2011 Kentucky Election Results

Governor Kentucky results
100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING
Steve Beshear (D) / Inc. 464,182 56%
David Williams (R) 294,009 35%
Gatewood Galbraith (I) 74,856 9%

Secretary of State Kentucky results
100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING
Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) 494,214 61%
Bill Johnson (R) 321,037 39%

Attorney General Kentucky results
100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING
Jack Conway (D) / Inc. 449,599 55%
Todd PPool (R) 367,623 45%

State Auditor Kentucky results
100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING
Adam Edelen (D) 440,307 56%
John Kemper (R) 349,324 44%

State Treasurer Kentucky results
100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING
Todd Hollenbach (D) 393,348 49%
K.C. Crosbie (R) 375,873 47%
Kenneth Moellman (L) 37,252 5%

Ag Commissioner Kentucky results
100% OF PRECINCTS REPORTING
James Comer (R) 519,079 64%
Bob Farmer (D) 294,574 36%

Madison County Residents: Be Aware of Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Nov. 9, 2011

EMA/CSEPP

Richmond, Ky. (November 7, 2011) Madison County Emergency Management Agency/Chemical Stockpile Emergency Preparedness Program seeks to inform the residents of Madison County of a nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) which will take place November 9th, 2011 at 2:00 PM (Eastern) via television and radio stations.
The test will be conducted in coordination with the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), and Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA), and is expected to last approximately 30 seconds.
Madison County EMA/CSEPP will not be participating in the test—no sirens or tone alert radios will be sounded.
This test is conducted to test the capabilities of the EAS on a national level, Continue reading Madison County Residents: Be Aware of Nationwide Emergency Alert System Test Nov. 9, 2011

Applications Now Being Accepted For Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program

KY Fish & Wildlife

FRANKFORT, Ky. – USDA”s Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) is accepting applications for the Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program (WHIP). Landowners may apply for WHIP at any time. However, applications received by Nov. 15 will be evaluated and considered for the 2012 program year. Applications received after that date will be held until the next evaluation period.

WHIP provides land users an opportunity to improve wildlife habitat. The program provides financial incentives for installing eligible practices on land they own or control. The land user must devote at least 10 acres to eligible wildlife practices.

In Kentucky, the primary focus of WHIP is to improve early successional and Continue reading Applications Now Being Accepted For Wildlife Habitat Incentives Program

Obituaries October 31 to November 7, 2011

Jeannie Robinson Arthur

Jeannie Robinson Arthur

Jeannie Robinson Arthur, 53, beloved wife of William Ray Arthur of Moberly died November 1, 2011 at 12:30pm after a long battle with cancer. She was born September 14th, 1958 to Berchie and the late John Robinson in Bath County, KY.

She attended Bath County High School and received a B.S. from Eastern Kentucky University. She was employed until very recently by the University of Kentucky Hospital where she was a Health Data Analyst. She was an active member of College Hill United Methodist Church, a member of the United Methodist Women, and a faithful Christian.

Jeannie was in every sense a godly woman who tried to Continue reading Obituaries October 31 to November 7, 2011

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Lucille Mae Dyehouse

Lucille Mae Dyehouse

RICHMOND — Lucille Mae Dyehouse, 87, widow of William Dyehouse, passed away Saturday, November 5, 2011. She was born in Madison County, Ky., on Sept. 16, 1924, the daughter of Thomas and Maggie Lewis Johnson. She was a former secretary/receptionist for Pattie A. Clay Hospital and retired from Eastern Kentucky University. She was a member of the Trinity Baptist Church and the Pattie A. Clay Auxiliary.

Survivors include her daughter, Pat Vencill, of Lexington; her son, Billy Dyehouse (Beverly), of Richmond; three grandchildren, Dean Vencill (Shelley), of Richmond, Valarie Brewer (Eddie), of Richmond and Sydney Dyehouse, of Charleston, SC; four great-grandchildren, Katlyn Vencill, of Continue reading Obituaries October 31 to November 7, 2011 (continued)

Some Shooting Ranges Are Closed in KY

KY Fish & Wildlife

The shooting ranges on WMAs are not closed statewide, though some are closed this weekend because of deer quota hunts. In Madison Co., Miller Welch-Central Kentucky WMAs self-serve trap range (across Muddy Creek Road from the WMA office & clubhouses) has been closed until further notice, but the tubed rifle/pistol range there is open under regular hours unless it has been temporarily closed by the manager for maintenance or special events. In addition, the trap and skeet clubs there meet weekly and the public may shoot with them for nominal fees. Before making a trip over to a range you may wish to contact the particular WMA office or its bulletin board/kiosk, or consult our online calendar of events to ensure they are not closed on a particular day. Except for quota hunts, WMA ranges are usually open except when the ranges are scheduled for maintenance or there are special events scheduled.

Do You Know How to Safely and Properly Process a Deer?

Venison

Thursday, December 15, 2011 – 6:00-8:00 p.m.
Madison County Cooperative Extension Service
230 Duncannon Lane, Richmond, KY
(859) 623-4072

Henry Hawkins, retired journeyman meat cutter and hunter, will demonstrate how to safely and properly process a deer using food safety guidelines (depending on availability of deer carcass.) He will discuss the importance of food safety and sanitation, in obtaining a healthy, quality product to serve your family.
Please call 623-4072 to pre-register by Monday, December 12th.

