Obituaries April 14-21, 2013

Huston Barger Jr.
Huston Barger Jr.

Huston Barger Jr.

Huston Barger Jr., 48, passed away Sunday, April 14, 2013, in his Richmond, Kentucky, home after a life-long battle with Crohn’s disease.

Huston had a life-long passion for music and was a professional sound engineer. He also was granted the distinction of Kentucky Colonel.

He is survived by: his beloved wife, Catherine Elswick Barger; his daughter, Skylar Jordan Barger; his son, Huston “Trey” Barger III; his mother, Connie Anglin Barger. He is also survived by aunts, uncles, cousins and dear friends.

He was preceded in death by his father, Huston Barger, who passed away on January 1, 2013.

Funeral services for Huston Barger Jr., will be conducted 4 p.m. Wednesday, April 17, 2013, at Oldham, Roberts & Powell Funeral Home with Fr. Jim Sichko Continue reading Obituaries April 14-21, 2013

McConnell Statement on Boston Terror Arrest

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

‘We have marveled at the coordination, skill, and bravery of military, intelligence, and law enforcement officials at every level — from federal agents to suburban beat cops to the campus police officer at MIT who gave his life in the line of duty. Brave Americans serve us every day to thwart and prevent such attacks. We owe them a profound debt.’

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement Friday after the second suspect in the Boston Marathon attacks was taken into custody:

“All Americans are relieved tonight to know that the second suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing is now in custody. The reaction to Monday’s attack Continue reading McConnell Statement on Boston Terror Arrest

Public Surplus Auction Madison County Fiscal Court

Auction
Auction

Public Surplus Auction Madison County Fiscal Court
Saturday April 20, 2013
Auction Begins at 10:00 AM
Bidder Registration & Inspection 8:30-10:00 AM

AUCTION ADDRESS:
Road Department South/Tri-State
208 Clarksville Lane, Richmond, KY 40475

Items Include:
Surplus Equipment and Autos to include 580 K Case Backhoe, Ingersall Rand Roller, ’68 Chevy Flatbed, Scag Walk behind Mower, 66 KT Sky Jack Aerial Lift, F150, Ford Expedition, ’87 Dodge, ’93 GMC Dump Truck, ’94 Chevy, ’01 S10 Blazer, ’92 Dodge Pickup and other surplus lots. All items are sold “as is” .

Madison County Births (April 9-15, 2013)

Announcements
Announcements

Apr. 09, 2013 – Gena Centers & Herb Lovett Jr. – Richmond – Boy
Apr. 09, 2013 – Jordan Newton & Anthony Murrell – Crittenden – Girl
Apr. 11, 2013 – Angelia Rogers & Jedidiah Snowden – Berea – Boy
Apr. 11, 2013 – Courtney & Derek Noe – Waco – Boy
Apr. 11, 2013 – Brandy & Adam Robinson – Berea – Boy
Apr. 12, 2013 – Kylee & Walter Alexander – Berea – Girl
(Click read more for more Birth Announcements) Continue reading Madison County Births (April 9-15, 2013)

Senate Passes McConnell-Paul Resolution Commending University of Louisville Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell and Senator Rand Paul, both of Kentucky, announced today the Senate passed their resolution honoring the University of Louisville men’s and women’s basketball teams. The text of the resolution reads as follows:

S.Res.100 – University of Louisville Basketball

Commending and congratulating the University of Louisville men’s basketball team for winning its third Division I National Collegiate Athletic Association championship, and the University of Louisville women’s basketball team for being runner up in the 2013 Women’s Division I National Collegiate Athletic Continue reading Senate Passes McConnell-Paul Resolution Commending University of Louisville Men’s and Women’s Basketball Teams

Historic Hardware Store Auction

Cox Harware
Cox Harware

For over 106 years the folks at Cox’s Hardware in Mt Vernon provided nails to glass cutting and everything in between, as well as that personal touch that only a hometown hardware store could provide. Now the family is putting the building and the entire remaining inventory up for sale at auction. The historic building was built in 1907 and was the subject of a documentary filmed by Kentucky Educational Television in 2007 during the businesses’ Centennial Continue reading Historic Hardware Store Auction

McConnell Applauds FDA Decision on Generic OxyContin

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced today that FDA Commissioner Dr. Margaret Hamburg personally called him regarding her decision to withdraw for sale the original, crushable version of OxyContin for safety or effectiveness reasons, as McConnell requested. This decision will prevent a crushable generic version of OxyContin from coming to the market without an abuse deterrent formulation. During this conversation, Commissioner Hamburg also shared with Senator McConnell that FDA approved the reformulated, non-crushable OxyContin as abuse-deterrent.

OxyContin is particularly potent and was subject to rampant drug abuse prior to the deployment of abuse-deterrent technologies. These technologies prevent addicts from destroying the time release mechanism of the extended Continue reading McConnell Applauds FDA Decision on Generic OxyContin

Madison County Youth in Action Social Media Campaign

Youth in Action
Youth in Action

The Madison County Youth in Action is in our third week of an Alcohol Awareness Month social media campaign. We’ve been posting a statistic or fact related to underage drinking prevention and conducting a daily drawing for a $15 gift card out of those who share our statuses on their page.

In order to reach 1,000 likes on our page, we’ve decided to kick things up a notch! Like our page and we will enter you to win a $100 gas card. Each time you share our page, we will enter you in our drawing again. In addition to our daily drawing for a $15 gift card during Alcohol Awareness Month, we will enter your name to win the $100 gas card each time you share our status. Share as many times as you’d like and you’ll be entered to win our grand prize each Continue reading Madison County Youth in Action Social Media Campaign

30th Annual Madison County Health Fair

Baptist Health
Baptist Health

Baptist Health Richmond is hosting the 30th Annual Madison County Health Fair Thursday, April 18 at the Richmond Mall from 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Baptist Health Richmond invites you to attend and learn more about local healthcare organizations, services and meet physicians one-on-one.

Thursday, April 18 at Richmond Mall from 6:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Baptist Health Booths Include:

Cancer Care * Gastroenterology Care * Heart Care * Home Care * Lifeline * Mammography * Urology Care * Mother & Baby Care * Neurosciences * Orthopaedic Care * Palliative Care * Primary Care * Spirit of Women

Free Screenings Include:

Blood Pressure * Blood Glucose * Blood Typing * Body Fat Analysis * Body Continue reading 30th Annual Madison County Health Fair