Student charged in math teacher's death
A high school math teacher in suburban Boston was murdered Tuesday night, and a 14-year-old student has been charged in her death.
EKU administrator named state human rights commissioner
A Richmond woman was given the oath of office last week as she joined the Kentucky Commission on Human Rights.
Dr. Sandra D. Moore was appointed by Gov. Steve Beshear and represents the state at large.
The state’s human rights commission has 11 members, and it rules on discrimination complaints throughout the state. The commission’s rulings have the same authority as those issued from a court of law, according to a news release from the agency.
MSHS to perform play about what teens wish they could say
The Madison Southern Eagle Players, the high school’s theater troupe, will open its 2013-14 season Thursday with Alan Haehnel’s, “What I Want to Say but Never Will”
The play is a compilation of monologues about teens and the things they wish they could say, but feel they cannot.
It will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday through Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday
Tickets are $5 for students and $8 general admission. Sunday matinee tickets are $5.
No students injured when car rear ends school bus
A car ran into the back of a Madison County school bus shortly after 3:30 p.m. Monday at the Boggs Lane/Eastern Bypass intersection.
The five high school students on board were not injured, according to Madison County Schools spokesperson Erin Stewart.
Tuesday’s all-day kindergarten forum canceled
The community forum on Madison County Schools’ all-day kindergarten scheduled for 6 p.m. Tuesday has been cancelled.
Eastern homecoming celebrations
Eastern Kentucky University’s homecoming parade drew crowds of students, alumni and Richmond residents Saturday morning as it made its way up Lancaster Avenue and down Main Street. The homecoming celebration continued with tailgating in the Alumni Coliseum parking lot leading up to the 3 p.m. football game vs. Tennessee Tech.
Economics scholarship created in memory of graduate
Eastern Kentucky University’s economics department took a short break from Saturday’s celebration of homecoming to honor the memory of a recent graduate who died tragically.
Kyle Thacker of Somerset, who graduated in 2012, was accidentally killed in March by the blast of a shotgun held by his brother Cody, who then turned the weapon on himself.
Madison Central homecoming king and queen crowned
Mason Crump was crowned king and Abby Gibb was crowned queen Friday night during halftime of Madison Central High School’s homecoming football game.
Madison Central Homecoming
The Madison Central High School homecoming parade made its way up Lancaster Avenue and then through downtown Richmond on Thursday night, drumming up Indian spirit for Friday night’s football game against Lafayette of Lexington. The homecoming queen and king will be crowned at the game.
MSHS to host two regional quarterfinal band competitions Saturday
On Saturday, Madison Southern High School will host the Kentucky Music Educators Association Class A and 4-A eastern regional quarterfinals marching band competitions.
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