Theft/Weapons Arrest: On 10/11/2014, police charged William R. Richardson, age 39, Steep Street, in connection with thefts from vehicles and the unlawful possession of a firearm.
At approximately 5:00 A.M., an officer responding to a report of a male going through parked vehicles in the downtown area located Richardson in the area of Madison Avenue and E. Main Street. Richardson fit the description of the suspect and was carrying a backpack. A subsequent search of the backpack produced a .380 caliber handgun. A large amount of change (coins) and an iPod were also found on Richardson’s person. It was
Around 6 AM this morning Mount Vernon and Brodhead Fire units were on the scene of a single vehicle accident on KY 461 at Spiro rd. KY 461 is closed at this time a detour (Doc Adams Road / old 461 loop 2) is in place. The tanker truck was hauling crude oil and all leaks have been stopped. The driver was transported from the scene to Rockcastle Regional Hospital By
Local students already are benefiting from the Promise Zone, which is less than a year old. In September alone, Promise Zone partners and local schools were awarded more than $44.7 million in grants for several key projects to support a college-going culture and mental health initiatives:
Berea College is receiving a $38.6 million grant over seven years to partner with other postsecondary institutions and key organizations to serve almost 7,000 students from 37 schools in high-poverty school districts. The Gaining
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On Sunday, October 12, 2014, at approximately 5:42 AM the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified of a residential structure fire with fatalities on Sycamore Trail in McCreary County.
KSP Arson Investigator Detective Brian Lewis along with Detective Billy Correll arrived on the scene and determined through an investigation that all three victims: David D. Perkins, 52, of Whitley City, Lisa Y. Perkins, 48, of Whitley City and Shanlen Crabtree, 2, of Whitley City were located in the bedroom of the residence. All three victims appeared to have died of smoke inhalation.
The cause of the fire has not been determined at this time however, foul play is not suspected at this time. Autopsies have been scheduled for tomorrow in
Our thoughts and prayers are with all affected by last week’s storms and tornadoes in central Kentucky. On Wednesday, I personally surveyed the damage and visited with affected constituents. I was touched to see the community pulling together in this troubling time, and I will continue to work with local, county, state and federal authorities to ensure affected residents receive the necessary support.
Please contact my office at (859) 219-1366 if we can be of assistance.
Jennifer Lynn Whittaker
Jennifer Lynn Whittaker, 39, wife of Bruce Whittaker, died unexpectedly Monday, Oct. 6, 2014. Born Aug. 31, 1975, in Lexington, Ky., she was the daughter of David O. and Maxine Cooper Bond.
Jennifer was a loving wife, mother, daughter, sister and friend. She was employed as billing/coding manager for Central Baptist Hospital.
In addition to her husband and parents, Jennifer is survived by: her children, Skylar Whittaker, Jayce Whittaker and Harper Whittaker, all of Lexington, Ky,; a sister, Stephanie (Scottie) McClease, also of Lexington, Ky.; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services will be conducted 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Kerr Brothers Funeral Home, 3421 Harrodsburg Road, Lexington, Ky., by Pastor Ronnie Pennington. Burial will follow in Hillcrest Memorial Park. Visitation will be 5 to 9
UPDATE: Richmond Police arrested Roy Lee Brown 29 of Mt Vernon Kentucky with two counts of Theft By Unlawful Taking under $500.
He was lodged in the Madison County Detention Center. Mr. Brown was spotted at the Berea Walmart attempting to do the same thing. Berea Police traffic stopped him.
On 10/08/2014 this subject stole a (1) vacuum cleaner from Richmond Walmart valued at $208.65 and another on 10/09/2014, valued at $348.39. If
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Allen Central 48, Phelps 0
Anderson Co. 36, West Jessamine 0
Ashland Blazer 48, Sheldon Clark 8
Beechwood 41, Bellevue 18
Belfry 31, CAK, Tenn. 7
Berea 36, Lynn Camp 20
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On Monday, October 13th, Madison County will host the Kentucky Circuit Court Clerks’ Trust For Life 16th Annual Satterwhite Memorial Golf Outing, at The Arlington Club.
Proceeds from this event benefit the Satterwhite Assistance Fund, which is designated to financially assist Kentucky transplant recipients with expenses that they do not have the resources to meet or are not covered by insurance. For example, a request was accepted from a 20 year-old kidney transplant recipient. She is a full-time Kentucky college student and was struggling to afford her medication. The Satterwhite Fund paid for these crucial medications in order