Dwayne A. Mack, the Carter G. Woodson chair in African American History at Berea College, has collaborated on a newly published book Freedom’s Racial Frontier: African Americans in the Twentieth-Century West along with Herbert G. Ruffin II.
Between 1940 and 2010, the black population of the American West grew from 710,400 to 7 million. That growth has prompted a burgeoning interest in the history of Continue reading Berea College Professor Publishes Book
Attorney General Andy Beshear is joining a coalition of AGs to stop federal legislation that would do away with state laws providing safeguards for Kentuckians during many data breaches.
The Data Acquisition and Technology Accountability and Security Act aims to chip away at Kentucky’s consumer protection laws that provide Kentuckians data security protections, Beshear said. Continue reading Beshear Opposes Federal Legislation Allowing Companies to Avoid Notifying Customers of Certain Data Breaches
Kentuckian author, David J. Bettez, will be available at the March 27, 2018 Kentucky Proud Evening ~ Local Authors and Foods event to discuss his book, Kentucky and the Great War: World War I on the Home Front beginning at 6:00p.m.
Bettez provides the first comprehensive analysis of the impact of the Great War on Bluegrass society, politics, economy, and culture, Continue reading Kentucky Proud Evening ~ Local Authors and Foods
On March 20, 2018, at approximately 10:48 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Christopher L. Dresing, 33, on a charge relating to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance of a minor.
Dresing was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect uploading images of child sexual exploitation online. Continue reading KSP Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses
Elsie Mae Carpenter
Elsie Mae Rogers Carpenter, age 80, widow of Ralph Carpenter, died Monday, March 19, 2018, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. A native of Madison County she was born February 8, 1938, to the late Bert Rogers and Grace Powell.
She was a breast cancer survivor for over 20 years. Loved to read and enjoyed flowers, but most of all loved her children and grandchildren with all her heart. Continue reading Elsie Mae Carpenter
Feb. 26, 2018 Brandee Fonner & Deandre Kirby – Berea – Boy
Mar. 06, 2018 April & Josh Ratliff – Waco – Girl
Mar. 07, 2018 Crystal & Christopher Snowden – Richmond – Girl
Mar. 13, 2018 Amanda McKinney & Will Cromer – Richmond – Boy
Mar. 13, 2018 Chelsea Helton a&nd Jay Reed – Broadhead – Girl
Mar. 13, 2018 Jessica & Daniel Webb – Richmond – Boy Continue reading MADISON CO. BIRTHS FEB.26 – MAR. 19, 2018
The 2018 Berea College Service Award will be presented to alumna Geraldine “Jeri” Baker on Thursday, March 22 at 3 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Chapel, during the annual Berea College Service Convocation. The Berea College Service Award honors persons who in their daily lives and their service to humanity have exemplified Berea’s Great Commitments. The award honors practical service by persons in all walks of life. Continue reading Berea College Service Award Recipient and Speaker to be Celebrated at Annual Service Convocation
Ronald Lamb was sworn in as a Deputy for the Madison Co. Sheriff’s Department on Friday, March 16, 2018 by Madison County Judge Executive Reagan Taylor and will be primarily assigned to court security. Continue reading There is a new Deputy in town
On Monday, Berea Mayor Steve Connelly presented the results of a study evaluating the merits of an agreement with the Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KyMEA), marking what he said will be a broader public discussion of the city’s energy policies.
The study was initiated in the fall of 2017 after the Berea City Council voted 6-1 to terminate all agreements with KyMEA. KyMEA Continue reading Mayor Connelly, Jerry Little voice divergent opinions on KyMEA contract
Coping with Difficult Behaviors in Dementia: Strategies You Can Use Today
When a person with dementia experiences agitation, the resulting behaviors can be difficult to manage. While medications can provide benefits, there are effective non-pharmacological strategies that can be employed. Geriatrician Margaret Baumann, M.D., will show us Continue reading Coping with Difficult Behaviors in Dementia: Strategies You Can Use Today
Saint Joseph Berea, part of KentuckyOne Health, invites the community to learn about the benefits of weight loss surgery during an upcoming seminar on Monday, March 26. The event will take place at 2 p.m. in the ground floor conference room at Saint Joseph Berea, located at 150 Estill Street. Continue reading KentuckyOne Health Physician to Discuss Benefits of Weight Loss Surgery During Free Berea Seminar