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70 graduate Berea in Dec. commencement
Considered one of life's greatest achievements, graduating from college is no joke. All of the hard work, research papers and lectures paid off at the end of the December semester for 70 recent graduates at Berea College. On Sunday in Phelps Stokes Chapel, students donned robes of black and stoles o
Deputies arrest man for trafficking heroin
• • • LaRue County deputies arrested Adam Pursifull, 34, Lexington, on a Madison County warrant Aug. 17 that charges him with first-degree sodomy. According to the warrant, between Aug. 8 and Aug. 12, while in Madison County, Pursifull inserted an object into someone else looking for drugs.
HIGH SCHOOL GIRLS BASKETBALL: Berea tops Washington County
The Berea Community girls basketball team improved its record to 4-1 on the season with a 54-30 win over Washington County on Saturday in Springfield. The Lady Pirates jumped out to a 17-5 first quarter lead and were up 31-12 at halftime.
Health department investigating Hep A case in a food handler
The Madison County Health Department is investigating a single case of hepatitis A in a food handler who worked while infectious at the Sonny’s BBQ on Center Drive in Richmond between Nov. 18-Dec. 1, according to a health department press release.
Richmond restaurant employee diagnosed with hepatitis A
RICHMOND, Ky. (WDKY) - The Madison County Health Department is reporting a case of hepatitis A in a food handler. The person worked at the Sonny's BBQ on Center Drive in Richmond while sick from November 18 through December 1.
Berea police arrest man for burglary
• • • Richmond police arrested Stephen Short, 33, Rice Court, Richmond, for resisting arrest, first-degree controlled substance possession (methamphetamine) and tampering with physical evidence after an officer saw him walking down the sidewalk in front of the Madison County Courthouse Wednesday nig
Corbin comes back big in second half for 73-55 win
MCKEE — The Corbin Redhounds have started out the season with wins as they topped the Jackson County Generals in the PRTC Classic on Saturday for their second win. Corbin saw themselves down in the first half, but a strong second half propelled them to a 73-55 win.
Crews come together to rescue cow from sinkhole
STANFORD, Ky. (WDKY) — Firefighters and rescue personnel from multiple agencies worked together Saturday to rescue a cow that fell into a sinkhole. The cow was discovered nearly 20-feet below ground in a sinkhole located off of Moore's Lane in Lincoln County.
Keep an eye out for Saint Nick in Berea
As the elves are hard at work at the North Pole getting presents ready for the holiday, Santa is making his rounds in Berea to hear what the good little boys and girls want for Christmas.
The Register's Community Calendar: This week's events
To place your community, civic organization, church or family event/meeting in the community calendar, email: email@example.com. The calendar runs in each edition of The Register and online every Sunday at richmondregister.com.
Seton Hall stuns ninth-ranked Kentucky 84-83 in overtime at MSG
Myles Cale hit a 3-pointer with eight seconds remaining to send Seton Hall to an 84-83 victory over ninth-ranked Kentucky Saturday at Madison Square Garden. The Pirates (6-3) led 70-67 with two seconds remaining in regulation but Kentucky’s Keldon Johnson sank a half-court heave at the buzzer to sen
North Laurel finds way to win in Kentucky National Guard Heroes Classic over Sayre
RICHMOND--The North Laurel Jaguars came back home Saturday with a win from the Kentucky National Guard Heroes Classic at Model. North Laurel won over the Sayre Spartans 49-45. "I thought our kids were playing really hard, and it was a good win," coach Brad Sizemore said. "To play Leslie County on th
Richmond Garden Club hosts 72nd annual Blue Grass District meeting
The Richmond Garden Club held the 72nd annual Blue Grass District meeting of Garden Clubs of Kentucky at the First Christian Church. Reverend Mark Condrey gave the opening invocation, Reagan Taylor, Madison County Judge/Executive, welcomed the general assembly, and Gigi Biles, District director, cal
Police: Walmart employee was stealing gift cards
• • • Kentucky State Police arrested a Tonya Golden, 33, McKee, on a Madison County warrant that charges her with theft by failure to make required disposition of property ($500 or more, but less than $10,000).
Richmond Little League sign-ups under way
Sign-ups for the Richmond Little League's 2019 spring season are currently under way. Registration can be completed online at richmondlittleleague.info until Jan. 21, 2019. There will also be a registration session at Galaxy Bowling Center on Jan. 13 from 2 to 4 p.m.
PHOTOS: Richmond Christmas Parade
The streets of Richmond were transformed into a winter wonderland on Friday night as the annual Christmas parade graced the roads of Main Street. Family and friends gathered beforehand in front of the courthouse for Judge/Executive Reagan Taylor's reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas" before
Indiana nursing assistant accused of raping dementia patient
MADISON, Ind. (WKYT) - An Indiana nursing assistant is behind bars after authorities say he raped an elderly dementia patient at a nursing home. WDRB reports David Garcia, 35, was arrested after another employee saw him having sexual intercourse with a 74-year-old.
Frazier, Haymond speak to GOP Ladies club
The GOP Ladies Republican Club welcomed speakers Deanna Frazier, 81st District State Representative, and Jennie Haymond, County Attorney, to its November meeting. Deanna Frazier told the group, "I want to give you a great big thank you. I won by 24 votes! Votes count. Republicans did well in our cou
Man charged with murder in Breathitt County
JACKSON, Ky. (WDKY) - Authorities are at the scene of a reported homicide in Breathitt County. The Breathitt Advocate reports a woman is dead and a man is in custody in what's suspected as an act of domestic violence.
Girdler pleads not guilty to hitting cyclist
Somerset Mayor Eddie Girdler pleaded not guilty Friday to charges stemming from an alleged hit and run incident. Girdler and his defense attorney, Greg Ousley, appeared in front of Special Judge Michael Loy of Adair County to enter the plea and schedule another hearing in the matter. Girdler's next