RICHMOND — Henry Hawkins shoves fresh ground pork butt into a jerky gun Tuesday during a sausage-making demonstration class at the Extension Center. The Kingston resident has worked in the Kroger meat department for 35 years. During the demonstration Hawkins and his wife, Ruth, gave information about sausage, how to make it yourself, equipment needed and the confidence to just experiment with different seasonings. Samples of Italian and breakfast sausage were also passed around.
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City to hire three more firefighters
Richmond is poised to add three firefighters to the fire department in the coming year.
Students age 6 to 13 in the Richmond Area Arts Council’s “Puppet Frenzy” summer arts camp this week are designing and making their own puppets under the direction of Richard and Mary Brown. They will put on a puppet show for family and friends on Friday.
Event gives attendees a ‘taste’ of Richmond
The Taste of Richmond event is coming back for its second year Friday night at Richmond Centre.
Female WWII veteran celebrates her 94th birthday on Sunday
Grace Bowles raised a glass to her lips with a shaky hand, sipping some homemade iced tea before setting the glass gently down again on the table.
Hearing on science standards is July 23
Once again those looking for controversy about new science standards for Kentucky school children were disappointed when the Education Assessment and Accountability Review Subcommittee (EAARS) didn’t take them up Tuesday.
PACA Ball raises funds for Baptist Health-Richmond
The 42nd annual PACA Ball, a fundraiser for Baptist Health-Richmond, formerly Pattie A. Clay Regional Medical Center, took place Saturday night at the EKU Center for the Arts.
Two arrested in suspected drug deal
Dustin Prather, 30, of Walnut Meadow Pike, and Jacqueline F. Coffey, 44, of Irvine, were charged Saturday with first- and third-degree trafficking of a controlled substance.
Grimes to host town hall meeting here Thursday
Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes will be visiting Madison County for a town hall-style meeting Thursday evening at the County Extension Office to discuss election law reform.
BPD: Man charged with clubbing victim outside hospital
A fight Thursday night near the entrance to the emergency room at St. Joseph Berea hospital landed two men in jail.
Federal court dismisses second plaintiff in discrimination suit
The claims brought by a second plaintiff in a racial discrimination lawsuit against GR Spring & Stamping were dismissed by a federal judge in late May.
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