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Miscellaneous News concerning the Madison County, KY area.

KSP Arrests Driver Following Injury Collision in Madison Co.

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The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating an injury collision that happened near Charlie Norris Road on Irvine Road (KY-52) in Madison County, just before 5:20 pm today.

The initial investigation alleges that Dustin M. Brockman, 28 years old of Russell Springs, was traveling East on KY-52 in a 2002 Chevrolet pickup truck, when he collided with six vehicles that were travelling Continue reading KSP Arrests Driver Following Injury Collision in Madison Co.

TREASURER ALLISON BALL SAYS HIGHER ED CUTS ARE CONSTITUTIONAL

ALLISON BALL
ALLISON BALL

Treasurer Allison Ball today issued a statement regarding the higher education lawsuit filed by Attorney General Andy Beshear.

“As Treasurer, I have a mandate to evaluate whether or not any issue regarding state government spending is constitutional,” Treasurer Ball said in a statement after the hearing. “I believe that Governor Bevin is well within his legal authority to revise the allotment for public Continue reading TREASURER ALLISON BALL SAYS HIGHER ED CUTS ARE CONSTITUTIONAL

Custom Framing e-Commerce Startup Framebridge Opens 175-job Facility in Richmond

Gov. Bevin
Gov. Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin announced Framebridge, an e-commerce startup delivering custom framing, opened a state-of-the-art production facility today in Richmond, creating 175 full-time jobs and investing nearly $1.9 million.

“Once again, Kentucky’s significant logistical advantages have contributed to bringing new business to our state,” said Gov. Bevin. “Our location, with quick access to the South and Midwest, puts us within 600 miles Continue reading Custom Framing e-Commerce Startup Framebridge Opens 175-job Facility in Richmond

VENEER BASKETS DEMONSTRATED BY DAVID & DONNA GLENN AT KY ARTISAN CENTER

David Glenn crafts a basket; Donna Glenn weaves walnut veneer for a basket; samples of veneer baskets by David and Donna Glenn available at the Kentucky Artisan Center.
David Glenn crafts a basket; Donna Glenn weaves walnut veneer for a basket; samples of veneer baskets by David and Donna Glenn available at the Kentucky Artisan Center.

On Saturday, April 30, David and Donna Glenn, of Louisville, will demonstrate how they create their wood veneer baskets from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center.

Baskets created by the Glenns come in a variety of shapes and sizes and are woven using different colored wood veneer, which allows for Continue reading VENEER BASKETS DEMONSTRATED BY DAVID & DONNA GLENN AT KY ARTISAN CENTER

Richmond Police Report April 21, 2016

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Fleeing & Evading: On 04/18/2016 Richmond Police responded to Merrick Drive in reference to a report that Kristopher Woodard, 19, of Richmond, refused to leave a females residence. Woodard informed officers his name was John Smith and he was 16 years old. According to the citation, Woodard was warned by Police that giving a false name was against the law; he then re-stated his name was John Smith. Later Continue reading Richmond Police Report April 21, 2016

Building Dedication

Officer Daniel Ellis
Officer Daniel Ellis

Building Dedication: On Friday, 04/22/2016, at 8:30 A.M., a ceremony will be held at the Richmond Police Department, 1721 Lexington Road, in which the police building will be named in honor of Officer Daniel Ellis. The Richmond City Commission approved the naming of the building in recognition of Officer Ellis’ service and sacrifice. A memorial plaque will be unveiled during the ceremony.

The public and the media are invited to join us in honoring our fallen comrade.

Madison County Sheriff’s Report April 21, 2016

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On Tuesday, April 19, 2016 at 7:03 p.m., Madison County Sheriff Deputy Jeff Bol initiated a traffic stop on Battlefield Memorial Highway near the intersection of Owsley Fork Road east of Berea. Through the course of the traffic stop, a search of the vehicle was conducted. During the search, Deputy Bol seized approximately 38.4 grams of Methamphetamine and $2,849 in U.S. Currency.

According to Madison County Sheriff Mike Coyle, Anthony Ray Davidson, 45, McKee KY, was arrested and charged with; No Registration Plates, No Registration Receipt, Possession of Handgun by Convicted Felon, Drug Paraphernalia-Deliver/Manufacture, and Trafficking in Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine). Davidson was lodged in the Madison County Detention Center.

KSP Encourages Citizens to Turn in Unused RX Drugs During National ‘Take Back’ Program

KSP
KSP

Kentucky State Police (KSP) is partnering with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) on April 30, 2016 in a collaborative effort to remove potentially dangerous controlled substances from home medicine cabinets. Collection activities will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. in every KSP Post area across the state.

Sgt. Michael Webb, spokesperson for KSP, advised that the program is designed to be easy for citizens and offered the following tips for Continue reading KSP Encourages Citizens to Turn in Unused RX Drugs During National ‘Take Back’ Program