Fentanyl sale leads to fatal overdose; KY man faces life in federal prisonThe Lexington TimesNewsBreak Contributor
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Fentanyl sale leads to fatal overdose; KY man faces life in federal prison
LEXINGTON, Ky.--A Danville, Kentucky man, Akili Simpson, pleaded guilty Tuesday to federal charges related to the distribution of significant quantities of fentanyl in Boyle County. According to the plea agreement, Simpson's involvement in the opioid distribution network spanned from March 2022 until July 2023, during which he engaged in a conspiracy to distribute the potent synthetic opioid, known to be a leading cause of overdose deaths across the nation.
Woman pleads guilty in connection with beating death of her son
MADISON COUNTY, Ky. (WKYT) - A Madison County woman has pleaded guilty in connection with the 2018 death of her child. Seara Clements and William Butler were both charged with murder in the death of Clements’ 2-year-old son, Tristan. Testimony from Kentucky State Police at the time said there...
Deputies in Ky. county seize enough fentanyl over 5 years to kill 2 million people
RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is sending out the alarm about the deadly consequences of illegal drug use. According to the sheriff’s office, within five years, they have seized enough fentanyl that would be enough to kill around 2 million people. Those drugs are...
Fatal Collision on Mt. Vernon Road Claims Local Resident's Life
The Kentucky State Police at Richmond Post are investigating a fatal collision between two vehicles on Mt. Vernon Road, Madison County. The accident, which took place on February 19, 2024, involved a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado and a 2000 Harley Davidson motorcycle.
Savor the Flavors: Top 4 Italian Restaurants to Explore in Berea
This article presents four remarkable Italian restaurants located in Berea. Have you had the chance to dine at any of these establishments yet? If you have, we'd love to hear about your experiences in the comments section below.
Lincoln County Public Records
Property transfers recently recorded in the office of Lincoln County Clerk Nancy Jackson. Tonya Jones and Jennifer and Ian Gervasi to Kirk H. Jones, .69 acres on Ky. Hwy. 328, $6,666.66. Lawrence and Jennifer Hilliard to Charles and Heather Hillery, property bounded on south by property of Freeman Jones, yo the C.N.O. & T.P. Railroad, […] The post Lincoln County Public Records appeared first on The Interior Journal.
Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs discusses new mission possibilities for Blue Grass Army Depot
Future mission possibilities for the Blue Grass Army Depot were among the topics at Tuesday’s quarterly meeting of the Kentucky Commission on Military Affairs’ executive committee.
Danville Police Blotter
This document serves as a quick overview of some recent calls for service at the Danville Police Department. It does not include every call or detail related to each incident; names, specific street addresses and most traffic stops have been omitted. Fraud-Inter County Stolen credit card used to pay electric bill. Investigation ongoing. Assault-Bate Middle […] The post Danville Police Blotter appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger.
Stanford lifts state of emergency for water shortage
STANFORD – Thanks to several days of rain recently, the state of emergency that was called amid a water shortage has been canceled. Stanford Mayor Dalton Miller said Tuesday that lake levels were up and the crisis has been averted for now. Lincoln County is still in need of some additional rainfall, he said, which […] The post Stanford lifts state of emergency for water shortage appeared first on The Interior Journal.
How personal income has changed in Jessamine County—plus, see how it compares to the rest of the state and country
Stacker analyzed Bureau of Economic Analysis data to see how personal income has changed in Jessamine County, Kentucky and how it compares to state and national levels.
Kentucky State Police arrest man barricaded inside Madison Co. residence
RICHMOND, Ky. (WKYT) - KSP officers responded to reports of shots fired in Madison County just before 7:30 pm on February 17. Initial reports say that 39 year-old Ryan E. Oller fired several shots from a firearm outside of a home on Riney B Drive. Police attempted negotiations with Mr....
Gov. Beshear attends groundbreaking for 1st of 40 new EV charging stations in Kentucky
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Good news for drivers of electric vehicles in Kentucky: Dozens of new chargers are being constructed across the state. A federal program is paying for the state to install 40 EV charging stations throughout Kentucky. The first one is being built in Richmond, and Gov. Andy Beshear joined other state officials for groundbreaking ceremony Monday.
New transit routes connecting Bluegrass region begin Monday
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) - Bluegrass RIDE is introducing three new regional routes connecting the Bluegrass region. One route connecting Danville, Nicholasville and Lexington opens Monday, February 19. This route also serves downtown Lexington, UK Chandler Hospital Pavilion A, BCTC Newtown Campus North and the Greyhound bus stop. You can also...
Danville to review community agency funding process
During the Danville City Commission meeting on Monday, officials said that community agency applications have not been sent out yet, as the city is currently reviewing the process in which it provides funding for community agencies, such as food pantries and non-profit organizations. City Manager Earl Coffey explained that the goal is to streamline the […] The post Danville to review community agency funding process appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger.
Kentucky Charging stations being built
A FEDERAL PROGRAM IS BRINGING DOZENS OF ELECTRIC VEHICLE CHARGING STATIONS ACROSS KENTUCKY. A GROUNDBREAKING WAS HELD IN RICHMOND FOR THE FIRST SET OF CHARGERS IN THE SOUTHEAST BUILT UNDER "NEVI" – THE NATIONAL ELECTRIC VEHICLE INFRASTRUCTURE PROGRAM.
Back to the future: Pastor returns to where he started in ministry
LANCASTER, Ky. (KT) — Mitch Farthing has been in ministry as a bivocational pastor for the past 35 years, serving in “nine or 10 churches.”. Farthing’s latest calling to Freedom Baptist Church in Lancaster brings him full circle – Freedom Baptist was the first church he pastored.
JCPL celebrates Black History Month
Submitted Article The Jessamine County Public Library (JCPL) has been offering events & cultural programs throughout February to celebrate the central role of African Americans in the United States. Emily Moon, marketing and public relations coordinator said, “JCPL is proud that we have offered and continue to offer educational opportunities and performances in honor of […] The post JCPL celebrates Black History Month appeared first on Jessamine Journal.
Smith wins Boyle girls’ first state wrestling title
Contributing Writer Lyla Smith wants as many state championships as she can get her hands on, but she won’t get another like this one. The Boyle County eighth-grader became part of the first group of champions Saturday when the KHSAA held its inaugural girls state wrestling championships at Alltech Arena in Lexington. Smith won […] The post Smith wins Boyle girls’ first state wrestling title appeared first on The Advocate-Messenger.
Indulge in Danville: The Top 4 Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt Experiences
This article presents a selection of four Ice Cream & Frozen Yogurt spots in Danville. Have you had the chance to sample any of these delightful treats? If you have, we'd love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below.
Nicholasville Elementary School welcomes new principal
By Gillian Stawiszynski firstname.lastname@example.org Nicholasville Elementary School (NES) has just announced a new principal. As 3-year principal Heather Holland steps down for retirement after 28 years at NES, John Brandean Kenealy will take her place next school year. Kenealy has had a 10-year-long career in Jessamine County. He served as a classroom teacher, behavior interventionist, […] The post Nicholasville Elementary School welcomes new principal appeared first on Jessamine Journal.