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December 20, 2012
JOHNNIE WALKER WORRELL Johnnie Walker Worrell, 87, widower of Irene Miller Worrell, passed away, Sunday, Dec. 16, 2012, in Richmond. He was a former employee of GTE Sylvania in Winchester and Okonite Cable in Richmond. He is survived by three children: Diana Stevenson (Lee) of Knoxville, Tenn., Jonnie Lyn Watson (Gary) of Guntersville, Ala., and Steve Worrell (Janice) of Richmond.  Also surviving are three grandsons, four granddaughters, six great-grandchildren, three brothers, one sister, and a host of other relatives.
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By Fred Petke | July 25, 2012
Police arrested a Richmond man after he allegedly assaulted a Winchester female. Frank Doyle Hurt, 45, was charged Friday with second-degree rape for the incident in Winchester, according to court documents. The incident was reported on July 16 when the female said Hurt entered her bedroom, ripped her clothes off and had sex with her. He then apologized, and left the residence, according to documents. The female told police she waited for her father to get home, and he took her to Clark Regional Medical Center for treatment and an examination.
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October 17, 2011
FRANKFORT - Richmond has been selected to be part of the Kentucky Civil War Heritage Trails, a new state program to help visitors and residents understand how the conflict shaped the commonwealth as the nation observes the Civil War's 150th anniversary. Fifty-four sites around the state make up the initial group of attractions on the Civil War Heritage Trails, announced Oct. 1 by Kentucky Tourism, Arts and Heritage Cabinet Secretary Marcheta Sparrow. The selected sites are ready to receive visitors, have historical interpretation and are near to major routes for both in-state and out-of-state travelers.
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Journal staff report | August 7, 2013
The I-75 Connector Citizens' Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, Aug. 8, to provide members an opportunity to ask questions about and to comment on the four zones that were announced several weeks ago, with a public-comment portion to follow. The meeting will take place at B. Michael Caudill Middle School, located at 1428 Dr. Robert R. Martin Bypass, in Richmond. There will not be a similar meeting in Jessamine County, according to Nancy Wiser with Wiser Strategies.
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By MANDY SIMPSON and msimpson@amnews.com | August 17, 2011
RICHMOND - Kentucky State Police Major Edward L. Johnson worked for more than a decade to earn the commander position at the post that covers his Boyle County home. But after less than four years, duty and a promotion have called him from Post 7 in Richmond to Frankfort. Johnson began his assignment Tuesday as major in charge of the Technical Services Division of the Forensic Laboratory Troop. “It's always difficult to leave home, and it took me 14 years after I left the first time to get back,” he said.
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Keith Taylor/Sun Sports Editor | January 24, 2008
The following are pictures from Dean Hood's introductory press conference held on Tuesday in Richmond.
NEWS
March 21, 2012
Michael Gordon Masters, 57, of Richmond, died Monday. Arrangements are pending at Ramsey Funeral Home, Lancaster.
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August 5, 2011
Mike and Vicki Leake of Danville are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Samantha Jane, to Brian Jones, son of Jimmy and Teresa Jones and Chris and Linda Chandler, all of Richmond, Va. The couple were married May 14 in Richmond, Va. Samantha is a graduate of Sweet Briar College and is senior human resources coordinator for Patient First Health Care System in Richmond. Brian served in the United States Navy for 12 years, is a graduate of the Las Vegas Culinary Institute and currently is working toward a civil engineering degree at Old Dominion College.
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January 17, 2013
David Hardwick Clark, 75, of Winchester, husband of 53 years to Margaret Williams Clark, passed away on Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2013, at the Select Specialty Hospital.  Mr. Clark was born in Bourbon County on April 15, 1937, to the late Asa and Edith Hull Clark. He worked for many years as a vendor and was a member of the Spears Mill Baptist Church in North Middletown. In addition to his wife, he is survived by his son, David Perry (Cindi) Clark of Cynthiana, Ky.; two sisters, Janet (Ralph)
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January 23, 2013
Betty Jane Scott, 57, of Richmond, died Friday, Jan. 18, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.   Born Monday, March 21, 1955, in Boyle County, ¿ Betty was the daughter of Almeda Curtsinger of  Danville. She enjoyed making jewelry, reading all kinds of books  and collecting crystal rocks. Other survivors include her husband, Ron Scott of Richmond; a daughter, Michelle Scott of Richmond; a stepdaughter, Leighann Mott of Richmond; a granddaughter, Angel Alexander; two step grandchildren, Savanna and  Colton Hunter Mott; and her mother-in-law, Mary Scott.
