Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz have cancelled the first of two test and tune open practice events scheduled for the 3/10 mile semi-banked Madison County facility known as “The Beast of the East” that was scheduled for this Saturday March 28.
In partnership with Halcomb’s Knob Ministries, the farm this year will be host to “Voices in the Wilderness” Festival, an afternoon of family friendly fun, music and food; featuring some of Nashville, TN’s most well-known gospel artists!
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was notified that two inmates escaped from the custody of the Wolfe County Jailer, on HWY-498 in Lee County today.
The initial investigation alleges that cousins, Dallas Trent, 19 years old of Campton, and John Trent, 23 years old of Campton, escaped this afternoon at approximately 12:30 pm. It is alleged that both suspects escaped out of a transport vehicle while traveling back to Wolfe County from Three Forks Continue reading KSP Investigates Escaped Inmates→
Wanted: On 03/24/2015 these two subjects stole a set of Boss Speakers and a 1500 Amp Boss Amp, valued at $174.97 from Meijer.
If you know the name of these two subjects, contact Officer J. Roaden at 859 623-1162.
Hit and Run: Reported 03/23/2015. Boggs Lane at Rice Court. At approximately 1658 hours, a 17-year-old male on a bicycle was struck by a vehicle as he crossed Boggs Lane at Rice Court. The child did not suffer major injuries, but had to be taken to the hospital for examination. The vehicle fled the scene without the driver identifying himself. The vehicle was described as a an older model black Chevrolet pickup truck that had red Dale Continue reading Richmond Police Report Mar. 25, 2015→
U.S. Sen. John Thune (R-S.D.), member of the tax-writing Senate Finance Committee, today reintroduced legislation to permanently repeal the federal estate tax, better known as the death tax, to finally put an end to a punitive tax on family farms, ranches, and businesses upon the death of an owner. Thune’s bill, the Death Tax Repeal Act of 2015, is identical to legislation introduced in House of Representatives by Rep. Kevin Brady (R-Texas). The House Committee on Ways and Means will be marking up Brady’s companion bill today in committee. Thune also introduced an amendment to the Senate’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Resolution to create a Continue reading Thune and McConnell Reintroduce Bill to Repeal Death Tax→
Kentucky-born, Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter, author, motivational speaker, and actress Naomi Judd, will speak at Berea College’s 143rd Commencement, Sunday, May 3, 2015. Judd, who has close ties to Berea, will be presented with an Honorary Doctor of Science degree from the College during the Commencement program, which will be held in the Seabury Arena.
Naomi Judd, a single mom and registered nurse from small-town Kentucky, first captured the hearts of the world performing with her daughter Wynonna as The Judds. The popular country music duo earned many accolades, including twenty Top 10 hits, 20 million records sold, seven consecutive CMA Vocal Group of the Year trophies, and six Grammys, including Country Song of the Year for “Love Can Build a Bridge.”
After months of discussions and building on its prior work in reducing illegal drug use, the General Assembly voted overwhelmingly this evening for legislation designed to counter the state’s heroin epidemic.
“Senate Bill 192 is a major step forward in tackling what has become a crisis for both our criminal justice and healthcare systems,” said state Rep. John Tilley, the House Judiciary Committee chairman who also served as the chamber’s point person on the bill. “I’m proud that many of the proposals the House pushed for – and which have proven successful in so many other states – are now set to become law. I am also pleased our plan to set aside $10 million to begin implementation quickly is a part of this bill as well. I want to thank those in the Senate for their work in Continue reading General Assembly Overwhelmingly Passes Legislation to Counter State’s Heroin Epidemic→
FRANKFORT: (March 24, 2015) – Today, the Kentucky Black Legislative Caucus rallied in the Capitol Rotunda in Frankfort to urge the U.S. Senate to confirm Loretta Lynch as the nation’s next attorney general.
Registration is now open for the annual Berea Police Foot Pursuit 10K.
The BPD Foot Pursuit 10K Run & 5K Walk will take place on Saturday April 11, 2015 at the Farrristown Middle School 751 Farristown Industrial Drive Berea, KY. Start Time will be 9:00am and end at 11:00am. Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee. Registration ends April 10, 2015 at 5:00pm. Click on the following link for registration form. http://bereaky.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/2015-10K-Flyer.pdf
This race will be benefiting the Supporting Heroes Foundation. Their mission is to honor the service and sacrifice of public safety heroes who give their lives in the line of duty – by caring for the loved ones that they leave behind.
REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE Babylon Café, 213 W. Main St., Richmond 98% Baptist Health Richmond Cafeteria, 801 EST By-Pass, Richmond 100% Better Burgers & More, 952 Red House Rd., Richmond 96% Bluegrass Career Development Center, 549 Recycle Dr., Richmond 96% Foley Middle School Cafeteria, 275 Glades Rd., Berea 97%
(Click read more for more health inspections.) Continue reading FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING MARCH 20, 2015→
On Monday, March 23, 2015, at approximately 6:43 PM Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by the US Division of Forestry about skeletal remains discovered while their officers were fighting a forest fire in Clay County.
KSP Detective Nick Metcalf arrived on the scene and discovered what appeared to be a partial human skull. Preliminary investigation reveals the remains appeared to have been there for years, possibly even decades. The remains were located in close proximity to an old cemetery.
The remains were sent to Frankfort, KY to be examined by a forensic pathologist.
Detective Metcalf continues the investigation and was assisted at the scene by the Division of Forestry.
Sunday March 22, 2015 Mount Vernon Fire Department responded to a multiple vehicle accident on I-75 near the 55 mile marker. The accident began when an SUV towing a boat blew a tire on the boat trailer. A large service truck towing a trailer slowed to avoid hitting the boat and was then struck by a Continue reading Multiple Vehicle Accident→