On Monday, September 25, 2017 at approximately 5:00 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a human body located in a pond on private property off Cox Smith Lane in Whitley County.
The promotion trio of Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz would like to announce that the 2017 racing season has concluded as of September 23, 2017. The Yantz family has elected to forgo racing on September 30, 2017 in honor of the late-Harold Hardgrove. The Yantz’s would like to wish Brandon and his crew a successful and safe weekend to honor the late fellow track promoter and Brandon’s late father, Harold Hardgrove. Continue reading Richmond Raceway Ceases Operations for 2017→
Returning for a second year after a popular initial launch, the Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse is hosting a limited cemetery tour that will include dueling, ghost hunting and fascinating tales about the park’s historic grounds. The Cemetery Crawl: History and Mystery of the Kentucky Horse Park tour takes visitors around the grounds by hay ride Oct. 9-13; 16-20; and 28 and 29 at 4:30, 5:30 and 6:30 p.m. Continue reading KY Horse Park Thrills Guests this October with Cemetery Crawl→
The Kentucky Department of Tourism and the Kentucky Department of Parks is launching the 32nd year of the state’s ColorFall program. The ColorFall website, kentuckytourism.com/seasons/, highlights peak foliage viewing areas and exciting autumn events across Kentucky.
Kentuckians and visitors are also encouraged to use the hashtag, #kycolorfall to upload any fall photographs of the gorgeous scenery that can be found while traveling the scenic roads of the Bluegrass.
Following the massive Equifax data breach, Attorney General Andy Beshear said his office is drafting legislation to strengthen protections for Kentuckians affected by a data breach.
Beshear said the issues surrounding the Equifax breach, which has affected nearly 143 million Americans, including nearly 40 percent of Kentucky families, show that Kentucky’s data breach laws must be bolstered to better safeguard Kentucky families.
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is searching for an escaped Jackson County inmate that walked away from a work release detail at approximately 12:00 pm today, near the intersection of KY-3630 and KY-2002 in Jackson County.
On Friday, September 22, 2017 at approximately 8:30 AM, KSP Detective Ben Graves arrested Roger Creech, 56, of Somerset on numerous drug charges after a lengthy joint investigation with the Lake Cumberland Drug Task Force and the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office.
The investigation resulted in the execution of a search warrant at Creech’s residence on Squib Ano Road in Pulaski County. Detective Graves located approximately (1) one ounce of suspected methamphetamine, approximately (1) one pound of suspected marijuana, along with US currency and drug paraphernalia. Continue reading Drug Arrests and Investigation→
I take seriously Congress’ solemn responsibility to provide our nation’s servicemembers with the training, weaponry and capabilities they need to protect our country. The Senate recently passed critical legislation that authorizes these resources, the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), and I was proud to support it. Continue reading National Defense Legislation Benefits KY→
Berea College welcomes Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems, a biblical scholar, academic administrator, writer, ordained minister, and public intellectual who will be the convocation speaker on September 28th at 3 p.m., in Phelps Stokes Chapel. She is known nation-wide as a theologian whose learned perceptions into the Bible and the role of spirituality in everyday life has made her a well-respected speaker and author. Continue reading Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems to Speak at Convocation→
Living Well with a Diagnosis of Mild Cognitive Impairment or Dementia
Join us as Neurologist Greg Cooper and Research Coordinator Jackie Williams of Baptist Health speaks about how to live well with a mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia diagnosis. Loved ones or caregivers are welcome to attend. This class will cover ways to Continue reading ALZHEIMER’S ASSOCIATION PSA:→
Patti Marie Rhodus, age 44, of Berea, passed away Tuesday, September 19, 2017 in Lexington.
She was employed by Eastern Kentucky University in the food service department.
Patti had battled several illnesses with her heart and lungs over the past few years that just became more that her body could bear. She loved spending time with her family and friends who are all very saddened by her passing. Continue reading OBITUARIES SEP. 17-24, 2017→
Richmond Raceway would return to action on Saturday evening with the Four Cylinder Rumble presented by Quality Homes of KY for the Baker Iron and Metal Stock Four Cylinders and Randy Wise of Wilksville, OH would make his first-ever visit to the track and see the checkered flag first and claim the $1,200 victory. Other feature event winners included Derek Fisher of Olympia, KY in Sonic Late Models, Jimmy Robinson of Richmond, KY in Eagle Financial Services Open Wheel Modifieds, and Travis Preston of Berea, KY in AR Bodies KDRA Super Stocks. Continue reading Randy Wise Rolls to Four Cylinder Rumble Checkered Flag→