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An Evening of Elegance in Richmond honors African American Musicians/Music educators

The Richmond Area Arts Council and the Richmond and Madison County NAACP presented “An Evening of Elegance” at the EKU Center for the Arts on Friday, January 26. Those in attendance were entertained by a phenomenal group of Kentucky musicians. The Kentucky State University Choir under the direction of Dr. Keith McCutchen launched the evening […]

Body discovered Monday in Stanton

A man was found deceased in Powell County yesterday. The discovery came around noon, when someone looking for the missing man found him unresponsive under a small bridge on West Railroad Street in Stanton.  Stanton Police say no foul play is suspected and they do believe weather was a factor in the man’s death. His […]

Man killed by train in Lexington identified

The Fayette County Coroner has released the name of the man killed after being hit by a train Sunday. 47-year-old Edgar Thomas Miller died of multiple blunt force injuries after being struck by a train in the area of 4560 Seeger Lane in Lexington.  The accident happened just after 5 p.m. The case is currently under investigation.

PGA TOUR to return to Kentucky’s Keene Trace Golf Club in 2024

The PGA TOUR today announced that it will return to Champions at Keene Trace Golf Club in Nicholasville, Kentucky for the Kentucky Championship, July 8-14, 2024. Previously known as the Barbasol Championship, the Kentucky Championship will once again provide the platform for players from the PGA TOUR and DP World Tour to compete for benefits […]

City of Booneville to shut off water to customers due to water crisis

The City of Booneville is doing periodic shut offs to their water customers today. The City says this due to high usage last night in all areas of the County. They state they will try to keep the outages to three or four hours, but may have to be longer.   This comes a day after a system wide boil water […]

Historic First Presbyterian parapet undergoing repairs

If you have driven by the First Presbyterian Church on West Main Street next to Central Bank, you notice scaffolding being erected around the belltower. Actually, the church has commissioned 606 Masonry LLC to repair the parapet or the protective wall around the edge of the belltower. The Richmond First Presbyterian Church was founded in […]

Estill Co. Firefighters brave the cold to contain house fire in South Irvine

Firefighters arrived on scene around 5 a.m. Saturday, to find the home already fully engulfed. The structure was in South Irvine, right across from South Irvine School. According to Fire Chief Derrick Muncie, the home was empty and ended up being a total loss. The owners lived nearby, so no one was displaced as a result of […]

Kerosene sold recently at local Madison Co. gas station under scrutiny

The Berea Fire Department is alerting the public about reports they have received that there is a possibility that the kerosene being sold at the 76 Gas Station (formerly known as 1016 Shell) located at 865 KY-1016 in Berea, may have gasoline or some other form of flammable substance mixed in it. If you or […]

Shots fired in Berea, one in custody, one flees (UPDATED)

UPDATED 8:55 a.m. Friday Berea Police searched an area in Berea last night for a person thought to have been shot. Police say officers were dispatched to the area of Jefferson Street and Baldwin Street in reference to shots fired at a vehicle. The call came in around 9:20 Thursday night.  Approximately 3 to 4 […]

Homeowner robbed, shot multiple times in Richmond in December, RPD searching for leads

On December 8th of 2023, someone broke into a residence in the area of East Main Street and Pine Street in Richmond. The victim in the home was assaulted and robbed of personal property prior to being shot multiple times. The Richmond Police Criminal Investigations Unit is investigating this non-fatal shooting and robbery.  If you or someone […]

Missing Williamsburg man, subject of golden alert, found today and rescued

We have an update to a missing persons story we have been following since yesterday. Today, personnel with Eagle Sawyers Fire Dept. reported to authorities that a civilian, Jason Beavers, had contacted McCreary County 911 saying that he could hear a male yelling for help near Eagle Falls. This is the area the missing man […]

KSP helicopter called in to save Asbury students camping in Red River Gorge

Four Asbury University students had to be rescued this afternoon by Kentucky State Police after camping last night in the Red River Gorge. Kristin Gousse, information officer for the Powell County Search and Rescue team, says they got this call this morning. Four students had hiked up to Courthouse Rock on Sunday and woke up snow […]

Governor Beshear declares state of emergency due to threats of arctic blast

Gov. Andy Beshear has declared a state of emergency tonight, as winter storms continue to generate high winds, heavy rain and thunderstorms, severe temperature decreases and the potential for ice and snow throughout much of the state. The storms have the potential to disrupt utility systems and impact road conditions and private property. The state of emergency […]

Gatson nabs another with arrest in Madison Co. related to child pornography

An investigation by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office has resulted in the arrest of a Richmond man for Possession of Matter Portraying Sexual Performance by a Minor under 12 years of age. 42-year-old Eric Snyder of Richmond was arrested around 3:30 p.m. on Friday, January 12, 2024. The arrest followed an undercover online investigation that […]

City of Richmond and KYTC road closures planned for Mondays MLK march downtown

Motorists coming through Richmond will encounter traffic pattern changes for downtown on Monday. Temporary modifications will be necessary for the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative March. The march is scheduled for Monday, January 15, 2024. The Richmond Police Department will be onsite to assist motorists. Monday, Jan. 15 – 9:30 a.m. until approximately 11:30 a.m. The […]

Madison Co. inmate walks away from Development Center, recaptured in Irvine

A state inmate, under the custody and control of the Department of Corrections, walked away from the Bluegrass Career Development Center in Richmond. Authorities say 42-year-old Michael Walling of Irvine was not present for the morning headcount on Sunday January 7, 2024, just before 9 am. Walling was recaptured around 9 p.m. Sunday night by Officer Conrad […]

Richmond juvenile shot, woman arrested after investigation into guns, money and drugs

Officers with the Richmond Police Department responded to a “shots fired” call this week in the early morning hours of Monday, January 8, 2024. Police responded just after 2 a.m. to North Hill Street in Richmond. As officers responded to that scene, an additional call for service advised a 15-year-old male juvenile was suffering from […]