Shoplifting Arrests: On 01/15/2014, police charged Doris A. Meadows, age 37, Mt. Vernon, and Alehandro Flores age 31, address unknown, in connection with a felony shoplifting offense.
At approximately 5:00 P.M., officers were dispatched to Walmart to investigate a shoplifting complaint. Upon arrival, officers learned that employees had observed Meadows and Flores place a Samsung 46” LED television in a shopping cart and attempt to exit the store without paying for the item. Meadows was reported to have distracted the store greeter while Flores
Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Thursday said he plans to force a vote to stop new Environmental Protection Agency regulations aimed at cutting carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants.
McConnell said he, along with 40 other Republicans, will file a resolution of disapproval against the proposed EPA rule the Congressional Review Act.
EPA published its rule on the new performance standards for power plants — pushing for the facilities to be built with carbon capture technology — last week in the Federal Register. It came out nearly four months after EPA chief
On Saturday, Jan. 25, artist Louie Northern, of Mount Vernon, will demonstrate his oil painting techniques from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Convenient to visitors throughout the year, the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is located at 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea, Exit 77. The center’s exhibits,
Age as of April 30, 2014
League Ages: Senior 13-16, Major 11-12, Minor 9-10, Coach Pitch 8-9, Rookie Coach Pitch 6-7, Tee 5-6, Wee 4-5
*Players who are 6 and have played one season in Tee Ball may play in Rookie Coach Pitch.
*Players who are 7 and have played one spring season in Rookie Coach Pitch may tryout
for Coach Pitch, and if not drafted on a Coach Pitch team will play in Rookie Coach Pitch.
*Players who are 8 and have played two spring seasons, one of which was in Coach Pitch, may tryout
for Minor League, and if not drafted on a Minor League team will play on a Coach Pitch team.
*Players who are 9 and not drafted into Minor League will play on a Coach
Uniquely Qualified to Lead County Government Forward
Billy Ray’s professional development and proven leadership skills have prepared him to step up and help guide the local government to opportunities and through challenges that are before us. Madison County, the state’s 9th most populous county, requires a highly qualified leadership team to effectively manage all its business. Billy Ray has the extensive business, management and leadership experiences that are necessary qualifications to be an effective judge executive.
Most of Billy Ray’s professional career has been spent improving efficiencies in the manufacturing industry. He is currently plant manager at GR Spring and
On Saturday, Jan. 18, three members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers will demonstrate a variety of woodcarving styles and techniques from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Convenient to visitors throughout the year, the Kentucky Artisan Center at
Brushwood Court in Berea will be down to one lane from Wednesday, January 15, 2014 through Tuesday, Jan 21, 2014 for repairs to a street cut.
If you have any questions or concerns, please call Public Works at 859-986-8792.
Jan.04,2014 – Brandy Turner & William Webb – Richmond – Girl
Jan.07,2014 – Elizabeth Polly & Chad Storie – Richmond – Girl
Jan.07,2014 – Lydia & Trevor Radford – Annville – Girl
Jan.07,2014 – Nikki Lawson – Berea – Boy
Jan.07,2014 – Amber Snowden – Richmond – Boy
Jan.08,2014 – Megan Kendrick & Joshua Abney – Mount Vernon – Girl
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The Kentucky State Police (KSP) is calling all fifth grade students to compete in the National Missing Children’s Day Poster Contest sponsored by the Department of Justice (DOJ) in Washington, DC. KSP will select one nominee from Kentucky to participate in the national level competition. The Kentucky nominee will receive an Award of Excellence from KSP and their poster will be
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Bluegrass Career Development Center, 549 Recycle Dr., Richmond 100%
Boone Tavern Dining Room, 100 Main St. N., Berea 99%
Circle K #3257, 1000 Amberly Way, Richmond 97%
Lee’s Famous Recipe, 1007 Center Dr., Richmond 96%
Papa Leno’s, 108 Center St., Berea 97%
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I hope everyone is having a great 2014 so far and got to enjoy a little rest and relaxation as 2013 came to a close. The holidays are behind us now and the work of the new year is in full swing.
On January 7 the 2014 General Assembly convened. This will be a 60-day legislative session creating the next two year budget for Kentucky. It will also include complex issues that require legislative action as the Senate Majority strives to make pathways for economic growth, advance pro life initiatives, address the negative effects of
Drug Charges: On 01/10/2014, police charged John Medley, age 38, Ballard Drive, for two counts of drug trafficking.
Medley had previously been charged by RPD on 01/07/2014 for fleeing police during a home incarceration visit. The Madison County Sheriff’s Home Incarceration staff was conducting a home visit with Medley when he fled on foot. Medley had been placed in the home incarceration program after being arrested in August 2013 by RPD for drug trafficking and receiving stolen property
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul introduced legislation today to help rural counties in Kentucky who are being hurt by the Obama Administration’s policies, as established by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), which restrict rural lending practices.
The HELP Rural Communities Act would give rural counties in Kentucky a voice when the CFPB has incorrectly labeled them as “non-rural”—just another example of this administration’s one-size-fits-all, we-know-best