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Miscellaneous News concerning the Madison County, KY area.

KSP – Death Investigation

Death Investigation

(Update) Preliminary autopsy results indicate drowning as cause of death. Complete results are pending toxicology testing.

Detective Armstrong is continuing the investigation.

(Original release) On Sunday, April 16, 2017 at approximately 12:30 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a human body in the water near the Marsh Branch boat ramp on Continue reading KSP – Death Investigation

Betty Williams

Betty B. Williams

Betty Williams

Betty Blanche Clark Williams, age 88, widow of Claude Williams, Jr. died Sunday, April 16, 2017 at Berea Health & Rehab. A native of Berea she was born May 2nd, 1928 to the late Mark H. and Katherine Mize Clark.

Mrs. Williams was of the Baptist faith, she was retired from Phillips Lighting in Richmond. Mrs. Williams was known for her knowledge of antiques especially cherry furniture and glass ware. She enjoyed playing cards and was an avid U.K. Basketball fan, she was also a Continue reading Betty Williams

Richmond Raceway Open Practice Friday April 21; Season Opener Goes Saturday April 22

Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway track promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz are set to begin the 51st season of dirt track racing entertainment at the 3/10 mile semi-banked clay oval known as “The Beast of the East” during the 2017 racing season on Saturday April 22 with all weekly Continue reading Richmond Raceway Open Practice Friday April 21; Season Opener Goes Saturday April 22

MARY INGLES, EARLY AMERICAN HEROINE, Part 14

Jadon Gibson

Adam Harman and members of his family hardly recognized their friend and neighbor Mary Ingles after she showed up at the edge of their property in November of 1755.

Mary was kidnapped in July of that year along with her two sons and sister in law. She gave birth to a daughter during the travel to the Indian village in Ohio. Mary’s sons and baby were taken from her. The infant was adopted by an Indian chief but died not long Continue reading MARY INGLES, EARLY AMERICAN HEROINE, Part 14

OBITUARIES APR. 9-16, 2017

Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson

Nancy Wilson, age 89, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Nancy was born in Rockcastle County to the late Dewey and Flora Wolfe Bullen.

She was a retired inspector for Parker Seal Co. and the oldest living member of Roundstone Baptist Church, she was the first one baptized at the church.

She is survived by her four children Eddie D. (Virginia) Wilson, John (Linda) Wilson, June (Larry) Durham, and Diane (Ronnie) Turner; 11 grandchildren, 32 great-grandchildren, and six great-great- Continue reading OBITUARIES APR. 9-16, 2017