Madison County Woman Injured in Crash on I-75

Lucinda Burns

A crash on northbound I-75 involving a tractor trailer and a Mustang ended in a woman having to be airlifted to a hospital. The crash happened around 9 p.m. Wednesday, just north of Exit 83 in Richmond.

Emergency crews had to lift the tractor trailer off the car, before rescuing the driver inside. The driver was identified as 37 year old Lucinda Burns of Berea. Investigators say they are still trying to figure out what caused the accident.

Lucinda is the daughter of Brother Cecil Burns of Glory Land Baptist Church of Richmond, KY. The Staff of would like to extend our thoughts and prayers out to the Burns family.

Family Fitness Day

Parks & Recreation

Family Fitness Day is a time for you to enjoy family activities Saturday, September 29th 1pm – 3pm at Berea City Park Shelter (behind the pool)!

We’ll have community booths such as Fitness, Friends & Fun will provide an obstacle course, Elite Martial Arts & Fitness will do some karate demos, Chiro One will have some activities & Berea Bike Shop will conduct minor repairs!

Contact Berea Parks & Recreation for further details at 986-9402.

Adult Programs at Madison Co. Library for October

Madison Co Public Library

Ongoing Programs

Yoga for Every Body: Free Yoga Classes! Monday, October 1, 6PM, Berea location; Saturday, October 6, 9:30AM, Richmond location. Both library locations will host a free yoga class each month! Classes are taught by Zoe MacLaren, and are geared towards the beginner. Yoga mats and blocks will be provided by the library. Please register in advance by contacting the library hosting the session you wish to attend.

Nifty Needlers: Mondays, 5:30PM, Richmond location. You may be a Nifty Needler if . . . you love to knit and/or crochet; your bumper sticker says “I brake for yarn stores;” you make items for your church, Project Linus or other charities; you’d love to share a great pattern or yarn you found with people who understand; you want to be part of our next yarn bombing project. If you Continue reading Adult Programs at Madison Co. Library for October

Ben Chandler: Attacking Success

Robert New

Ben Chandler has been in Washington too long. When you sacrifice your ability to represent the voters who supported and elected you in exchange for ideologies that threaten their jobs and livelihood for your own personal gain it is time to come home. Ben Chandler has crossed that line.

He is so far over the line in fact he is ashamed to meet with his constituents in open town halls and is hesitant to appear in open debates. If you have governed and voted on your core beliefs, you will have no problem explaining your actions. But Ben has had to rely on a page from the Daley’s Chicago dirty politics playbook. One of lying, attacking, and distorting the truth.

It is one thing to attack your opponent, we’ve come to expect that during tough campaigns. But to attack someone personally who is a hardworking Continue reading Ben Chandler: Attacking Success

Cassius Marcellus Clay: An Audacious American

A young Cassius

An Audacious American, a sixty-minute PBS documentary about the famed Kentucky emancipationist Cassius Marcellus Clay, premiers at the Kentucky Theatre, in Lexington, Thursday, September 27, at 7 p.m.

In the film, Clay takes the viewer with him as he boldly, purposely and fearlessly strides through the 19th-century landscape of bitter politics and duels, palatial homes and beautiful women, slavery and the Civil War and a diplomatic mission precipitating the purchase of Alaska, leaving the lasting imprint of his fiery emancipationist personality in his wake. Produced Continue reading Cassius Marcellus Clay: An Audacious American

Berea Parks & Recreation Talent Show

Parks & Recreation

The Berea Parks & Recreation Department is excited to offer a talent show for Individuals with Special Needs of all ability levels!

Join us on September 27th at 6pm at the Russel Acton Folk Center in Berea for a night full of fun! Can you sing, dance, act or have a special talent? Show off your tricks and talents for a grand prize!

Call 986-9402 for more information.