Job Opportunity

City of Berea
City of Berea

The Tax Administrator maintains business license records, monitors businesses for occupational license filing compliance, and reviews accuracy of occupational license returns. The Tax Administrator also performs various accounting functions such as: reconciling bank accounts, preparation of financial reports and sales tax returns, posts various adjusting journal entries, and other various financial duties. The successful candidate will possess a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or related degree supplemented by at least two years of accounting and corporate and individual tax preparation experience. Previous work with governmental Continue reading Job Opportunity

Wanted By Richmond Police

WANTED
WANTED

Wanted: Do you know the name of this Shoplifter from Kohl’s on 04/18/2015. Suspect stole four bottles of Cologne and left the store. If you know his name, call Ptl. D. Thomas at 859 623-1162.

WANTED
WANTED

Wanted: On 04/15/2015 this subject stole a Dewalt 20 volt 5 piece tool kit, Model DCK590L2, from Lowes of Richmond valued at $437.27. If you know his name call Ptl. Hill at 859 623-1162.

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Road Work

Road Work
Road Work

Due to the start of the new Oak Street Substation construction project, Groves Construction will be working in the Oak St, Lester St, Chestnut St, Boone St, Hanson St, Cherry Rd, Holly Hill Rd & all side streets in these areas. Be advised, traffic delays may be possible. Customers will be notified in person or by door hanger of any necessary power outages.

This project will begin April 20, 2015, and be completed in December 2015. Updates and locations of construction activity will be posted accordingly.

We appreciate your cooperation & understanding as we begin this necessary upgrade.

Richmond Raceway-Richmond, KY: Feature Winner Photos from April 18, 2015‏

Richmond Raceway winner photos from April 18, 2015. Photos courtesy of Half Fast Photos.

Greg Johnson
Greg Johnson

Greg Johnson of Bedford, IN is joined by his crew after winning the Spring Shootout for the Barry Turner of Century 21 Advantage Realty Super Late Models at Richmond Raceway in Richmond, KY on Saturday April 18.

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Free Tree Seedlings‏

Tree Seedlings
Tree Seedlings

Madison County Conservation District will be offering free tree seedlings to all Madison County residents on Wednesday April 22, 2015 from 9:00 to 3:30.

Species available are: White Pine, Redbud, Mockernut Hickory, White Oak and Black Walnut.

A doctor comes to backwoods Kentucky

Jadon Gibson
Jadon Gibson

There was an acute shortage of doctors among early Kentucky residents. Some learned herb doctoring from the Indians who experimented with the use of a variety of plants over many years. They often gathered herbs while in full bloom as they felt the medicinal value was more potent at that time.

Those who took up doctoring became known as herb doctors as they made medicine from leaves, stems, roots and flowers from plants that mostly grew wild. These herb doctors generally believed there was a plant for every disease. The medicine they concocted was called bitters because it Continue reading A doctor comes to backwoods Kentucky

Obituaries Apr. 12-19, 2015

Elizabeth Marie  Billings
Elizabeth Marie Billings

Elizabeth Billings

On April 13, 2015 at the age of 92, Elizabeth BB Billings went home to be with her Lord and Savior following a short illness. She was born in College Hill, KY, a daughter of the late Sudie Lee and William Franklin Skinner.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Thomas Billings, brothers Butler, Alby, Ernest, William, Jesse, Elmer, Charles, Russell and sisters Ruby, Velma and Blanche and a great grandson, J.C. Billings.

She was a graduate of Eastern Kentucky University and received her Master’s Degree and Rank I from Morehead State University. Upon graduation from E.K.U., she made her home in Ashland for 62 years. After 33 years of service Continue reading Obituaries Apr. 12-19, 2015

KSP Investigates Officer Involved Shooting

KSP
KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called just after 1:30 am this morning in reference to an officer involved shooting in Wilmore, KY.

The initial investigation indicates that two Wilmore Police Officers responded to a residence on Hinkle Street just before 1:15 am. When officers arrived, an armed subject confronted the police outside the residence, resulting in the suspect being shot. The suspect was transported to St. Joseph Jessamine Hospital, where he was pronounced Continue reading KSP Investigates Officer Involved Shooting

Chanticleer

Chanticleer
Chanticleer

Chanticleer Monday, April 20, 2015

The multiple Grammy Award-winning ensemble, Chanticleer, has a special affinity for sumptuous repertoire, ranging from intimate chamber pieces, Renaissance to jazz, and from gospel to venturesome new music. Called “the world’s reigning male chorus” by The New Yorker magazine and named the 2008 Ensemble of the year by Musical America, the group is known around the world as “an orchestra of voices.” The Los Angeles Times says “Chanticleer fascinates and enthralls for much the same reason fine chocolate or Rolls Royce does…through luxurious perfection.”

Tickets: $45, $50, $55, $60
Tickets on sale now and may be purchased by calling the box office at 859.583.1716.

Gerard Named Vice President of Ambulatory Services at Baptist Health Richmond‏

Greg Gerard
Greg Gerard

Baptist Health Richmond is pleased to announce that Greg Gerard will join the hospital staff as Vice President of Ambulatory Services effective April 20. Gerard served as president of both Saint Joseph London and Saint Joseph Berea during his recent seven-year stint with KentuckyOne Health.

“Greg is an accomplished executive who has led hospitals in this region to incredible growth and expansion. His expertise and leadership with ambulatory services, combined with his experience in Madison County make him an excellent addition to our leadership team,” said Todd Jones, President Continue reading Gerard Named Vice President of Ambulatory Services at Baptist Health Richmond‏

Free Tree Seedlings‏

Tree Seedlings
Tree Seedlings

Madison County Conservation District will be offering free tree seedlings to all Madison County residents on Wednesday April 22, 2015 from 9:00 to 3:30.

Species available are: White Pine, Redbud, Mockernut Hickory, White Oak and Black Walnut.