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Student in Custody Following School Threat in Jackson Co.

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was contacted this morning by the staff at Jackson County High School alleging that one of their students made a threat to bring an explosive device to school.

The initial investigation indicates that a 15-year-old student commented that she would be bringing a bomb to blow the school up. The alleged student was identified and a search of the school was conducted. There were not any explosive devices located during the search, and as a result of the ongoing investigation, the student was taken into custody. The juvenile has been charged with Terroristic Threatening 1st Degree and lodged at the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center. Continue reading Student in Custody Following School Threat in Jackson Co.

Beshear: North Carolina Man Arrested For Allegedly Attempting to Sexual Exploit Children

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A North Carolina man has been arrested on child sex exploitation charges in North Carolina and Kentucky following an investigation by Attorney General Andy Beshear’s office.

Beshear and his Department of Criminal Investigations Cyber Crimes Unit announced the arrest of Kenneth Bradley Nelson, 33, of Burlington, North Carolina. Continue reading Beshear: North Carolina Man Arrested For Allegedly Attempting to Sexual Exploit Children

KY Horse Park to Host International Nights at the Museum

The International Museum of the Horse has announced a new series of after-hours events called International Nights at the Museum. 

Beginning March 2 from 6-10 p.m., the first event will celebrate the culture, history, and cuisine of India. The night will feature food by Tandoor Fine Indian Cuisine, dance performances by Lakshmi Sriraman of Shree School of Dance, and a special viewing of Julie Wayne’s documentary “From Earth to Earth.” Continue reading KY Horse Park to Host International Nights at the Museum

Peter Pan

Presented by Spotlight Acting School Ages 4-9

Fly away to Neverland with Peter and the Darling children in this adaptation of Disney’s beloved animated film.

Wendy Darling loves to tell stories to her brothers, Michael and John. But when her father announces she must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit the children and whisks them away to Neverland. Their journey introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook! It’s Peter to the rescue when Wendy is taken captive by the dreaded captain, who has his own sinister plans in mind for our hero.

The Spotlight Theatre – Richmond Mall
Fri Feb 23 7:00pm
Sat Feb 24 7:00pm
Sun Feb 25 2:00pm
Fri Mar 2 7:00pm
Sat Mar 3 7:00pm
Sun Mar 4 2:00pm

Tickets $5 at the door.

Arrest made in Clay Co. School Threat

On Sunday, February 18, 2018 at approximately 1:20 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a call about a social media post threatening school violence at the Clay County Middle School.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a 13-year-old male who attends Clay County Middle School had posted on his Facebook page that he was going to bring a gun to school on Monday. Shortly after sending the post, the juvenile was located, arrested, and lodged in the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center on the charge of Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree. Continue reading Arrest made in Clay Co. School Threat

In Third Opioid Lawsuit, Beshear Sues Cardinal Health for Devastating Kentucky with Massive Shipments of Prescription Painkillers

Andy Beshear

Attorney General Andy Beshear today filed suit against one of the nation’s leading opioid distributors for its role in fueling the state’s opioid epidemic by funneling massive amounts of prescription opioids into Kentucky’s communities.

In his third opioid lawsuit to date, Beshear is suing Ohio-based Cardinal Health over unfair, misleading and deceptive business practices for excessively distributing opioids, particularly in rural counties in Continue reading In Third Opioid Lawsuit, Beshear Sues Cardinal Health for Devastating Kentucky with Massive Shipments of Prescription Painkillers

Arrest made in Laurel Co. School Threat

On Saturday, February 17, 2018 at approximately 1:45 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a call about a social media post threatening North Laurel Middle School in Laurel County.

Preliminary investigation indicates that a 14-year-old male who attends North Laurel Middle School sent a message to another student threatening to shoot up the school. The juvenile was located several hours later, arrested, and lodged in the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center on the charge of Terroristic Threatening 2nd Degree. Continue reading Arrest made in Laurel Co. School Threat

Berea Police Report Feb. 19, 2018

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DUI/Drug Arrests: On 02/13/2018 officers were called to North Broadway in reference to a drug complaint. The vehicle that was involved was located in a parking lot on North Broadway, and was occupied by a male and female. The driver had an odor of alcohol, and there were several open alcohol containers in the vehicle. An officer observed the female passenger attempt to conceal something in her purse. Further investigation revealed she was in possession of rolling papers and 1 pill.

Officers arrested 51 year old Dewayne Dillard of Berea KY and 49 year old Peggy McQueary of Somerset KY. After the two were Continue reading Berea Police Report Feb. 19, 2018

Rumored Threat at Madison Southern High School

Madison Southern

Many of you have heard about a rumored threat at MSHS Eagles (Madison Southern High School). We believe there is NO actual threat or viable threat to the safety of any of our students or staff. We are and will continue to work with Berea Police Department and other local law enforcement to ensure the safety of everyone involved. There will be an increased police presence on the campus tomorrow and in the coming days as a precaution. Thank you to the many students, staff, parents, and community members who reached out with this information this evening.

A time for all things

Jadon Gibson

It was no surprise that a lad christened with the name John Peter Gabriel Muhlenberg was brought up close to the church. It was in the 1700’s and Muhlenberg eventually became a minister, pastoring a church in Woodstock, Virginia.

Many colonists like Muhlenberg wanted to become independent from Britain at the time. He detested the British influence on religion “in the new world.” Many of his parishioners openly resisted the influence of the crown and Muhlenberg supported their efforts insisting that the Lord Jesus Christ was their ally. Continue reading A time for all things

FIRST LADY GLENNA BEVIN LAUNCHES 2018 KENTUCKY DERBY POSTER CONTEST

Glenna Bevin

First Lady Glenna Bevin is excited to launch the 2018 Kentucky Derby Poster Contest online with the help of Kentucky Interactive. High school students throughout the Commonwealth will have the opportunity to create the Governor’s Derby Poster, to be displayed in the State Capitol for years to come.

Mrs. Bevin asks high school students to design the poster with this question in mind: “What does the Kentucky Derby look like to you?”

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