Madison County

Madison County

Suit: Woman’s collapse, death due to negligence at Berea church

The mother of a woman who died last year after collapsing at a Native American church seeks damages from the Berea church, its owners and its affiliated nonprofit organization in Utah. Katherine Lowry Logan alleges in the suit filed last month that her daughter, Lindsay Marie Poole, 33, of Anderson, S.C., died of negligence. The incident was investigated by Berea police, but no criminal charges have been filed.

Education

Graduation 2017: Every name of Central Kentucky’s high school graduates, part two

A list of Central Kentucky high school graduates from Bourbon County High School, Boyle County High School, Bryan Station High School, East Jessamine High School, Frankfort High School, Franklin County High School, George Rogers Clark High School, Henry Clay High School, the KORE Academy, Lafayette High School, Lexington Catholic High School, Lexington Christian Academy, Madison Southern High School, Paris High School, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, the Sayre School, Scott County High School, Tates Creek High School, Trinity Christian Academy, West Jessamine High School, Western Hills High School, Woodford County High School

Education

Graduation 2017: Every name of Central Kentucky’s high school graduates

A list of Central Kentucky high school graduates from Bourbon County High School, Boyle County High School, Bryan Station High School, East Jessamine High School, Frankfort High School, Franklin County High School, George Rogers Clark High School, Henry Clay High School, the KORE Academy, Lafayette High School, Lexington Catholic High School, Lexington Christian Academy, Madison Southern High School, Paris High School, Paul Laurence Dunbar High School, the Sayre School, Scott County High School, Tates Creek High School, Trinity Christian Academy, West Jessamine High School, Western Hills High School, Woodford County High School

Madison County

Benches delivered in Richmond honor slain police officer Daniel Ellis

Slain Richmond police officer Daniel Ellis has received several posthumous honors. On Wednesday, 13 benches made from recycled plastic and dedicated to his memory were delivered to various places in Madison County. More than 80 third-graders at Glenn R. Marshall Elementary School spearheaded an effort to raise money and collect plastic lids as a recycling project.

Other Sports

Tyler Swafford came to EKU to play quarterback; he’s leaving as a student of the world

Tyler Swafford came to Eastern Kentucky University determined to carve out a memorable career as a quarterback. Instead, the Franklin, Tenn., product used resources available to him as an EKU student to engage the world. While at Eastern, Swafford has visited Casablanca, NATO headquarters in Brussels, Belgium, the Dachau concentration camp and played in an all-star football game in China. Now, he is giving up his final two seasons of football eligibility at Eastern to study in Ireland as one of 12 winners of the prestigious George J. Mitchell Scholarship.

Madison County

Chemical toxins stored in Madison County are same type used in Syria

The types of chemical weapons stored and scheduled for destruction in Madison County are suspected of being used against people overseas. Sarin and VX are suspected in recent attacks in Syria and Malaysia, and are the same internationally banned toxins stored in rockets and projectiles at Blue Grass Army Depot in Madison County. Destruction of the chemical weapons in Kentucky is supposed to begin in 2020 after testing has completed at a pilot plant between Richmond and Berea.

High School Sports

Catching up with some of the Sweet Sixteen’s great folk heroes

Across its first 99 years, the Kentucky Boys’ Basketball State Tournament has created a rich roster of heroes and folk heroes. This is what some of them — Richmond Madison’s Robert Brooks, Pulaski County’s Billy Bob Hardy, Edmonson County’s Phil “The Mountain” Rich, Bourbon County’s Jeff Royce, and Paintsville’s J.R. VanHoose — are doing now.

Videos

Slain officer's widow talks about students' efforts to honor him

Katie Ellis speaks about the benches made from recycled plastic that honor her husband, Richmond police officer Daniel Ellis, who died in 2015.
Greg Kocher gkocher1@herald-leader.com
Slain officer's widow talks about students' efforts to honor him 1:12

Slain officer's widow talks about students' efforts to honor him

EKU pedway reopens 0:41

EKU pedway reopens

Silver Star ceremony for Lexington Catholic graduate, Air Force Capt. Matthew D. Roland 1:09

Silver Star ceremony for Lexington Catholic graduate, Air Force Capt. Matthew D. Roland

Ron Hink on chemical weapons destruction in Madison County 0:49

Ron Hink on chemical weapons destruction in Madison County