On Friday, April 5 at 7:30 p.m., the Berea Classic Chorale will present its spring concert entitled “Miniature Masterworks,” featuring the music of Henry Purcell, J.S. Bach, W.A. Mozart and Gabriel Faure’.
Beshear Launches Green Dot to Prevent Violence in Communities
Attorney General Andy Beshear, his Office of Victims Advocacy and the Women’s Crisis Center today announced employees in Beshear’s office will take part in a training and policy initiative to help them prevent violence in their communities.
Green Dot, a nationally recognized strategy active in 42 states, five countries and in the United States Air Force, focuses on preventing power-based personal violence – sexual violence, partner violence, child abuse, elder abuse, bullying and stalking.
Gov. Bevin Signs HB 5, Files Response to Legal Challenge by Louisville Abortion Clinic
Gov. Matt Bevin today officially signed into law House Bill 5, known as the Human Rights of the Unborn Child and Anti-Discrimination Act. HB 5 was was passed by overwhelming majorities in both legislative chambers during the 2019 Kentucky General Assembly.
Legal counsel for Gov. Bevin and Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) Secretary Adam Meier also today filed a response to a Louisville abortion clinic’s motion for a temporary restraining order against HB 5. EMW Women’s Surgical Center was so anxious to attack HB 5, the center filed its motion before the bill had even officially been signed into law.
Hart, Bobby Lee, age 89, beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, grandfather and great grandfather passed away peacefully on March 16, 2019. Bobby grew up in Berea, KY and absolutely loved his hometown.
He graduated from Berea High School and received his BS in History and Business Management from Berea College in 1950. He bravely served our country as First Lieutenant in the United States Army from 1950-1954. Bobby was a hard worker and spent most of his career at Parker Hannfifin, Gibson Greeting Card and the University of Kentucky. He was a member of the Berea Lions Club, Berea Masonic Lodge, American Legion Post 50, an avid UK fan, loved cars and enjoyed every moment spent on Hilton Head Island. Continue reading Bobby Lee Hart→
Senator McConnell Welcomes White House ‘Drug Czar’ to Kentucky
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) welcomed Jim Carroll, Director of the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP), commonly known as the “Drug Czar,” to Kentucky today. Senator McConnell invited Director Carroll to Kentucky to get a close up view of the substance abuse epidemic and the problems we face in the Commonwealth. Continue reading From the Office of Mitch McConnell→
Beverly Ann McHone, age 71, widow of Charles Burton McHone, passed away Friday March 15, 2019 at her residence in Berea, Ky. Mrs. McHone was born Oct. 23, 1947 to the late Ed Blair & Mary Lake Blair Reed.
Beverly loved to cook, loved the Ky Wildcats and watching Nascar. She liked spending time with friends and especially her grandchildren. Beverly is of the Baptist faith attending church at Galilee Baptist Church.
KET will re-air a Kentucky Muse episode later this week featuring the work of Stephen Rolfe Powell, who passed away on Saturday.
The program, which originally aired in 2008, features the work of Powell, the world-renown glass artist and Centre College professor. The Kentucky Muse episode “Fire and Motion,” which features interviews and footage of Powell working on projects with his team and discussing his interest in the glass art form, is scheduled to air on KET on Saturday, March 23, at 5 p.m. It also will air on KETKY on Friday, March 22, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, March 24, at 1 p.m.
On Saturday, March 16, 2019 at approximately 6:20 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a call from Baptist Health Corbin Hospital advising that a pregnant adult female had been brought to the ER with a gunshot wound and requested police.
Upon arrival, KSP Detectives learned Geri D. Johnson, 29, of Williamsburg had died as a result of an apparent gunshot wound. Johnson was pronounced deceased at the hospital. The infant was delivered and transferred to the University of Kentucky Medical Center Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and was listed in critical condition. Continue reading KSP Death Investigation→
University of Kentucky Basketball Wildcat fans are ready to follow the team along the road to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament Championship game…and Better Business Bureau® serving Central & Eastern Kentucky is reminding fans to beware of questionable sources for tickets.
George Gibson and brothers Wayne and Jonas Powers were found guilty of first degree murder in the death of William Gibson in 1884. Both of them shot William Gibson before George stabbed him, taking his life.
After Judge John A. Kelly sentenced the three to hang Virginia Governor William E. Cameron granted Jonas a stay of execution for a month. It was said Jonas left the group before they purchased the liquor and began drinking. There was an ongoing quarrel between William Gibson and Wayne Powers and it escalated after they became intoxicated. It would soon lead to the murder. Continue reading Not My Brother’s Keeper, part 3→
March 09: 2nd Saturday Fly Fishing Clinics: Must Pre-register – 10 AM and 1 PM CST
March 12: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH Monthly Meeting – 1-2 PM CDT
March 15: Jr. Duck Stamp Art Contest submission deadline – Entries must be postmarked.
April 09: Friends of Wolf Creek NFH Monthly Meeting 5 PM CDT (Russell County SKRECC)
April 13: 2nd Saturday Fly Fishing Clinics: Two hour sessions, Must Pre-register – 10 AM and 1 PM CDT
April 13: Trout Trot 5K – 8 AM registration, 9 AM race start CDT – early registration ends March 28
April 13: Trout Fest – Friends of Wolf Creek NFH – details TBA
April 27: Earth Day Event: Free Family Event – 9 AM – 1 PM CDT
April 28: Offsite event: Somerset Community College Earth Day Event – details TBA Continue reading Wolf Creek National Fish Hatchery 2019 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS→