Madison Co. Schools announce two new appointments at Madison Southern High School. Robert Hammonds will be the new associate principal at MSHS. Jay Simmons will serve as athletics director.
Mr. Hammonds most recently served as the athletic director at MSHS. Previously, he spent 9 years as an assistant principal at Letcher County Central High School. Mr. Hammonds has filled a variety of roles throughout his career including assistant principal, athletics director, social studies teacher, and coach of multiple sports. Continue reading MSHS News→
Original Release: On Saturday, March 16, 2019 at approximately 6:20 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a call from Baptist Health Corbin Hospital advising that a pregnant adult female had been brought to the ER with a gunshot wound and requested police.
Upon arrival, KSP Detectives learned Geri D. Johnson, 29, of Williamsburg had died as a result of an apparent gunshot wound. Johnson was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The infant was delivered and transferred to the University of Kentucky Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and was listed in critical Continue reading KSP Murder Investigation Update→
Beshear Launches Investigation into Inflated Prescription Drug Prices
Attorney General Andy Beshear has launched an investigation into allegations that state pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) have overcharged the state health insurance programs for prescription drugs and discriminated against independent pharmacies.
The Berea Police Department will be hosting Coffee with a Cop on Saturday, March 23, at McDonald’s restaurant at 101 Glades Road, Berea. The event is scheduled from 9 to 10 a.m. and the coffee and donut sticks are free.
The action of Bardstown and other Kentucky National Guard members at Firebase Tomahawk in Vietnam 50 years ago will be a highlight of the Vietnam Veterans Day/Vietnam Commemoration event at the State Capitol on Friday, March 29.
After Gov. Matt Bevin delivers the keynote address, BG Thomas R. Ice, who served with the Second Battalion, 138th Field Artillery in Vietnam, will address the importance of the deployment of the 138th Field Artillery to Vietnam. There will also be artifacts from the unit on display. Continue reading From the Commonwealth of Kentucky Governor’s Office→
DUI/Drug Arrest: On 03/13/2019 officers were called to the parking lot of Lee’s Famous Recipe in reference to someone passed out in a vehicle. Contact was made with the driver, and a handgun was observed in her pants pocket as she stepped out of the vehicle. She showed several signs of impairment and was placed under arrest. A small plastic bag containing suspected Methamphetamine and 4 Diazepam tablets were located inside of her purse. Continue reading Berea Police Report 3-20-2019→
On April 30-May 2, 2019 representatives from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), Center for Mental Health Services (CMHS), Protection and Advocacy for Individuals with Mental Illness (PAIMI) Program will visit Kentucky Protection and Advocacy for the State of Kentucky in Frankfort.
SAMHSA/CMHS invites you to send written comments about the PAIMI Program services and activities conducted by the Kentucky Protection and Advocacy.