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Traffic stop leads to meth, other drug charges
A Feb. 27 traffic stop for a minor traffic violation on Chestnut Street led to a Berea woman’s arrest on three drug charges.
According to a Berea police report, the officer decided to investigate when he noticed the vehicle’s passenger, Karen Kirby, 37, of Berea moving around nervously in the vehicle after he made contact.
Another day on the slopes
Enjoying their 14th snow day of the school year, a group of Madison County School students enjoyed a slope in front of Cornerstone Baptist Church in Richmond on Tuesday.
Warming temperatures melted the snow into a hard-packed surface that crunched with every footfall and provided prime sledding conditions.
State alters priorities as salt supplies diminish
To conserve dwindling salt supplies in the wake of Monday’s winter storm, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet has reordered its priorities of which roads to treat when snow and ice fall.
Caudill Middle takes first-place in mock trial competition
A team from B. Michael Caudill Middle School took first-place in the seventh annual Kentucky Middle School Mock Trial Competition conducted Friday in the Madison County courtrooms.
Model Laboratory Middle School earned second-place.
County, Berea schools out Wednesday
Both the Madison County and Berea school district have cancelled Wednesday classes because of road conditions. This will be the 15th day the county has cancelled school because of the weather.
County school staff are to report by 9 a.m., according the the district's website.
Woman reports being robbed by hitchhiker
A woman reported Saturday that she was robbed by a hitchhiker.
The complainant told police that about 4 p.m. she picked up a hitchhiker on Tates Creek Road near South Keeneland Drive.
Farmers’ market has ‛excellent’ opening day
March came in like a lamb Saturday, even if the weather started to roar by Sunday night.
IHOP manager raising funds to relocate stabbing victim’s family
An IHOP manager is raising funds to help one of her employees, the daughter of a stabbing victim, find a new home.
Schools weigh options as snow days mount
With proposed state legislation looking at waiving required instructional days, or granting emergency authority to remain open on election day, schools across the state are working to figure out just what the remainder of the school year will look like.
Emergency, police agencies seeing few accidents in latest winter weather
Except for an accident involving tractor-trailers on Interstate 75 Sunday night, emergency responders and police agencies across Madison County reported a fairly uneventful Monday morning during the latest round of winter weather.
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