Category Archives: Local Schools

Eight Kentucky Schools Receive Transportation Grants Through Kentucky State Parks Foundation

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.”

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Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor,
Yesterday, I attended the large rally at EKU with a friend who is disabled. The treatment of the disabled trying to get into the building was heartless, cruel, and possibly illegal.

It was a capacity crowd, so of course we expected that it would take time to get in, but there was no signage or anyone to help us or find the accessible entrance. After basically pushing our way through the crowd, we found the accessible entrance and got in a line with at least 35 people in wheelchairs and with other disabilities. The line literally did not move for at least an hour and a half. It was bitterly Continue reading Letter to the Editor

Dr. Diane White-Clayton to Discuss: Jesus, the Ultimate Rebel with a Cause

Diane White Clayton

Dr. Diane White-Clayton will speak about “Jesus, the Ultimate Rebel with a Cause,” on Thursday, Sep. 27 at 3 p.m. at the Berea College Accent of Christian Faith Lecture in Phelps Stokes Chapel.

This lecture, sponsored by the Willis D. Weatherford Jr. Campus Christian Center, will discuss the common depiction of Jesus as frail and tender-hearted, as well as the uncommon depiction of Jesus as a rebellious, defiant trouble-maker who never allowed rules to dictate his path. Berea College, whose rebellious beginnings directly defied societal norms of the time, challenges new rebels who, through faith and determination, will change the world.

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Spotlight Playhouse Presents Mel Brooks’ Hilarious Musical Young Frankenstein

Spotlight Playhouse presents the show Young Frankenstein The Musical at the Spotlight Playhouse in Berea from September 28-30. The Tony Award-winning comedy features Spotlight’s professional troupe of volunteers, The Bluegrass Players. Tickets are $6-10 each, and all proceeds go toward Spotlight Acting School’s scholarships. Continue reading Spotlight Playhouse Presents Mel Brooks’ Hilarious Musical Young Frankenstein

Spotlight Playhouse Announces 2018-2019 Season

Spotlight Playhouse announces its 2018-2019 season, showcasing the talents of the non-profit theater’s acting school and professional acting troupes, The Spotlight Players and The Bluegrass Players.

“There’s something for everyone, in all forms of theater, to represent the best Spotlight can give our community,” said Chad Hembree, Executive Director of Spotlight Performing Arts, Inc. “Musicals, dramas, comedies, and our popular mystery dinner theater are all part of this exciting season.” Continue reading Spotlight Playhouse Announces 2018-2019 Season