Job Opportunity

KSP
KSP

KSP LOOKING FOR TROOPERS:
The Kentucky State Police is taking applications for its 94th Academy.

Interested applicants should visit the KSP website at the following link below.
http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/career.html

Information available on the website includes an outline of the application process, a list of minimum requirements and disqualifications, a downloadable application form with a list of Continue reading Job Opportunity

Promise Kept: Senate Passes Obamacare Repeal Legislation

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

When I became the Senate Majority Leader one year ago, I pledged to Kentuckians and to the American people that a new Republican Senate would work to repeal Obamacare, the most disastrous law in a generation.

So I’m proud to report that the Senate has succeeded in this important task. Under my leadership, a majority of the U.S. Senate voted to repeal Obamacare, and passed the first repeal bill out of the Senate since this law’s Continue reading Promise Kept: Senate Passes Obamacare Repeal Legislation

Christmas time on Newman’s Ridge

Jadon Gibson
Jadon Gibson

We’re entering the Christmas season so we’ll have a change of pace over the next few weeks.

It was a pleasure when I received a well wish from my friend John Rice Irwin last week. It included a Christmas story from John Rice titled Christmas Time on Newman’s Ridge.

John Rice Irwin is a great Tennessean. As a young man he developed a keen interest in the history and way of life of our mountain area. Soon he began acquiring and saving artifacts of olde, preserving them Continue reading Christmas time on Newman’s Ridge

OBITUARIES Nov. 29 – Dec. 6, 2015

Adam Webb
Adam Webb

Adam Scott Webb

Adam Scott Webb age 41 of Battlefield Memorial Highway, died Sunday, November 29, 2015 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. He was born in Richmond to Opal Sue Webb and the late Eugene Webb.

He was a service department manager for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company. He was a member of the GCA Gun Club of America and Continue reading OBITUARIES Nov. 29 – Dec. 6, 2015

PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

City of Berea
City of Berea

The Berea Planning Commission will conduct a public hearing on the 8th day of December, 2015, at 6:30 P.M., in the Council Chambers of the Berea Police and Municipal Building located at 304 Chestnut Street for the purpose of final review and potential adoption of the Storm Water Policy Manual.

The public is invited to attend and make comments.

KSP Makes Arrest Following Stabbing

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, was called to Fairgrounds Road in Owsley County just after 10:30 p.m. last night, and are now conducting an investigation into what led to a man’s death.

The initial investigation alleges that Dustin Sparks, 25 years old of Clay County, was at a residence on Fairgrounds Road when he fatally stabbed Benjamin T. Brewer, 28 years old of Beattyville, following an argument. Dustin Continue reading KSP Makes Arrest Following Stabbing

Alumnus Elton White to Speak at Berea College Mid-Year Graduation

Elton White
Elton White

R. Elton White, a 1965 graduate and former president of global technology company NCR Corporation, will address Berea College seniors about “Success in a Changing World” at the Recognition Ceremony for Mid-Year Graduates on Sunday, December 13. The event will be held in Phelps Stokes Chapel to recognize students who are expected to complete degree requirements at the end of January 2016. The ceremony will be available for live viewing online at: https://livestream.com/accounts/5135608/events/4518873.

White is a retired businessman with more than 40 years of experience. He was employed by NCR Corporation for 27 years Continue reading Alumnus Elton White to Speak at Berea College Mid-Year Graduation

Richmond Police Report Dec. 4, 2015

WANTED
WANTED

Wanted: On 12/02/2015 this female stole some Christmas gifts off of a porch on Park Drive that had been delivered.

This vehicle is maroon or red Nissan Sentra and has a spare tire on the right front or a hubcap missing. If you know her name let us know.

The Madison County Sheriffs Department is working a case. If you know her name, Call Ptl. Ernst at 859 623-1162 or Sgt. D. Thomas at 859 623-1511.

KSP TO CONDUCT PERIODIC TRAFFIC SAFETY CHECKPOINTS

KSP
KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, which provides coverage for Madison, Clark, Estill, Lee, Owsley, Jackson, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Jessamine counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual.

These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Special attention will be paid to occupant protection (seatbelt adherence), sobriety, insurance, Continue reading KSP TO CONDUCT PERIODIC TRAFFIC SAFETY CHECKPOINTS

McConnell Bill to Help Rural Communities in Kentucky Passes Congress

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised passage of legislation he introduced to help rural communities harmed by Obama Administration policies that restrict access to rural lending opportunities. His legislation was also co-sponsored by Senators Dean Heller (R-NV), Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV), Mike Rounds (R-SD) and Deb Fischer (R-NE). Representative Andy Barr (R-KY-6) also introduced similar legislation in the House of Representatives, where the measure passed earlier this year by a vote of 401-1. The bill now goes to the Continue reading McConnell Bill to Help Rural Communities in Kentucky Passes Congress

KSP Richmond Post is Cramming Cruisers for Hungry Families

Cram the Cruiser
Cram the Cruiser

The Kentucky State Police in Richmond is participating in the 6th annual “Cram the Cruiser” until December 11th. Anyone wishing to provide non-perishable food items can drop them off at the KSP Richmond Post or at the Richmond Kroger Marketplace.

On Sunday, December 6th from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, the Kentucky State Police will be collecting donations at the Kroger Marketplace Continue reading KSP Richmond Post is Cramming Cruisers for Hungry Families

Senator McConnell Helps Deliver Long-Term Highway Bill to Benefit Kentucky

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised Senate passage today of a five-year transportation bill, the longest-term transportation bill to pass Congress in almost two decades. The Fixing America’s Surface Transportation (FAST) Act provides 5 years of fully paid for transportation funding and long-term certainty in a fiscally responsible way.

“While Kentucky has a strong network of interstates, highways and parkways, it’s obvious to anyone who has driven in the Commonwealth lately that many important transportation Continue reading Senator McConnell Helps Deliver Long-Term Highway Bill to Benefit Kentucky

Injury Traffic Crash

Crash
Crash

On Thursday, December 03, 2015 at approximately 12:06 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11 London, received a report of a two vehicle traffic crash with an injury on East KY HWY 1376 in the East Bernstadt Community of Laurel County.

Upon arrival Trooper Millard Root determined that a 2000 Chevrolet S-10 pick-up truck, operated by Terri L. Mcqueen, 42, of East Bernstadt, was traveling westbound when she crossed the center-line and struck a 2002 GMC Sierra pick-up truck head-on operated Continue reading Injury Traffic Crash