TRAVEL FROM LIGHT TO DARK AND BACK AGAIN WITH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH’S CAVE QUEST

Cave Quest
Cave Quest

Ever wanted to explore a cave … and never leave the safety of above-ground in Berea, Ky.?

Children of all ages are welcome to create cave slime, build stalagmites, and explore the dark recesses of caving with the help of glow lights during Berea United Methodist Church’s Continue reading TRAVEL FROM LIGHT TO DARK AND BACK AGAIN WITH UNITED METHODIST CHURCH’S CAVE QUEST

Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery to host Longest Day of Play

Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery
Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery

Join Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery and Russell County Community Health Coalition on Saturday June 18, 2016 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. CST for Longest Day of Play. Kids of all ages are welcome to attend this FREE event. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. CST. Children must be accompanied by an adult for the entire event. This fun-filled day of environmental education activities, games, and Continue reading Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery to host Longest Day of Play

KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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ARRESTED

On June 14, 2016, at approximately 3:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch, assisted by KSP Post 7- Richmond, arrested Warren C. Stratton, 35, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Stratton was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Continue reading KSP Charges Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Native American Inter-Tribal Weekend July 16-17 at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

KY SEAL
KY SEAL

Big Bone Lick State Historic Site will host a Native American Inter-Tribal Weekend July 16-17.

Co-hosted by the Deer Valley Inter-Tribal Learning Circle, the weekend is dedicated to celebrating the Native American cultures of the Northern Kentucky region. There will be a Native American encampment, several demonstrations and two traditional Drums. Continue reading Native American Inter-Tribal Weekend July 16-17 at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site

Kentucky’s First-Quarter 2016 Exports Surge on Aerospace, Automotive Parts

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KY SEAL

Strong exports totaling nearly $7 billion in the first quarter of 2016 landed Kentucky among the top 10 states for growth in sales of goods and services across national borders.

Led by aerospace products and parts, automotive components and pharmaceuticals, the January-March numbers pushed 1.2 percent ahead of the same timeframe in 2015. Continue reading Kentucky’s First-Quarter 2016 Exports Surge on Aerospace, Automotive Parts

Mobile Device Usage Leads to a Guilty Plea of Manslaughter

Miroslav Kuzmanovic
Miroslav Kuzmanovic

Yesterday, a 23-year-old Washington State man pled guilty to charges stemming from a five vehicle crash, leaving one dead, in Shelby County in May of 2015.

This case highlights the dangers of distracted driving and its possible fatal consequences. The convictions stem from a May 13, 2015 fatal collision which occurred on I-64 westbound in Shelby County. The tractor trailer driver was distracted by his hand- Continue reading Mobile Device Usage Leads to a Guilty Plea of Manslaughter

Gov. Matt Bevin Appoints Cordelia Harbut Executive Director of KY Commission on Women

Gov. Bevin
Gov. Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin today announced Cordelia “Dee Dee” Harbut as the Executive Director of the KY Commission on Women. Harbut will also serve as the Governor’s Office of Minority Empowerment Acting Director.

“It is with excitement that we announce the appointment of Dee Dee Harbut as the executive director for KY Commission on Women,” said Gov. Bevin. “I am confident that her character, expertise, leadership skills and, Continue reading Gov. Matt Bevin Appoints Cordelia Harbut Executive Director of KY Commission on Women

KSP to conductin periodic traffic safety checkpoints

KSP
KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, which provides coverage for Madison, Clark, Estill, Lee, Owsley, Jackson, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Jessamine counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Special attention will be paid to occupant protection (seatbelt adherence), sobriety, Continue reading KSP to conductin periodic traffic safety checkpoints

Berea Police Report June 14, 2016

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ARRESTED

Drug Arrests: On 06/08/2016 Officers were called to Motel 6 with EMS to check on one of the guests who was unresponsive. Inside of the room they located two subjects and were able to determine that there was no medical emergency. A pill container was located on the floor that contained two small baggies of Methamphetamine. Seven more small baggies of Methamphetamine were located on the bathroom sink along with a Hydrocodone tablet Continue reading Berea Police Report June 14, 2016

2015 Report Released on Overdose Deaths

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KY SEAL

A report today from the Kentucky Office of Drug Control Policy underscores the dangers of fentanyl, an extremely potent opioid that is leading to more overdose deaths, often because dealers mix it with heroin and sell the lethal blend to unwitting addicts.

“As I read the latest report on overdose deaths in Kentucky, I am heartbroken for the Commonwealth,” said Gov. Matt Bevin. “More than three families a day are shattered by this epidemic of untimely death. This is unacceptable and will be Continue reading 2015 Report Released on Overdose Deaths