Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse today announced the guilty pleas of a London mom and a caretaker who defrauded Kentucky’s Medicaid program out of thousands of dollars meant to fund care for the mom’s son.
Attorney General Andy Beshear and his Office of Medicaid Fraud and Abuse today announced a Richmond Recovery Center doctor and nurse, who were supposed to be working to help treat drug addiction, have been indicted.
On March 21, a Madison County grand jury indicted Dr. Martin A. Barrios, 48, of Lexington, on two counts of Medicaid fraud; one count of second-degree trafficking in a controlled substance; and one count of unauthorized dispensing, prescribing, distributing or administering a controlled substance, all Class D felonies.
Many of us have heard heartbreaking stories of human trafficking and child exploitation. These reprehensible practices continue to plague communities and devastate families throughout our nation, sickening us to the core.
Last year, 82 cases of human trafficking were reported to helplines in Kentucky, and more than 400 cases have been reported in our state since 2007, according to the National Human Trafficking Hotline. Throughout the country, the hotline saw a staggering 13% increase in cases last year alone. That spike has materialized, in large part, because of the growth of sex trafficking online. It’s past time to take action to stop the perpetrators of online trafficking and give the victims and their families the justice they deserve. Continue reading McConnell column: Seeking Justice for Victims of Online Sex Trafficking→
Dwayne A. Mack, the Carter G. Woodson chair in African American History at Berea College, has collaborated on a newly published book Freedom’s Racial Frontier: African Americans in the Twentieth-Century West along with Herbert G. Ruffin II.
Kentuckian author, David J. Bettez, will be available at the March 27, 2018 Kentucky Proud Evening ~ Local Authors and Foods event to discuss his book, Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front beginning at 6:00p.m.
On March 20, 2018, at approximately 10:48 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Christopher L. Dresing, 33, on a charge relating to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance of a minor.
Elsie Mae Rogers Carpenter, age 80, widow of Ralph Carpenter, died Monday, March 19, 2018, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. A native of Madison County she was born February 8, 1938, to the late Bert Rogers and Grace Powell.
She was a breast cancer survivor for over 20 years. Loved to read and enjoyed flowers, but most of all loved her children and grandchildren with all her heart. Continue reading Elsie Mae Carpenter→
Feb. 26, 2018 Brandee Fonner & Deandre Kirby – Berea – Boy
Mar. 06, 2018 April & Josh Ratliff – Waco – Girl
Mar. 07, 2018 Crystal & Christopher Snowden – Richmond – Girl
Mar. 13, 2018 Amanda McKinney & Will Cromer – Richmond – Boy
Mar. 13, 2018 Chelsea Helton a&nd Jay Reed – Broadhead – Girl
Mar. 13, 2018 Jessica & Daniel Webb – Richmond – Boy Continue reading MADISON CO. BIRTHS FEB.26 – MAR. 19, 2018→
Ronald Lamb was sworn in as a Deputy for the Madison Co. Sheriff’s Department on Friday, March 16, 2018 by Madison County Judge Executive Reagan Taylor and will be primarily assigned to court security. Continue reading There is a new Deputy in town→