FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING MAY 13, 2016

Food Service Inspector
Food Service Inspector

REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Jimmy John’s #3019, 1074 Barnes Mill Rd. Richmond 100%
Nuevo Vallarta, 709 Big Hill Ave. Richmond 91 %
Danielle’s Country Sandwich, 1019 Ival James Blvd. Richmond 100%
E.K.U. Cuisine, Science Bldg. E.K.U. Campus, Richmond 100%
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The 48th High Hope Steeplechase returns to the KY Horse Park

High Hope Steeplechase
High Hope Steeplechase

For nearly fifty years, the High Hope Steeplechase has held a special place on the Kentucky spring calendar. It stands as one of the state’s most beloved traditions. Brimming in history and known as the “sport of kings,” steeplechasing stands as one of the most exciting equestrian competitions, and Lexington, Kentucky has been fortunate to host High Hope since its inception in 1966. For much of that time, High Hope Steeplechase has been held at the Kentucky Horse Park and has served as a gathering place for friends, a tradition for families, a benefit for area non-profits, and a thrilling display of Continue reading The 48th High Hope Steeplechase returns to the KY Horse Park

Fatal Traffic Crash involving a Pedestrian

Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash

On Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at approximately 10:20 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a single-vehicle traffic crash involving a pedestrian at the 7 mile marker on US HWY 27 in McCreary County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Shaler Jones determined that a 2001 Dodge pick-up truck operated by Jennifer L. Pugh, 41, of Pine Knot was traveling southbound when she struck Bobby S. Stephens, 37, of Stearns as he was walking near the center- Continue reading Fatal Traffic Crash involving a Pedestrian

Gov. Bevin to speak at ceremony honoring Kentucky’s fallen law enforcement officers

Honoring Kentuckys Fallen
Honoring Kentuckys Fallen

Four law enforcement officers were killed in the line of duty in 2015, and their sacrifice will be honored at 11 a.m. on Monday, May 23 at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.

Fallen Nicholasville Police Officer Burke Rhoads, Kentucky State Police troopers Eric Chrisman and Cameron Ponder, and Richmond Police Officer Daniel Ellis all will be honored among their family, Continue reading Gov. Bevin to speak at ceremony honoring Kentucky’s fallen law enforcement officers

KCDHH Promotes ‘Better Hearing and Speech Month’ in May

KCDHH
KCDHH

With more than 700,000 people in Kentucky currently experiencing some degree of hearing loss, many of us can relate to or know someone who is deaf or hard of hearing. This month, Better Hearing and Speech Month, is the perfect time for the Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) to remind people of the Continue reading KCDHH Promotes ‘Better Hearing and Speech Month’ in May

Berea Police Report May 18, 2016

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

DUI Arrest: On 05/13/2016 a traffic stop was conducted on Walnut Meadow Road for a minor traffic violation. The operator showed signs of intoxication and had a small amount of Marijuana in his vehicle. A passenger in the vehicle identified himself and they eventually discovered that he had given a false name.

Officers arrested 28 year old Lincoln Jackson of Richmond KY and charged him with Operating a Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense, Possession of Marijuana, and several other traffic offenses. Also Continue reading Berea Police Report May 18, 2016

Letter to the editor

Letter to the Editor
Letter to the Editor

The pension article by Jim Waters of the Bluegrass Institute was certainly an interesting read. I enjoy fiction.

I am a State Government Retiree who became alarmed about the funding level of the Kentucky Employee Retirement System non haz (KERS nh) pension plan and over the course of the last year have learned much about the facts.

The facts are:

1) The Kentucky Retirement System (KRS) was formed by Legislation which was passed by Legislators.
2) Any changes to the pension plans under the purview of KRS are Continue reading Letter to the editor

Bevin Stands Up for Pension Transparency and Accountability

Gov. Bevin
Gov. Bevin

The following is a statement from Press Secretary Amanda Stamper regarding Attorney General Andy Beshear’s non-binding advisory opinion that is inconsistent with precedent set by the Kentucky Supreme Court, as well as a previous opinion from the Office of the Attorney General:

“Governor Bevin is committed to ensuring a fresh start for the people of Kentucky because they deserve to know how their hard-earned Continue reading Bevin Stands Up for Pension Transparency and Accountability

2016 Stay in the Game Media Campaign to Reduce Underage Drinking

Zach Hardin, from Madison Central.
Zach Hardin, from Madison Central.

Madison County Youth in Action kicked off the 2016 “Stay in the Game” media campaign to reduce underage drinking during the week of May 16, 2016. The project coincides with high school graduations Continue reading 2016 Stay in the Game Media Campaign to Reduce Underage Drinking

Marie Eversole

Marie Eversole
Marie Eversole

Marie Eversole

Alta Marie Eversole age 46, wife of Larry Eversole, died Sunday May 15, 2016 after a battle with cancer.

Marie was a member of the Cartersville Holiness Church, and she had worked at Gibson Greeting Cards, and was a special needs aide at Berea Community School.

Marie was preceded in death by her father Broadus DeHart, her half-brother Avery Leon DeHart and half-sister Brenda Sue Chappuis.

Marie is survived by her mother Edith Bowman DeHart, her husband Larry Eversole, her daughters: Kayla (Aaron) Anderson, and Courtney Continue reading Marie Eversole

KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

On May 13, 2016, at approximately 11:50 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by Post 3-Bowling Green, arrested Robert A. Deluca, 39, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Deluca was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect sharing images of child sexual exploitation Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses