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  • EKPC to close Clark power plant as new federal rules take effect

    East Kentucky Power Cooperative announced Friday it plans to deactivate its coal-fired Dale Station generating plant near Ford in Clark County over the next year.

    April 11, 2014

  • Man involved in double slaying dies in prison

    A Richmond man who pleaded guilty in 2009 to participating in a double slaying in Lincoln County died in prison Monday.

    Neccolus Mundy, 32, died less than a week after being found unresponsive in his cell at Northpoint Training Center, according to The Associated Press.

    April 11, 2014

  • Ice-storm funds arrive five years later

    The Madison Fiscal Court amended its budgets this past week, adding some unexpected funds to the jail and general funds.

    One major source of funds “we didn’t think we’d ever see,” said Judge/Executive Kent Clark, was reimbursement for county cleanup expenses from the January 2009 ice storm.

    April 11, 2014

  • 4-12 EmptyBowls1.jpg Empty Bowls Project at First Baptist Church

    The community showed up in droves Friday for the 17th annual Empty Bowls Project at First Baptist Church on the Eastern Bypass.
    Nearly $7,700 was raised Friday and more will come in Sunday when jars of soup are purchased at the church, said organizer Diana Ackerman, director of the women’s ministry at First Baptist. About 460 people were served Friday.
    While the event is hosted at First Baptist Church, “this is not a First Baptist Church event; this is truly a community event,” Ackerman said.

    April 11, 2014 7 Photos

  • 4-12 PetsofWeek1.jpg Pets of the Week
    This week’s cat is a 2-year-old spayed female.  This week’s dog is Lola, a 6-month-old terrier mix. 
     

    April 11, 2014 2 Photos

  • 4-12 Hopes Wings 1.jpg Hope’s Wings “Jail and Bail” fundraiser

    Robyn Moreland, former Hope’s Wings executive director, and Teddy Taylor, the organization’s Man of the Year, work the phones Friday for the annual Hope’s Wings “Jail and Bail” fundraiser. Taylor said he started his effort with more than $500 donated by students and staff at Madison Central High School where he works. His goal for was $800.

    April 11, 2014 2 Photos

  • Hope’s Wings volunteers need your help today

    Help a local resident “get out of jail,” and in turn help men, women and children break the cycle of domestic violence in Madison and surrounding counties.

    April 11, 2014

  • 4-10 EKUDanceTheatre1.jpg EKU Dance Theatre tonight

    Performances are 8 p.m. tonight, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday in O’Donnell Hall of the Whitlock Building.
    Tickets are available at the Whitlock Building ticket window or by calling 622-2171 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
    Tickets are $5 for students, $10 general admission and free for children under the age of 12. Tickets also may be purchased at the door.
    This semester’s concert offers a variety of dance forms including modern/contemporary, hip hop, Middle Eastern, musical theater and Latin jazz.

    April 10, 2014 7 Photos

  • 4-11 ChildAbusePrevPinwheels.jpg Pinwheels for prevention

    Madison Central High School CIA, or Central in Action club, placed 473 silver and blue pinwheels in the flower beds in front of the school, each representing a substantiated child abuse case reported in Madison County in 2013 to show support for Child Abuse Prevention Month.

    April 10, 2014 1 Photo

  • 4-11 FosterParentYear.jpg Bereans named Foster Parents of Year, Outstanding Adoptive Parent

    Stephanie and Doug Gillum of Berea will be honored as Foster Parents of the Year tonight during an appreciation reception at the Kentucky Horse Park.

    April 10, 2014 2 Photos

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