May 15-22, 2016 has been designated National Peace Officer’s Memorial Week.
As a part of the Kentucky State Police’s annual observance of this somber time, wreaths will be placed on the graves of the two Troopers, in the Post 11, London area, who died in the line of duty Continue reading KSP Post 11 to Honor Fallen Troopers→
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post in investigating a residential fire that was started in Madison County on Jacks Creek Road around 10:00 am this morning.
The fire was reported by a former Madison County Fire Fighter just after 10:00 am, who saw smoke billowing from the residence and used a garden hose to begin controlling the fire. The Madison County Fire Department responded to the scene and extinguished the fire, before contacting KSP. The initial investigation Continue reading KSP Conducts Fire Investigation in Madison Co.→
Possession of a Controlled Substance: On 05/06/2016 Richmond Police arrested Christopher Thomas 42, Nikki Haik 28 and Gerald Conner 32 of Northgate Drive, Richmond Kentucky for Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st (Meth), Wanton Endangerment 1st and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
Thomas, Haik and Conner had a 6 year old and a 10 year old in the room along with a syringe with Meth around the juveniles. The 6 year old handed the officer a bag containing a clear pipe with Meth residue.
Health and Family Services Cabinet Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson, Department of Agriculture Commissioner Ryan Quarles, and representatives from the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) and University of Kentucky gathered at the Kentucky State University Research Farm today for a Zika prevention event. Launching its “Fight the Bite Day and Night” campaign, participants discussed the state’s plans to respond to Zika in Kentucky and emphasized measures to prevent mosquito bites and control the mosquito population locally. Continue reading DPH Launches Fight the Bite Campaign for Zika Prevention→
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post responded to an injury shooting this morning on Waco Loop Road in Madison County, after receiving a call that someone had been shot outside a residence.
The call was received just after 7:00 am, and KSP was notified that an argument between two men evolved into a shooting, that left one person injured with a gunshot wound. The victim, Anthony Thacker, 32 years old of Beattyville, was transported by Madison County EMS to the UK Continue reading KSP Investigates Shooting in Madison Co.→
After a rainout and an off weekend, Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are set to return to action with a special event on Saturday May 14 as the 3/10 mile semi-banked red clay oval known as “The Beast of the East” will present the 2nd Annual Butch Shay Memorial, paying $2,100 for Late Models and $2,100 to win for Phantom Racing Gear Modifieds, along with a full racing program in Continue reading Richmond Raceway Presents 2nd Annual Butch Shay Memorial on Saturday May 14→
Bea Riley age 70, widow of Tom Riley, passed away Thursday May 5, 2016 at Baptist Health in Lexington KY. Bea was born in Madison County to the late Earl and Maude Evans Combs.
She was a member of the Pilot Knob Baptist Church and retired Sodexo Food Service employee, she worked for many years at Berea College Food Service and Boone Tavern, she was affectionately known as Aunt Bea to many of the students at the college.