Kristin Eckerle Johnsen will graduate from Eastern Kentucky University on May 13 with a Masters of Science in Nursing as a Family Nurse Practitioner. She will graduate with high honors and a 4.0 GPA. Kristin was a 2006 graduate of Berea Community High School and was the recipient of the Beverly Hamilton Moran Scholarship. She was a 2010 graduate of Midway college and a 2013 graduate of Indiana Weslyan University. Kristin maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout her high school and college career.
Kristin is the wife of Michael Johnsen, the daughter of Kimberly Kirby of Berea and John Eckerle of Somerset. She is the granddaughter of Elsie Kirby and the late Kenneth Kirby.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell met with members of the Richmond Police Department today in his office in the United States Capitol. The officers are in D.C. for Police Week and to honor Richmond Police Officer Daniel Ellis who was killed in the line of duty in November, 2015. Senior Patrol Officer Daniel Neil Ellis’ name has been added this year to the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.
Welcome to this KYTC Minute. May is National Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month and the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet encourages motorists to be mindful of motorcyclists – especially Continue reading KYTC Minute – May 12, 2016→
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell praised Senate passage today of an energy security and water infrastructure bill which is important to Kentucky and to America. The measure provides critical resources that Senator McConnell helped secure for several Kentucky energy, water infrastructure, and economic development programs, including:
With final authorization from the Kentucky Department of Transportation, a portion of the west sidewalk on Main Street (Highway 595) between Estill and Ellipse Streets will be closed during construction on the Berea College campus.
The closure, which may affect Berea Community School students who walk to school, is designed to protect pedestrians from potential overhead hazards by crane work. It also allows for necessary excavations to be properly shored and supported to assure protection of the Continue reading Sidewalk Closure→
The following is a statement from Communications Director Jessica Ditto:
“One month to the day since Attorney General Beshear filed his lawsuit, the Governor’s Office has been served with another petty political lawsuit. While we’re working to fix the financial foundation of the Commonwealth, they are intent on thwarting progress by filing frivolous lawsuits. The Governor’s vetoes are valid and were filed in accordance with the Constitution. This charade is an unfortunate waste of taxpayer dollars.”
Shoplifting: On 05/10/2016 Richmond Police arrested Matthew Pratt, 21 of Richmond Kentucky. Pratt was charged in connection with a Shoplifting incident where he stole $31.96 worth of Majic cards. Pratt had been trespassed in the past.
May 03, 2016 – Ashley & Chris Flynn – Irvine – Boy
May 03, 2016 – Savannah Stanford & Jamal Young – Richmond – Boy
May 03, 2016 – Kristy & Joshua Bishop – Mt. Vernon – Girl
May 04, 2016 – Asia & James Hutchens – Richmond – Boy
May 04, 2016 – Cayla & Anthony Agnew – Richmond – Boy
May 05, 2016 – Chelsea Crawford & Randy Shell – Richmond – Boy
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