Randall “Randy” Lee Miller, age 59, husband of 41 years to Pam Robinson Miller, passed away Sunday, October 14, 2018, at Bluegrass Hospice Care Center in Lexington KY. He was born, December 11, 1958 in Berea, KY to the late Howard and Stella VanWinkle Miller.
Randy obtained a Bachelor of Business Administration from Northwood University. He retired after 30 years at Toyota Motor North America, most recently serving as Human Resources Manager. Randy was of the Baptist faith and a long-time member and deacon at Dry Run Baptist Church in Georgetown, KY. He was a member of Gideon’s International since 1998 and a volunteer speaker. He served as the Scott County President for the American Heart Association and a board member of Hospice of the Bluegrass, California State University at Long Beach and Crime Stoppers. Continue reading OBITUARIES OCT. 14-21, 2018→
The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet advises motorists that lane closures are scheduled to begin Friday, Oct 19 on eastbound U.S. 25E (Cumberland Gap Parkway) from the Knox-Laurel county line to Exit 29 of Interstate 75 (milepoint 2).
Crews will be performing concrete repair work through Friday, Oct. 26. Signs will be in place to direct traffic around the work zone.
The Kentucky State Police has arrested a suspect in a threat against schools in Shelby and Anderson counties.
On Wednesday, KSP received a complaint that an Anderson County man was threatening and harassing a female residing in New Jersey. While investigating, KSP discovered that the suspect, Dylan Jarrell, 20, was previously questioned by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in May over social media threats to a school in Tennessee. Continue reading KSP Arrests Suspect in School Threat Investigation→
Students from eight more Kentucky schools are taking field trips to a Kentucky State Park thanks to a transportation grant from the Kentucky State Parks Foundation.
The KSPF’s “Inside Out Education” initiative allows schools to seek the grants that enable students to learn about the environment, history or culture at a Kentucky State Park.
“These trips provide excellent learning opportunities for these students,” Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland said. “They also bring young people to our state parks so they can experience our history and natural environment.”
Lung cancer continues to take a toll on thousands of Kentuckians each year. Both the smoking rate and lung cancer incidence rate in Kentucky are higher than the national average, according to the American Lung Association. Kentucky continues to have the highest rates of lung cancer in the country – the disease is expected to kill more than 3,500 Kentuckians this year alone, according to the American Cancer Society. As November approaches, a time to promote lung cancer awareness, Saint Joseph Berea is encouraging community members to learn about screening options to help catch lung cancer early.
On October 16, 2018, at approximately 8:34 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Allen C. Martin, 40, on charges related to distribution of matter portraying sexual performance by a minor.
Returning for a third year after a popular initial launch, the Kentucky Horse Park’s International Museum of the Horse is hosting a limited cemetery tour that includes dueling, ghost hunting, and fascinating tales about the park’s historic grounds. The Cemetery Crawl: History and Mystery of the Kentucky Horse Park tour takes visitors around the grounds from Oct. 17-20 and Oct. 24-27 starting at 5:30 p.m. each day. Continue reading Kentucky Horse Park Thrills Guests this October with New and Improved Cemetery Crawl→
The Madison Southern Wrestling Eagles will host a fundraiser golf scramble open to the public at the Madison Country Club on October 20th, 2018. The fundraiser will benefit the Madison Southern Wrestling Eagles with the purchase of uniforms and equipment for the 2018-19 season. Continue reading MSHS GOLF TOURNAMENT→
Berea’s annual audit showed the city’s finances continued to improve. Not only did the city receive a clean audit, the value of the city’s property increased by over $2 million over last year. The results were announced Tuesday night at a meeting of the Berea City Council. Additionally, the City of Berea took in more revenue than anticipated while also spending less than budgeted.