Category Archives: Berea Independent School System


New School Resource Officer’s

Berea Police Department Officer Kristen Napier is settling in as the new School Resource Officer at Berea Community School District. Soon she’ll be starting to teach the Too Good for Drugs program, an initiative to help middle schoolers make good life choices. Napier said she’s glad to be at BCS as the SRO. “I love it,” said Napier. “This is what I’ve always wanted to do, and now I’m doing it.”

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Berea Police: School Starts Tomorrow

Tomorrow is the first day of classes for Berea Community Schools and Madison County Schools. Traffic will be impacted by construction and everyone should make sure to give themselves extra time to get where they are going.

Please pay extra attention to stopped school buses and children as they load and unload.

If you pass a stopped school bus you WILL BE CITED by . We want everyone to enjoy their first day of school, and we want everyone to be safe.

Officers will be directing traffic in the trouble areas at least for the first week.


The Berea Police Department would like to remind motorist that school starts back Wednesday, August 14th for both Madison County and Berea Independent Schools.

With the increased traffic, motorists should also be aware that the road construction on Richmond Road and with Old US 25 being closed for bridge repairs will impact travel times. Our officers will be directing traffic at several intersections to assist with the traffic flow.

Expect traffic delays from 7 AM to 8:30 AM as well as 2 PM to 3:30 PM.

Mayor proclaims Berea Community High School Lady Pirates Basketball Team Day

Mayor proclaims Berea Community High School Lady Pirates Basketball Team Day

Tuesday was officially Berea Community High School Lady Pirates Basketball Team Daafter Berea Mayor Bruce Fraley honored the team, winners of the 11th Region “All A” Basketball Tournament. The mayor presented a proclamation to Coach Dammian Stepp in recognition of the team’s remarkable season. The proclamation read: Continue reading Mayor proclaims Berea Community High School Lady Pirates Basketball Team Day

Charlene Pullins

Charlene Pullins

Charlene Pullins

Charlene Rudder Pullins, age 84, wife of the late Jim Pullins entered eternal life Saturday December 29, 2018 at St Joseph hospital in Lexington. Mrs. Pullins was born June 19, 1934 in Lewis County, Ky., to the late Newell and Wanda Ginn Rudder.

Mrs. Pullins was a retired teacher of 34 years, with 25yrs in 5th grade social studies at Berea Community Elementary School. She was a member of the First Christian Church where she served as deacon and was a former chairman of the board. She was also a board member of Habitat for Humanity serving on many committees. Continue reading Charlene Pullins



Parade season is upon us, and most of our parades are happening this week. Today both high school homecoming parades will be held, and the Spoonbread parade will be held this Saturday. We will have officers directing traffic, but you should expect delays in the following areas.

Berea Community Homecoming Parade
Thursday September 20 @ 4:00pm
The parade will exit Berea Community School, turn left onto Ellipse St, right on Highway 595, right onto Chestnut St, right onto Ellsipse St, and back to Berea Community School. Continue reading TRAFFIC ADVISORY

Berea Police Report Apr. 25, 2018


Missing: On 04/25/2018 at approximately 10:00am, 15 year old Amber Renae Wagers walked out of Berea Community School. She left with an unknown subject driving a white passenger car, possibly a Chevy Malibu. It is believed that she met this subject through a social media account. After she left, Amber messaged a friend a stated that she was possibly being taken to Ohio and that the police needed to be called. She is currently entered as a missing person. If anyone sees Amber they should call their local law enforcement agency. Continue reading Berea Police Report Apr. 25, 2018