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Miscellaneous News concerning the Madison County, KY area.

Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to KY Boards and Commissions

Gov. Bevin
Gov. Bevin

Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky boards and commissions:

Theresa F. Camoriano and Christopher L. Thacker have been appointed to the Executive Branch Ethics Commission.

Theresa F. Camoriano, of Louisville, is a registered patent attorney. She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Russian Language with High Honors and her Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering Continue reading Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to KY Boards and Commissions

America Stands With the People of France

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement Thursday regarding the tragic loss of life in Nice, France:

“While we will soon learn more about the shocking events in Nice, what will not change is that America stands with the people of France this Bastille Day as they grieve for this tragic loss of life and we will stand with them in their response and recovery.”

COLOR, PATTERN AND VALUE IN QUILTS DEMONSTRATED AT KY ARTISAN CENTER

Quilts by Brenda Plaster are regularly available at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
Quilts by Brenda Plaster are regularly available at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

On Saturday, July 30, Brenda Plaster, of Lawrenceburg, will demonstrate how to utilize color, pattern and value in fabrics to create design varieties based on different orientations.

She will use a rotary cutter to create pre-cut patches that will then be sewn together to illustrate the many variations possible.

Free Expungement Workshops Planned for July and August

Department of Public Advocacy
Department of Public Advocacy

In response to Kentucky’s new felony expungement law, the Kentucky Association of Criminal Defense Lawyers (KACDL), the Department of Public Advocacy (DPA), Clean Slate Kentucky and legal aid organizations are partnering to host a series of expungement information sessions in the coming weeks.

These events are aimed at helping interested citizens understand and navigate the felony expungement process. They will occur in Continue reading Free Expungement Workshops Planned for July and August

Republican-Led Senate Sends Legislation Addressing Opioid Epidemic to the President’s Desk

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement today following Senate passage of the bipartisan Comprehensive Addiction and Recovery Act (CARA) conference report:

“This is a comprehensive legislative response to the prescription opioid and heroin epidemic devastating Kentucky and our nation. I’m happy to see it on its way to the president’s desk to Continue reading Republican-Led Senate Sends Legislation Addressing Opioid Epidemic to the President’s Desk

State Seeking Bids for Surplus Properties

KY SEAL
KY SEAL

The Department for Facilities and Support Services is looking for interested bidders for several properties that have been deemed surplus, including the tallest building in Frankfort, the Capital Plaza Tower.

Other properties up for bid include the Hoge House in downtown Frankfort and a 24,000 square foot Henderson Community and Technical College Continue reading State Seeking Bids for Surplus Properties

KSP Accepting Applications for Accelerated Class

KSP
KSP

The Kentucky State Police is now accepting applications for the agency’s fourth Law Enforcement Accelerated Program (LEAP), which is scheduled to begin in the spring of 2017. This 11-week program is designed for current law enforcement officers who would like to become Kentucky State Troopers. Applicants must have three years of Kentucky Police Officer Professional Standards (POPS) law enforcement experience by March 1, 2017. Continue reading KSP Accepting Applications for Accelerated Class

Kentucky Airports and Consumers Will Benefit from Airport Security Legislation Passed by Republican-Led Senate; Now Goes to President for Signature

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised Senate passage today of a bipartisan bill which aims to keep Americans safe in our airports and in the skies. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Reauthorization Act, which will benefit communities and airports across the country, including those in Kentucky, is headed to the President for his signature.

“I applaud the Senate for passing this bipartisan aviation bill, which is an important step to ensuring safety and security for American travelers,” Senator McConnell said. “Recent terror attacks, like those Continue reading Kentucky Airports and Consumers Will Benefit from Airport Security Legislation Passed by Republican-Led Senate; Now Goes to President for Signature

DR. PEARLIE M. JOHNSON PRESENTS: “QUILT ART – EXAMINING THE NARRATIVE IN KENTUCKY QUILTS” AT KY ARTISAN CENTER

Dr. Pearlie M. Johnson
Dr. Pearlie M. Johnson

As a result of oral history interviews with quilters across Kentucky, Dr. Johnson has gathered a small, yet powerful group of quilters whose work she discusses in her presentation. Her work explores women’s history, storytelling, identity politics, and empowerment. Since the onset of Dr. Johnson’s study of quilts in Kentucky, this presentation includes quilts made by women of all cultural groups. Her study is aimed at examining cross-cultural parallels in technique and assemblage, as well as revealing unique Continue reading DR. PEARLIE M. JOHNSON PRESENTS: “QUILT ART – EXAMINING THE NARRATIVE IN KENTUCKY QUILTS” AT KY ARTISAN CENTER