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  • 7-17 Water Street Construction 1.jpg Downtown drainage project

    A large piece of heavy equipment that will be used to dig a trench from beyond Irvine Street, across the CVS parking lot and Main Street to Water Street, arrived in Richmond Wednesday. The $9 million project, financed largely with federal funds, is designed to eliminate flooding on Water Street.

    July 16, 2014 4 Photos

  • 7-17 Police Camp 1.jpg Taking the plunge

    Weather was an unusually pleasant 72 degrees Wednesday, and the sun was shining as teens attending the Richmond Police Summer Camp ran relay races.

    July 16, 2014 6 Photos

  • Planners clear Main/Tates Creek zone change

    A divided Richmond Planning Commission has sent to the city commission a recommendation that three lots at the corner of West Main Street and Tates Creek Avenue be rezoned

    July 16, 2014

  • Dispute leads to drug, endangerment charges

    Two Berea women are facing a series of drug charges, with one also charged with child-endangerment, after police were called late Sunday to intervene in a domestic dispute.

    July 16, 2014

  • Grand jury to review case of suspected cocaine in man’s sock

    A Cincinnati man who claimed that suspected cocaine police found in his sock was planted there will have the evidence reviewed by a Madison County grand jury.

    July 16, 2014

  • Berea awards Indian Fort trail contract

    The Berea City Council awarded a construction contract for phase II of the Indian Fort Trail project Tuesday night.

    July 16, 2014

  • Beshear taps Rainy Day Fund to cover shortfall

    Gov. Steve Beshear tapped the state’s Rainy Day Fund and reduced funding for all three branches of government in an order Wednesday afternoon announcing how he’ll cover a $91 million shortfall for the budget year which ended July 30.

    July 16, 2014

  • 7-16 Learn Shops 1.jpg Bringing out the ‛inner artist’

    From glass blowing and blacksmithing to watercolors and origami, people were developing their “inner artist” Tuesday in Berea.

    July 15, 2014 6 Photos

  • Beshear OKs $1.1 million for airport

    Madison County and Eastern Kentucky University officials were elated when the legislature earlier this year budgeted $2 million for the Madison Airport.

    July 15, 2014

  • Grimes sets fundraising record with $4M quarter

    Republican Mitch McConnell has made quite a career out of raising far more money than his political opponents and then using his cash advantage to pound them relentlessly with television ads.

    July 15, 2014

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