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First lady promotes ‘Give a Gift Made in Kentucky’ Month
Before browsing shelves of locally handmade merchandise Thursday at the Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea, first lady Jane Beshear read Gov. Steve Beshear’s proclamation designating December as “Give a Gift Made in Kentucky Month.”
Madison County Health Department, MEPCO showing solid financial footing
The Madison County Health Department and MEPCO, its home health agency, are in the black about a third of the way into the fiscal year, according to Health Director Nancy Crewe.
State to enact new regulations on disabled placards
Beginning Jan.1, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will be enforcing new guidelines for people obtaining disabled placards for their vehicles.
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.
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