The Kentucky Commission on Community Volunteerism and Service has recently announced that Jennifer L. Webb of Madison County, Kentucky, has received the Governor’s Lifetime Achievement Award for 2012 in “recognition of her lifelong commitment to community service at a variety of levels.”
The Lifetime Achievement Award is one of the seven individual awards presented annually by the Commission throughout the Commonwealth of Kentucky. The Lifetime Achievement Award nominee must have made a substantial and sustained impact in the community as a result of her service efforts in order to be chosen.
The spring squirrel season in Kentucky, which started as an experiment on four state wildlife management areas in 1994, went statewide in 1999. The season opens on the third Saturday in May, is 28 days long, and continues through the third Friday in June.
This year, the season dates are May 19-June 15. A hunting license is required unless the hunter is license exempt.
Squirrels are Kentucky’s most stable and abundant small game species.
Tommy Floyd, Superintendent of the Madison County Schools in central Kentucky, will receive national recognition for leadership that allows struggling first-grader students to have the best-possible instruction so they can quickly reach proficiency. The Reading Recovery teacher leader award will be presented to Mr. Floyd during the Leadership Academy in North Bethesda, MD on Friday, June 22.
The Madison County Agency for Substance Abuse Policy is pleased to announce we will host the 2nd Annual D.R.U.G.S. (Diverse Resources United for a Great Solution) Conference on Thursday, May 17, 2012. The event will be held at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Richmond and will feature the following breakout sessions:
· Bath Salts
· Community Sober Living Homes
· Synthetic Marijuana
· Drugs among Military Personnel
· Bath Salts
· Legislative Updates
· Latest Drug Trends in Kentucky and the U.S.
Curves of Richmond to host open house:
Thursday, May 17th 10am-5pm. In Honor of National Women”s Health Week. From 1-3 pm guest speakers: Dr. Glenn Morris- Cardiologist, Dana Sheets-Exercise Physiologist, a nutritionist and others will discuss Women’s health issues.
Wednesday, May 16th, at 2:30 pm ASPI, Grow Appalachia and the Rockcastle Healthy Communities Committee, along with the city of Mt. Vernon will be holding a ground-breaking and work day at our Richmond St. Community Garden site. Mayor Bryant, of Mt. Vernon, Holly Hopkins of RCIDA (the property owners of the site), representatives from ASPI & the Healthy Communities Committee, and other community members will be in attendance.
There will be a Planning and Zoning Commission meeting held this Tuesday, May 15th at 5:30pm in the Richmond City Hall Conference Room. This is a public hearing all are welcome to attend.
1. Call Meeting to Order
2. Roll Call
3. April 26, 2012 Business Session Minutes
4. Commercial Building Permit Application for Gustavo Muillo located at 709 Big Hill Avenue; Zoned B-3
5. Development Plat for Journey Auto Sales at 187 & 193 Automotive Drive
6. Revised Development Plat for Asad Jadoon at 1042 Center Drive
7. Director Report
8. Other Business
MADISON COUNTY — Caya McKenzie-Jean Davis, 8, daughter of Jeffrey and Chellee Davis of Richmond, died Sunday at the University of Kentucky Childrens Hospital. Caya attended Daniel Boone Elementary in Richmond. She enjoyed attending Crossroads Christian Church.
Survivors other than her parents are a brother, Jeffrey Davis II; a sister, Ceylee Davis; maternal grandfather, Joseph Phelps III, Winchester; maternal grandmother, Shirley Hall Phelps; paternal grandfather, Curtis Buwalda of Hermiston, Ore.; paternal grandmother, Patricia Buwalda; an aunt, Challin (Steven) Phelps-Hilbert, Florence; an uncle, J. Bryce Phelps, Lexington; an honorary uncle, Stevyn Dockery; great- Continue reading Obituaries May 6 to May 13, 2012→
BEREA — Mary R. “Becky” Davis Carrier ,age 55, of Calico Road, Berea, passed away Monday May 7, 2012, in the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond.
Becky was born in Fayette County to William Robert and Ester Louise Thomas Davis. She was a former nurse’s aid for Berea Hospital and Berea Health Care Center.
She is survived by her parents; her two sons, Chris (Jessie) McMillan of Berea and Charlie (Angie) Harvey of Nicholasville; seven grandchildren, Christopher, Annie, Lucas, Katherine, Shannon, Charles Thomas and Gabriel. Seven siblings, Harold Lee (Brenda) Davis, Robert Lee Davis, James Michael (Anola) Davis, Charles Edwin (Patsy) Davis, Patricia Ann (Junior) Stamper and Tammy Louise (Junior) Damrell also survive.