Vension, the Original Local, Free-Range Red Meat

KY Fish & Wildlife

FRANKFORT, Ky. – November is the month when most hunters “put up” their winter”s supply of venison.

A review of Telecheck records reveals that last deer season hunters bagged 80,516 deer in November, about 73 percent of the entire seasons harvest of 110,376 deer.

Venison as tablefare is unmatched. Its the original local, free-range red meat with fewer calories than beef or pork and less cholesterol than chicken.

The USDA Nutrient Data Laboratory reports that a serving of three ounces of venison has 133 calories and only about seven grams of fat. This includes more than four grams of monounsaturated fats, which can help lower bad cholesterol levels and reduce the risk of heart disease and stroke if eaten in moderation, according to the American Heart Association.

Venison is a good source of protein as well as vitamins B12, B6, B3, B2 and Continue reading Vension, the Original Local, Free-Range Red Meat

Obituaries October 24 to October 31, 2011

Rufus Lee Whittemore

Rufus Lee Whittemore

RICHMOND — Rufus Lee Whittemore, age 82, died Friday, October 28, 2011, in St. Joseph Hospital of Lexington. He was a native of Madison County, born to the late James Madison “Matt” and Mallie Jones Whittemore. He was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church. He served during the Korean Conflict with the United States Army. Mr. Whittemore had worked as an insurance salesman, in the electrical supply business, and at Parker Seal for 22 years.

He is survived by: his wife of 61 years, Dora Horn Whittemore of Berea; nieces and nephews, Woody Gabbard of Berea, Carolyn Cruse of Berea, Phyllis Gabbard of Berea, Carol Angel of Brookeville, Ohio, and Billy Jean Plummer of Knoxville, Tennessee. He was preceded in death by his Continue reading Obituaries October 24 to October 31, 2011

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Leonilla Mae David

Leonilla Mae David

Leonilla Mae David, affectionately known by many as “Mama Lee” passed away peacefully surrounded by family members on Friday, October 28, 2011 in Lexington, Kentucky. Lee was a long time resident of Richmond, Kentucky and parishioner at St. Mark’s Catholic Church. Born June 30th, 1930 in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Lee was the Daughter of William Fischer and Pearl Lesczynski. Mama Lee met the love of her life Korean War veteran, James David while working for the USO and supporting the Marine Corps. Inseparable for 57 years their beautiful marriage was a testimony of unconditional love and a self-less, tire-less commitment to family that served Continue reading Obituaries October 24 to October 31, 2011 (continue 2)

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Irene G. Renfro

Irene G. Renfro

RICHMOND — Irene G. Renfro, 79, widow of Franklin J. Renfro, passed away October 25, 2011. Mrs. Renfro was born September 28, 1932, in Estill County, to Lee and Delitha Mae Fox Gordon. She was a member of Community Christian Church.

Survivors include: two daughters, Linda Hunt of Pikeville, Ky., and Barbara Ann Lainhart of Richmond; also her sister, Edith Worrell of Estill County; four grandchildren, Tracey Farmer-Winn, Stacey Lainhart, Paul Lainhart and Cheryl Lee Renfro; great-grandchildren, Brittany Farmer, Andre Lainhart, Cameron Lainhart, Catherine Lainhart, Destiny Lainhart and Lance Lainhart.

In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by: two sons, Franklin Renfro, Jr., and Continue reading Obituaries October 24 to October 31, 2011 (continued 3)

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Kimberly Joy Agee

Kimberly Agee

RICHMOND — Kimberly Joy Agee, 36, of Lexington, formerly of Richmond, passed away October 25, 2011, after a short illness. Kimberly was born August 19, 1975, in Madison County to Donald Mason and Betty Reynolds Agee. She loved animals, especially her three cats and her special dog, Ricco.

Survivors include: her fiancé, Philip Heath; parents, Donald Mason Agee and Betty Agee; sister, Dana Beach (Eddie); and brother, Barry Agee; two very special nieces, Hillary Beach and Bridjet Agee, all of Richmond; parents of her fiancé, Bruce Heath, Scott and Peggy Carpenter; and Continue reading Obituaries October 24 to October 31, 2011 (continued 4)

Temporary lane closure scheduled for Interstate 64 in Clark County

Ky TC

LEXINGTON, Ky. (October 28, 2011) – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that a temporary lane closure is scheduled for Interstate 64 in Clark County. The closure is necessary for pavement repair work to be completed.

A portion of the left (fast) lane on I-64 at mile point 98 will close at 3:00 p.m. this afternoon, Friday, October 28. This closure will remain in effect until approximately 7:00 p.m. tomorrow evening, Saturday, October 29. Appropriate signage will be in place to guide the traveling public.

All work is scheduled on a tentative basis and is subject to change depending on weather conditions, emergencies and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet asks motorists to be aware of the work zone and to utilize safe driving habits when traveling near the work area.