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Mount Vernon man dies in Monday night crash in Rockcastle

A single vehicle accident on KY 461, just south of Mount Vernon, Monday night resulted in another fatality. The accident happened around 8 pm near Doc Adams Road. The Rockcastle County Sheriff’s office tells WBON-TV9 Darrell Pittman, 46 of Mount Vernon died in that crash.  Excessive speed, alcohol, and failure to wear a seat belt are all believed to be […]

EKU Suits for Seniors Event returns in April

When EKU Football handed the reigns of the program over to Walt Wells it was expected that there would be a culture change as they looked to get back to the tradition that was established under Roy Kidd. From the opening press conference Wells made sure that his players were put first and despite taking […]

Berea man dies following motorcycle crash with truck in Madison County

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, was contacted just before 8:00 p.m., Monday, February 19, 2024, in reference to a two-vehicle collision on Mt. Vernon Road in Madison County. The initial investigation indicates a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado operated by Jackson Curtis, 44, of Berea, KY, was traveling on Slate lick Road and attempted to make […]

Further details surrounding Richmond standoff confirmed by KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, was contacted just before 7:30 p.m. Saturday, February 17, 2024, in reference to a shots fired complaint that occurred in the Shady Oaks subdivision in Moberly. Kentucky State Police say the investigation indicates Ryan E. Oller, 39 years old, of Richmond, had discharged several rounds from a firearm outside […]

Food stamp loopholes are costing Kentucky’s economy

Guest Editorial By Representative Wade Williams Why is the commonwealth simultaneously facing a worker shortage and rising unemployment? Two widely abused loopholes are partly to blame. I’ve introduced a bill, HB 367, to close these loopholes for good, because if Kentuckians don’t work, Kentucky doesn’t work. One loophole is called broad-based categorical eligibility (BBCE). In […]

Montgomery County Jail escapee that was missing for a week, captured in Estill Co.

The man that escaped from the Montgomery County Jail last Friday February 9, 2024, has been apprehended. Derrick Noel was arrested around 5 p.m. Thursday, February 15, 2024, in Estill County by Kentucky State Police in Estill County. Noel was originally being held In the Montgomery County Jail on parole violations. He now faces an […]

Woman struck by vehicle last night on 75 in Rockcastle expected to survive

Last night around 9:40, a female motorist apparently broke down between the 69 and 70 mm on the northside of I- 75 in Rockcastle County. The female was walking on the side of the interstate when she was sideswiped by a white cargo van. The driver of that vehicle stopped to render aid and call […]

Former American Idol contestant involved in fatal Rockcastle County collision

Former American Idol contestant and rising country music star Alex Miller was involved in a crash on Tuesday night while traveling back home from a vacation. Miller, his father, and several band members were said to be traveling on South Wilderness Road in Rockcastle County when an SUV veered into the path of their tour […]

Man dies after colliding with tour bus in Rockcastle

On February 13, 2024, The Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London investigated a two-vehicle fatal collision that occurred approximately 10:28 pm in Rockcastle County on South Wildness Road. The preliminary investigation indicates a 2004 Toyota Rav4, operated by James M. Mcpheron, 53 years old of Mount Vernon, KY, was traveling westbound on South Wildness Road […]

Indie movie filmed in Richmond by Richmond native, released this week

A new independent film, shot mainly in Richmond and Lexington, has been released this week. “The Hunt for August Red” is written, as well as directed, by Richmond native Dylan Anglin. You may notice many local landmarks in the film including the now shuddered and iconic Parkette Drive-In in Lexington. The movie centers around a […]

Berea Urban Farm offering upcoming beginner bee workshop via zoom

Photo courtesy of Berea Urban Farm FB

If you have ever thought about keeping bees, but don’t know much about it, this is for you. Berea’s Urban Farm is planning a workshop entitled “Introduction to Backyard Beekeeping>” The event is slated for Saturday, Feb 24, at 10am via zoom.  So you can learn right at home on your phone or laptop. This […]

Montgomery County Sheriff’s office ISO inmate that escaped today

The Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating an escaped inmate case and requesting assistance from the public. Derrick D. Noel escaped from the Montgomery County Regional Jail today Friday, February 9, 2024. You can forward any tips or leads to Montgomery County Dispatch at 859-498-8720. Escapee: Derrick D. Noel (35)

Richmond Post KSP looking for car thief in Richmond

The Richmond Post of the Kentucky State Police is investigating the recovery of a stolen vehicle on the Eastern Bypass here in Madison County. This crime occurred earlier today, February 9th, between 11:20 a.m. and 12 p.m. Security cameras in the area captured photos of the individual, and the Kentucky State Police needs help identifying the person […]

Men identified in fatal Berea wreck early Thursday morning

The Madison County Sheriff’s Office Collision Reconstruction Unit was requested to assist Berea Police Department with the single vehicle fatal collision on Thursday, February 8, 2024 around 1:00 a.m. As a result, the initial investigation indicates a Buick passenger car was traveling on Mayde Road in Berea when it left the roadway and collided with […]

One hospitalized, one deceased in Berea wreck

A man died this morning on I-75 in Richmond

Just before 1 this morning, emergency responders and Berea Police responded to Mayde Road and Berea Bypass for a single vehicle injury wreck.   According to Berea Police, the vehicle had rolled over and one individual was pronounced deceased on scene. The other was transported to UK Hospital for treatment of their injuries. The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is […]

I-75 accident closes southbound lanes for hours, 2 sent to hospital

I-75 southbound was at a standstill for hours Tuesday afternoon after a single vehicle accident.  An eyewitness to the crash stated the truck involved appeared to have a tire blow out. This caused the truck to hit a guardrail and flip, ejecting one person through a window. Lexington Police now confirm two people were sent […]

Woman arrested in Richmond on multiple warrants out of Estill Co., faces over 20 charges

Richmond Police arrested a woman on Sunday February 4, 2024, who was wanted on multiple warrants out of Estill County.  48-year-old Mistie Combs of Richmond was taken into custody Sunday morning. Combs is facing over 20 separate charges. They range from various drug trafficking counts, possession, tampering with evidence, wanton endangerment, and being a persistent […]

Richmond teen missing after attending events last night at Madison Central

According to the Richmond Police Department Facebook page, a teenager has gone missing after attending an event last night at Madison Central High School. Malachi Baker may have been in the areas of Hallie Irvine Street and Armory Park last night (2/5/24) during activities at Madison Central High School. His last known clothing is described […]

Madison Middle says threats to school not credible, RPD to offer beefed up security Monday

Tensions are still running high among many parents, students, and school personnel at Madison Middle School in Richmond. Following the tragic and unexpected death of a student last Friday, school officials along with Richmond Police have both issued statements today. The statements are addressing rampant fears and unsubstantiated rumors surrounding the matter, and apparent threats that have […]

Berea Fire Department gauging interest in “Adult Prom” benefit event

Would you and your significant other be interested in attending an adult prom? The Berea Fire Department is taking a poll currently to gauge the interest in such an event. 100% of the Adult Prom proceeds will go to the Berea Fire Department’s Toy Drive fund that helps buy toys for kids in the local […]

Pedestrian killed Saturday morning on Winchester Road identified

The Fayette County Coroners office is investigating the death of 66-year-old Clarence Irving Brown.  Brown was walking in the early morning hours of Saturday, January 26 in the 1700 block of Winchester Road. Brown was struck by a passenger vehicle, around 3 a.m., that was traveling on outbound Winchester Road in Lexington. Browne was pronounced deceased at the […]