UPCOMING DECEMBER ALZHEIMER EVENTS

Living with Alzheimer’s: For Caregivers – Late Stages

In the late stage of Alzheimer’s disease, caregiving typically involves new ways of connecting and interacting with the person with the disease. Join us and hear about resources, monitoring care and providing a meaningful connection for the person with late-stage Alzheimer’s or dementia and their families. Continue reading UPCOMING DECEMBER ALZHEIMER EVENTS

Once Upon a Merry Murder Comedy Dinner Show – The Spotlight Playhouse, Berea

Join the Bluegrass Players for a Christmas Cruise that goes drastically wrong as our madcap characters try to make sense of a seemingly random murder before they are next. Highly interactive and over the top comedy.

Dinner: Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Brown Gravy, Green Beans, Macaroni and Cheese, Roll, Cranberry Salad, and Pecan Pie

Child’s Meal – Chicken Nuggets, Macaroni and Cheese, Roll, Pecan Pie

December 21 & 22
Advanced reservations are required.
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OBITUARIES DEC. 2 – 9, 2018

Stephen Newman

Stephen Newman

Stephen Bruce Newman, age 62, of Barker Lane West in Berea, passed away Wednesday morning at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. Stephen was born in Madison County to the late David Grant and Ruby Lee Newman.

He was a proud veteran of the U.S. Army and retiree of Sherwin Williams. He belonged to the American Legion and was a Kentucky Colonel.

In addition to his parents, he was also preceded in death by three sisters, Linda Bookout, Phyllis Tripp and Donna VanWinkle. Continue reading OBITUARIES DEC. 2 – 9, 2018

UPCOMING DECEMBER ALZHEIMER EVENTS

PROGRAM BY PHONE: DIAGNOSING ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE AND MILD COGNITIVE IMPAIRMEN

If you or someone you know is experiencing changes in memory and cognition, how can you tell if it’s normal aging or something more serious? What is the difference between mild cognitive impairment, dementia and Alzheimer’s disease? Join us as we speak to board-certified neurologist Dr. Gregory Cooper to learn about the diagnostic process when cognitive issues arise. Continue reading UPCOMING DECEMBER ALZHEIMER EVENTS

Once Upon a Merry Murder Comedy Dinner Show – The Spotlight Playhouse, Berea

Join the Bluegrass Players for a Christmas Cruise that goes drastically wrong as our madcap characters try to make sense of a seemingly random murder before they are next. Highly interactive and over the top comedy.

Dinner: Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes, Brown Gravy, Green Beans, Macaroni and Cheese, Roll, Cranberry Salad, and Pecan Pie

Child’s Meal – Chicken Nuggets, Macaroni and Cheese, Roll, Pecan Pie

December 21 & 22
Advanced reservations are required.
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KSP Charges Breathitt Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

ARRESTED

On December 6, 2018, at approximately 7:00 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch arrested Dustin J. Coomer, 29, on a charge relating to distribution of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor.

Coomer was arrested as the result of an undercover Internet Crimes Against Children investigation. The KSP Electronic Crime Branch began the investigation after discovering the suspect was distributing sexually explicit images online. Continue reading KSP Charges Breathitt Co. Man With Child Sexual Exploitation Offenses

BEREA TO RECOGNIZE 70 GRADUATES DURING MID-YEAR CEREMONY

Alexander Gibson

UPDATED – UPDATED –DUE TO REVISED LESS-SEVERE WEATHER CONDITIONS, MID-YEAR GRADUATION RETURNS TO ORIGINAL DATE/TIME

Berea College’s Recognition Ceremony for Mid-Year Graduates will be Sunday, Dec. 9 at 3 p.m. in Phelps Stokes Chapel, as originally scheduled. Alexander Gibson, executive director of Appalshop, Inc., will address the 70 seniors who will complete their degree requirements at the end of this term. The Berea College graduates who will be recognized at this mid-year ceremony represent 18 American states and 6 other countries. Continue reading BEREA TO RECOGNIZE 70 GRADUATES DURING MID-YEAR CEREMONY

Spotlight Players Present An Old Time Christmas Radio Show

The Spotlight Players present An Old Time Christmas Radio Show at the Spotlight Playhouse in Berea December 14-15. The show will be performed live in the theater and later broadcast locally on BereaOnline.com, offering the audience a unique opportunity to relive the golden age of radio. Continue reading Spotlight Players Present An Old Time Christmas Radio Show

Gov. Bevin Orders Flags to Half-Staff for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

Gov. Bevin

Gov. Matt Bevin has directed that flags at all state office buildings be lowered to half-staff on Friday, Dec. 7, 2018, in observance of National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day.

This is in memory and honor of the more than 2,400 Americans who died in the surprise attack on the U.S. Fleet’s Pearl Harbor base in the early morning hours of Dec. 7, 1941. President Franklin D. Roosevelt declared Dec. 7, 1941 “a date which will live in infamy” and signed the Declaration of War against Japan the following day, Dec. 8, 77 years ago. Continue reading Gov. Bevin Orders Flags to Half-Staff for National Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day