Sept. 13, 2016 – Margaret & Steve Wood III – Berea – Boy
Sept. 13, 2016 – Ashley VanWinkle & Michael Whitehead – Berea – Girl
Sept. 16, 2016 – Kristen Huff & Ryan Jones – Richmond – Boy
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Gov. Matt Bevin today announced the appointment of Andrew V. McNeill as Deputy State Budget and Policy Director within the Office of State Budget Director. Mr. McNeill most recently served as Senior Advisor to the Governor in the Governor’s Office.
“Andrew McNeill has decades of experience in the public and private sector which will serve both him Continue reading Gov. Matt Bevin Appoints Andrew V. McNeill as Deputy State Budget and Policy Director within the Office of State Budget Director
Fort Boonesborough State Park will host its annual “1778 Siege of Boonesborough” weekend, Sept. 24-25. Events will include a battle re-enactment on both days at 2 p.m. There will also be a “night battle” at dusk on Saturday.
The event commemorates the September 1778 attack on the fort by Native Americans and French Canadians during the Revolutionary War. The settlers in the fort Continue reading Siege of Boonesborough Re-enactment
The Kentucky Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing (KCDHH) has opened its eighth demonstration site for its Telecommunications Access Program (TAP) in Thelma in Johnson County for Kentuckians with hearing loss or speech impairment to test a variety of telephones.
The new site at the Carl D. Perkins Vocational Training Center at 5659 Main St. in Thelma is now open Continue reading KY Commission on the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Opens 8th Demo Site for Telecommunications Access Program
Late Summer Peach and Blueberry Crumble
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Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz would like to announce another adjustment to its 2016 racing schedule to close out the remainder of the racing season at the 3/10 mile semi-baned red clay oval known as “The Beast of the East”.
On Saturday September 24, the track will still present its Meet the Drivers Night and $500 to win event for the Warlock Race Cars Continue reading Richmond Raceway Once Again Adjusts Schedule
Giving Officer False Name: On 09/16/2016 officers were called to Circle K on Chestnut Street in reference to a drug complaint. They located a female sitting in a vehicle in the parking lot and began to speak with her. She identified herself, but they eventually discovered that she had provided a false name.
Officers arrested 23 year old Megan Richards of Mount Vernon KY Continue reading Berea Police Report Sept. 20, 2016
Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) Sec. Greg Thomas today issued an emergency order waiving the hours of service for commercial motor vehicle operators delivering petroleum in Kentucky. The order is in response to a gasoline pipeline leak in rural Shelby County, Alabama.
The order, issued Tuesday, temporarily relieves drivers of commercial motor vehicles from restrictions on hours of service Continue reading Transportation Cabinet issues emergency order for truckers hauling petroleum
Kentucky Department of Agriculture inspectors discovered a credit card “skimmer” during a routine inspection of a motor fuel pump at a Continue reading KDA inspectors discover credit card skimmer
Jefferson Street and Highway 595 in Berea will be closed for repairs at the railroad crossings on the following dates:
Jefferson Street on September 21st and 22nd.
Highway 595 September 28th and 29th.
UPDATE: Golden Alert is being cancelled. Mrs Justice has been located safe in Indianapolis Indiana.
Lillie Mae Justice (age 74, was reported missing from her residence in Richmond KY. Ms. Justice was last seen on 09/12/20t6 at approximately 04:15 hours. Ms. Justice was discovered missing by family on 09/12/2016 at approximately 8:30 pm hours. Ms. Justice was wearing a gold colored that, blue jeans, blue/white t-shirt and black Nike leather shoes. Ms. Justice was last seen on foot in the Richmond area. Ms. Justice may be in danger due to her medical condition and required medication. Ms. Justice does not have access to a vehicle and is believed to be on foot. Please contact the Richmond Police Department with any information regarding Ms. Justice at 859-623-1162.
Terroristic Threatening: On 09/16/2016, Richmond Police arrested Mark Oldham 25 of South Madison Ave for Wanton Endangerment 1st and Terroristic Threatening. on Madison Ave. Oldham pointed a weapon at another subject and advised them to leave or he would catch a body if they Continue reading Richmond Police Report Sept. 19, 2016
Several Kentucky hospitals are the first to have obtained certification as Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner (SANE)-ready facilities. This means these facilities have successfully demonstrated readiness to provide round-the-clock response for sexual assault victims.
A sexual assault nurse examiner (SANE) is a registered nurse with advanced training in the forensic examination Continue reading First KY Hospitals Receive Certification for Sexual Assault Nurse Examiner Readiness
Today, Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) announced that Red Lick Volunteer Fire Department has been awarded a $61,953 Assistance to Firefighters Grant. These federal funds will be used to purchase personal protective equipment to enhance the safety and health of firefighters.
“The awarding of this grant will help keep our volunteer firefighters safe as they protect our families and our Continue reading Congressman Barr Announces Grant Award to Red Lick Volunteer Fire Dept.