Madison County Schools announces today that Dustin Brumbaugh will become Human Resources Director for Madison County Schools. Brumbaugh will begin his duties on July 1.
Brumbaugh currently serves as the principal at Kirksville Elementary. He has served in that capacity for the past 4 years. Prior to becoming principal, Brumbaugh was a teacher at Clark-Moores Middle School.
Madison County Schools Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources Kevin Hub will be replacing Assistant Superintendent and Chief Operations Marvin Welch. Welch is retiring affective June 30.
“We are excited to have Mr. Brumbaugh joining us at Central Office,” said Superintendent Tommy Floyd. “He has been a valuable part of the district leadership team as a principal and we look forward to having him join the district administrative team.”
(LONDON, KY.) – On Tuesday, February 26, 2013 at approximately 4:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, received a report of a two vehicle traffic crash, with injury, on the Hal Rogers Parkway, three (3) miles west of Manchester in Clay County.
Upon arrival Trooper Justin Oliver determined that a silver, 2007, Nissan, Murano operated by Linda L. Napier, 58, of Manchester, was traveling eastbound on the Hal Rogers Parkway when it began to hydroplane on the rain slick roadway, crossed the centerline and struck a silver, 2011, Honda, CR-V, operated by Margaret L. Cowles, 33, of Berea, head-on.
Napier was transported to the Manchester Memorial Hospital, with non-life
Feb. 20,2013 – Brittany Wiseman & Justain Jones – Richmond – Girl
Feb. 21,2013 – Stormy McIntosh – Richmond – Boy
Feb. 21,2013 – Sarah Riddell – Irvine – Boy
Feb. 21,2013 – Mary Bryant – Jackson – Boy
Feb. 22,2013 – Karen & Peter Edwards – Richmond – Girl
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Drug Bust: On Tuesday afternoon (2-26-13) at approximately 3:00 p.m. the Madison County Sheriff’s Office detectives were working on an investigation in the area of Southern Hills located in the City of Richmond.
Detectives were in the area of 916 Villa Drive # 1, when a detective spotted a suspect who had an active warrant for drug trafficking. The suspect Shawnta Patterson saw the detective and fled on foot and the officers gave chase. The suspect Patterson ran inside of 916 Villa Drive # 1. Mr. Patterson was apprehended in the apartment along with Mr. Leon Benson.
The two were charged with the following:
Leon Benson, age 28, 123 Commerce Drive # 1, Berea, Kentucky was charged with Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree (Oxycodone), Trafficking in controlled substance 3rd degree (xanax) and Possession of marijuana under 8 ounces.
Shawnta Patterson, age 38, 916 Villa Drive, Richmond, Kentucky was charged with a warrant for Trafficking in a controlled substance 1st degree (warrant was from Madison County). He was also charges with Trafficking in a
RSP Charges: On 02/26/2013, police charged Christy A. Agee, age 33, Virginia Drive, in connection with the possession of a fraudulently obtained ring.
On 01/30/2013, the owner of Yesterday’s Antiques, 1409 Lexington Road, reported that her personal checkbook and several other items had been stolen from the store on 01/21/2013.
The victim reported that on 01/30/2013, she was notified by her bank that two of her personal checks had been written at locations in Berea in the amounts of $550.13 and $720.00. The victim recognized that she had written no such
Kentucky Author Eddie Price presented his historical novel Widder’s Landing to Kentucky Governor Steven Beshear in the Governor’s office at the State Capitol in Frankfort on Tuesday, February 26th. Widder’s Landing, set in the Ohio River bottomlands of western Kentucky, examines real life in 1811-1815 Kentucky. Amid the incredible natural phenomena of that period, Kentucky seeks to shed its frontier image and take its place on the national stage. When the War of 1812 comes to America, Kentucky will fight in most of the
Drug Arrests: On 02/25/2013 Officers conducted a traffic stop on Glades Road for a traffic violation. They obtained consent to search the vehicle and located a small amount of Marijuana and a glass pipe.
Officers arrested 23 year old Bradley Hatton of Berea Ky and 22 year old Halley Smith of Berea Ky. They were both charged with Possession of Marijuana and Drug Paraphernalia Possession. Hatton was also charged with
REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Berea Fudge Shop, 207 Short St., Berea 100%
Comfort Suites Food Service, 2007 Colby Taylor Dr., Richmond 98%
Kids Kingdom, 360 Highland Park Dr., Richmond 100%
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Hey parents, drop your 6-12 yr. olds off at Russel Acton Folk Center for Kidz Night Out on Friday, March 8th from 6pm-10pm!
Drop off time is from 6pm – 6:30pm ONLY and a limit of 100 children! This program will be supervised with fun activities, snacks and drinks! Must sign up by noon on that Friday by calling Berea Parks & Recreation @ 986-9402. Contact that number for details as well.
Sponsored in part with McDonalds & is a Children’s Champion Event!
On Thursday, the Kentucky House Committee on Health & Welfare passed a bill that would take bisphenol-A (BPA) out of food and beverage containers in Kentucky. This is a great step forward for public health, and we’re asking for your help in informing other Representatives of the benefits of BPA-free food, and BPA-free bodies!
Please click on this link to send an email to your state Representative today, asking them to support better health through BPA-free foods:
BPA is a hormone-disrupting chemical that is used in many stiff polycarbonate plastic bottles, and the lining of most metal food cans, soda cans and much more. The chemical leaches from the container linings into the food itself, and
Drug Charges: On 02/24/2013, police charged Leann N. Deboard, age 33, Brown Street, Berea, for numerous offenses following a shoplifting incident.
At approximately 7:47 P.M., officers were dispatched to Walmart to investigate a report that two females, later identified as Deboard and Kelly A. Brown, age 31, Reed Hill Drive, Berea, were shoplifting. Upon arrival, officers were informed that the two women were about to exit the store. As the two women
The Planning and Zoning Commission will hold a regularly schedule Business Session Meeting on Thursday, February 28th at 5:30 pm in the Commission Chambers of City Hall. This is a public meeting.
The agenda is as follows:
1. Call Meeting to Order
2. Roll Call
3. February 19, 2013 Work Session Minutes
4. Site Development Plan for SRG Properties, Inc at Barnes Mill Road – Commercial Development
5. Preliminary Subdivision Plat for The Beginnings Phase II & III at Beginnings Way – Residential Development
6. Amended Site Development Plan for Paul Baker at High Meadows Subdivision, Tracts 2-B-1, 2-B-2 (Parcel C), 2-B-3 – Residential Development
7. Zoning Map Amendment for Abundant Life Ministries of Richmond,
There will be a Memorial benefit for the family of Tommy French to help with funeral expenses. Tommy was a hard-working man that always provided for his family. In the end, his hard work was unable to help him. He had no life insurance. Now family, friends, musicians, race car circuit family, neighbors, and acquaintances can help his family.
This GREAT event will include AWESOME bands that Tommy was a part of. There will also be bands that have many of his friends and neighbors in. Some of the bands included are Josh Logan, The Parker Brothers, Country Junction, Dale Pyatt, and the Silver Eagle Band. This is just a sampling of the GREAT talent that will be playing in