RICHMOND — Parents and students of LaFontaine Preparatory School work on the float for the Richmond Christmas Parade. Wrapping lights around animal cages for the "LaFontaine Preparatory School Zoo." Sarah Foley's daughter, Ally, will be dressed up as a hippo.
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Local jobless rate up in October
Madison County was one of 96 Kentucky counties in which unemployment rose in October compared to a year earlier.
Three Richmond men charged in armed robbery
Richmond police arrested three men Tuesday in connection with a robbery that occurred Monday evening at a Villa Drive residence.
Richmond parade postponed to Dec. 13
Richmond has postponed its Christmas parade scheduled for Friday until the following Friday, Dec. 13.
Berea Arena Theater presents: 'A Christmas Carol'
Performances are Thursday through Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $5. For reservations, call 986-9039.
Local police officers honored for impaired driving enforcement
Several Madison County police officers were honored Tuesday for their efforts to target impaired drivers.
Downtown restaurant to host free concert for grand opening Subhead: Food drive is part of events
Downtown Richmond’s latest restaurant expansion is celebrating its grand opening Saturday with appearances from game and comic book creators as well as a free concert.
Williams to take part in discussing disposal of Syrian chemical weapons
Craig Williams, co-chair of Madison County’s Chemical Destruction Community Advisory Board and director of the Kentucky Environmental Foundation’s Chemical Weapons Project, was recently invited to join a delegation convened by the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to discuss acceptable methods to destroy Syria’s chemical weapons stockpile.
RPD charge man with burglary
Richmond police charged Gene A. Rhodus, 51, Ervin Slone Road, on Tuesday with third-degree burglary in connection with a theft at Walmart.
EKU extends search for marketing, communications VP
Eastern Kentucky University’s search for a vice president of marketing and communications will continue into 2014.
Airport board drafts presentation on proposed extension
Madison Airport Board members George Wyatt and Chuck Conley on Tuesday presented the draft of a presentation on proposed expansion of airport facilities.
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