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