A Jefferson County Circuit Court judge denied Wednesday a request to make doctors at Norton Brownsboro Hospital treat a COVID-19 patient with the drug ivermectin.
On Friday morning the Madison Kindergarten Academy (MKA) parking lot was alive with the sound of children's laughter and flashing sirens.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), U.S. Senator Rand Paul (R-KY), and U.S. Congressman Andy Barr (KY-06) announced Friday the Bluegrass Area Development District (ADD) will receive a $455,828 competitive federal grant from the Department of Defense Offic…
More than 128,000 fans gathered over three days at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville during a weekend in 2019 to watch some of the top rock, metal and rap artists in the world.
Isreal Palmer, of Richmond, has been charged with first offense trafficking in a controlled substance (heroin), possession of marijuana, buy or possess drug paraphernalia, failure to or improper signal, no operators moped license, and no registration plates after he was observed driving reck…
FRANKFORT (AP) — School boards in nearly three-fourths of Kentucky's school districts have extended mask requirements as one district on Wednesday mourned the coronavirus-related death of a teacher.
Of every 10 inmates released from the Madison County Detention Center, eight are likely to come back according to county Jailer Steve Tussey who shared the facility’s recidivism rate of 80%.
In attempts to showcase their efforts to address homelessness in the city of Richmond, the Board of Commissioners heard from several presenters who deal directly with the suffering population in the city.
Many in the city of Richmond have all been there. You’re grilling out on the porch with friends and family, or having a self-care night in search of a glass of wine.
Alexus Cutshaw, 21, has been arrested for theft by unlawful taking of an automobile more than $10,000 and fraudulent use of a credit cards for more than $1,000.
Several local business owners are combining their efforts for a good cause: to help raise money for the nonprofit Hannah’s Care Packages, through Brews, Beards and Bands.
On the afternoon of September 11, Richmond Police responded to a local hotel on Keeneland Drive in reference to a report of gunfire. Officers quickly arrived and discovered shots were being fired from a hotel window and worked quickly to get patrons out of the hotel and secure them in a safe…
Officials and cyclists gathered Friday along J.C. Chambers Lane in Berea for the grand opening of the Silver Creek Bike Park, a 3.5-mile network of three mountain bike trails and a pump (practice) track.
The decision to have children wearing masks while in school is now up to individual districts after the Kentucky Legislature passed Senate Bill One.
Kentucky educators can get a $100 bonus for being vaccinated against COVID-19 under a new initiative from the Kentucky Department of Education.
Monday morning Eastern Kentucky University held a press conference to announce a partnership they believe would help tens of thousands of Kentuckians across the state further their education.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers voted Thursday to strengthen the state’s negotiating hand in trying to land huge economic development projects by tapping into budget reserves to offer lucrative incentives.
The Berea City Council approved a $6,400 change order to improve Jefferson Street from Lewis Street to Morning View and to address a road base failure between North Broadway and Ellipse Street. The change order will bring the project total up to $276,565, according to acting city administrat…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Just 90 adult intensive care beds are available in Kentucky as strained hospitals confront the surging delta variant of the virus, Gov. Andy Beshear reported Thursday.
At the Thursday meeting of the Madison County Board of Education, Superintendent David Gilliam called those working in the district’s schools, heroes.
Discussing mental health is not always easy. Sharing thoughts of negativity and doubt can be a dark, raw conversation to have.
FRANKFORT (AP) — Kentucky lawmakers, many not wearing masks, voted Thursday to scrap a statewide mask mandate in public schools and shifted masking decisions to local school boards, acting in a special session as the state’s worst COVID-19 surge threatens to overwhelm hospitals.
Richmond – Baptist Health Richmond announced on Aug. 26 the temporary suspension of elective procedures, not including any imaging procedures (biopsies, CT, MRI and X-ray). Imaging procedures continue as scheduled.
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Thomas Birl, 51, of Cadiz, Kentucky, has been indicted on six felony charges by the Madison County Grand Jury of the Circuit Court, Division II.
RICHMOND – Due to rising COVID-19 cases in Madison County and across Kentucky, the city of Richmond has chosen to close City Hall to walk-in traffic until further notice, beginning Thursday, September 9, 2021, according to a press release sent out that day.
A bill that would end Kentucky's school mask mandate was rescued late Wednesday evening, after it fell short of passage by one vote earlier in the day.
Chief medical officers and physician leaders at Saint Joseph Berea and Baptist Health Richmond have joined together to issue a plea to their community: "Help us to help you."
Over 700 cases of COVID-19 are being reported for the week of Aug. 30, 2021, through Sept. 5, 2021, in Madison County, according to the local health department.
BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT – The last 155mm projectiles containing mustard agent were destroyed in the Static Detonation Chamber at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) Sept. 4 according to a press release.
The grand opening of the Silver Creek Bike Park in Berea is slated for September 10 at 6 p.m. on J.C. Chambers Road. Bordering the Berea Industrial Park, the Silver Creek Bike Park is currently composed of approximately 3.5 miles of mountain bike trails and includes a pump track learning are…
On Monday, Billy Brown, 38, Richmond, was arrested by Richmond police and charged with fourth-degree assault with a minor injury.
LEXINGTON – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that this advisory serves as an update for the Clays Ferry Bridge on I 75 Northbound. Temporary lane closures are necessary for bridge deck overlay work.
FRANKFORT (KT) — The investigation into the fatal shooting of a Louisville man, after someone reportedly opened fire on Louisville Police and Kentucky National Guardsmen, has determined a bullet from a Guardsman’s weapon caused the fatal wound.
