Former Judge James Chenault Passes


A longtime Madison County judge has passed away. According to a social media post, Judge James S. Chenault was a local staple not just in the courtroom, but in local organizations such as the Battle of Richmond Association and the Madison County Civil War Roundtable.

Chenault was a founding member of the Battlefield association, and they report that he was instrumental in the efforts to preserve the Richmond, Kentucky battlefield.

The battlefield flag has been lowered to half staff in his honor. Information regarding the service can be viewed at the Combs, Parsons & Collins Funeral Home’s website.