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Miscellaneous News concerning the Madison County, KY area.

KSP Charges Clark Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

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On October 16, 2018, at approximately 8:34 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Allen C. Martin, 40, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.

Martin was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect distributed files of child sexual exploitation online. Continue reading KSP Charges Clark Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

Kentucky Horse Park Thrills Guests this October with New and Improved Cemetery Crawl

Returning for a third year after a popular initial launch, the Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse is hosting a limited cemetery tour that includes dueling, ghost hunting, and fascinating tales about the park’s historic grounds. The Cemetery Crawl: History and Mystery of the Kentucky Horse Park tour takes visitors around the grounds from Oct. 17-20 and Oct. 24-27 starting at 5:30 p.m. each day. Continue reading Kentucky Horse Park Thrills Guests this October with New and Improved Cemetery Crawl

Beshear: Election Season Brings Voter Registration, Absentee Ballot Scams

As Election Day approaches, Kentuckians may be receiving calls from candidates, political organizations and now scammers, according to Attorney General Andy Beshear.

Beshear issued a scam alert Wednesday to help Kentuckians avoid providing their personal information over the phone to a scammer who claims he or she can help Kentuckians register to vote or vote by absentee ballot. Continue reading Beshear: Election Season Brings Voter Registration, Absentee Ballot Scams

Berea’s new playground on fast track for completion as model site for little tikes

This is an artist’s rendering of the PlayStax playground equipment by little tikes, which will be installed soon to replace the recently removed equipment next to Duerson Stadium. The project allows the city to build a safer, state-of-the-art playground for less money than was budgeted.

The new playground facilities at Berea City Park are in storage and ready to be installed, and officials are now hoping for some decent weather to get it set up. The manufacturer of the equipment, little tikes, is also sending extra personnel so that the playground can be fully installed and photographed in time to be on the cover of the company’s product catalogue, officials said. Continue reading Berea’s new playground on fast track for completion as model site for little tikes

Audit shows Berea finances on the right track

Berea’s annual audit showed the city’s finances continued to improve. Not only did the city receive a clean audit, the value of the city’s property increased by over $2 million over last year. The results were announced Tuesday night at a meeting of the Berea City Council. Additionally, the City of Berea took in more revenue than anticipated while also spending less than budgeted.

Randall Lee Miller

Randy Miller

Randall Lee Miller

Randall “Randy” Lee Miller, age 59, husband of 41 years to Pam Robinson Miller, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2018, at Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington KY. He was born, December 11, 1958 in Berea, KY to the late Howard and Stella VanWinkle Miller.

Randy obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University. He retired after 30 years at Toyota Motor North America, most recently serving as Human Resources Manager. Randy was of the Baptist faith and a long-time member and deacon at Dry Run Baptist Church in Georgetown, KY. He was a member of Gideon’s International since 1998 and a volunteer speaker. He served as the Scott County President for the American Heart Association and a board member of Hospice of the Bluegrass, California State University at Long Beach and Crime Stoppers. Continue reading Randall Lee Miller

Missing Juvenile Investigation and Arrest / Laurel County

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On Monday, October 15, 2018, at approximately 6:54 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was notified by Michigan authorities about a female juvenile that was entered as a missing person from the state of Michigan. Michigan authorities advised KSP the missing juvenile was possibly in a semi-truck traveling through the state of Kentucky. KSP Post 11 Troopers and Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Officers attempted to locate the semi-truck on I-75. Continue reading Missing Juvenile Investigation and Arrest / Laurel County

Coalition to Explore Impact of Juul, Other E-Cigarettes on Kentucky’s Health

Concerned that the escalation of Juul and other e-cigarette use will undermine progress in reducing tobacco-related disease in Kentucky, the Coalition for a Smoke-Free Tomorrow will host a half-day conference in Louisville on Monday, December 10, to explore the latest evidence about the health impact of these devices. Continue reading Coalition to Explore Impact of Juul, Other E-Cigarettes on Kentucky’s Health

Beshear: Our Fight against Utility Hikes Results in $1.2 Billion Savings

Andy Beshear

Over the last three years, my office has protected Kentucky families by opposing dozens of utility bill hikes, and we have helped save Kentucky businesses and families nearly $1.2 billion.

Whether it is fighting against unreasonable profits or opposing unnecessary projects, I know your bills seem to grow every month. I have made it my mission to reduce the growing monthly burden on Kentuckians. Continue reading Beshear: Our Fight against Utility Hikes Results in $1.2 Billion Savings

Beshear Encouraging Victims to Participate in AG’s Survivors Council

Andy Beshear

Attorney General Andy Beshear created a council of more than 25 survivors in his office in 2017 to advise and assist him on matters related to victims of crime and advocacy.

Now with the two-year terms of these members of the Attorney General’s Survivors Council expiring, Beshear is encouraging victims across the state to have a seat on the council for a 2019-2021 term.

Beshear said council members include victims and survivors of homicide, rape, child abuse, domestic violence, mass violence and other serious offenses, and that their advocacy and voice have been not only a powerful tool for him but for the entire Commonwealth.

Continue reading Beshear Encouraging Victims to Participate in AG’s Survivors Council

UPCOMING OCTOBER ALZHEIMER EVENTS

TELEHEALTH: RESEARCH UPDATE: THE LATEST IN DEMENTIA RESEARCH

Join us for an educational session focused on the latest research in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia. Following the presentation, we will have a time for general questions and answer session.

Please bring your questions about brain health promotion and dementia care and treatment. We look forward to an engaging session! Registration is required. Contact Hardin Stevens at the UK Sanders Brown Center on Aging at 859-323-2997 or [email protected] to register. Deadline to register is October 18th! Continue reading UPCOMING OCTOBER ALZHEIMER EVENTS