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Madison Southern High School Student Receives $1,000 Scholarship

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


Madison Co. Schools announce two new appointments at Madison Southern High School. Robert Hammonds will be the new associate principal at MSHS. Jay Simmons will serve as athletics director.

Mr. Hammonds most recently served as the athletic director at MSHS. Previously, he spent 9 years as an assistant principal at Letcher County Central High School. Mr. Hammonds has filled a variety of roles throughout his career including assistant principal, athletics director, social studies teacher, and coach of multiple sports. Continue reading MSHS News

Eight Kentucky Schools Receive Transportation Grants Through Kentucky State Parks Foundation

Students from eight 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.

“These trips provide excellent learning opportunities for these students,” Parks Commissioner Donnie Holland said. “They also bring young people to our state parks so they can experience our history and natural environment.”

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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