Mary Ann Blair Williams, age 98, passed away Wednesday, August 24th, 2016 at the Willows of Hamburg Nursing Home in Lexington. She was the widow of Allen Williams, born to the late Ben H. and Thursia Kirby Blair on November 11, 1917 in Rockcastle County, KY. Mrs. Williams was a member of the Berea Baptist Church.
Unemployment rates fell in 93 Kentucky counties between July 2015 and July 2016, but rose in 27 counties, according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet.
The Alzheimer’s Association Early Stage Social Engagement Group is designed to provide education, emotional, and social support for people in the Early Stage of Alzheimer’s disease or another form of dementia through regularly scheduled outings, meetings, and Continue reading Early Stage Social Engagement Group→
On Wednesday, August 24, 2016, at 3:29 a.m. Officer Brandon Roark of the Richmond Police Department conducted a traffic stop on Lexington Road for a traffic violation. The vehicle stopped matched the description of the vehicle involved in the burglary of the Dollar General Store on Boonesboro Road on August 23rd.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced today that the University of Pikeville (UPIKE) has received nearly $7.5 million in federal grants for its Kentucky College of Optometry (KYCO). The competitive grants are being funded by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) in the amount of $2.5 million and the Commerce Department’s U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) in the amount of $4.9 million. Senator McConnell, on behalf of UPIKE, contacted the ARC in support of the Continue reading McConnell Works with UPIKE to Secure Nearly $7.5 Million for Kentucky College of Optometry→
Effective September 1, 2016, the Kentucky State Police Driver’s Testing Branch we will be changing the procedures for scheduling the road test in Madison and Clark Counties. Anyone wishing to take the road test in Madison or Clark County will need to call the KSP Driver Testing Central Office at 800-542-5990 and schedule an appointment for Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 4:00 pm.
For only $10 you can buy a chance to win the Gator pictured below. All proceeds to benefit the Kentucky Sheriff’s Boys and Girls Ranch. Tickets are being sold at the Madison County Sheriff’s Office until September 9th or while tickets last.
The annual Bluegrass Regional Walk to End Alzheimer’s® will be held at Berea Community School September 24. Registration begins at 9AM, and the Walk begins at 10AM. This is the 5th year the Alzheimer’s Association has hosted the event. The Walk’s success has supported research for a cure and helped over 100,000 families in the chapter area living with Alzheimer’s. Continue reading THE ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION TO HOST 5TH ANNUAL BLUEGRASS REGIONAL WALK→
Gov. Matt Bevin today submitted the Section 1115 demonstration waiver known as Kentucky HEALTH (Helping to Engage and Achieve Long Term Health) to the Secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services, Sec. Sylvia Burwell. This innovative and common sense approach waiver will put Kentuckians on a path to better health outcomes, ensure long-term sustainability of the Medicaid program and familiarize members with commercial insurance and prepare them for self-sufficiency. Continue reading Gov. Bevin Submits Innovative, Transformative Plan to Improve Health Outcomes to Federal Government→
Aug. 10, 2016 – Jennifer Wallace & Charles Clark – Richmond – Boy
Aug. 11, 2016 – Ashley & James Thopmson – Richmond – Boy
Aug. 12, 2016 – Kimberly & Kelly Hill – Berea – Boy
Aug. 17, 2016 – Avondia Means & Dustin Luster – Irvine – Boy
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