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Unused Prescription Drug Disposal

KSP

The Kentucky State Police is teaming up with the Drug Enforcement Agency (DEA) to encourage citizens to remove potentially dangerous medicines from their homes and dispose of them safely as part of National Prescription Drug Take Back Day on April 29, 2017. Collection activities will take place from 10:00 a.m. through 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 29, 2017.

“Prescription medications play an important role in the health of millions of Americans,” says KSP Commissioner Rick Sanders. “However, leftover or expired drugs can be harmful in a variety of Continue reading Unused Prescription Drug Disposal

MADISON CO. BIRTHS APR. 12-25, 2017

Apr. 12, 2017 – Kimberly Brock – Richmond – Girl
Apr. 20, 2017 – Kimberly & Jacob Mitchell – Richmond – Boy
Apr. 20, 2017 – Maleeia & Ricky Farler – Beattyville – Boy
Apr. 20, 2017 – Shera & Wesley Means – Irvine – Boy
Apr. 20, 2017 – Devin Frazier & Steven Miller – Irvine – Boy
Apr. 20, 2017 – Starla Camden & Gregory Hyden – Winchester – Girl (Click Continue reading for more birth announcements) Continue reading MADISON CO. BIRTHS APR. 12-25, 2017

Recycled Tire Asphalt Grant Funding Available to Counties

Energy and Environment Cabinet Secretary Charles G. Snavely announced today that grant funding will be made available to counties for projects that use recycled Kentucky waste tires in rubber-modified asphalt paving projects. This grant can be used to fund either chip seal or thin asphalt overlay pavement projects.

Counties may apply either for funding for up to 24,000 square yards of chip seal paving or up to 12,000 square yards of asphalt overlay Continue reading Recycled Tire Asphalt Grant Funding Available to Counties

Injury Collision involving a Pedestrian and a CSX Train / Rockcastle Co.

On Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at approximately 5:00 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a pedestrian struck by a train near the intersection of KY HWY 490 and KY HWY 1955 in the Livingston community of Rockcastle County.

Upon arrival, Trooper Adam Hensley determined that Holly L. Horney, 33, of London had been struck by a southbound CSX train Continue reading Injury Collision involving a Pedestrian and a CSX Train / Rockcastle Co.

SUMMER CAMP

The Berea Fire, Police Departments, and EMS will be hosting its first ever summer camp. We are very excited to be able to offer this camp and have many activities planned and the camp goal is to bring us and the local community together. We believe this program will foster a positive, interactive, and trustworthy environment between first responder’s and our community members.

The camp starts July 24 thru July 28th. The event will begin each day at 8:00 AM with free breakfast and lunch every day.
We will be taking field trips, and fun activities for kids to do. We are seeking participants from the Berea Area age 10-13.

Click on the link below to fill out and print the registration form then bring by the Police Department or Fire Department Location. We will be taking application until May 12th at 4:00 PM. we are encouraging anyone between the ages of 10 – 13 that live in the Berea area to fill out the application packet.

http://bereaky.gov/wp-content/uploads/2017/04/FirstResponderCampPacket.pdf

Hildred Hart

Hildred Hart

Hildred Hart

Hildred Brandenburg Hart, 89, of Berea, died Monday, April 24, 2017 at the Berea Health & Rehab Center. She was a Berea native born November 24, 1927, daughter of the late Harvey and Laura Ray Brandenburg.

She was a retired Henderson County School System English Teacher, and returned to Berea after her retirement in 1987. Hildred was a member of Kentucky Retired Teachers Association, American Association of University Women, and Berea Woman’s Club. She was a faithful member of Berea Baptist Church and an avid U.K. Continue reading Hildred Hart

First Lady Glenna Bevin challenges women to take action at Spring Luncheon

Glenna Bevin

First Lady Glenna Bevin today attended the Women’s Auxiliary Spring Luncheon held at the Southern Baptist Seminary in Louisville. Mrs. Bevin spoke in front of an audience of 300 women, where she shared how her personal experiences have influenced her passion for children and those in the Kentucky foster care system. After being involved in the Southern Baptist Seminary for many years, the Bevins established the Bevin Center for Mission Mobilization in memory of their oldest daughter, Brittiney, who had an incredible passion for children and mission Continue reading First Lady Glenna Bevin challenges women to take action at Spring Luncheon

Trooper Teddy Lifts Sprits of Kids At Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville

Kentucky State Police personnel visited Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville on April 25 to distribute Trooper Teddy bears to patients. Shown left to right are: Sgt. Brad Arterburn, Officer Stevie Douglas, Trooper Josh Brashears (standing) and 11-year-old Dale.

Kentucky State Police personnel visited Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville on April 25 to help lift the spirits of pediatric patients Continue reading Trooper Teddy Lifts Sprits of Kids At Norton Children’s Hospital in Louisville

Beshear Partnering with Kentucky Bankers Association to Stop Senior Scams

Andy Beshear

Attorney General Andy Beshear and the Kentucky Bankers Association (KBA) are teaming up to protect seniors statewide from financial exploitation by scam artists.

This is the latest in a series of partnerships Beshear has announced aimed at preventing scams targeting seniors. His office most recently announced a partnership with Kentucky’s faith-based community to help educate its senior ministries and the communities they serve on potential scams. Continue reading Beshear Partnering with Kentucky Bankers Association to Stop Senior Scams