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Berea Community Elementary School

Rhonda Higgins

Rhonda Higgins
Rhonda Higgins

Rhonda Carol Williamson Higgins, age 78, wife of Melvin Higgins died Monday, October 17, 2016 in Lexington, KY. Mrs. Higgins was born in Middlesboro, KY, to the late Richard Douglas & Nany Leona Dotson Williamson.

She retired from Berea Community Schools after 25 years as the Elementary Librarian. After retirement she spent 9 years as a Realtor with Pennington Realty. She also worked as an Assistant Circulation Librarian at Eastern Continue reading Rhonda Higgins

Berea Community School


Berea Community School will be starting on Wednesday, August 12, 2015.

The schools will be starting at the following times:
• Elementary –7:40 am to 2:25pm for students
• Middle/High School –8:20 am to 3:10pm for students

During these hours, expect higher volumes of traffic near the following intersections: Jefferson/Ellipse, Pirate Parkway/Ellipse, and KY Hwy 595/Ellipse.

KY HWY 595/Ellipse street will have a lot of Pedestrians crossing the intersection, as well as students on bikes.

Police are asking everyone that travels these areas to be careful, and have patience during school times. They are also asking that everyone be aware of the speed limits at school zones, and please don’t text and drive.