Mary Elizabeth Harding

Mary Harding

Mary Elizabeth Harding

Mary Elizabeth Thomas Harding age 99, died Friday Dec. 23, 2016 at her home in the Clear Creek community in Rockcastle County. Mary was born April 15, 1917 to the late James H. Thomas and Flearie Robinson Thomas, Mary was also preceded in death by her husband John F. Harding, her son Paul Harding, her daughter Betty Jane Harding, two son-in-law’s Hubert Abney and Glen Martin, several siblings, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Mary was a loving mother and grandmother; and she was a member of the Clear Continue reading Mary Elizabeth Harding

OBITUARIES DEC 18-25, 2016

John Bryant Marcum Sr.

John Bryant Marcum Sr.

John Bryant Marcum Sr. 69, of Berea, passed away at his home Wednesday, December 21, 2016, after a long battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. J.B. was born in Berea to the late Rollie and Grace Short Marcum.

He retired from the Madison County Board of Education after 22 years, and currently served as Constable for Madison County, 1st District for the past 42 years. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Continue reading OBITUARIES DEC 18-25, 2016

The hanging of Ananias Honeycutt

Jadon Gibson

The public spectacle of Ananias Honeycutt’s hanging in Tazewell, TN on August 12, 1875 and factors regarding the investigation, trial and execution led to the discontinuance of public hangings in Tennessee. Tazewell is the county seat of Claiborne County, located in northeastern Tennessee.

The hanging was witnessed by up to 6,000 people who arrived by horse, wagon or foot from a wide area. Families used the occasion Continue reading The hanging of Ananias Honeycutt

Former Leader of The Cornbread Mafia – Fugitive John “Johnny” Robert Boone Arrested

John “Johnny” Boone

An extensive eight-year fugitive investigation into the location of John “Johnny” Boone, led the U.S. Marshals Service to a small town outside of Montreal, Canada on December 22. This information was passed on to law enforcement in Canada and Boone was arrested today by Canadian law enforcement officials in Montreal.

On October 8, 2008, a federal arrest warrant was issued for John Robert Boone a/k/a “Johnny Boone” out of the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Kentucky, charging him with the Continue reading Former Leader of The Cornbread Mafia – Fugitive John “Johnny” Robert Boone Arrested

BUSINESS BABES – NEWS & EVENTS

Business Babes Society
Business Babes Society

You’re invited to our next meeting on: Monday, January 2, 2017
Meeting Location: Central Bank, 350 West Main Street, Richmond, KY
Title: BBS Kick-off to 2017

NEW Elected President – Melanie Traicoff, President 2017-2018 Melanie will introduce herself and will discuss the events and goals for 2017 including:

Scholarship for 2017
Community Outreach
Committee Selections
BBS Website & more

John Bryant Marcum Sr.

John Bryant Marcum Sr.

John Bryant Marcum Sr.

John Bryant Marcum Sr. 69, of Berea, passed away at his home Wednesday, December 21, 2016, after a long battle with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. J.B. was born in Berea to the late Rollie and Grace Short Marcum.

He retired from the Madison County Board of Education after 22 years, and currently served as Constable for Madison County, 1st District for the past 42 years. He was a member of Bethel Baptist Church, a Kentucky Colonel, and a member of the Kentucky Continue reading John Bryant Marcum Sr.

U. S. Department of Education Awards Berea College New Promise Neighborhood Grant for work in Knox County

Knox County and Berea College Partners for Education received some good news moving into the holiday: The U.S. Department of Education will fund the college’s application for a Promise Neighborhood initiative in Knox County beginning Jan. 1, 2017.

In July, U.S. Secretary of Education John B. King Jr. announced that the 2016 Promise Neighborhoods grant competition would award Continue reading U. S. Department of Education Awards Berea College New Promise Neighborhood Grant for work in Knox County