Category Archives: Local Schools

Student in Custody Following School Threat in Jackson Co.

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was contacted this morning by the staff at Jackson County High School alleging that one of their students made a threat to bring an explosive device to school.

The initial investigation indicates that a 15-year-old student commented that she would be bringing a bomb to blow the school up. The alleged student was identified and a search of the school was conducted. There were not any explosive devices located during the search, and as a result of the ongoing investigation, the student was taken into custody. The juvenile has been charged with Terroristic Threatening 1st Degree and lodged at the Breathitt County Juvenile Detention Center. Continue reading Student in Custody Following School Threat in Jackson Co.

Peter Pan

Presented by Spotlight Acting School Ages 4-9

Fly away to Neverland with Peter and the Darling children in this adaptation of Disney’s beloved animated film.

Wendy Darling loves to tell stories to her brothers, Michael and John. But when her father announces she must move out of the nursery, Peter Pan comes to visit the children and whisks them away to Neverland. Their journey introduces them to the Lost Boys, Mermaids, Indians and even the infamous pirate, Captain Hook! It’s Peter to the rescue when Wendy is taken captive by the dreaded captain, who has his own sinister plans in mind for our hero.

The Spotlight Theatre – Richmond Mall
Fri Feb 23 7:00pm
Sat Feb 24 7:00pm
Sun Feb 25 2:00pm
Fri Mar 2 7:00pm
Sat Mar 3 7:00pm
Sun Mar 4 2:00pm

Tickets $5 at the door.

Rumored Threat at Madison Southern High School

Madison Southern

Many of you have heard about a rumored threat at MSHS Eagles (Madison Southern High School). We believe there is NO actual threat or viable threat to the safety of any of our students or staff. We are and will continue to work with Berea Police Department and other local law enforcement to ensure the safety of everyone involved. There will be an increased police presence on the campus tomorrow and in the coming days as a precaution. Thank you to the many students, staff, parents, and community members who reached out with this information this evening.

Protecting Students in Kentucky

Mitch McConnell

Last December, Bernie Sanders, a liberal Senator from Vermont, led every single Senate Democrat to impose an endowment tax of around $1 million per year on Berea College.

This was a particularly outrageous act of partisan hypocrisy from a Senator who claims to want free college for all. But when it came to this particular college – which already provides tuition-free education for students whose families make, on average, less than $30,000 per year – Continue reading Protecting Students in Kentucky