Richmond Raceway Ceases Operations for 2017

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

KY Horse Park Thrills Guests this October with Cemetery Crawl

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

Discover Beautiful Fall Foliage across KY through ColorFall Program

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.

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Beshear Proposes Changes to State Law Following Equifax Data Breach

Andy Beshear

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.

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KSP Investigates Escaped Inmate in Jackson County

WANTED

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.

The initial investigation alleges that Timothy J. Engle, 36 years old of Barbourville, KY, walked away while out on work release. He is described as being 5’5” tall, weighing 123 pounds, with green eyes Continue reading KSP Investigates Escaped Inmate in Jackson County

Drug Arrests and Investigation

ARRESTED

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

National Defense Legislation Benefits KY

Mitch McConnell

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

Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems to Speak at Convocation

Rev. Dr. Renita J. Weems

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

OBITUARIES SEP. 17-24, 2017

Patti Marie Rhodus

Patti Marie Rhodus

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

Randy Wise Rolls to Four Cylinder Rumble Checkered Flag

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