Barbara Barrett Belcher, 75, wife of Jim, passed away early Tuesday morning, May 22, 2018 at her home in Berea.
Her favorite expression was “live well, laugh often, love much;” this was something she embodied each day of her life, even as her health declined in later years.
She retired from Peoples Bank and Trust Company of Madison County after 29 years of service as a teller. She was involved with the Berea chapter of Business and Professional Women for many years, had been a competitive bowler, and was a member of Berea Church of God. In retirement, she enjoyed spending her time operating a booth at the Berea Flea Market. Continue reading Barbara Barrett Belcher→
Bernice Ellen Alexander Cheeks, 78, passed away on Saturday evening, May 19, 2018, at the Lee County Care and Rehab Center in Beattyville. She was born in Madison County on May 28, 1939 to the late Jesse and Fairy Alexander.
She was a Private Duty Nurse and enjoyed spending time in the garden. Ms. Cheeks was a very strong woman who wasn’t afraid to speak her mind. She attended the Richmond House of Prayer. Continue reading Bernice Ellen Cheeks→
A Marshall County couple have plead guilty to several criminal charges in connection to an investigation conducted by the Kentucky Department of Insurance’s (DOI) Division of Insurance Fraud Investigation.
Tim and Becky King, owners of Filbeck-Cann & King Funeral Home in Benton, pleaded guilty to two counts of fraudulent insurance acts (over $500), one count of theft by unlawful taking or disposition ($500-$10,000), one count of criminal possession of a forged instrument, and two misdemeanor counts of fraudulent insurance acts ($500 or less).
The Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) announced today the Eastern State Hospital Long Term Care Facility will be closed due to state budget constraints. The facility currently serves 14 residents with acquired brain injuries (ABI) or geriatric residents with long-term care needs.
While Gov. Matt Bevin’s legal team is fighting an attempt by the ACLU and a Louisville abortion clinic to overturn the recently enacted House Bill 454, Kentucky’s attorney general is continuing his track record of failing to defend the Commonwealth’s unborn.
Kentucky State Police Post 10, Harlan Detectives are on the scene of an Officer Involved Shooting incident that took place at a residence located on Country Estates Road in the Baxter community of Harlan County.
Saturday morning, February 1, 1896, was a busy morning one for Sheriff Jake Plummer of Campbell County, Kentucky . A young lady had been found brutally murdered in his jurisdiction, near an orchard just outside of Fort Thomas. Detectives Crim and McDermott, investigators from Cincinnati, showed up to assist, initially scouring over the crime area for clues.
News of the horrific murder traveled quickly and gawkers soon were entering the area. The Covington officers expelled the curiosity seekers and began searching for the head of the deceased woman as she had been decapitated. It could not be found. Continue reading Pearl Bryan didn’t deserve it! Part 2→
With spring now in full swing, people are taking advantage of the warmer weather and spending more time outside.
This also is the time when tick activity increases across Kentucky.
The Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources and the Kentucky Department for Public Health are reminding people to take precautions against tick bites, which can transmit serious and potentially deadly illnesses. Continue reading Tick Season Underway Across Kentucky→
The Buckeye Outlaw Sprint Series invades Richmond Raceway in Kentucky for the first time this coming weekend May 26th AND May 27th. The two day show features the BOSS non winged sprint cars, also in action the Gutter Guy Modifieds racing for 1,000 to win, The ARBodies Super Stocks racing for 750 to win, The Baker Iron and Continue reading BOSS Non Winged Sprint Cars at Richmond Raceway→