Kidz Night Out

Parks & Recreation
Parks & Recreation

Hey parents, drop your 6-12 yr. olds off at Russel Acton Folk Center for Kidz Night Out on Friday, March 8th from 6pm-10pm!

Drop off time is from 6pm – 6:30pm ONLY and a limit of 100 children! This program will be supervised with fun activities, snacks and drinks! Must sign up by noon on that Friday by calling Berea Parks & Recreation @ 986-9402. Contact that number for details as well.

Sponsored in part with McDonalds & is a Children’s Champion Event!

Annual Valentine’s Day Ball

Parks & Rec Valentine’s Day Ball
Parks & Rec Valentine’s Day Ball

As February approaches, we think of love, hearts & chocolate! Join Berea Parks & Recreation on Friday, February 15th from 6pm – 8pm for our Annual Valentine’s Day Ball for Individuals with Special Needs at the Russel Acton Folk Center! This event is free & semi-formal attire is required! We’ll have snacks & a DJ; all abilities & siblings welcome! Contact us at 986-9402!

Briana Foley Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

Briana Foley
Briana Foley

Briana Foley gives back to her community in leadership and service, earning the Girl Scout Gold Award, the highest award in Girl Scouting.

Briana Foley, of Lexington Catholic High School, has earned the Girl Scout Gold Award with her project to help lessen animal hunger in her community. To accomplish her goal, Briana:

•Connected with the Scott County Humane Society and the St. John School Beta Club to organize the project.
•Organized a semi-annual food drive
•Raised awareness of animal hunger in Scott County

“I think that overall, my Girl Scouting experience has helped to boost my confidence and gave me the courage to lead this project, speak in front of groups of people, and ask for donations,” Briana said. “I felt a huge sense of Continue reading Briana Foley Earns Girl Scout Gold Award

FEBRUARY IS EARTHQUAKE AWARENESS MONTH

EMA/CSEPP
EMA/CSEPP

Although earthquakes may be popularly associated with the west coast of the United States, or with South America, there are 45 states and territories designated to be at moderate to high risk for earthquakes.

Earthquakes strike suddenly, violently and without warning. Identifying potential hazards ahead of time and advance planning can reduce the dangers of serious injury or loss of life from an earthquake.

Five Ways to Plan Ahead

Check for Hazards in the Home:
 Fasten shelves securely to walls.
 Place large or heavy objects on lower shelves. Continue reading FEBRUARY IS EARTHQUAKE AWARENESS MONTH

Rick Barnett

Rick Barnett
Rick Barnett

Rick Barnett

Mr. Rick Barnett age 55, of Mt.Vernon passed away Tuesday February 4, 2013 at the Rockcastle Hospital as the result of an auto accident. He was born on April 10, 1957 in Berea, KY the son of Mrs. Minnie Lee Parrett Barnett of Mt.Vernon, and the late Clyde Barnett.

He was a retired school teacher, a former Rockcastle County Rocket assistant football coach, enjoyed dog training, body building, was a Cumberland College Graduate, and was a member of the Maple Grove Baptist Church.

Survivors are besides his mother; two sisters; Mrs. Ruby Mahan of Leesburg, FL, and Mrs. Charlotte Miracle of Mt.Vernon. A host of nieces & nephews also survive.

Visitation will be from 6 to 9 PM Thursday February 7, 2013 at Cox Funeral Home Mt Vernon. Funeral Service will be 2 PM Friday February 8, 2013 at the Northside Baptist Church in Mt Vernon. Interment will follow in the Cresthaven Cemetery.

Pallbearers will be Tony Saylor, P.J. Rowe, Lynn Miracle, Nick Miracle, Dale Whitaker, and Richie Bray. Honorary Pallbearer is Paul Blevins.

Postal Service Announces New Delivery Schedule

USPS
USPS

The United States Postal Service announced plans today to transition to a new delivery schedule during the week of Aug. 5, 2013 that includes package delivery Monday through Saturday, and mail delivery Monday through Friday. The Postal Service expects to generate cost savings of approximately $2 billion annually, once the plan is fully implemented.

“The Postal Service is advancing an important new approach to delivery that reflects the strong growth of our package business and responds to the Continue reading Postal Service Announces New Delivery Schedule

Madison County Births (Jan. 29 – Feb. 5, 2013)

Announcements
Announcements

Jan. 29,2013 – Kayla Hines & Holden Hardy – Irvine – Girl
Jan. 30,2013 – Janet & Christopher Stewart – Berea – Girl
Jan. 30,2013 – Danielle Miller – Richmond – Girl
Jan. 30,2013 – Deidra Brown & Andrew Plowman – Berea – Boy
Jan. 31,2013 – Stacey & James West – Richmond – Twin Boys
(Click read more for more Birth Announcements) Continue reading Madison County Births (Jan. 29 – Feb. 5, 2013)

Britta Lindsay Richmond

Britta Lindsay Richmond
Britta Lindsay Richmond

Britta Lindsay Richmond

Britta Lindsay Richmond was born April 15, 1987 in Fayette County and departed this life Monday, February 4, 2013 at the Clark Regional Medical Center in Winchester, being 25 years of age. She was the daughter of Bridgett Lynn (Marcum) Combs and Dwayne of Berea and Gordon Hisel and Faye of Berea.

In addition to her parents, Britta is also survived by her husband Joey Richmond of Berea; by her brother, Dylan Tyler Combs of Berea; grandparents, Wilma Marcum, Darrell & Louise Combs and Wanda & Jerry Little. Other survivors include her father and mother in law, Gary & Vickie Richmond, sister in law, Brittany Richmond, by the following aunts and uncles, Kenny Marcum & Carol, Tammy Ward & James and Shawna Ingram & Danny and by the following special cousins, Ron, Holly, Raquel, Rebecca, Tashi, Tal, Kena, Kent Bud, Cheyenne, Kyle, Kara & Katherine.

Britta was preceded in death by her grandparents, Bud Marcum, Ray Hisel and Bernice Hisel and by her uncle Keith Marcum.

Visitation will be at 6:00PM Thursday, February 7, 2013 at Lakes Funeral Home Funeral McKee. Funeral service will be held 2:00 PM Friday, February 8, 2013 at the Funeral Home with Bro. Bruce Kirby, Kyle Marcum and Bro. Darrell Combs officiating. Burial followed in the Bud Marcum Family Cemetery.

Valentine’s Day Ball

Parks & Rec Valentine’s Day Ball
Parks & Rec Valentine’s Day Ball

As February approaches, we think of love, hearts & chocolate! Join Berea Parks & Recreation on Friday, February 15th from 6pm – 8pm for our Annual Valentine’s Day Ball for Individuals with Special Needs at the Russel Acton Folk Center! This event is free & semi-formal attire is required! We’ll have snacks & a DJ; all abilities & siblings welcome! Contact us at 986-9402!