U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was honored today with the Annual Achievement Award by the Washington Coal Club for his work to defend Kentucky’s coal jobs, miners and their families. Senator McConnell was presented the award by Bill Bissett, the Continue reading Senator McConnell Receives Award for Efforts Fighting War on Coal
Missing Person & Wanted: Richmond Police are looking for a missing juvenile Gerri Jaylynn Kindred, age 16. Miss Kindred has been missing since 10/26/2015.
Kindred is possibly with a Brandon Hacker. If you know Gerri Kindred or Brandon Hackers location, contact Officer Stocker at 859 Continue reading Richmond Police Report Nov. 18, 2015
Drug Arrests: On 11/13/2015 Officers were called to the Econo Lodge in reference to possible drug activity. They spoke to a female who stated that she had been living in the room for approximately three weeks. Inside of the room they located 1.4 grams of suspected Methamphetamine, Synthetic Marijuana, scales, pipes, and rolling papers. They also found $2,181.00 in cash. A second subject came to the hotel while Officers were there, who stated that he was also lived the room.
Officers arrested 53 year old Debra Carrier of McKee KY and 40 year old Bryan Phillips of Berea KY. They were both charged with Continue reading Berea Police Report Nov. 18, 2015
On Friday November 13th, 2015 at approximately 11:11 p.m., Deputy Adam Short responded to a complaint of an assault on Scaffold Cane Road in Berea. According to Sheriff Mike Coyle, while responding to the complaint, Deputy Short witnessed a gold Chevrolet Impala traveling south on Scaffold Cane Road at a high Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report Nov. 18, 2015
The Berea Volunteer Fire & Rescue along with the Berea Fire Department personnel practiced extrication techniques for vehicle rescues. This hands on training was made possible due to the generosity of Powell’s towing for letting the departments use their cars and facilities. The departemnts practiced in three different Continue reading BVFR and BFD Practice Extraction Techniques
The Mount Vernon Fire Department cleared the scene of a structure fire late Tuesday night. They were assisted by the PVFD. A crew responded from Mount Vernon with Engine 612 and Tanker 614.
No injuries occurred.
The United States Senate tonight approved two resolutions of disapproval that would halt the Obama Administration’s anti-coal regulations.
The Senate voted to approve a resolution of disapproval under the Congressional Review Act (CRA) sponsored by Senator McConnell and Senator Joe Manchin (D-WV) designed to stop the White House from imposing anti-jobs regulations that attack new coal-fired energy plants and their workers. The Senate also passed a separate disapproval resolution Continue reading Senate Passes Bipartisan Measures to Overturn Obama Administration’s Anti-Coal Regulations
Kentucky State Police SGT Tony Dingess is investigating an injury collision involving a Kentucky State Trooper that occurred on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at approximately 1:15 AM on US HWY 150 in the Brodhead community of Rockcastle County.
The investigation has determined that Trooper Adam Hensley was traveling eastbound on US HWY 150 when a horse ran out into the roadway in front of Trooper Hensley. Trooper Hensley struck the horse with the front end of his patrol car. The collision caused injuries to Trooper Hensley and severe damage Continue reading Injury Traffic Crash
Lemon Crinkle Cookies
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The City of Berea will hold a public hearing concerning the proposed Indian Fort Trail or shared use path. The proposed shared use path will be constructed along Short Line Pike from 299 Short Line Pike to the intersection of Short Line Pike with Blue Lick Road.
The hearing will be held Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm in the Community Room at City Hall (212 Chestnut street)
Any and all interested parties are invited to attend.
11-16-2015 – Red Lick Volunteer Fire Department responded to a wildland fire in the mountain above Folyds Branch Road today. The cause was unknown but aaround 2 acres burned.
Madison County Fire responded with a member of White hall, Berea, KY Forestry lead by Ranger Strider and Red Lick. The Forestry Service Continue reading Red Lick Volunteer Fire Dept. Report