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Sprinkler goes off; dorm evacuated
Fire-suppression sprinklers went off at about 2:30 a.m. Thursday in Eastern Kentucky University’s Martin Hall dormitory, prompting its evacuation.
4-H Environmental Field Day
Madison County fourth-graders participated in several hands-on activities Tuesday and Wednesday during the annual 4-H Environmental Field Day at the county fairgrounds.
Hearing delayed on West Main zone change
Signs giving notice of a public hearing on a proposed zone change at the corner of West Main Street and Tates Creek Avenue were not posted in time for the Richmond Planning Commission to scheduled a public hearing for its April 24 business session.
Berea mulls break with Kentucky Utilities
The city of Berea is considering whether to extend its contract with Kentucky Utilities or to shop around for another electricity provider.
BPD charge two in Richmond heroin-trafficking case
Berea police arrested two women April 10 in a Richmond home in connection with heroin possession and trafficking.
- Sprinkler goes off; dorm evacuated
OVC BASKETBALL: Colonels broke records, turned heads during run to the OVC title, NCAA Tournament
The Colonels capped off a very successful 24-10 season last month by winning their sixth Ohio Valley Conference Tournament Championship and making their eighth appearance in the NCAA Tournament.
H.S. FOOTBALL: Coaches not happy with proposed district realignment
Two Madison County schools — Berea Community and Madison Southern — could potentially find themselves playing in new football districts after the upcoming season.
H.S. TENNIS: Berea duo claims championship
The Berea Community tennis teams turned in some solid performances last weekend at the Berea Invitational.
- OVC BASKETBALL: Colonels broke records, turned heads during run to the OVC title, NCAA Tournament
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Easter bunny's ‛eggbeater’ will fly eggs to Richmond
Who knew the Easter bunny could fly?
Skeptics can come to the Easter Eggstravaganza in Richmond’s Irvine-McDowell Park on Saturday to see for themselves. However, the bunny still doesn’t fly in bad weather. But on Monday, temperatures in the 60s with partly cloudy skies were predicted for Saturday.
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- Easter bunny's ‛eggbeater’ will fly eggs to Richmond
Compromise is not that simple
It’s tempting for a casual onlooker to wonder why the Democratic House and Republican Senate can’t make what on the surface looks like the obvious compromise on pension reform.
The Senate passed a measure based on recommendations of a task force to move new employees into a hybrid, cash-balance plan but maintain existing defined benefits for current employees and retirees.
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