two Burglaries on Keystone Drive on 04/20/2016. Merchandise from Continue reading Richmond Police Report May 27, 2016

Madison Co. Sheriff’s Office Make Synthetic Drug and Methamphetamine Arrest

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ARRESTED

On Wednesday, May 25, 2016 Madison County Sheriff’s Office Deputies Jeff Bol and Deputy Kevin Crutcher responded to a complaint of possible drug activity at a residence on East Haiti in Berea KY.

According to Madison County Sheriff Mike Coyle, when Deputies attempted to make contact with the residents, Thomas Renner fled on foot while Christopher Jones was apprehended attempting to flee. Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Office Make Synthetic Drug and Methamphetamine Arrest

Woodturning on the Lathe Demonstrated by Jamie Donaldson at KY Artisan Center

Jamie Donaldson turns wood for visitors at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea; close-up of a burl turned bowl by Donaldson.
Jamie Donaldson turns wood for visitors at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea; close-up of a burl turned bowl by Donaldson.

On Saturday, May 28, Jamie Donaldson, of Georgetown, will demonstrate turning wood on the lathe from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center.

Donaldson has demonstrated woodturning both nationally and internationally and is the founder of the Bluegrass Area Woodturners Association.

Lino-Cut Relief Printmaking Demonstrated by Stephen Wiggins

Boombox linoleum print by Stephen J. Wiggins whose work is in the exhibit Great Impressions.
Boombox linoleum print by Stephen J. Wiggins whose work is in the exhibit Great Impressions.

Saturday June 4 Lexington artist Stephen Wiggins will demonstrate the steps of transferring an image for a linocut block, carving the block and inking the block to proof and print the final design onto paper. Wiggins will also print onto cotton fabric.

Wiggins has been drawing since he was a child and worked with acrylics and oils before coming to printmaking. He is a member of the Continue reading Lino-Cut Relief Printmaking Demonstrated by Stephen Wiggins

KSP Conducts a Fire and Death Investigation

Death Investigation
Death Investigation

Update: The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is continuing the investigation into a fatal fire that occurred just before 2:00 am this morning, off of Old KY-11 in Owsley County.

The initial investigation indicates that Jordyn Herald, 5 years old of Booneville, died as a result of the fire at the residence. The investigation into the cause of the fire is still ongoing, and if anyone has any information related to this Continue reading KSP Conducts a Fire and Death Investigation

Jobless rates down in 83 KY counties in April 2016

KY SEAL
KY SEAL

Unemployment rates fell in 83 Kentucky counties between April 2015 and April 2016, rose in 33 counties, and remained the same in four (Breathitt, Mason, Metcalfe and Owen), according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.

Woodford County recorded the lowest jobless rate in the Commonwealth at 2.9 percent. It was followed by Oldham County, Continue reading Jobless rates down in 83 KY counties in April 2016