Heavy Traffic Alert
On December 4-7, 2014, there will be a nightly high traffic impact in the area of 1049 Richmond Road (US25N). Each evening from 6:00-8:00PM, expect very slow traffic in this area. There will NOT be traffic control for this event.
Jingle Bell Run 5K & Twilight Christmas Parade Routes:
Saturday, December 6, 2014 Jingle Bell Run 5K Race starts at 4:00 PM
Starts at College Square, LEFT onto Chestnut street/US25, Right onto Ellipse, Left onto KY 595, Right onto Glades Road, Right onto Rash Road, Right onto Ellipse street, then LEFT back onto KY 595 back to College
Rape/Sodomy Arrest: On 12/03/2014 Officers arrested 27 year old Kenneth Scott JR of Berea KY.
Scott was arrested after an investigation revealed he had sexual intercourse and other sexual contact with a female who was under the age of 16 years old. Scott lived in the same home as the juvenile for several months and was left in charge of her at times.
He was charged with Rape 3rd Degree and Sodomy 3rd Degree.
Nov. 26, 2014 – Kimberly Shear & Cammie Neeley – Richmond – Boy
Nov. 26, 2014 – Samantha Willis – Irvine – Girl
Nov. 27, 2014 – Crystal Wolfinbarger & Mark Worrell – Irvine – Boy
Nov. 29, 2014 – Veronica & Ben Fugate – Richmond – Boy
Nov. 29, 2014 – Kayla Reed & Robert Shelton – Beattyville – Boy
REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
D & G Sunoco, 1699 E. Main St., Richmond 97%
Horizon Adult Health Care, 1621 Foxhaven Dr., Richmond 99%
Mountain World Concessions, 3525 Irvine Rd., Richmond 95%
Qdoba Mexican Grill #2444, 429 Leighway Dr., Richmond 100%
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Norma Barrett Chasteen Cochran
Norma Barrett Chasteen Cochran, 75, of Berea, died Monday, December 1, 2014 at the U.K. Medical Center in Lexington. She was a life-long resident of Madison County, born January 23, 1939, daughter of the late A. J. and Helen Bullens Barrett, homemaker and member of Silver Creek Baptist Church.
Survivors include 3 children, Lisa (Don) Foster, Bill (Marilyn) Chasteen, Darrell Chasteen; 8 grandchildren; 18 great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews; as well as a host of friends. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Johnny Barrett.
Funeral Service 1:00 pm, Thursday, December 4, 2014 at Reppert Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Scaffold Cane Cemetery in Rockcastle County. Visitation 6:00 – 9:00 pm Wednesday at the funeral home.
Pallbearers will be: Jimmy Ambrose, Aaron Ambrose, Bruce Chasteen, Anthony Chasteen, Kyle Chasteen, Chase Burrows. Honorary Pallbearers will be: Jason Burnell, Brian Chasteen, Kim Stephens, Jordon Morgan, Shonda Burrows, Tracy Cope, Dennis Grant, Robert Poston, Matt Stephens.
Expressions of sympathy may take the form of contributions to The American Heart Association.
WANTED: Do you know these two Shoplifters from Kohls
Shoplifting/Robbery: On 11/29/2014, at approximately 12:06 A.M., a representative of Kohl’s reported that two females had shoplifted merchandise and left the store without paying for $933.00 worth of goods. When a store employee attempted to detain the two women in the parking lot for shoplifting, one of the women struck the employee several times in the
Austin Lee Tillery
Austin Lee Tillery 18 of Berea, passed away Monday December 1, 2014 as a result of an auto accident. Austin was born in Lexington to Richard and Tonia Abrams Tillery.
He attended Rockcastle County High School and was an outdoor enthusiast whose interest included hunting, fishing, motorcycles and 4-wheeling.
In addition to his parents, Austin is survived by his sister Briana (Speedy) Parker, Payton Damrell. Maternal Grandparents Aline Abrams, Darcy Clark, Paternal Grandparents Bonnie (Manuel) Lakes, Billy (Brenda) Tillery, Paternal Great-grandmother Irene Smith, Maternal Great-grandmother Irene Clark and many Aunts, Uncles and cousins.
Pallbearers will be: Dustin Hazelwood, Joseph Parker, Kyle Partin, Seth Allen, Logan Allen, Blade Rader, and Brian McIntosh.
Visitation will be Thursday after 6:00 pm at Lakes Funeral Home Berea, Funeral Services will be Friday at 1:00 pm at the funeral home. Burial will be at Berea Cemetery.
State Rep. Rick Nelson, (D-Middlesboro), has filed as a candidate for the office of Kentucky State Treasurer. Nelson, a native of Harlan County, has represented the 87th legislative district since 2001, serving eight terms in the Kentucky General Assembly.
Nelson is a retired teacher who spent 30 years in the Bell County school district and cites his deep commitment to education, labor and fiscal responsibility as reasons for seeking the office of Treasurer.
“The State Treasurer serves as a member of the board of directors for the Kentucky Teachers’ Retirement System, overseeing the pensions and savings of our teachers, which I believe is one of the most important functions
Drug Arrest: On 11/28/2014 a traffic stop was conducted on the I-75 on ramp at Exit 76 after a complaint of possible drug activity. Officers were assisted by Deputies with the Madison County Sheriff’s Office and their K-9, which alerted on the vehicle. Under the passenger seat they located a black bag containing needles, spoons with residue, and a plastic bag with a brown substance. The substance field tested positive for Heroin.
Officers arrested 25 year old Caitlyn Cowan of Nicholasville KY and charged her with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree Heroin and Drug
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred just after 4:00 p.m. this afternoon, on US 25 South in Madison County.
The initial investigation indicates that Richard A. Tillery, 18 years old of Berea, was driving south on US 25 in a 1997 BMW passenger car, near the Rockcastle County line. Tillery lost control of his vehicle and crossed the oncoming lane of traffic, before leaving the left side of the road and colliding with a tree. Tillery was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Madison County Coroner. It does not appear that he was wearing his
It’s hard to beat the spoken word for sharing stories and ideas. That’s one reason radio has thrived despite all other media out there. This week, we go inside outdoors with one of broadcasting’s best – Glen Bastin. Many will