Na Skylark’ Performs Holiday Favorites on Celtic Instruments

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On Saturday, Dec. 10, the group Na Skylark, made up of musicians Lorinda Jones and Cathy Wilde, will perform holiday music from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Center. Jones plays Celtic harp and Appalachian dulcimer and Wilde plays the Irish Uilleann bagpipes and flute.

This musical duo will perform sets of holiday music, talk to visitors about their music and their unique instruments and be available to sign their CD’s. Visitors can enjoy this live holiday music played on Continue reading Na Skylark’ Performs Holiday Favorites on Celtic Instruments

RICHMOND POLICE REPORT DEC. 6, 2016

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

Trafficking in Controlled Substance: On 12/04/2016, Richmond police arrested Andrew Romans 29 Geneva Ave, Richmond, Kentucky and Ashley Chattelle 25 of Robinson Terrace, Richmond, Kentucky.

Both were charged with Trafficking in Controlled Substance ( Methamphetamine), Possession of Marijuana and 2 cts of Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.

Both were lodged in the Continue reading RICHMOND POLICE REPORT DEC. 6, 2016

Beshear Returns $625,000 to State General Fund from Settlement with Hyundai, Kia

Andy Beshear
Andy Beshear

Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced his office has transferred $625,000 to the state’s General Fund from a multistate settlement with automakers Hyundai and Kia for violating Kentucky’s Consumer Protection Act.

The settlement alleges that the automakers violated state law when they misrepresented the mileage and fuel economy ratings to consumers on model year Continue reading Beshear Returns $625,000 to State General Fund from Settlement with Hyundai, Kia

Arts Specialists from all Parts of KY Collaborate in Berea

Dr. Kyle Lee looks on as Duwayne Dale, David Fonda, Gena Maley, Jane Dewey, and Rachael Burriss create pinch pots.
Dr. Kyle Lee looks on as Duwayne Dale, David Fonda, Gena Maley, Jane Dewey, and Rachael Burriss create pinch pots.

This year schools and districts throughout Kentucky are implementing the newly adopted Kentucky Academic Standards for the Visual and Performing Arts. To assist them in the transition to Continue reading Arts Specialists from all Parts of KY Collaborate in Berea

Wilma Jean Hensley

Wilma Jean Hensley
Wilma Jean Hensley

Wilma Jean Hensley

Wilma Jean Alcorn Hensley, age 67, died Saturday, December 03, 2016 at Saint Joseph-Berea. A Berea native she was born January 14, 1949 to the late John B. and Rebecca J. Ingram Alcorn.

Wilma loved to garden and cook and was a member of Cartersville Holiness church where she loved to sing praises to the Lord.

Other than her parents she was preceded in death by three sons, Virgil Wayne, Shannon Ray, and Euell Gene Hensley. A sister, Betty Continue reading Wilma Jean Hensley

Drug Investigation

KSP
KSP

On Friday, December 02, 2016 at approximately 11:30 PM, Troopers from Post 11 executed a search warrant at a residence on Day Street in Brodhead, KY in Rockcastle County.

Trooper James Royal obtained the search warrant based upon information he received during a traffic stop for the residence of Gary L. Day, 51, of Brodhead. During the search Troopers located approximately 12.9 grams of suspected Continue reading Drug Investigation

KENTUCKY PROUD EVENING ~ LOCAL AUTHORS AND FOODS

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Native Kentuckian author, Maggie Green, will be available at the December 15 Kentucky Proud Evening ~ Local Authors and Foods event to discuss her new book, Tasting Kentucky: Favorite Recipes from the Bluegrass. In addition to writing, Green is a cookbook editor for several well-known trade cookbooks including Joy of Cooking, The Ultrametabolism Cookbook, and James Beard cookbooks. Prior to her work in the publishing industry, Maggie was a personal chef for over 100 clients Continue reading KENTUCKY PROUD EVENING ~ LOCAL AUTHORS AND FOODS

Madison County Schools to receive first-ever computer science education incentive award during ‘Hour of Code’ event

Madison Co Schools
Madison Co Schools

Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet Secretary Hal Heiner, state legislative leaders and officials from AdvanceKentucky and Time Warner Cable will be on hand Wednesday, Dec. 7, at 1:30 p.m. (EST) in Richmond, Ky. to award the first-ever Computer Science Education Incentive Award to Madison County Schools. The event is being held in Continue reading Madison County Schools to receive first-ever computer science education incentive award during ‘Hour of Code’ event

Senate Renames Cancer Initiative in 21st Century Cures Bill After Beau Biden

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor today regarding the renaming of the NIH cancer initiative in the 21st Century Cures Act after Vice President Joe Biden’s late son, Beau, who lost his battle with cancer last year:

“It’s a rare day when we get to see the Vice President presiding in that chair.

“It’s great to have him here today. Continue reading Senate Renames Cancer Initiative in 21st Century Cures Bill After Beau Biden

Fatal Traffic Crash

Fatal Accident

On Monday, December 05, 2016 at approximately 10:00 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a vehicle submerged and upside down in a creek located off South HWY 421 in the Big Creek community of Clay County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Don Trosper learned Chasity A. Murphy, 34, of Manchester was located inside the vehicle, deceased. Trooper Trosper determined that Murphy was traveling northbound on S Continue reading Fatal Traffic Crash

Beshear Transfers $2.8 million in Settlement Money to State’s General Fund

Andy Beshear
Andy Beshear

Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced he will transfer nearly $2.8 million in the state’s General Fund from his office’s settlement with Volkswagen.

The $2,777,280 payment from the German automaker for willfully violating Kentucky’s Consumer Protection Act represents state civil penalties.

Beshear said lawmakers may spend the multi-million-dollar payment to the general fund on their priorities toward better serving the Continue reading Beshear Transfers $2.8 million in Settlement Money to State’s General Fund