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  • Pilot Dies In Plane Crash
    The pilot of a small plane is dead after crashing yesterday evening. Authorities say the plane went down around 7 p.m. In the Lower Lost Creek community of Perry County. The name ...


  • Madison County EMA Director Resigns
    Madison County Emergency Management Agency Director Carl Richards submitted his resignation today May 21, 2015, to the Madison County Fiscal Court, effective immediately. Richards was placed on indefinite suspension Monday, following ...


  • EKU HERBARIUM TO BEAR NAME OF RETIRING PROFESSOR
    - Story & Photo by EKU - His persistent efforts as its long-time curator made the Eastern Kentucky University Herbarium one of the largest and most diverse in the region. His groundbreaking ...


  • EKU LIBRARIES TO HOST EXHIBIT OF HISTORICAL FASHIONS FROM ELMWOOD
    - Photo & Story by EKU - RICHMOND, Ky. – When Eastern Kentucky University Libraries staff members began to preserve books from the historic Elmwood estate in late 2013, something else ...


  • Hikers Burned Clothes For Rescue
    Four hikers lost at Red River Gorge used some extreme measures to help rescuers find them. It started when the four left to go hiking at about 6pm in the Indian ...


  • A Richmond Man Killed In Nashville Accident
    A Richmond man identified as 34 year old James Hall was killed in a three car crash in Nashville. According to police at about 2 a.m Saturday Hall was struck head ...


  • Cody Garcia Remembered AT EKU Graduation
    - Photo & Story By WTVQ TV36 - Eastern Kentucky University lost two students in a tragic car accident this week. One of the students, 23-year-old Cody Garcia, he was supposed ...


  • Tuesday’s Car Crash Claims Another Victim
    A two car crash Tuesday that claimed the life of Alyssa Moorman, 20, and left three others injured has now claimed another life. UK Hospital officials confirm that Cody Garcia, 23, ...


  • EKU EVENTS WILL CAUSE TRAFFIC CONGESTION FRIDAY NIGHT
    - Special to WEKY/WIRV - The combination of Eastern Kentucky University’s Spring Commencement and an event at the EKU Center for the Arts on Friday evening, May 15, will likely cause ...


  • 3 Injured In Bypass Accident
    - Photo by Shelby Slone - A two vehicle collision Wednesday morning on the Eastern Bypass sent three to the hospital, two of the injured suffered life threatening injuries. Witnesses say that ...


  • 3 Arrested For Richmond Man’s Murder
    Three men are behind bars in connection with the murder of Roy (Hooch) Combs, 26, of Richmond. Combs died early Wednesday morning of a gunshot wounds following an altercation at ...


  • Richmond Man Found Shot To Death
    A Madison County man identified as Roy Combs, 26, was found shot to death in Clark County. Combs was found shot outside his vehicle just before 1:00 a.m. He was found ...


  • Newton Has New Role At EKU
    - Photo & Story by EKU - As both a player and an assistant coach, Austin Newton played a key role on some of the most successful men’s basketball teams in ...


  • Richmond Inmate Captured
    - Photo by MCDC - Story by WTVQ TV 36 - The Madison County Sheriff's Office says it captured an inmate approximately six hours after she escaped from the Madison County ...


  • Madison County Sustains Storm Damage
    The storms that moved through Madison County yesterday left trees down, roofs ripped and a path of damage. Kirksville resident JC Benton says debris was everywhere. “We've got trees down all over ...





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