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  • 7-20 Fort Boonesborough.jpg Reenactors go back in time as they camp at Fort Boonesborough

    Having a ‘blast’ is not an understatement for those attending this weekend’s French and Indian War Encampment at Fort Boonesborough on Saturday.

    July 19, 2014 7 Photos

  • City of Somerset starts selling gas

    Somerset’s city hall ventured into the retail gas business Saturday, opening a municipal-run filling station that supporters call a benefit for motorists and critics denounce as a taxpayer-supported swipe at the free market.

    July 19, 2014

  • 7-20 FILE Fair1.jpg 70th annual county fair starts Thursday

    Kids will scream, pigs may squeal, truck engines will roar and beauty queens may shed a tear or two.

    July 19, 2014 2 Photos

  • 7-19 McConnell 1.jpg McConnell: Obama waging war on business, not just coal

    U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., regularly accuses President Barack Obama of waging a “War on Coal,” but he went further Friday in an address to the Richmond Chamber of Commerce.

    July 18, 2014 4 Photos

  • RPD: Man falls through ceiling attempting to elude police

    When Richmond Police went to Cody Shelton’s Kristin Drive apartment at 9:44 p.m. Wednesday to arrest him on a parole-violation charge, they said he attempted to elude them by hiding in the attic crawl space.

    July 18, 2014

  • Planning for reuse of depot facilities wins award

    The Bluegrass Area Development District’s contribution to a study on reuse of chemical weapons destruction facilities at the Blue Grass Army Depot will be recognized next month by the National Association of Development Organizations.

    July 18, 2014

  • 7-8 Downtown Update 2.jpg Downtown: Alive and thriving

    New and expanding businesses on Second and Third Streets in downtown Richmond are adding to the excitement of a resurgent city center.

    July 18, 2014 9 Photos

  • 7-18 Midsummer Dream 1.jpg ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ performed under the stars

    After its barn theater in Battlefield Park was no longer useable, actors associated with the Rose Barn Theater were in search of a venue.
    Sarah Evans, a Rose Barn director, proposed that the Berea Festival of Learnshops sponsor a play that learnshop participants and the community could enjoy in the evenings.

    July 17, 2014 6 Photos

  • Man indicted in Manhattan Club shooting

    A man charged in a May 20 shooting at the Manhattan Club in which a man was wounded was indicted Wednesday by a Madison County grand jury.

    July 17, 2014

  • 7-18 Aaron Tate.jpg Local burglary suspect found in Texas border town

    A man wanted in Madison County on burglary and criminal mischief charges since March was arrested July 11 by the U.S. Marshal Service in Brownsville, Texas, on the Mexican board.

    July 17, 2014 1 Photo