RICHMOND — Henry Hawkins shoves fresh ground pork butt into a jerky gun Tuesday during a sausage-making demonstration class at the Extension Center. The Kingston resident has worked in the Kroger meat department for 35 years. During the demonstration Hawkins and his wife, Ruth, gave information about sausage, how to make it yourself, equipment needed and the confidence to just experiment with different seasonings. Samples of Italian and breakfast sausage were also passed around.
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EKU student groups spread holiday cheer at Hope’s Wings
Several excited children ran around the room as college students talked and played with them Friday afternoon at Hope’s Wings domestic violence shelter in Richmond.
Ashler Lodge party for children Saturday morning
Ashler Lodge, No. 49, will host a toy giveaway party for children ages 2 to 6 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Madison Central teacher’s ensemble makes it through first round of “The Sing-Off”
A cappella group the AcoUstiKats, whose members include a Madison Central High School teacher, made it past the first round of competition Tuesday night on NBC’s “The Sing-Off.”
Madison Central teacher to perform tonight on NBC’s “The Sing-Off”
The assistant director of the Madison Central High School choir will be performing on national television tonight.
Lexington man charged with robbery at Super Save grocery store
A Lexington man was charged with robbery Thursday after he attempted to take a $20 package of meat from a grocery store and then assaulted an employee, according to a Richmond Police Department report.
Richmond man uninjured in fatal Estill County collision
A Richmond man was involved in an accident Saturday afternoon in Estill County that resulted in the death of a woman.
Richmond gas stations robbed over the weekend
Two Richmond gas stations were robbed at gunpoint this weekend.
The first robbery occurred at 10:30 p.m. Friday at the D & G Citgo Food Mart, 1699 East Main St., according to the Richmond Police Department.
Berea police look for van involved in hit-and-run
Berea police officers are asking for the public’s help to find a van that was involved in a hit-and-run incident Friday that injured a pedestrian.
Register hosting open house Tuesday
The Richmond Register is inviting the public to an open house from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Tuesday at its 380 Big Hill Ave. office.
In addition to being an opportunity for readers and customers to meet the newspaper’s staff, the open house is a way for the Register to say “thank you” during the holiday season, said publisher Ann Laurence, who joined the newspaper about six month ago.
Mayfield teaches community about ‘Christmas Around the World’
Hallmark needed third-grade Mayfield Elementary students to create holiday cards to teach the community about Christmas traditions around the world, their teachers told them.
With this fictional challenge in mind, students went about researching, creating, assembling and selling their own custom-made Christmas cards over the past nine weeks. The proceeds from the card sale will help fund a trip to the Louisville Zoo in April.
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