In efforts to limit the continuing spread of the coronavirus, patients, family members, visitors, staff and vendors must wear a face mask at all times while in the Baptist Health Richmond location.
HODGENVILLE, Ky. (AP) — The Abraham Lincoln Birthplace in Kentucky is increasing visitor access and services this week with guidance from government health officials about the coronavirus pandemic.
For weeks Samantha Clarke calmly listened to the insults and threats directed daily at her and her employees by people who learned they couldn't enter the Modesto, California, store without wearing a mask and following other coronavirus-related rules.
NEW YORK (AP) — With New York City poised to reopen after a more than two-month coronavirus shutdown, officials on Sunday lifted a curfew that was in place amid protests of police brutality and racial injustice. But they also urged that demonstrators be tested for COVID-19.
The Richmond Raceway roared back into action on Saturday with an incredibly busy card of racing.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Biologist Carlos Ruiz has spent a quarter-century working to save golden lion tamarins, the charismatic long-maned monkeys native to Brazil’s Atlantic Forest.
Because of disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Richmond Parks and Recreation has transformed its annual summer camp program to an at-home summer camp.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Health officials in Kentucky's largest city are urging protesters to get tested for the coronavirus.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (KT) - Another big spike in cases of the coronavirus in Kentucky was reported Thursday at Gov. Andy Beshear’s daily press briefing.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) announced Wednesday the Kentucky Hospital Research and Education Foundation, an arm of the Kentucky Hospital Association (KHA), will receive $1,805,649 to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A 9-month-old who tested positive for COVID-19 was among eight more people whose deaths were related to the coronavirus in Kentucky, Gov. Andy Beshear announced Wednesday.
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear said Wednesday that he has reached agreement with top lawmakers on adjusting state transportation spending without a special legislative session.
Calling it a "very difficult budget situation to be in," in light of global pandemic, Berea Mayor Bruce Fraley and the city's council approved the first reading of the 2021 fiscal year budget.
WINCHESTER, Ky. (AP) — Day use recreation sites at Daniel Boone National Forest are reopening after being temporarily shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Since the coronavirus pandemic began, Kentucky food banks have seen a 30% increase in use according to Ryan Quarles, the state’s agriculture commissioner.
Coronavirus cases showed a big drop on Sunday, but jumped again on Monday to a number similar to the elevated numbers seen near the end of last week. Prior to the elevation in numbers late last week, the state had seen a downward trend for almost two weeks.
- If you're a vaccinated Kentucky school employee, you can get a $100 bonus
- Education is key: EKU announces partnership to lower tuition for city, county employees
- Kentucky lawmakers OK incentives bill aimed at mega projects
- City upgrades Jefferson Street before Spoonbread Fest
- Virus: Just 90 adult ICU beds still available in Kentucky
- Superintendent David Gilliam consideres Madison County Schools staff 'heroes'
- Chalk the Walk hopes to spark honest conversations about mental health
- Kentucky lawmakers scrap statewide mask mandate in schools
- MCBOE lowers 2021-2022 school tax rate by a penny
- Baptist Health Richmond halts elective procedures
- Berea couple indicted on ten charges for murder of seven-month-old baby
- Birl indicted on six felony charges for murder of Richmond couple
- Richmond meetings to return to virtual, city hall closed to walk-in
- Health Inspections: Aug. 20 - Sept. 3
- Bills concerning masking in schools, NTI days still a forefront of special session
- City administrator Beverly to begin work in Berea
- Unvaccinated hospitalizations, deaths rise in Madison County
- 'At risk for failure': Local hospitals plead for community's help to combat COVID-19 surge
- 'There is a way out:' Mike St. John encourages recovery in MCDC
- Women's self defense class kicks off wilderness series
- 705 cases of COVID-19 reported for previous week
- All mustard agent projectiles now destroyed in Kentucky
- Grand opening of Silver Creek Bike Park on Sept. 10
- Baptist Health Richmond promotes 3rd Annual Chalk the Walk for Suicide Prevention Awareness Week
- Man charged with assault after allegedly throwing a remote and drone at victim
- Supporting 'starving artists'
- Incident rate reaches 100 cases for Madison County
- Update - Bridge deck overlay project for Clays Ferry Bridge
- Parents charged with manslaughter after infant dies
- Richmond man allegedly requested sexual video of minor
- Schools stress need for more NTI days
- University of Kentucky to offer series of maple syrup workshops
- MCCONNELL talks COVID-19 vaccine, Afghanistan during Pikeville visit
- Authorities raid Kentucky pet shop called "house of horrors"
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- 'Fed up': Berea Community teacher announces campaign for state representative
- Hundreds of students quarantined in Madison County Schools
- KY National Guard assisting overrun hospitals
- Lawmakers weigh education options amid COVID-19 surge
- Two men escape from MCDC, still at large
- No more Exit 104: Open bars, packaged sales now allowed on Sundays in Richmond
- Fryer fire shuts down Richmond Sonic
- Judge sentences two key figures in Kentucky crop fraud case
- Education is key: EKU announces partnership to lower tuition for city, county employees
- Berea police welcome new canine, ask for community help with naming
- Woman arrested for auto-theft and fraudulent use of credit cards
- Three COVID-19 deaths in three days
- Richmond police diffuse shooting at Keeneland Drive hotel
- Men arrested for trafficking narcotics
- Richmond hears update on programs aimed to address homelessness