Obituaries January 20 – 27, 2013

Gail Sue Linville Bowles
Gail Sue Linville Bowles

Gail Sue Linville Bowles

Gail Sue Linville Bowles age 60 of Old State Rd. died Saturday Jan. 26, 2013 in Lexington. She is the daughter of the late Ed Linville and Irene Peters Hall, and was preceded in death by her husband Donnie Bowles who passed away in 2009, a sister Linda Lou Linville, and her brother in law Wayne Watkins.

Gail was a registered nurse and had worked at Rockcastle County Hospital and was a member at Fairview Baptist Church.

Gail is survived by her daughter Michelle Miller (Shannon Lakes), her brother Billy (Betty) Linville, and sisters Wanda (Darryl) Ellison and Waveline Watkins, and her granddaughters Callie and Caitlyn Miller, and step mother Geneva Linville.

Funeral services will be Thursday Jan. 31, 2013 at 2 pm at Lakes Funeral Home with Rev. Vaughn Rasor officiating, burial will be in the Rice Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday from 6-9 pm at Lakes Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Chris Cobb, Trenton Harding, Chris Linville, Josh Abner, Continue reading Obituaries January 20 – 27, 2013

Keys to a Long and Successful Life

Success
Success

What we do in the present affects every aspect of our future. Since the “Fountain of Youth” has yet to be discovered it is important to live your life in a way to insure success, health and happiness in your later years. No one knows better than today’s active centenarians, individuals who are 100 years and older. From them, 12 healthy behavior practices that encourage optimal aging have been identified.

Aging is an ongoing process. Join Gina Noe, Family and Consumer Sciences agent in Madison County, to discuss the 12 lifestyle keys that will open the door to a long and happy life. This will be an interactive lesson. Come prepared to brainstorm and share. Wear comfortable clothes so you can practice balance and relaxation techniques.

The classes are free and open to the public. Please register by calling 623-4072 so we will have enough handouts and seats. The Keys to a Long and Successful Life class will take place at the Madison County Extensionon Office ( 230 Duncannon Lane Richmond) Tuesday, January 29th at 1 and 6:30pm.

Structure Fire in Richmond

Fire
Fire

At 12:08 1/25/2013, Richmond Fire station 1, 2 and 3 responded to a report of a structure fire at 1042 Highlands Drive. Upon arrive, Engine 2 and Unit 1 reported light smoke exiting from the structure. The occupants advised there was fire in the garage. Engine 2’s crew entered with an attack line and found a small fire in the garage and extinguished it with no trouble. There was no fire extension out side the area of the fires origin, but smoke was removed from most of the structure. The occupants were able to escape the fire without injury, but one firefighter fell on the icy road, but was not injured.

After an investigation it was found that a space heater had been left to close to combustible materials causing the fire. The occupants were able to reoccupy the structure and all fire department units left the scene at 12:47.

Obituaries January 13 – 20, 2013

Bobby Young
Bobby Young

Bobby Young

Bobby Young age 60, husband of Madaline Alexander Young, died Wednesday Jan. 16, 2013 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Bobby was born in Rockcastle Co to the late Edward and Martha Baker Young, and was preceded in death by his siblings Edward Young Jr., Johnny Ray Young, and Geneva Jackson.

Bobby was a retired EKU maintenance employee and was a Master Painter, and a member of the Pentecostal Faith.

Bobby is survived by his wife Madaline Alexander Young, his daughter Misty (Tim) Mullins of Berea, and step children; Jeffery Lainhart (Marsha) of Franklin OH, Dale Lainhart (Teresa) of Berea, Sandy Ratliff (James) of Berea, and Dustin Lainhart of Berea, his sisters Edna Payne of Bloomfield KY, and Joyce Leech of Richmond, a brother Melvin Young of Morrill KY, along with Continue reading Obituaries January 13 – 20, 2013

Valentine’s Day Ball

Parks & Rec Valentine’s Day Ball
Parks & Rec Valentine’s Day Ball

As February approaches, we think of love, hearts & chocolate! Join Berea Parks & Recreation on Friday, February 15th from 6pm – 8pm for our Annual Valentine’s Day Ball for Individuals with Special Needs at the Russel Acton Folk Center! This event is free & semi-formal attire is required! We’ll have snacks & a DJ; all abilities & siblings welcome! Contact us at 986-9402!

