Kentucky Department of Education (KDE) and the Kentucky Office of Highway Safety(KOHS) are working to spread the word about school bus stop laws. KDE has also sponsored billboards with the message, “It’s not just a stop sign, it’s a child’s life.”https://www.ksba.org/Schoolbussafety.aspx
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.
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Frank Robert Nassida
Frank Robert Nassida, 88, passed away on Sunday, May 5, 2019 at The Terrace Nursing & Rehabilitation Center in Berea. Mr. Nassida was born on October 13, 1930 in Duquesne, Pennsylvania, and was the son of Vincenzo and Catherine Rizzo Nassida.
The husband of Jo Ann Goins Nassida, he was a U.S. Army veteran having served during the Korean War, and a member of St. Mark Catholic Church.
A 2011 EKU Hall of Fame inductee and EKU Distinguished Alumni, Frank Nassida played offensive tackle/defensive tackle and outside linebacker in the 4-4 defense during two Eastern Kentucky Continue reading Frank Robert Nassida
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Students from nine more Kentucky schools are taking field trips to a Kentucky State Park thanks to a transportation grant from the Kentucky State Parks Foundation.
The KSPF’s “Inside Out Education” initiative allows schools to seek the grants that enable students to learn about the environment, history or culture at a Kentucky State Park. Continue reading Nine Kentucky Schools Receive Transportation Grants Through Kentucky State Parks Foundation
Seth Anderson, a 2019 graduate of Madison Southern in Berea, was recently awarded a $1,000 WoodmenLife Focus Forward Scholarship®. Anderson, who is a WoodmenLife member, submitted an application highlighting his high school grades, activities and volunteerism, as well as an essay on patriotism.
In addition to academics, Seth, the son of Kevin and Lucy Anderson, is active in extracurricular activities including Future Farmers of America, Envirothon team, the shooting and trap team and the superintendent task force. He is also involved in Day of Hope and Continue reading Madison Southern High School Student Receives $1,000 Scholarship
Over the course of the year, the Madison Southern Greenhouse class has been managing the greenhouse located next to Shannon Johnson. The class, which is taught by the new Ag teacher, Janna Cline, mostly focuses on ways to produce and how to properly take Continue reading Madison Southern FFA Greenhouse