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September 12, 2013
Phyllis Ann (Calhoun) Smallwood, 82, of North OK Schuler Road in Waynesburg, passed away Wednesday, Sept. 4, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond.  Born Tuesday, Aug. 25, 1931, in Mercer County, W. Va., Phyllis was the daughter of the late Otey and Grace Barger Calhoun. She was the widow of Joda “Bert” Smallwood, Jr., who preceded her in death on April 26, 2003. Phyllis worked nine years as a teacher's aide for the Lincoln County School System and was also a homemaker.
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Journal staff report | August 7, 2013
The I-75 Connector Citizens' Advisory Committee will meet Thursday, Aug. 8, to provide members an opportunity to ask questions about and to comment on the four zones that were announced several weeks ago, with a public-comment portion to follow. The meeting will take place at B. Michael Caudill Middle School, located at 1428 Dr. Robert R. Martin Bypass, in Richmond. There will not be a similar meeting in Jessamine County, according to Nancy Wiser with Wiser Strategies.
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July 31, 2013
Mallie Jayden Elizabeth Kleppinger was born July 9 at 5:40 p.m. to Jonathan and Courtney Kleppinger at Baptist Health Lexington. She weighed 6 pounds, 9 ounces and was 18 inches long. Mallie's maternal grandparents are David and Dana Tennill of Hyden, and her paternal grandparents are Gene and Beth Kleppinger of Berea. She is the great-granddaughter of Mallie Asher of Hyden, Bob and Wilma Wollenweber of Richmond, the late Floyd and Mildred Tennill of Mt. Washington, and the late Arthur and Ethel Kleppinger of Bethlehem , Pa. Her aunts and uncles include Ben Kleppinger and wife Amanda Wheeler of Stanford, Dustin Tennill and wife Julie of Richmond, and James and wife Karen Tennill of Hyden.
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July 11, 2013
Karen Sue Hatton, 46, wife of Terry Hatton of Winchester, died Tuesday July 9, 2013. She was born September 12, 1966, in Frankfort. In addition to her husband, Karen was survived by her son, Stephen Lee Hatton; her daughter, Ashley Nicole Hatton, both of Winchester; her father and stepmother, Ronald H. and Linda Bowman of Versailles; her sister, Kim (Richard) Sloan of Richmond; her granddaughter, Aubree Lee Hatton; and two nieces and a nephew. She was preceded in death by her mother, Patricia Ann Mann Taylor and her brother, Terry Johnson.
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June 8, 2013
Maurice Anderson, 92, of Lancaster, died Friday at Kenwood Health and Rehab Center in Richmond. Arrangements are pending at Spurlin Funeral Home, Lancaster.
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June 6, 2013
James “Bro Jim” Barnes, 87, of Winchester, husband for 66 years to Lena Frances Sowers Barnes, passed away Wednesday at the Clark Regional Medical Center. A native of Madison County, he was born Dec. 5, 1925, to the late Edward and Virgie Lee Howard Barnes. He was a United States Navy veteran during World War II and retired from the Bluegrass Army Depot. He was a retired Baptist minister and member of First Baptist Church. In addition to his wife, he is survived by daughters, Atha (John)
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May 21, 2013
Mary Arlene Hatton Lange, 73, formerly of Richmond, widow of John Stone Lange, passed away on Sunday, May 19, 2013, at St. Joseph East Hospital. Mrs. Lange was born in Winchester on Sept. 18, 1939, to the late J.B. and Ruth Esther Black Hatton. She was the valedictorian of the Madison Central High School Class of 1957 and later earned her bachelor's degree from Eastern Kentucky University and her master's degree from the University of Utah. She was a retired school teacher, a member of the D.A.R.
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April 29, 2013
Ima Littrell, 87, of Winchester, passed away Saturday at Baptist Health Care in Richmond. Arrangements are incomplete with the Rolan G. Taylor Funeral Home, 289 S. Main St.
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April 28, 2013
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) - When the dust settled at Richmond, 'Ol Happy Harvick was the only driver smiling. Kevin Harvick plowed through traffic on the final restart, driving from seventh to Victory Lane in a two-lap overtime sprint to the finish Saturday night at Richmond International Raceway. He did it with one of those head-scratching "Where did he come from?" drives in which everyone was just hanging on. "Just shifted gears, hit the pedal and hoped for the best," Harvick said. "They all went high and I went low. The seas kind of parted there.
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