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The Richmond Teen Center held its annual Back-to-School Bash on Friday. Residents came out in full to enjoy the day of fun, games and giveaways during the sunny afternoon. Members of the Richmond Police and Fire Departments attended, grilling up fun and posing for photos as the day went on. …

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Residents came out to enjoy the Madison County Fair on Wednesday night for all the fair fun. Ale-8 One Thirsty Thursday will feature Hall's Mud Run at 7 p.m. and the AQHA Horse Show. Carnival rides will run throughout the week, as well as the Foggy Bottom Petting Zoo and the antique tractor …

Residents came out en masse Friday night for the opening of the Madison County Fair. Carnival rides will run throughout the weekend and the following week, as well as the Foggy Bottom Petting Zoo and the antique tractor exhibit. Fair-goers will pay at the gate, and the cost covers admission …

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Campers at the YMCA enjoyed some Kona Ice on Wednesday before breaking into groups to have some fun. During their group activities, students in fourth through sixth grade took part in the G.R.E.A.T., a program similar to D.A.R.E. that teaches kids about the dangers of gang violence, drugs an…

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The Madison County Public Library offers a variety of programs plus lunch for the kids. Families can come for a morning program, kids can eat lunch, and then they can participate in an afternoon activity, use the computers or check out books. To a see a list of programming coming up at the l…

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The Richmond Parks and Recreation Board hosted their 28th annual Fourth of July celebration at Lake Reba. Locals gathered at the park clad in red, white and blue having tailgates, grilling out and playing lawn games. The event includes live music from Whiskey River, The Bent Penny Band and D…

Campers at River Hills Ranch enjoyed a week of unstructured and adventurous fun while learning all about life on an alpaca farm. Throughout the week, campers learn about the animals who live at River Hills Ranch, the woods and pasture fields that surround it, and how to card, clean and weave…

The Madison County Public Library offers a variety of programs plus lunch for the kids. Families can come for a morning program, kids can eat lunch, and then they participate in an afternoon activity, use the computers or check out books. To a see a list of programming coming up at the libra…

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Camp goers at St. Mark Catholic School enjoyed learning about flight by making balloon powered rockets, airplanes, gliders and egg carton helicopters, as well as launching eggs and water balloons this week. On Tuesday, campers created UFOs and sent them flying through hula-hoops to test out …

Three new police officers were sworn in to the Richmond Police Department Monday morning alongside the Mayor Robert Blythe, Richmond Police Chief James Ebert and their loved ones. "We appreciate that you would share your loved ones with the city of Richmond," the mayor said. "I am sure that …

Donna Bishop, owner of Southern Breeze Farm Equitation, typically hosts three horse summer camps for ages 5 and older while school's out. Wednesday marked the start of the second three-day horse camp for this summer, with the next one starting July 17. The farm, just outside Berea on Guyun R…

As a part of Flag Day, members of Boy Scout Troop 2014 take down and fold the old flag outside of the courthouse, before displaying the new flag that will fly until the next year's Flag Day

Kids traded in their sunglasses for goggles Thursday as they tried out crazy experiments, such as layering liquids like dish soap, oil and water, learned about the science behind the magic and had fun while doing it. The YMCA holds a summer camp program all summer long. To find out what's go…

Local downtown Richmond staple, Purdy's Coffee shop welcomed patrons indoors for cozy beverages and tasty treats during a dreary, rainy Friday afternoon. Purdy's offers hot, cold and specialty drinks along with an assortment of breakfast, lunch and snack foods. Recently, they opened a second…

Opening weekend at Paradise Cove saw nearly 800 more people this year than last year's Memorial Day weekend. According to Erin Moore with Richmond Parks and Recs, the pool admitted 3,733 people over the weekend. Upcoming at the pool is the dive-in movie on May 31, which will start at dark wi…

Students at Madison Kindergarten Academy experienced one of many firsts in a line of successes as they received their diplomas for graduating kindergarten. Each child's name was called before they were presented their diploma by principal Jennifer Martin and had their picture taken with thei…

Students, staff and volunteers turned an ordinary Monday into something colorful at Glenn Marshall Elementary's Color Run event that took place over the course of the morning and afternoon. The Color Run, which is in its fifth year, is held to help raise funds for the Special Olympics of Mad…

On Thursday, families and friends gathered at Eastern Kentucky University's Perkins Building for the Eastern Scholar House/Child Development Center End of Year Celebration. During the celebration, many of the young students at the Child Development Center graduated to kindergarten. The cerem…

Madison County residents can get fit while having fun at the Telford YMCA in Richmond, which offers a variety of group fitness classes, such as the Body Ready program taught by Fred every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the gym at 10:40 a.m. Participants in this week's class were some of the…

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