The Top of the Crop Replacement Heifer Sale is set for Monday, October 17, 6:30 pm at Blue Grass Stockyards of Richmond, LLC.
Catalogs are available at the Madison County Extension Office and Bluegrass Stockyards of Richmond, or call 859-623-4072 to have one mailed. You can also view the catalog online at http://ces.ca.uky.edu/madison-files/ANR/Heifer_Sale_Catalog_2011.pdf
Investigators say fires at EKU dorm were arson. Officials at EKU say hallway bulletin boards on the 8th and 19th floors of Commonwealth Hall were set on fire, just after 4 a.m. Thursday morning. None of the the 400 students that live in the dorm were injured during the evacuation.
The fires caused some minor damage to the walls, and a sprinkler in an adjacent room to one of the fires had been tampered with Investigators say. The fire is still under investigation by the Richmond Fire Department, EKU Police, and the Kentucky State Fire Marshals Office. Investigators are asking anyone with information to come forward.
Commonwealth Hall reopened to students around noon Thursday say EKU Officials.
The Madison County Sheriffs Office received a call of a school bus overturned at approximately 6:43 a.m. in the 7500 block of Battlefield Memorial Highway south of Richmond, Kentucky.
Upon arriving at the scene Deputies found a school bus on its side in a ditch. The only person on the bus at the time of the accident was the school bus driver, Timothy Conway.
Mr. Conway advised that he was traveling south on Battlefield Memorial when he met another vehicle in the travel part of his lane. The driver attempted to avoid the accident and the bus he was driving when off the roadway coming to rest on its side in a ditch. The bus driver described the other vehicle has a older model cream color vehicle no other information could be given, because it happened so quickly.
There was no student on board at the time of the accident. The bus driver Timothy Conway was transported to Berea St. Joseph Hospital E.R for minor head injury.
The roadway was shut down for approximately 1 hour while the wrecker removed the bus from the ditch.
Dwight Allen Wells, 86, life-long farmer and resident of Jacks Creek and Lexington Road communities of Forest Hill, White Hall, Clays Ferry, and Boonesboro, passed away Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at the Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center.
He was a life-long member of the Mt. Pleasant Christian Church, where he served as deacon, elder, and Chairman of the Board. He was a lover of Gospel music. He was a World War II veteran of the United States Navy, serving as a signalman aboard a cargo transport in the Pacific Theater.
Mr. Wells represented the northern and eastern areas of Madison County on the School Board for over 14 years. He served Richmond and Northern Madison County as State Representative for 12 years during the administrations of three governors, Louie Nunn, Wendell Ford, and Continue reading Former State Lawmaker Wells Dies in Richmond→
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Candidates for the Kentucky governor race will face off at a debate tonight in Richmond at the new Eastern Kentucky Universitys Center for the Arts building.
WKYTs Bill Bryant will moderate the event. The debate will take place tonight from from 7 to 8 p.m. The Kentucky Broadcasters Association, and the Kentucky League of Women Voters, is presenting the event.
The gubernatorial debate will not be open to the public, but will be aired live on several of Kentuckys television and radio stations.
Marsha Ann Kannapel, has been missing for over 48 hours hours now. She is last known to be in the Richmond area. Local police and her family are reaching out to anyone who may have seen, talked to her or know of any shelters, resources or anything/where else that may be worth mentioning. Attached is a recent picture of her. If you have any information please contact the Richmond Police department at 858.623.1162 or her son Mason Kannapel at 859-516-2432.
Alice Faye Moore age 70 of Calico Road, passed away Sunday evening at St. Joseph Hospital in Lexington, Kentucky. Alice was born in Hazard, Kentucky to the late Edgar and Ollie Plyman Combs. She was a homemaker and member of the Berea Church of Christ.
In addition to her parents, Alice was also preceded in death by her four brothers Harold, Bill, Joe and Bert Combs. She is survived by her loving husband of more than 51 years Charles Moore, 7 children Kelley Hackworth, Pamela Rourk, Charles (Darla) Moore Jr., Stephanie (Dwight) Brown, Bernadette (Glen) Branham, William (Michelle) Moore and Scott (Amber) Moore, two sisters Sallie Jones and Phyllis Martin, 21 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren and two more great grandchildren (twins) on the way.
FRANKFORT, Ky. – The Civil War Fort at Boonesboro has been selected to be part of the Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trails, a new state program to help visitors and residents understand how the conflict shaped the commonwealth as the nation observes the Civil Wars 150th anniversary.
Fifty-four sites around the state make up the initial group of attractions on the Civil War Heritage Trails announced Oct. 1 by Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Marcheta Sparrow.
The first of two seasons created especially for hunters who want to take deer with muzzleloading firearms is coming up. Kentuckys early muzzleloader deer season, which debuted in 1990, will be held this year on the weekend of Oct. 15-16. In the past decade, the muzzleloader deer harvest has averaged 16,272 deer a year. A high of 19,918 was taken during the 2004-05 season, and a low of 13,179 bagged last season.
“Because it’s in mid-October, our early muzzleloader season often gets impacted by hot weather,” said Tina Brunjes, deer and elk program coordinator for the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources.
The amount of mast (acorns) available to deer is also a factor in how many deer are taken.
Mayor Connelly presenting the proclamation declaring October as Industry Appreciation Month in the City of Berea. Two representatives of Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Bereas largest employer, were on hand to receive the proclamation at this weeks Berea City Council Meeting.
Pictured left to right: Mr. Yasushi Musha, Executive Vice President and General Manager of Hitachi Automotive Systems Americas, Inc. and Mr. Brian Fouch, Human Resources Manager. Both men work at the Hitachi facility located at 301 Mayde Road.
The City of Bereas Business Development Office in collaboration with the Chambers Industrial Relations Committee are celebrating Bereas industry throughout the month of October with a culminating event planned for noon on Friday, October 28 with an Industry Appreciation Luncheon at the Russel Acton Folk Center.