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NACCO Donates to BPD

Manufacturing Engineer David Land and Sgt. Jake Reed

Manufacturing Engineer David Land and Sgt. Jake Reed

The Berea Police Department was presented with a check from NACCO Material Handling Group INC earlier today. Manufacturing Engineer David Land presented the check to Sgt. Jake Reed as a donation to our 10K Run that will take place on April 11, 2015. Special thanks to Asst. Plant Manager Diana Peacock.

Sen. McConnell delivers remarks on Former U.S. Sen. Wendell Ford‏

“Developing the Healthcare Workforce: Growing Need Is an Opportunity for Kentucky”

KCEP

KCEP

Growth in Healthcare Jobs an Opportunity for Kentuckians

Report recommends ways for the state to fill the growing demand for healthcare workers.

The healthcare sector in Kentucky—and in the U.S.—has been growing for years and will continue to grow, in part due to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) and an aging population. A report released today by the Kentucky Center for Economic Policy (KCEP) highlights an important strategy to meet many of these workforce needs: building ladders of opportunity for low-skilled adults to (more…)

Spring Fling Cradt & Vendor Fair

Spring Fling Cradt & Vendor Fair

KYTC Home Movie: “Brine Time Players”

Berea Welcome Center Carvers Demonstrate at KY Artisan Center

Larry Smith carves a figure; Bird carvings by Robert Beddow.

Larry Smith carves a figure; Bird carvings by Robert Beddow.

On Saturday, Jan. 24, 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.

Janet Northern Creates Baskets from Honeysuckle Vines, Hickory Bark at KY Artisan Center

Janet Northern demonstrates her baskets at the Center.

Janet Northern demonstrates her baskets at the Center.

On Saturday, Jan. 31, Janet Northern, of Mount Vernon, will create baskets using honeysuckle vines and hickory bark, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING JANUARY 16, 2015

Food Service Inspector

Food Service Inspector

REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Bluegrass BP, 1900 Berea Rd., Richmond 100%
Days Inn of Richmond Food Svc., 2109 Belmont Dr., Richmond 100%
The Manhattan Club, 221 E. Water St., Richmond 100%
Red Roof Inn & Suites Food Svc., 330 Walnut Creek Dr., Berea 93%
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The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is Investigating 2 Separate Death Investigations

DEATH INVESTIGATIONS

DEATH INVESTIGATIONS

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office received a call of an unresponsive male. According to Sheriff Mike Coyle, Deputies arrived at 314 Brooks Road, Richmond, Kentucky at approximately 8:30 a.m.

The deputies found a unresponsive male, Steven Tankersley, age 34. Madison County EMS responded and the Madison County Coroner pronounced Mr. Tankersley dead at the scene.

The investigation is ongoing and we are waiting on the Medical Examiner report.

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office received a call of a male subject with a gunshot wound. According to Sheriff Mike Coyle, Deputies arrived at 109 Lisa (more…)

COMER URGES MOTORISTS TO MAKE DONATION WHEN RENEWING FARM VEHICLE LICENSE PLATE

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer addresses a crowd at the Madison County Courthouse on Wednesday. (Kentucky Department of Agriculture photo)

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer addresses a crowd at the Madison County Courthouse on Wednesday. (Kentucky Department of Agriculture photo)

Agriculture Commissioner James Comer encouraged Jackson Countians to make a voluntary $10 donation when they renew their farm vehicle license plates in a visit to the Jackson County Courthouse on Wednesday. Proceeds from the donations are divided equally among Kentucky 4-H, Kentucky FFA, (more…)

WANTED By Richmond Police

WANTED

WANTED


WANTED: Do you know the name of this subject who was in possession of two iPhone 5S cellular phones stolen from the At &T store in Richmond. If you know his name contact Officer Josh Petry at 859 623-1162. This subject could be from Irvine or Richmond.

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KSP Post to Host Seventh Citizens Police Academy

KSP

KSP

Kentucky State Police, Post 11 is now accepting applications for the 2015 Citizens Police Academy. The 11-week academy is slated to begin on Tuesday, March 03, 2015 and will conclude on Tuesday, May 12, 2015. Students will meet on Tuesday evenings from 6:00 to 8:30 PM, They will learn about the many facets of the Kentucky State Police including patrol, criminal investigations, and drug investigations. The academy will provide some hands on exercises and is meant for informational purposes only and will not give students police powers.

The classes will be held at the Laurel County Health Department, located at 525 Whitley Street in London, KY. Applications can be obtained by contacting (more…)

Madison County Births Jan. 12-19, 2015

Announcements

Announcements

Jan. 12, 2015 – Brittney Davidson & Tavaris Arrington – Berea – Twin Boys
Jan. 12, 2015 – Heather Evans & Brandon White – Richmond – Girl
Jan. 12, 2015 – Destaney Means – Richmond – Boy
Jan. 13, 2015 – Courtney Winkler – Berea – Boy
Jan. 13, 2015 – Andrea Patterson – Richmond – Boy
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Murder Investigation

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


On Tuesday, January 13, 2015, at approximately 9:30 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by staff at the Manchester Memorial Hospital about an adult male that was brought in by ambulance with severe injuries that had possibly occurred due to neglect.

Trooper Richie Baxter arrived at the hospital and discovered the victim, Charles Burkhart JR, 32, of Manchester, to be in critical condition and was going to be transported to the University of Kentucky Medical Center to receive treatment for his injuries.

On Wednesday, January 14, 2015, the victim’s wife, Amy L. Burkhart, 32, of Manchester, was charged with Criminal Abuse 1st Degree after further (more…)

SOTU: A Missed Opportunity for Bipartisan, Constructive Engagement‏

Methamphetamine Lab Arrest

On Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at approximately 12:40 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received an anonymous tip about several subjects manufacturing methamphetamine at a residence on Slate Lick Road in Laurel County.

Upon arrival troopers discovered seven people inside the residence, a one step methamphetamine lab along with drug paraphernalia.

Arrested at the scene were:

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

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McConnell Comments on the President’s State Of The Union Address

Betty’s Wasabi and Green Onion Dip

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Drugs Conference

Drugs Conference

MUSA Spring Soccer Registration is OPEN

MUSA

MUSA

The online registration for recreational soccer is now open for the Spring

2015 season. Complete registration before January 31, 2015 and the recreational league registration fee is $65 per player.  Registration after January 31 will be $85 per player.

Register on our website: www.musasoccer.com

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