Category Archives: Events

Events occurring in and around Madison County, KY.

Kentucky Life features the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in Renfro Valley; Old Friends, Old Foes horse farm in Georgetown; Select Boxing in Louisville; and the Newport Aquarium

The next episode of KET’s Kentucky Life spotlights the Kentucky Music Hall of Fame in Renfro Valley, the Old Friends retirement horse farm in Georgetown, Select Boxing in Louisville, and the Newport Aquarium. The episode airs Saturday, Oct. 12, at 8/7 pm and Sunday, Oct. 13, at 4/3 pm on KET, and Monday, Oct. 14, at 7/6 pm on KET2. 

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Kentucky steers motorists to buckle up, put phones down to increase roadway safety

The Kentucky Office of Highway Safety (KOHS) is driving home a safety message to motorists aimed at preventing crashes by encouraging two life-saving actions behind the wheel- buckling up and putting down the phone.

Launching today, the state’s first Buckle Up Phone Down campaign features videos, radio spots, digital advertising and a new dedicated website, kyhighwaysafety.com, to promote the initiative.

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National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Weekend

From left is Brent Billings, Shane Alcorn, Stacy Quinley, Brad Hylton and Chief Shawn Sandlin.

At noon Sunday, the Berea Fire Department Honor Guard stepped out of Station 1 in their dress uniforms as part of a ceremony commemorating National Fallen Firefighers Memorial Weekend, sponsored by the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation.

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Cub Scout Pack 516 – Fishing line Recovery Service Project

Berea, KY– October 5, 2019 — Pack 516 will be partnering with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Wildlife Resources to offer a fishing line recycling program at the Owsley Fork Reservoir.

This program works to provide a place for fisherman to place excess or waste fishing line. This allows the line to be recycled into new fishing line and other products such as benches and other structures. It also helps keep the line from being discarded onto the ground and into the waterways.

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Flags to Be Lowered to Half-Staff

 In accordance with the proclamation by President Donald J. Trump and Public Law 107-51, both American and state flags at public office buildings will be lowered to half-staff from sunrise until sunset on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2019, in honor of the National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service.

The 38th National Fallen Firefighters Memorial Service, held in Emmitsburg, Maryland on Sunday, will honor 92 firefighters who died in the line of duty in 2018 and 27 firefighters who died in the line of duty in previous years.

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