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Miscellaneous News concerning the Madison County, KY area.

Obituaries October 14 to 21, 2012

Joyce Marie King

Joyce King

BEREA — Joyce Marie Hamilton King, 78, of Opossum Kingdom Rd., passed away Sunday Oct. 14, 2012 in Lexington. She was born in Berea to the late Rev. William J. Hamilton Sr. and China Mae Powell Hamilton. She loved flowers and antiquing with her husband.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by two brothers Bill Hamilton Jr. and Bobby Hamilton.

She is survived by her loving husband Virgil King, one daughter Brenda Upton and her husband James, one granddaughter Ashley Upton, one brother Richard Lee Hamilton and two sisters Dolly Herndon and Peggy Bicknell.

Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday Oct. 18, 2012 at Bethel Baptist Church with Rev. Kenny Davis officiating. Burial will follow in the Berea Continue reading Obituaries October 14 to 21, 2012

Puppets in the Park

Parks & Recreation

Berea Parks & Recreation presents Puppets in the Park! Tues. Oct. 23rd from 6pm – 8pm at Memorial Park large shelter (for inclement weather: Russel Acton Folk Center)! Free & Open to the public! Bring an object to turn into a puppet & we’ll do an impromptu skit! Led by Puppets & Such! Further information contact Berea Parks & Recreation at 986-9402, www.bereaky.gov

Project Reclamation

Grimes Last Man Out

The Carnegie Center for Art and History in New Albany, Indiana is pleased to present the exhibition Project Reclamation, a visual art exhibition to help raise awareness and educate the community about Mountaintop Removal and its effects on the environment, society, politics and more. This exhibit features artwork by Alex Adams, Rachel Brewer, Denise Burge, Aron Conaway, Joel Darland, Wayne Ferguson, Albertus Gorman, Jo Ann Grimes, Joshua Howard, Michael Koerner, McKinley Moore, Mary Margaret Sparks and Julie Yoder. Project Reclamation is a grassroots effort started by Louisville artist Mary Margaret Sparks in partnership with Kentuckians for the Continue reading Project Reclamation

Congratulations to the BereaOnline.com Richmond Co-Ed Softball Team

Back row: Mike Tipton, Brian Wynn, Chris Brandenburg, Derek Brandenburg, and Tracy Bertotto. Front row: Adam Holt, Krista Hardy, Brooke Reynolds, Lyndsay Jones, and Brittany Thomas. Not pictured: Clayton Hardy, Mark Sandlin, Andrea West, and Brittni Fraser

The BereaOnline.com Richmond Co-Ed Softball Team went 6-1 in the regular season and 4-2 in a double elimination tournament and finished 2nd place in both. Congratulations to you and all the teams for a great season.

Learn Well Be Well Clinic

Learn Well Be Well Clinic

These dates represents clinics where only the flu shot will be offered.

OCTOBER 15, 2012 Kirksville 8am-11:30am, Madison Middle 12pm-3:30pm

OCTOBER 16, 2012 District Office 8am-11:30am and 12pm-3:30pm

OCTOBER 17, 2012 Silver Creek 7:30am-11am, Shannon Johnson & Berea Bus Garage 11:30am-3pm

OCTOBER 18, 2012 Madison Southern High School 8am-11:30am and 12pm-3:30pm

OCTOBER 19, 2012 Foley 8am-11:30am, Farristown 12pm-3:30pm

All other vaccination are offered upon request at either of the clinics located Continue reading Learn Well Be Well Clinic

Interested in Being Paid to Serve as a Poll Worker?

Madison Co. KY

The Madison County Board of Elections is seeking individuals wishing to serve as poll workers on Election Day, November 6, 2012 from 5:30am to 6:30pm. No experience necessary.

The base rate of pay is $125 for those that work Election Day. Some positions pay an additional rate.

If you are interested in serving, you are required to attend one of the scheduled training courses below. All trainings will be held at the Madison County Extension Office on Duncannon Road.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 1pm
Wednesday, October 24, 2012 at 6pm
Thursday, October 25 at 3pm
Thursday, October 25 at 6pm

If you cannot make one of these classes but wish to serve or if you have any questions, please contact our office at 859-624-4703.

Obituaries October 7 to 14, 2012

Harold Himes

Harold J. Himes

Harold J. Himes, 76, of Berea, died Monday, October 8, 2012 at St. Joseph Berea. He was a Rockcastle County native born March 11, 1936, son of the late Luther and Mary Montgomery Himes and had been a resident of Berea all his adult life. He was a retired Berea College Facilities Management employee with over 32 years of service and member of Lighthouse Baptist Church.

Survivors include his wife Gail Gabbard Himes; 5 children, Jeff (Marla) Himes, Virgil Himes, David Himes, Shaun (Brook) Abney, Amanda Collins; 5 siblings, Sissy Ann Hounshell, Ronald (Dessie) Himes, Laura (Jerry) Lunsford, Roy (Kay) Himes, Lewis (Joann) Himes; 7 grandchildren, Candace Himes, Patrick Continue reading Obituaries October 7 to 14, 2012

Learn Well Be Well Clinic

Learn Well Be Well Clinic

These dates represents clinics where only the flu shot will be offered.

OCTOBER 15, 2012 Kirksville 8am-11:30am, Madison Middle 12pm-3:30pm

OCTOBER 16, 2012 District Office 8am-11:30am and 12pm-3:30pm

OCTOBER 17, 2012 Silver Creek 7:30am-11am, Shannon Johnson & Berea Bus Garage 11:30am-3pm

OCTOBER 18, 2012 Madison Southern High School 8am-11:30am and 12pm-3:30pm

OCTOBER 19, 2012 Foley 8am-11:30am, Farristown 12pm-3:30pm

All other vaccination are offered upon request at either of the clinics located Continue reading Learn Well Be Well Clinic

Puppets in the Park

Parks & Recreation

Berea Parks & Recreation presents Puppets in the Park! Tues. Oct. 23rd from 6pm – 8pm at Memorial Park large shelter (for inclement weather: Russel Acton Folk Center)! Free & Open to the public! Bring an object to turn into a puppet & we’ll do an impromptu skit! Led by Puppets & Such! Further information contact Berea Parks & Recreation at 986-9402, www.bereaky.gov