Saint Joseph Berea recently named two winners of the Daisy Award, recognizing nurses for exceptional patient care. Award winners include Natasha Davis, RN, Medical Surgery Unit, and Ruth Prewitt, RN, Emergency Department.Continue reading Saint Joseph Berea Honors Two Nurses with Daisy Awards
The National Weather Service in Louisville has issued an Excessive Heat Watch for Madison County. The excessive heat watch in effect from Thursday 7/18/2019 through Sunday evening 7/21/2019.
TEMPERATURE Heat indices ranging from 100 to as high as 110 degrees will be possible each afternoon from Thursday into Sunday, with the highest heat indices west of I-65.
For the past two weeks, Berea Municipal Utilities has been drawing water from Cowbell reservoir instead of Owsley Fork, part of preparations for raising the dam at Owsley Fork by six feet.
The test was successful, according to BMU Director Kevin Howard. Testing has also commenced to draw the city’s water from B-Lake. So far, so good, say city officials.
Original Release: On Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at approximately 8:18 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was contacted by McCreary County Sheriff’s Office requesting assistance on an officer-involved shooting that had taken place at a residence on Lick Creek Road in McCreary County.
Preliminary investigation indicates that at approximately 8:00 PM, a McCreary County Deputy sheriff along with a McCreary County constable responded to a welfare check at a residence on Lick Creek Road.Continue reading Officer Involved Shooting Investigation / McCreary Co.
Firefighters Devin Mason (left) and Waylon Clemmons of the Berea Fire Department help a camper learn how to extinguish a small blaze as part of the City of Berea First Responders Camp.
Nearly 50 6th and 7th graders were selected for the camp, which will also feature fun learning sessions with the Berea Police Department on Wednesday.
The event concludes Friday with a trip to Kings Island.
Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument: On 07/12/2019 officers located a subject at Circle K on Chestnut Street that was involved in an active investigation.
She had forged stolen checks and cashed them at several businesses in town.
Officers arrested 31 Jessica Maurice of Mount Vernon KY and charged her with Criminal Possession of a Forged Instrument 2nd Degree.
Also charged in this case was 44 year old Johnny Meadows of Berea KY, who was already incarcerated.
Shoplifting Arrests: On 07/14/2019 officers were called to Walmart in reference to two shoplifters.Continue reading BEREA POLICE REPORT JULY 16, 2019
Attorney General Andy Beshear announced today that an ongoing labor trafficking investigation involving multiple agencies has led to an Indiana man being charged in Bowling Green for endangering the welfare of 12 minors.
Shawn Floyd, 54, of Indianapolis, was charged by Beshear’s office with 12 counts of endangering the welfare of a minor, Class A misdemeanors, and one count of controlled substance prescription not in original container, a Class B misdemeanor.Continue reading Beshear: Indiana Man Charged with Endangering Minors in Ongoing Labor Trafficking Investigation
Question: What do Harvard, Duke, Stanford, Princeton and Berea have in common? Answer: They were all named as the top five elite universities that also are the most affordable for low-income families.
Skyler Lucci, CEO of HeyTutor, says that with need-blind admissions and generous financial aid programs, “America’s most elite universities are also the most affordable for low-income families while also providing an excellent education.” Berea College is among the top 5.Continue reading Berea Among Top 5 Elite and Affordable Universities in U.S.
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A deviously delicious Broadway and Hollywood sci-fi smash musical, Little Shop Of Horrors has devoured the hearts of theatergoers for over 30 years. Howard Ashman and Alan Menken (Disney’s The Little Mermaid, Beauty And The Beast, and Aladdin) are the creative geniuses behind what has become one of the most popular shows in the world.
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There are signs of progress near the Hyster-Yale plant on Menelaus Road, where workers recently cleared property on the company’s southeast corner.Continue reading Hyster-Yale plant Clearing Land for Plant Expansion
Nearly 50 local youths were selected for the First Responders Summer Camp, co-sponsored by the Berea Fire Department and the Berea Police Department.Continue reading City of Berea First Responders Camp has begun
The Kentucky Public Protection Cabinet (PPC) announces the appointment of Krista Locke as Executive Director of the Office of Communications & Public Outreach. PPC Secretary K. Gail Russell announced the appointment, which is effective immediately.
“Krista’s communications experience is extensive, and her involvement with local government is an asset,” said PPC Secretary Gail Russell. “I appreciate her willingness to step away from her career in the private sector to serve the Commonwealth.”Continue reading PPC Announces New Communications Director
Treasurer Allison Ball has appointed five members to the inaugural Kentucky Financial Empowerment Commission Board, her office announced. The appointments follow a new law giving the State Treasurer authority to appoint members to the statewide board.
“I am proud of the selections I have made for the Financial Empowerment Commission Board,” Treasurer Ball said. “These appointees are highly qualified and each bring a unique perspective to the Financial Empowerment Commission. I look forward to leading the efforts of the entire Board as we work to increase financial empowerment across the Commonwealth.”Continue reading Treasurer Ball Exercises New Appointment Authority with Financial Empowerment Commission
The Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH), within the Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS), along with local health departments across the state, is reminding the public about the potential for rabies exposure from contact with bats and other wildlife.Continue reading Reduce Potential Rabies Exposure by Avoiding Bats and Wild Animals