Richmond Little League Baseball Spring Season Signups

Little League Baseball
Little League Baseball

RICHMOND LITTLE LEAGUE BASEBALL SPRING SEASON SIGNUPS
Ages 4-16 (age as of April 30, 2013)

GALAXY BOWLING CENTER
Saturday, January 12, 1:30 – 4:00
Saturday, January 19, 1:30 – 4:00
Sunday, January 20, 1:30 – 4:00

YOU COULD WIN $50!!
Sign up on January 12 and be eligible to win $50! Drawing for the $50 will be at 4:30 p.m. on January 12.

Website – www.eteamz.com/richmondkyllb
E-mail – [email protected]

Valley View Ferry will be Closed

Valley View Ferry
Valley View Ferry

The Valley View Ferry will be closed for 7 to 10 days beginning January 21st. The Ferry is being closed for the removal and replacement of the two main overhead cables that span the Kentucky River. The January 21st closure date is a tentative date which may be changed due to weather conditions.

Daily users are being asked to check on operation status of the ferry with LFUCG Traffic Information hotline (859) 258-3611 option 1 or the Madison County hotline at (859) 624-4748 for notice of possible changes to the January 21st closure.

Customers may also go to www.jessamineco.com home page and click on the box marked Valley View Ferry Status. The Valley View Ferry Authority is sorry for the inconvenience this may cause. We will try to be back in operation as soon as possible.

Fred Meyer Jewelers Names Richmond Store Manager

Fred Meyer Jewlers
Fred Meyer Jewlers

Richmond, KY, January 16, 2013 – Fred Meyer Jewelers recently appointed Randolph Perry store manager of the new Kroger Marketplace in Richmond, KY. The store, located within the new Kroger Marketplace at 890 Richmond Plaza, is celebrating its grand opening beginning, Wednesday, January 30, 2013. Mr. Perry is new to Fred Meyer Jewelers, but certainly not new to the jewelry business. A native of North Carolina, Mr. Perry owned his own jewelry retail business, building inventory from $1,500 to $1 million over 24 years. For Continue reading Fred Meyer Jewelers Names Richmond Store Manager

Madison County Births (Jan. 8 – 15, 2013)

Announcements
Announcements

Jan. 08,2013 – Cheyenne & Nicholas Collins – Richmond – Boy
Jan. 09,2013 – Katherine & Galen Shanks – Richmond – Boy
Jan. 09,2013 – Chasity Combs & Dennis Bowling – Beattyville – Boy
Jan. 10,2013 – Amanda & James Borck – Ravenna – Girl
Jan. 10,2013 – Amanda and Jeremy Young – Richmond – Girl

(Click read more for more birth announcements) Continue reading Madison County Births (Jan. 8 – 15, 2013)

Madison Co. Circuit Clerk’s Office Launches New Organ Donor Heart on License

Trust for Life
Trust for Life

Starting Jan. 23, 2013, you can add a symbol that stands for hope and generosity on something you carry with you everywhere: your driver’s license. Like Indiana, Ohio and several other states, Kentuckians will soon have the option to have an organ donor heart printed on their license.

“For more than 20 years, the Circuit Clerks of Kentucky have been educating communities about the life-saving mission of organ donation. Thousands of kids and adults are waiting for an organ transplant today. Now, Kentuckians can proudly show their support for these patients in need,” explains Madison County Circuit Court Clerk, Darlene G. Snyder. Further, “We plan to celebrate by inviting Sheriff Combs who was a recent recipient of a liver transplant to become the first Madison County resident to add the heart to his driver’s license. We will host a short Continue reading Madison Co. Circuit Clerk’s Office Launches New Organ Donor Heart on License