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Regional

  • Galvanizing line to be added at Ghent’s Nucor sheet mill

    Nucor Corporation has announced that it is investing an estimated $176 million to build a hot band galvanizing and pickling line at its sheet mill in Ghent, Kentucky. The new galvanizing line will expand Nucor Steel Gallatin’s product capabilities and have an annual capacity of 500,000 tons.

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    CAMPBELLSBURG, Ky. – The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin during the period of June 1st through June 30th.

  • New director in place at North Central Health Dist.

    By Lisa King
    Landmark News Service
    There’s excitement in the air at the North Central District Health Department as a new leader comes on board.
    Roanya Rice, MBA, BSN and RN, brings plenty of experience with her, coming to North Central from the Lexington-Fayette County Health Department, where she spent 16 years in leadership positions including primary care clinical manager, women’s health manager, cancer program coordinator and public health clinical coordinator.

  • Community band plans two upcoming concerts

    The Madison Community Band will hold a performance of “All Rock and Roll” selections on Tuesday, June 6 at 7 p.m. at the Firemen’s Park in Madison. The park is located on the corner of Jefferson Street and Vaughn Drive on the Madison riverfront. The public is invited to enjoy the concert.

  • Handgun complaint leads to arrest

    A Madison man was arrested on several drug charges during an investigation that stemmed from a complaint of a man brandishing a handgun, according to Madison Police Chief Dan Thurston.
    At approximately 6:45 p.m., Friday, May 12, 2017, the City of Madison Police Department received a call of a subject on Vaughn Drive, near the Madison Milton Bridge who had brandished a handgun. Lieutenant Simpson and Patrolman Bowles responded to the area.

  • Madison man arrested on counterfeit, drug charges

    A Madison man faces charges after attempting to pass a counterfeit $100 bill at Walmart, according to Madison Police Chief Dan Thurston.
    On Tuesday, May 16, 2017, the City of Madison Police Department received a call of a subject at Walmart attempting pass a counterfeit bill. Lieutenant Slygh, Sergeant McKay and Patrolman Guzman responded to the scene. Officers made contact with an employee who directed them to a male subject, later identified as Vincent L. Wiefling, 26, of Madison.

  • DAQ cautions residents to ‘learn before you burn’

    Kentucky Press News Service
    Frankfort - Spring-cleaning season is here and for many Kentuckians that means burning unwanted debris.  But before you light that burn pile, the Kentucky Division for Air Quality (DAQ) reminds the public that burning garbage is illegal in the state and that Illegal burning could result in fines of up to $25,000 per day per violation.

  • Bevin declares May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week

    FRANKFORT, Ky. - Governor Matt Bevin recently signed a proclamation officially declaring May 8-12 Teacher Appreciation Week in Kentucky, joining the National Educators Association in honoring and celebrating teachers and recognizing their invaluable contributions to society.

  • KSP to conduct traffic safety checkpoints

    The Kentucky State Police will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints in the counties of Oldham, Trimble, Henry, Owen, Carroll and Gallatin through May 31.
    The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for high visibility public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration of vehicles, the licensing of drivers, and detection of impaired drivers. Violations of law or other public safety issues that arise shall be addressed in accordance with Kentucky traffic and regulatory laws.

  • Kentucky mom celebrates 30 years of life thanks to organ donation

    Staff Report
    Kathy Anderson’s heart was severely damaged by medicine she was prescribed while pregnant with twin girls. The damage wasn’t evident until after her daughters were born. Within a couple weeks, she was given only a slim chance of survival. Her doctors knew her only option was a heart transplant. This was in March of 1987.