KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Madison County

WRECK
WRECK

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, responded to a single vehicle collision on Meadowbrook Road in Madison County, just before 1:00 p.m. today, after receiving a call that a truck collided with a utility pole.

The initial investigation indicates that a 1994 Chevy truck was traveling north on Meadowbrook Road, when it dropped off the right side of the road and Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision in Madison County

Portion of I-75 to be Reduced to One Lane

Road Work
Road Work

Beginning Monday, Nov. 2, I-75 in Rockcastle County will be reduced to one lane as crews conduct pothole patching.

Each day, until work is complete, there will be daytime lane closures beginning at approximately 8am with the lane being reopened at the end of each work day. All lanes will be open for weekend traffic.

Southbound lane closure will start at mile point 55 and end at mile point 50. Northbound will be reduced one lane at mile point 54.5.

The start date and times of work may be adjusted for inclement weather or other unforeseeable delays. Drivers should expect delays and are Continue reading Portion of I-75 to be Reduced to One Lane

Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report Oct. 27, 2015

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

Suspicious Activity: On Sunday October 25th, 2015 at 6:34 p.m., the Madison County Sheriff’s Office was conducting a traffic safety checkpoint at an approved location on Charlie Norris Road and Moberly Road.

According to Sheriff Mike Coyle, Deputy Paul Lay made contact with a subject he knew to be wanted. The subject when questioned provided false information to Deputy Lay.

Frankie A. Cope, 28, Brodhead KY was arrested and subsequently searched which led to the discovery of contraband. Also discovered during the search were 3 social security cards and an EBT card, none of which Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report Oct. 27, 2015

Richmond Raceway 2015 Awards Banquet/Cookout Set

Richmond Raceway
Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are pleased to announce the date and time for the 2015 Richmond Raceway Awards Banquet/Cookout. This will officially close out the 2015 racing season at the 3/10 mile semi-banked clay oval known as “The Beast of the East”.

The 2015 Richmond Raceway Awards Banquet/Cookout will take place on Saturday afternoon November 7 at Richmond Raceway at 2:00 p.m. The event will be FREE to everyone that wants to attend the event. It will take place at the hanger building that is located just inside the entrance the pit Continue reading Richmond Raceway 2015 Awards Banquet/Cookout Set

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision

Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, responded to a two vehicle collision on Kirksville Road (KY-1295) in Garrard County, just after 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, October 24, 2015. The initial investigation indicates that a 2002 Saturn passenger car, operated by Tylar Missbach, 20 years old of Danville was travelling south on Kirksville Road when she lost control of her vehicle and collided with an oncoming vehicle, driven by Shannon Valle, 27 years old of Lancaster.

Tylar Missbach was transported to the hospital where she died as a result of her injuries. Shannon Valle, was transported to a hospital with non-life Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Collision

KSP Investigates Assault

Assault Investigation
Assault Investigation

On Saturday, October 24, 2015, at approximately 11:04 PM Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified of a shooting that had taken place on Sycamore Trail in Pulaski County.

Upon arrival KSP Detective Tracy Haynes learned through an investigation that Samuei Flores, 23, and Diego Martinez, 24, both of Somerset had been shot while at their residence by an unknown white male who fled the scene in a white vehicle.

Both victims were airlifted to the University of Kentucky Medical Center for Continue reading KSP Investigates Assault

Richmond Police Report Oct. 26, 2015

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

Assault Arrest: On 10/25/2015, police charged Roger Million, age 25, Moberly Road, for assault in connection with a stabbing that occurred on Ballard Drive.

On 10/08/15, at approximately 8:50 P.M., Richmond Police officers responded to the area of 511 Ballard Drive in reference to shots fired. While enroute to the call, officers were informed that there up to 20 people involved in the disturbance and that a male had possibly been stabbed. When officers arrived, several people were standing in the street screaming and yelling. It was apparent a fight had occurred just Continue reading Richmond Police Report Oct. 26, 2015

A story for Halloween & A Victorian Halloween

Jadon Gibson
Jadon Gibson

Although I was born in Harlan County our family moved to Floyd County when I was eight years of age. Later on I graduated from Wheelwright High, Caney Junior College (before it became Alice Lloyd College, a four year school) and the University of Kentucky.

Halloween is drawing near. It’s the time for ghoulies and ghosties
and long-legged beasties and things that go bump in the night. As the time-worn prayer pleads, Good Lord, deliver us!

It’s the time for little witches and warlocks to play their tricks. I’ve enjoyed Continue reading A story for Halloween & A Victorian Halloween

Coping & Adjusting to a Memory Loss Diagnosis

Alzheimers Association
Alzheimers Association

Receiving a diagnosis of mild cognitive impairment or a mild dementia can be life altering. Learn how to cope and adjust as Social Worker Stephanie Freeman of Baptist Health Memory Care Clinic and Outreach Coordinator April Stauffer of the Alzheimer’s Association present. Persons diagnosed, loved ones and caregivers are welcome to attend. This class will cover ways to live well and take control of your health and wellness. Registration Continue reading Coping & Adjusting to a Memory Loss Diagnosis

Boil Water Advisory

Boil Water Advisory
Boil Water Advisory

City of Mount Vernon crews are on the scene of a major water line break on Richmond Street at Horseshoe Bend Rd. Avoid the area if possible.

Water pressure is affected city-wide. A boil water advisory is in effect for the area between McDonald’s and High Street and all side streets. It is recommended to boil water for at least two minutes before use, until further notice.

Obituaries Oct. 18-25, 2015

James Paul Mays
James Paul Mays

James Paul Mays

James Paul Mays, 79, of McKee, KY went home to be with the Lord Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, surrounded by his family. He was born in Lee County to James Chastus and Dema (Gray) Mays on May 13, 1936.

James is survived by his wife of 56 years, Betty Mays of McKee and by two children, David Mays and wife Janet of McKee and Vickie Sparks and husband Jeff of Berea. He is also survived by a sister, Ora Lee Lacker of Cincinnati, OH. James was blessed with four grandchildren, David Kyle Mays and Natalie Mays both of McKee and Hayley Sparks and Colby Sparks both of Berea.

In addition to his parents, James was also preceded in death by four siblings, Continue reading Obituaries Oct. 18-25, 2015

Jonathan Dale Scalf

Jonathan Scalf
Jonathan Scalf

Jonathan Dale Scalf

Jonathan Dale Scalf age 27 of Berea, passed away Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Jonathan was born in Madison County, Kentucky to John and Juanita Montgomery Scalf.

He was an employee of Elam Construction and was a U.S. Navy veteran.

He was preceded in death by his grandfathers Dean Scalf, Jim Montgomery and Bill Mongtomery, great grandfather Jess Montgomery and his brother Dustin Ryan Scalf.

He is survived by his parents John and Juanita Scalf, his daughter Summer Alexis Scalf, his sister Johnna (Jay) Smith, nieces Emily Smith, Kelsey Smith and Mackinze Fryer, and grandmothers Irene Scalf Prickett, Marilyn Montgomery and Wanda Montgomery.

Funeral services will be 12 noon Saturday October 24, 2015 at First Christian Church in Berea with Rev. Mark Adams, Rev. Levi Moore and Rev. Greg Cress officiating. Burial will follow in the Silver Creek Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday evening from 6-9 pm at the church.

Special brothers will serve as pallbearers Aaron Robinson, Hunter Robinson, John Mark Robinson, Jay Smith, Robert “Buck” King, Justin Brock, Richard Scalf, Doug Isaacs and his sister Johnna Smith.