The Berea Swimming Pool will close for the season on Sunday, August 7, 2016.
Possession of a Controlled Substance: On 07/25/2016, Richmond Police arrested Michelle Johnson, 24 of Lee Paige Court, Berea, Ky for Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st (Methamphetamine) and Public Intoxication on 3rd Street. Subject was stagging down 3rd Street on Meth. Continue reading Richmond Police Report July 28, 2016
A new “Ancient Bison” exhibit has been added to the interpretive displays at Big Bone Lick State Historic Site in Boone County, Continue reading Ancient Bison Display At Big Bone Lick State Historic Site
Unemployment rates fell in 64 Kentucky counties between June 2015 and June 2016, rose in 49 counties, and remained the same in seven (Fleming, Henderson, Morgan, Simpson, Trigg, Trimble and Whitley), according to the Kentucky Office of Employment and Training, an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. Continue reading Unemployment rates down in 64 Kentucky counties in June 2016
Richmond Raceway co-promoters Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz will return to action at the 3/10 mile semi-banked red clay oval known as “The Beast of the East” on Saturday August 6 with the American Dirt Allstars sanctioned AR Bodies KDRA Super Stock Nationals, paying $2,000 to win and $500 to win for the Warlock Race Cars Mini-Cup/Cyclones, plus a full racing program for the Sonic Late Models, Phantom Racing Gear Modifieds, and Pro-Tow Towing Stock Four Continue reading AR Bodies KDRA Super Stock Nationals $2,000 to win at Richmond Raceway
As a result of oral history interviews with quilters across Kentucky, Dr. Johnson has gathered a small, yet powerful group of quilters whose work she discusses in her presentation. Her work explores women’s history, storytelling, identity politics, and empowerment. Since the onset of Dr. Johnson’s study of quilts in Kentucky, this presentation includes quilts made by women of all cultural groups. Her study is aimed at examining cross-cultural parallels in technique and assemblage, as well as revealing unique Continue reading Dr. Pearlie M. Johnson Presents: “Quilt Art – Examining the Narrative in Kentucky Quilts” at KY Artisan Center
Around noon today the Mount Vernon Fire Department & Rescue 613 and Engine 610 are now cleared the scenes of two separate accidents on I-75 northbound involving a total of five commercial vehicles.
Mayor, City Administrator, City Clerk – Berea Municipal Utilities Bldg. 200 Harrison Rd.
Business Development Office – Berea Municipal Utilities Bldg.
Finance Department & Human Resources – Berea Municipal Utilities Bldg.
Codes Enforcement – Tolle Bldg. 633 Chestnut St. Continue reading Berea City Hall offices are now located at the following locations
July 21, 2016 – Elizabeth & Jeremy Richardson – Irvine – Boy
July 21, 2016 – Krystal Richardson & Gary Pike – Irvine – Girl
July 22, 2016 – Latasha Spires & William Burns – Richmond – Girl
July 22, 2016 – Sheena Howard & Bobby LaDuke – Richmond – Girl
(Click Continue reading for more birth announcements) Continue reading MADISON CO. BIRTHS JULY 21-24, 2016
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following comment today regarding the election of Brian Duffy as Commander-in-Chief of the Veterans of Foreign Wars:
“I want to congratulate my good friend Brian Duffy on his election as commander-in-chief of the national Veterans of Foreign Wars. For decades, Brian has worked tirelessly on behalf of his fellow veterans. Most notably, he has led the organization Bluegrass Continue reading McConnell Applauds Election of Brian Duffy as Commander-in-Chief of National VFW
The Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) approved funding for a $500,000 grant for the City of Irvine in Estill County. Funds will be used to expand and upgrade the city’s existing wastewater collection system to provide new sewer service for 219 households in the Wisemantown community and improve sewer service for 354 households and 86 businesses in Continue reading City of Irvine Receives $500,000 Appalachian Regional Commission Grant
Recently the Berea Police and Fire Departments each received a $500 donation from the Hitachi Automotive Plant in Berea. The donated funds will be used to help the Fire Department’s Annual Toy Drive and for the Police Department’s Too Good for Drugs drug prevention program.