A man was killed Monday in a construction accident at a store building site in Richmond, authorities said. Richmond and Lexington firefighters responded to the sit where two track hoes, large heavy equipment, could be seen digging at the future site of a Menards retail store.
The shock and loss that Pulaski County is feeling in the wake of a plane crash that killed four people is similar to what Richmond felt 45 years ago this week, when 10 Madison Countians and a pilot were killed in a similar tragedy. Richmond will have a remembrance ceremony Friday to unveil a new marker to tell about the 10 who perished on Nov. 17, 1972.
Enkhjin “Eny” Enkhbold, 21, died Wednesday shortly after 2:30 p.m. Enkhbold was injured in a Friday car crash in Berea, which also resulted in the death of Dzhoana Ivanova, 23, a Berea College exchange student from Bulgaria.
Traffic on Interstate 75 was backed up for several hours Sunday after a truck driver suffered a medical emergency, drove his truck into a center barrier and dumped a load of wood on the highway, police said Sunday.
Eastern Kentucky University will unveil a new statue of iconic, former Colonels head football coach Roy Kidd on Saturday in the north end zone of Roy Kidd Stadium. The bronze statue, the work of sculptor Dr. John B. Savage Jr., was funded through private donations, many from Kidd’s former EKU players.
Madison County’s property valuation administrator pleaded guilty Tuesday to a charge of driving under the influence. Billy Ackerman, 42, was sentenced to pay $793 in fines and court costs, had his driver’s license suspended for 30 days, and must take alcohol and drug education classes.
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An Illinois man who led police on a high-speed multi-county chase in February was sentenced Friday to four years in prison. Ezra Conway fled police after he and another person were stopped as suspects in the fraudulent use of a credit card at two Berea banks.
Dean Hood, the head football coach at Eastern Kentucky University from 2008-15 and new University of Kentucky assistant, will be on the sideline opposite the Colonels when EKU visits Kroger Field to play UK Sept. 9. “A lot of emotion, I’m sure,” Hood says.
During routine inspections on Monday, chemical crews detected that a mustard projectile had developed a vapor leak at Blue Grass Army Depot in Madison County. As a safety precaution, a powered filter was connected to the igloo to ensure the leak does not enter the outside atmosphere.
Police seized marijuana, cocaine, a handgun and $32,000 in cash at a residence on Letcher Drive in Richmond. Amy Miller, 26, and Christopher Cummings, 29, were arrested and charged with drug trafficking.