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The Richmond City Commission held a special workshop meeting on Tuesday morning, where they discussed revising rates on the water systems of Richmond and were presented the first look at a proposed budget for fiscal year 2023. 

"Be a Lifesaver," a charitable initiative from the Battle of Richmond Visitors Center, just wrapped up its second year. Speaking of all things (individually) wrapped, the people at the visitors center collected 68,263 Lifesavers candies to donate to deployed members of the armed forces.

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For the first time since 2018, Russell Glover found himself throwing a party for the community. Having spend a lifetime in the entertainment industry in one role or another, the Sheriff's Deputy has a passion for making people laugh, and certainly knows how to work a room. 

On May 9, GraceNow, a food bank and clothing closet, will be hosting a free vaccine clinic at 110 South Collins Street.

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Local leaders and citizens gathered in the courtyard of the Madison County Courthouse on Thursday to take part in the National Day of Prayer.

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One residential project will likely be coming to fruition near exit 77 after it was conditionally approved Tuesday by the Berea Planning Commission.

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Dwayne King, of Waco, began playing music when he was around 12-years-old. Around 16-years-old, he realized running sound and producing was a deeper passion.

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Kids are getting the chance to take a free airplane ride and take the first steps towards getting their pilots license on Saturday, as Chapter 892 of the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) is hosting a special event with their Young Eagles Program at the Central Kentucky Regional Airport.

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The city of Richmond will establish an Entertainment Destination Center (EDC) along with the Alcohol and Beverage Control Department which will allow alcohol to be sold and carried throughout certain common areas downtown.

Keeping leftover prescription pills or handing a few off to a friend or loved one who asks may seem harmless, but the consequences can be disastrous and sometimes deadly. In recognition of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day, the Kentucky State Police Post 7, the Berea Police Department…

Madison County School's have released a statement following the passing of 17-year-old Madison Central High School student Edward "Eddie" Tribble.

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BLUE GRASS ARMY DEPOT – The last M55 rocket containing VX nerve agent was destroyed at the Blue Grass Chemical Agent-Destruction Pilot Plant (BGCAPP) April 19.

LEXINGTON – The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) advises motorists that operations are scheduled for the Clays Ferry Bridge on Interstate 75. Corrective work is necessary which will include; restriping paint on the Southbound side, pothole patching and repairing asphalt at a bridge end…

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After several years away, Richmond Parks and Recreation's Easter Eggstravaganza event returned with a big crowd on Saturday morning.

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BEREA - To the world, she was bell hooks - a trailblazing feminist theorist and relentless social activist. But to many of the people gathered at a memorial on Thursday afternoon, she was Gloria Jean Watkins - a spirited friend with wit like a razor, who loved fiercely.

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With the passing of the 2022-2024 budget by the Kentucky General Assembly, Eastern Kentucky University (EKU) is expected to receive $90 million in funding to build a new facility for Model Laboratory School.

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If you have ever eaten a McDonald's biscuit on the East Coast; you are eating a product that has come from Kentucky.

For the second time in recent months, Berea Municipal Utilities (BMU) was awarded for excellence in providing electric service to its citizens.

BEREA - Four hundred and thirty-two blue and silver pinwheels peppered the yard of Berea City Hall on Wednesday - each one paying tribute to a Madison County child that suffered abuse or neglect in 2021. The event comes from CASA of Madison County to raise awareness for and prevent child abuse.

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Madison County received a $58,008 grant from the U.S. Department of Justice on Monday to aid in the coronavirus response effort.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Baptist Health Richmond has announced drive-thru coronavirus testing services for patients scheduled for a surgery or procedure.

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As the past couple of months have unfolded, the agriculture sector was another area attempting to adjust, having its markets rocked in the process.

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If all 65,000 registered voters in the county were to visit one of three voting sites on Election Day with three minutes to vote per person, at 33% capacity, it would take 133 days to complete.

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As registered voters in Kentucky can now request mail-in ballots online for the Primary Election on June 23, Rep. Deanna Frazier is urging those in Madison County to determine their preferred way to cast their vote.

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Senator Mitch McConnell and Congressman Andy Barr have announced two separate packages of funds being allocated to Kentucky in order to help combat the coronavirus as it continues throughout the year.

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Since it opened in 2017, Eastern Kentucky University's Scholar House has held a big year-end celebration for the pre-kindergarten students in its Head Start program.

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When local business owner Gus LaFontaine signed up for U.S. Army National Guard fresh out of high school in 1998, he didn't anticipate his service would include responding to a health crisis like the coronavirus.

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As Berea City Administrator David Gregory presented the 2021 fiscal year budget to the council, he told them this year would be different in many ways.

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