McConnell Statement on Senator Jim Bunning

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell released the following statement today honoring the life of former U.S. Senator for Kentucky and American Hall of Fame Major League Baseball Pitcher, Jim Bunning:

“Senator Jim Bunning led a long and storied life. From his days in the major leagues to his years as my colleague in the Senate — and the many points in between, from the City Council to the House of Continue reading McConnell Statement on Senator Jim Bunning

Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to KY Boards and Commissions

Matt Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin has made the following appointments to Kentucky Boards and Commissions:

Tina Gail Jackson, Debra Bauder, Karen Coulter, Tishana Terry-Ann Wokocha, Duke Petit and David Wayne Dennis have been appointed to the KATS Network Advisory Council. Nathan Patrick Bolton, Jennifer Hicks and Rickey Lee Boggess have been reappointed. Continue reading Gov. Bevin Makes Appointments to KY Boards and Commissions

KSP Investigates Escaped Inmate

WANTED

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is searching for an inmate that walked away from Northpoint Training Center last night.

The initial investigation alleges that Thomas L. Meeks, 39 years old of Richmond, KY, walked away from the minimum security facility in Burgin sometime overnight. He is described as being 5’10” tall, weighing 140 pounds with blue eyes. He was in jail serving a sentence for Theft by Unlawful Taking and Burglary 2nd Degree. Continue reading KSP Investigates Escaped Inmate

Lt. Gov. Honors Fallen At KSP Memorial Service

Lt. Gov. Hampton salutes a wreath at an indoor ceremony on the campus of the Kentucky State Police Academy in remembrance of the 30 fallen troopers and officers of the Kentucky State Police.

Lt. Gov. Jenean Hampton joined Justice Cabinet Secretary John Tilley and Kentucky State Police Commissioner Rick Sanders to Continue reading Lt. Gov. Honors Fallen At KSP Memorial Service

Beshear: Steep Prescription Discounts Sign of Fake Pharmacy Scam

Scam Alert

Today, Attorney General Andy Beshear issued a Scam Alert to warn of a scam targeting Kentucky families and seniors who are seeking to save money on their prescription drugs.

Staff at the Cabinet for Health and Family Services, Office of Inspector General, contacted Beshear’s office after intercepting a phone caller attempting to lure in an unsuspecting victim by offering Continue reading Beshear: Steep Prescription Discounts Sign of Fake Pharmacy Scam

Majority Leader McConnell Nominates Kentuckian to Executive Branch Committee

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced today that he has appointed Steve Ready of Norton Healthcare in Louisville, Kentucky, to serve on the Health Information Technology (HIT) Advisory Committee which is within the executive branch and established by the 21st Century Cures Act.

“Norton Healthcare provides critical patient services to the people of Kentucky, and I am proud to recommend their System Vice Continue reading Majority Leader McConnell Nominates Kentuckian to Executive Branch Committee

SENATOR JARED CARPENTER’S LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Jared Carpenter

While Memorial Day weekend is a wonderful time for gathering with family and friends for picnics, pool parties, and parades, I write to you with the annual reminder not to forget the true meaning of the event. Memorial Day is a time to remember the brave men and women who have put everything on the line so we may live in freedom in the greatest nation in the world.

Born out of a wish to honor those who fell in the Civil War, Memorial Day serves as a nationally-recognized holiday to honor all those who Continue reading SENATOR JARED CARPENTER’S LEGISLATIVE UPDATE

Beshear Provides Kentuckians Much-needed Transparency, Protections on Home Loans Through County Clerks’ Offices

Andy Beshear

Attorney General Andy Beshear today announced that his office is providing county clerks with critical information to post in their offices for Kentuckians seeking online home mortgage details.

Beshear’s recent multimillion-dollar settlement with national mortgage recording company, MERS, calls for online mortgage database guidance to be posted for Kentuckians whose banks use the MERS System instead of traditional public land records. Continue reading Beshear Provides Kentuckians Much-needed Transparency, Protections on Home Loans Through County Clerks’ Offices

Madison Co. Sheriff Report May 25, 2017

ARRESTED

Trafficking In a Controlled Substance: On Tuesday, May 23, 2017, while conducting a drug investigation, the Madison County HIDTA Drug Task Force arrested Dezara Miller on drug charges, as well as outstanding warrants.

According to Madison County Sheriff Mike Coyle, the Madison County HIDTA Drug Task Force, arrested Dezara Miller on warrants Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff Report May 25, 2017

KSP Post 7 to Participate in National ‘Click it or Ticket’ Campaign

KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is reminding motorists to buckle up as law enforcement agencies throughout the state join the nationwide ‘Click It or Ticket’ seat belt enforcement mobilization May 22nd through June 4th.

The campaign will include additional enforcement efforts over Memorial Day weekend, which historically is one of the highest travel periods of the year. Last year in Kentucky, 834 lives were lost on Kentucky roadways, with nine of them occurring during the holiday weekend. Continue reading KSP Post 7 to Participate in National ‘Click it or Ticket’ Campaign