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HUMAN SKELETAL REMAINS LOCATED IN FIELD OFF KENTUCKY 39 IN GARRARD COUNTY, KENTUCKY
LANCASTER, KY (June 4, 2023) – The Kentucky State Police is reporting that KSP Post 7, Richmond was contacted just before 2:00 P.M. on Sunday, June 4, 2023, in reference to possible human remains discovered in Garrard County, KY. The initial investigation indicates human skeletal remains were located in...
“Everybody in Madison County didn’t need to wake up for this”- residents frustrated over ‘vague’ alert
LEXINGTON, Ky. (WKYT) -Residents of Madison County had quite the shock early Saturday morning, when they were awoken by a jarring alarm coming from their phones. Marie Retherford and her husband had their day started early because of it. They were asleep in their home when they were awoken by...
Golden Alert issued for 43-year-old Richmond man
RICHMOND, Ky. (FOX 56) — The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is asking for help locating a missing Richmond man. According to the sheriff’s office, Jason Alita, 43, was last seen at 12:57 a.m. Saturday on Augusta Drive in Richmond. He is a white man who weighs around...
Motorcycle operator sent to hospital for evaluation after wreck near Madison/Estill line
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was contacted just before 4:30 p.m. today Sunday, June 4, 2023, in reference to a single-vehicle collision on KY-52 near the Madison/Estill County line. KSP tells WBON-TV9 that a 2019 Silver Yamaha motorcycle, operated by James Hernandez of Florida was traveling on KY-52 near...
Big Shoes to Fill
Ever since 2017 The Spotlight Playhouse has had a friendly giant present at nearly every single performance. It’s not a director or a manager, but an usher with a heart as big as his stature. Mason has ushered thousands of people over the last 7 years and is widely recognized when out and about in Berea. One might think his towering height and large frame would be the reason, but I know it’s more.
Special Olympics KY Summer Games
Let the games begin! Athletes put it all on the line in as they competed in the 2023 Summer games in Richmond. This was the first year since the pandemic a full assortment of games were played. Special Olympics KY Summer Games. Let the games begin! Athletes put it all...
Special Olympics athletes compete in state summer games
RICHMOND, Ky. — Special Olympics Kentucky held its state summer games over the weekend and people from all over the commonwealth made their way over to Eastern Kentucky University to participate. One of the over 1,000 athletes that competed was 34-year-old Katie Williams. She has been part of the...
Kentucky man gets 5-year sentence for fentanyl possession
LIMA — A man found to be in possession of an estimated $27,000 worth of fentanyl when his vehicle was stopped along Interstate 75 earlier this year was sentenced Friday to a minimum of five years in prison. Timothy Massengale, 47, told Allen County Common Pleas Court Judge Jeffrey...
Special Olympics wraps up in Richmond
RICHMOND, Ky (WTVQ)- Nearly 1100 athletes from across the state have been back at Eastern Kentucky University this weekend, competing in the annual Kentucky Special Olympics. The competitions included the state finals in four sports: soccer, bocce, track and field, and rhythmic gymnastics. The olympics kicked off Friday night and...
MADISON COUNTY, KENTUCKY MAN TAKEN INTO CUSTODY CHARGED WITH RAPE, 1ST DEGREE
RICHMOND, KY (May 31, 2023) - The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is reporting that on Monday, April 15, 2023 the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to a potential sexual assault which had taken place within Madison County. The initial investigation conducted by Sgt. Paul Lay resulted in a...
Cameron makes first general election campaign stop in Richmond
Daniel Cameron made his first general election campaign stop in Richmond on Friday. That's where he told supporters that "in November, Kentucky is going to have another governor."
Former GRC cheerleader takes talents to Richmond
From Cardinal Stadium to Rupp Arena, Brooklyn Adkins has cheered for the George Rogers Clark High School Cardinals for several years. Now, the graduate will be taking her talents to Richmond. Adkins recently signed on to become the next Colonels cheerleader at Eastern Kentucky University. “It’s an exciting day for us, and it’s an extremely […] The post Former GRC cheerleader takes talents to Richmond appeared first on Winchester Sun.
Inmate found after escaping custody in Richmond
RICHMOND, Ky. (FOX 56) — Kentucky State Police said Tyler Blevins has been found and is back in custody. KSP said they were contacted just before 8 a.m. by the Maysville Police Department, who said they had arrested Blevins. He has been booked in the Mason County Detention Center...
West Jessamine hurdler among record-breakers at Class 3A state track and field meet
A Madison Central pole vaulter also sets a record as Manual’s girls and St. Xavier’s boys take the team titles.
Winchester Fire/EMS Reports
May 29 • No runs reported. May 30 • 7:39 p.m. – 96-mile-marker on West I-64 – Motor vehicle accident. May 31 • 4:50 p.m. – 1520 West Lexington Ave. – Shed on fire. • 11:27 p.m. – 703 Estes Dr. – Electrical fire-outlet. The post Winchester Fire/EMS Reports appeared first on Winchester Sun.
Winchester Police Reports (May 24-31 )
May 24 • Joann Isaacs Davis, 58 – Public intoxication of a controlled substance. Drug paraphernalia – buy/possess. Criminal trespassing – 3rd degree. • Moises Garcia Izaguirre, 44 – Disregarding stop sign. Driving on a DUI suspended license – 1st offense. • Henry Joseph Ginter, 37 – Operating a motor vehicle under the influence of […] The post Winchester Police Reports (May 24-31 ) appeared first on Winchester Sun.
Greater Clark County Schools breaks ground on new Charlestown Elementary School
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WAVE) -Greater Clark County Schools broke ground on Friday with their latest school. Charlestown Elementary School will hold around 12,000 students, all Pre-K through 5th grade. Superintendent Mark Laughner said the new school will cost about $55 million. ”This building is going to be so impressive to walk...
The top 10 places people in Letcher County are looking to buy homes
Stacker compiled statistics about where people in Letcher County are looking to buy homes using cross-market demand and monthly inventory data from Realtor.com.
Discover Highway 68 treasures: Kentucky’s annual 400-mile yard sale is back
Over 700 yard sales will pop up across 60 counties from June 1 to 4.
Eastern Kentucky University exceeds fourth annual Giving Day goal
RICHMOND, Ky. — On Eastern Kentucky University’s (EKU) fourth annual Giving Day on April 19, 2023, donors from every state, plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico, helped surpass the goal of 2,292 donors. This goal represented the number of graduates in the Spring 2022 commencement ceremonies. On the 2023 Giving Day, there were a total of 2,563 donors, whose donations reached a sum of $432,600.
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