Mayor Won’t Discuss


The unapproved purchase of a 28 thousand dollar wrought iron fence that was to surround the Irvine-McDowell property was brought up at last night’s Richmond City Commission but was not discussed.

Although the fence was ordered without approval Commissioner Jason Morgan says it’s not been paid for, “No checks have been written for the fence, […]

EKU Adds Extra Police

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EKU Officials have added additional police on campus after a threat was found in a restroom at the combs building.

The threat of gun violence to the University community cited the event for today and University officials are taking the threat seriously. There will be added patrols at both the basketball game against Morehead State […]

Camper Killed By Fall


A Cincinnati man is dead after falling 200 feet off a cliff at Red River Gorge.

It happen Sunday night when the man stepped over the railing at Chimney Top.

First responders with Wolfe County Search And Rescue say they are very familiar with this particular part of the gorge and knew the distance of […]

Wanna-Be Cop Arrested


In Beattyville police have arrested George Ratliff for impersonating a peace officer.

Police say he bought a used police car but failed to take the decals off. Police say the received reports that he wa and was reported either parking or patrolling neighborhoods and attempting to pull cars over.

Ratliff denies the charges and says […]

Berea Man Arrested For Stabbing


A Berea man is behind bars after allegedly stabbing another man in the throat.

Madison County Sheriff says Chad Glovank is accused of stabbing 48 year old Freddie Biggs at a home on East Haiti Road on Friday night.

Glovnak turned himself in to officers on Sunday when he was charged with attempted murder.

Biggs […]

Kidnapping Suspect Arrested


An alleged kidnapping suspect has been arrested in Lincoln County.

Police say that 34 year old James Cash traveled to an acquaintance address, assaulted her and forced her into his car at gunpoint.

The victim was able to exit the vehicle at a nearby store where she contacted Kentucky State Police.

Madison County Mom And Babysitter Arrested


Two Madison County women are in jail thanks to drugs.

It started when Anneta Clements overdosed on heroin in front of her 7-year-old son in a room at the Quality Quarters in Richmond. She was revived at the hospital and is charged with wanton endangerment.

The child’s babysitter Diana Byards was also arrested after she […]

Park Board Opposes Fence Idea


The Richmond Parks and Recreation Advisory Board does not agree with Richmond Mayor Jim Barnes proposal to erect a wrought iron fence around the Irvine-McDowell property.

During a meeting Tuesday the Advisory Board went on record as opposing the proposal by a voice vote

Some of the reasons given were it would limit access, especially […]

Madison Safety Alert Issued


The Madison County Sheriff’s office has issued a safety alert.During the overnight hours Wednesday several cars were broken into.

A man was caught on a Wal-Mart surveillance tape using one of the victim’s credit card.

Deputies say he was seen driving an older model, white, four-door sedan.

No arrest has been made.

Kentucky Resident Wins A Million


One Kentucky resident will soon be a million dollars richer. Kentucky Lottery officials announced there was a million dollar winner in Kenton County. A press conference is planned for today in which the winner is expected to speak and will receive a symbolic four foot long check.

Infant Found Alone In Driveway


From WTVQ TV 36

State police say two people were arrested after their six-week old infant was found unattended in a Rowan County driveway. Troopers say they were called just before noon to a home on Freestone Road in Morehead.

State police say they could not make contact with the baby’s parents.

According to troopers, […]

Deadly Shooting In Estill


Kentucky state police are investigating a deadly shooting in Estill County. It happened around 10:30 p.m. last night at a home on Sugar Hollow Road.

Police say Millard Dixon, 47, was shot during an argument with his father.

State Police have made no arrest and the case remains under investigation.

Murder Suicide In Estill


The body of a woman found Saturday on Noland Creek Road in rural Estill County has been identified as Ellen Townsend, 29, of Irvine. Kentucky State Police say she died of a gunshot wound.

She was last seen in a silver Chrysler sedan with a man identified a Ricky Conrad.

Sunday morning Conrad, 44, was […]

School Bus Slides Off Road

Flashing Lights and Sign on School Bus

Everyone is safe after a Madison County School Bus Sides off the road.

It happened this morning on KY 1295 when the bus hit an icy spot and slid off the road and into a ditch. The bus was loaded with children enroute to Kirksville Elementary School. Another bus was called in and picked up […]

Powell County Home Destroyed


An overnight fire has destroyed a Powell County home.

It happened just outside of Clay City on Little Brush Creek Road.

The home was fully engulfed when firefighters arrived. Crews were also hampered by a narrow road that allowed only one truck at a time and the lack of nearby water.

Crews from Stanton, Middle […]

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