Mrs. Sue Carolyn Webb Whaley, 73, widow of James Milton Whaley, passed away Thursday, September 29, 2016 at Baptist-Health in Richmond. Mrs. Whaley, the daughter of the late Orville Webb and Julie Elizabeth Cain Webb, was born in Madison County on June 26, 1943.
She was a retired English and French Teacher from Madison Central High School. She had also taught at Eastern Kentucky University and The National College of Business. Her community involvement included Kentucky Education Association and Madison County Retired Teacher’s Association. As a member of the First United Methodist Continue reading Sue Webb Whaley→
The Kentucky Division of Forestry (KDF) is again preparing for an active wildfire season. Each year, nearly 1,500 wildfires occur in the state of Kentucky based on the 10-year average.
Wildfires in Kentucky threaten and cause damage to homes, private property, trees and landscapes. More importantly, they place lives at risk, including those of firefighters. Most of Kentucky’s wildfires are preventable, the result of arson and careless open-burning (burning Continue reading Fall Forest Fire Hazard Season Now Underway→
Residential child-caring facilities in Kentucky that care for foster children with elevated needs are getting a rate increase to better support those children.
Governor Matt Bevin and Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Secretary Vickie Yates Brown Glisson signed an emergency regulation amending the state’s existing regulation guiding private child-caring facilities. The change takes effect Oct. 1 and increases the payment rates for children assessed at the highest level of care – Levels IV and V. Continue reading Residential Child-Care Facilities to Get Rate Increase→
The Kiwanis Club of Richmond will host its 44th Annual Kiwanis Charity Auction from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, October 1, 2016 at Madison Central High School. The auction will be carried live and on WEKY-AM 1340.
For more details or to see a list of services, products or items to be auctioned, visit www.kiwanisauction2016.com or the Kiwanis Club of Richmond Kentucky page on Facebook.
The customer service team at Berea Municipal Utilities received the 2016 Accela Trendsetter Award for utility billing, an award given to Accela customers who demonstrate innovation and technology Continue reading BMU Receives Award→
Kentucky House Speaker Greg Stumbo announced today that he has appointed the House Task Force on Child Abuse and Exploitation Prevention, which will examine and propose omnibus legislation designed to protect Kentucky’s children.
Update Arrest Made: (Joint Agency Investigation) On September 25, 2016, around 11:30 am the Richmond Police Department responded to the Dollar General Store at 205 Automotive Drive in Richmond, Kentucky in reference to an attempted armed robbery. A white male wearing a white tee-shirt entered the store at approximately 10:50am. At some point, the Continue reading Richmond Police Report Sept. 29, 2016→