Tennessee Man Arrested for Allegedly Seeking Sex with Minor

ARRESTED

Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Department of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Cyber Crimes Unit today announced a 45-year-old Tennessee man has been arrested for allegedly seeking sex with a minor.

Billie Gene Spears, of Jacksboro, was arrested by Beshear’s office Oct. 21 in Frankfort and charged with one count of unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sex, a Class D Continue reading Tennessee Man Arrested for Allegedly Seeking Sex with Minor

AUDITIONS – Moon Over Buffalo

The Bluegrass PlayersThe Bluegrass Players are holding auditions for Ken Ludwig’s hilarious comedy, Moon Over Buffalo on Oct. 25 at 6:00pm and Oct. 28 at 5:00pm.  Actors need to simply show up to audition. Everyone is welcome to audition.  The Bluegrass Players are a community theater group serving the Masidon County area.  Auditions will be held at the Spotlight Theatre in the Richmond Mall (830 Eastern By Pass).  Rehearsals will be held in Berea at the Spotlight Playhouse (Currently under construction).  This play is slated to Grand Open the new state-of-the-art facility in Berea. Continue reading AUDITIONS – Moon Over Buffalo

A report of Lincoln’s assassination

Jadon Gibson

The following letter was written by Richard Baldwin from Clarksville, TN, on April 15, 1865. Baldwin, a native of Hancock County, TN, left Sneedville following the Civil War because of the dangers to former soldiers who fought during the war. It was addressed to his brother Alfred who was still living in Hancock County. Continue reading A report of Lincoln’s assassination

OBITUARIES SEP. 0CT. 15-22, 2017

Nancy VanWinkle

Nancy VanWinkle

Nancy Lamb VanWinkle, age 80, widow of Elwin VanWinkle died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Berea Health & Rehab. Nancy was born June 17, 1937 in Madison County, KY., to the late Alvin Lamb and Gracie Gibbs Lamb.

She was retired from Berea Hospital where she worked many years as the sterile technician in the operating room. Nancy never met a stranger and was always smiling, she loved camping, traveling to the beach and birdwatching. But most of all she loved being with Elwin and the boys and their families. Nancy was a Member of the Continue reading OBITUARIES SEP. 0CT. 15-22, 2017

Bobby Lee Combs

Bobby Lee Combs

Bobby Lee Combs

Bobby Lee Combs, 68, of Berea, died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at St. Joseph East Hospital Lexington due to complications from a stroke. He was a resident of Berea, born July 15, 1949 at home on White Lick Road in Garrard County to the late Dilce Colonel and Euna Lamb Combs. Bobby was retired Kentucky State Highway Department employee, former employee of Eastern Kentucky University, a Kentucky Colonel and member of the Holiness faith. Continue reading Bobby Lee Combs

Man Arrested for Allegedly Seeking Sex with Minor, Possessing Child Porn, Drugs

ARRESTED

Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Department of Criminal Investigations (DCI) Cyber Crimes Unit today announced a 27-year-old Cynthiana man has been arrested for allegedly seeking sex with a minor.

Jeremy W. Martinez, of Cynthiana, was arrested by Beshear’s office and charged with one count of unlawful use of electronic means to induce a minor to engage in sex, a Class D felony; trafficking in Continue reading Man Arrested for Allegedly Seeking Sex with Minor, Possessing Child Porn, Drugs

Nancy VanWinkle

Nancy VanWinkle

Nancy VanWinkle

Nancy Lamb VanWinkle, age 80, widow of Elwin VanWinkle died Thursday, October 19, 2017 at Berea Health & Rehab. Nancy was born June 17, 1937 in Madison County, KY., to the late Alvin Lamb and Gracie Gibbs Lamb.

She was retired from Berea Hospital where she worked many years as the sterile technician in the operating room. Nancy never met a stranger and was always smiling, she loved camping, traveling to the beach and birdwatching. But most of all she loved being with Elwin and the boys and their families. Nancy was a Member of the Continue reading Nancy VanWinkle

Sheriff Mike Coyle announces the hiring of three personnel to the Madison Co. Sheriff’s Office.

Sheriff Mike Coyle is pleased to announce the hiring of three personnel to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.

Deputy Tim Craft, Court Security Officer Lukas Gabbard, and Court Security Officer Tyler Short were sworn in on Monday, October 16, 2017 by Madison County Judge Executive Reagan Taylor. Continue reading Sheriff Mike Coyle announces the hiring of three personnel to the Madison Co. Sheriff’s Office.