Three members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers will demonstrate a variety of woodcarving styles and techniques on Saturday, November 19, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
Members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers live in many communities in central Kentucky, and their activities include carving classes, carving demonstrations at schools, monthly Kentucky Artisan Center demonstrations and special events.
State Budget Director John Chilton reported today that October’s General Fund receipts were $48.0 million more than what was collected last October, an increase of 6.0 percent. Total revenues for the month were $849.4 million, compared to $801.4 million during October 2015. Receipts have increased 4.0 percent for the first four months of the fiscal year, and need to grow 2.1 percent over the final eight months of FY17 to achieve the official revenue estimate of $10,616.4 million. Continue reading GENERAL FUND AND ROAD FUND RECEIPTS FOR OCTOBER 2016→
Yesterday 11-10-2016, Jeff Hoover’s selection as Speaker of the House was assured as the new House Republican super majority voted in a caucus meeting to nominate the veteran laawmaker as their leader.
History was made Tuesday in both the Commonwealth and the nation. A political outsider won the Presidency and did so while ignoring conventional political wisdom regarding campaign tactics. More importantly for the Commonwealth, a seismic political shockwave was felt across our state. I referred to it on election night as an historical roar of the people not dissimilar from that once referenced by Winston Churchill. By now you’ve likely heard the numbers. For the first time in ninety-five Continue reading A Great Day for Kentucky and America→
The 23rd annual Southern Lights holiday festival, presented by Toyota Motor Manufacturing, Kentucky Inc., returns to the Kentucky Horse Park in Lexington, Nov. 18-Dec. 31. A holiday tradition for many families, more than 125,000 individuals in more than 30,000 vehicles attend Southern Lights annually from Kentucky and beyond, making Southern Lights a premier holiday event in the region and nation. Continue reading Southern Lights Holiday Festival Returns to the Bluegrass→
More than 611,000 Kentucky adults, or about 13 percent of the state’s total population is now estimated to have diabetes. Of those, about 150,000 don’t even realize they have the disease. The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), is using World Diabetes Day on November 14 as a time to bring Continue reading Diabetes Self-Management Key to Healthier Living with Diabetes→
Possession of a Control Substance: On 11/07/2016, Richmond Police arrested Steven Maynard 31 of John Sutherland Drive. Nichlosville, Kentucky for Possession of a Control Substance 1st (Heroin) and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia at Dollar General on Automotive Drive.
On Tuesday, November 8, 2016 at 3:28 p.m., Madison County Sheriff’s Office Street Crime Unit responded to Super 7 motel to investigate drug trafficking complaints received by the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.
Abortionist Willie Parker is scheduled to speak at the Berea College convocation, Thursday, November 10, 3:00 p.m., at Phelps Stokes Auditorium. The title of his presentation is “Reproductive Justice in Christian Understanding: New Wine in Old Wine Skins.” Parker claims to be a Christian. According to quotations attributed to Parker in a 5/27/12 NJ Star-Ledger online article, he aborts pre-natal children through their 24 th week of life.
Meredith “Mick” Eugene Hunt, a Berea alumnus (’79, BS Agriculture) has been an anti abortion/prolife activist for 30 years with the Asheville, NC based Life Advocates. Hunt has helped take the graphic pro-life Genocide Awareness Project of the Center for Bioethical Reform (CBR) to 50 some colleges and universities in the Southeast and elsewhere. He will be joining CBR Southeast in a public response to the appearance of Willie Parker, a response of an educational protest that shows abortion as being a Continue reading Protest to be held in Berea→