RICHMOND — Thrillin’ Thursdays is a free elementary age activity program conducted by Berea Parks and Recreation every Thursday in March from 1 to 2 p.m. at the Russel Acton Folk Center for home-schooled children and from 4 to 5 p.m. at Berea Community School. Children get to enjoy a variety of activities that keep them active and involved with other children, said Jenny Jones, recreation supervisor. For details, call 986-9402.
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Liberty Place celebrates the holidays
The Liberty Place Recovery Center for Women on Thursday evening decorated the shelter and had a celebration for the holiday season. Ladies lit up and decorated a Christmas tree, sang songs and shared a meal and candy.
Dolly Parton returning to Richmond on May 27
County music legend Dolly Parton, who gave an October 2008 benefit performance in Richmond for St. Mark Catholic Church and School, is returning May 27.
Raising Cane's, Dick's Sporting Goods site plans approved
Richmond residents will soon have a new option available to them when choosing where to eat.
At Thursday evening’s Planning and Zoning Commission business session, the site plan for a Raising Cane’s on Barnes Mill Road was approved.
Richmond Register food drive offers subscription deals
The Richmond Register has teamed up with Grace Now Food Pantry, Meijer and the Richmond Centre shopping complex to collect non-perishable food items for those in need this holiday season.
Richmond man charged with assault, unlawful imprisonment
Richmond Police Wednesday arrested a Woodland Avenue man after being told he assaulted his girlfriend and held her captive.
Aaron J. Stinson, 30, was charged with second-degree assault and first-degree unlawful imprisonment when his girlfriend told police about an argument between the two in late November.
Man indicted in shower attack
A Madison grand jury has indicted a Richmond man on a charge of first-degree burglary in connection with an attack earlier this year on another man inside a Smith Village home.
Scott Slone, 32, faces a potential sentence of 10 to 20 years in prison if he is convicted of the charge.
Rogers: SOAR summit not the end
Its land and people helped fuel the industrialization of an entire country, but that country has largely ignored the ravaged land and the human despair left behind.
Eastern Kentucky produced riches for a coal industry which packed off the profits and left the land scarred and depleted, its people looking for jobs which often don’t exist.
Coal talk will be part of SOAR Summit
When 1,500 or more people gather in Pikeville on Monday to discuss ways to re-invent and expand the regional economy beyond coal, there will be some among them not yet ready to give up on coal.
The Spotlight Acting School presents ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’
Performances are Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Madison Middle School auditorium. Tickets are $5.
KSP “Crams the Cruiser” for families in need
The Richmond post of the Kentucky State Police will be collecting nonperishable food items Saturday during the agency’s fifth annual “Cram the Cruiser” event outside Kroger Marketplace.
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