Eastern Kentucky University kicked off their homecoming celebrations Friday night with the annual parade down Lancaster and Main Street. Fraternities, departments and members of the Marching Colonels paraded down the street to start off the weekend long celebration.

Guest speakers, pink balloons and pink carnations mark the start of the annual Paint the Town Pink campaign Tuesday in front of Baptist Health Richmond Hospital.

On Thursday, Madison Central and Madison Southern hosted their homecoming parades and took over the streets in Richmond and Berea as hundreds came out to show their school spirit.

Students in Kevin Case's guitar class practice chord progressions and finger movements after school on Wednesday. The Fun with the Arts program provides students a way for them to get more connected with the arts outside of classroom hours. Students enjoy a snack and supervised homework time…

Those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 were remembered across the county and country Wednesday, which marked the 18th anniversary of the disastrous events that killed almost 3,000 and injured more than 6,000. More than 50 officers and nearly 400 firefighters lost their lives. DECA and …

Gallery on Main art gallery opened the Small Wonders: National Show Tuesday, and for the first time, the gallery made a call to artists on a national level in order to broaden and expand the art on display throughout the gallery. The exhibit displays an array of beautiful work from artists i…

Kids of all ages crafted lions Wednesday at the Madison County Public Library as part of its "Crafternoon" program. The library offers a variety of programs. To a see a list of programming coming up at the library, visit www.madisonlibrary.org. This week, library goers can catch an afternoon…

Dreaming Creek Brewery brings Richmond residents not only great tasting beer, but a great atmosphere and plenty to engage in. Each week, the brewery hosts events like their popular trivia nights, Sips & Science and comedy night. Some upcoming events they have taking place this weekend in…

The Madison County Public Library held its ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday afternoon to celebrate the completion of the new library expansion. As many people gathered in one of the new community rooms, library director Ruthie Maslin thanked everyone involved in the project, including those wh…

With the nice August weather, several people were out and about using the trails at Indian Fort Theater and the Pinnacles. According to officials, trail usage has increased recently.

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. …

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 …

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…

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…

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…

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 …


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