Assault 2nd Charge: On 03/18/2015, police charged Adam S. Gabbard, age 30, Farmers Cemetery Spur Rd, McKee, Kentucky, in connection with a stabbing that occurred at Bluegrass Plating on North Estill.
On 03/18/2015, a complainant reported to police that Adam Gabbard showed up at Bluegrass Plating and got into a disturbance with his wife whom he is separated from. Mrs. Gabbards brother, Michael Cox, stepped in to assist Mrs. Gabbard and was stabbed once in the back and once in the left side. Mr. Cox was
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called on the Nation’s Governors to reject the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed regulation that requires states to dramatically restructure their electricity systems based on how the agency thinks electricity should be produced and used in each state. The EPA’s demands, McConnell noted, are “far beyond its legal authority.” In a letter to all 50 Governors, Senator McConnell wrote that he has “serious legal and policy concerns regarding the proposal.”
Senator McConnell asked the Governors to “carefully review the consequences before signing up for this deeply misguided plan. I believe you will find, as I have, that the EPA’s proposal goes far beyond its legal authority and that the courts are likely to strike it down. All of which raises the very important question of why the EPA is asking states at this time to propose
Bear and Salmon” by Jack Gann; Hand-hewn oval bowl by Ron McWhorter; “Bookworm” by Keith Flowers – all members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers
On Saturday, March 21, 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.
(L to R) are Major Tony Terry, Magistrate Tom Botkins, Magistrate John Tudor, County Judge Reagan Taylor, Magistrate Larry Combs, Magistrate Roger Barger, and Sheriff Mike Coyle.
The Madison County Fiscal Court purchased 4 new sheriff’s patrol units. These will go to deputies to better serve Madison County Citizens and the county. This would not have been possible without the help of the Madison County Fiscal Court.
The Madison County Sheriff Department recently added 4 NEW 2014 Dodge Chargers to its fleet. Sheriff Mike Coyle proudly displays them and thanked the Fiscal Court for their assistance in the purchase.
Agriculture Commissioner James Comer will be the keynote speaker at the Richmond Chamber of Commerce Business at Noon Luncheon on Friday, March 20, from noon-1 p.m. EDT at the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts, 521 Lancaster Avenue, Richmond, Ky.
Commissioner Comer will speak on his term as Kentucky agriculture commissioner, the progress of the Kentucky Proud farm marketing brand, and the state of agriculture in Kentucky.
DUI Arrest: On 03/04/2015 Officers responded to the intersection of Forest and Estill in reference to an injury collision. Officers located one of the drivers, detected an odor of alcohol, and found that the subject was under the influence.
Officers arrested 69 year old Charles Morgan of Berea KY and charged him with Operating A Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense.
DUI Arrest: On 03/15/2015 Officers were called to Richmond Road in reference to a reckless driver headed into town. The vehicle was located at the intersection of Richmond Road and White Station Road, and the driver appeared to be passed out. As he exited the vehicle, Officers noticed that he attempted to hide a syringe. After a short time it was determined that the driver was under the influence.
Officers arrested 28 year old Paul Felty of Berea KY and charged him with Operating A Motor Vehicle Under the Influence 1st Offense and Drug Paraphernalia Possession.
With only two legislative days remain in the 2015 Regular Session of the Kentucky General Assembly, and the fate of several major pieces of legislation — including the House Majority’s efforts to shore up the Kentucky Teachers Retirement System (KTRS) and reduce heroin addiction — now rest in the fate of conference committees.
Conference committees are made up of members appointed from both the House and Senate, and will hopefully complete their work over the 10-day recess period. Their charge is to reconcile differences between the two chambers on critical legislation before we return March 23 and 24 to make final votes. If an agreement is reached, both chambers will consider committee reports for final
Mar. 10,2015 – Joanne Embree & Kyle Embree – Richmond – Boy
Mar. 10,2015 – Lisa & Markis Black – Richmond – Boy
Mar. 10,2015 – Kendra Murphy & Robbie Tipton – Irvine – Boy
Mar. 11,2015 – Melissa Withers – Richmond – Boy
Mar. 11,2015 – Courtney & Anthony Falconberry – Berea – Boy
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