The Madison County Conservation District will be giving away free tree seedlings on a first come first serve basis while supplies last.
The giveaway will be Tuesday March 19, 2013 8:30-4:00 at our office 1024 Ival James Blvd. Suite A1 Richmond.
The Madison County Enterprise defeated the Louisville Cheetahs 25-15 for another State Title for Madison County. Madison County Enterprise is Madison County’s Special Olympics Basketball Team.
Mark your calendar to join the Easter Bunny for No Kill CKYRHS’s Easter Bone Hunt at the No Kill CKYRHS Shelter in Lancasterm KY on Saturday, March 23rd starting at 2PM. There will be lots of hidden treats for the dogs to find and secret treasures for children of all ages to find. Make sure to wear your best decorated Easter bonnet so you can win a collectible prize for your seasonal attire.
As the community needs for animal welfare assistance grows so do the burdens financially on No Kill Central KY. Please help ease this burden by making a monetary tax deductible donation to No Kill CKYRHS at Box 875 Lancaster, KY 40444. You can rest assure that your monies donated will go Continue reading No Kill CKYRHS C.A.R.E.S. Easter Bone Hunt
Mar. 06,2013 – Crystal & Thomas Lamb – Berea – Girl
Mar. 06,2013 – Carrie & Aaron Sipple – Berea – Boy
Mar. 07,2013 – Erica Adams & Billy Carpenter – Berea – Boy
Mar. 07,2013 – Lena Cole-Smith – Waco – Boy
Mar. 07,2013 – Jessica & Brian Troxal – Irvine – Girl
(Click Read More for More Birth Announcements) Continue reading Madison County Births (Mar. 6-17, 2013)
David Williams, former Kentucky Senate President, earned the nickname The Bully from Burkesville during his tenure as Senate President. On occasion the name was rightfully earned, on others he was unduly beat up by Governor Beshear and the Democrats. This year when Williams stepped down to assume an appointment as judge by Governor Beshear and Robert Stivers took over as Senate President, there was talk of a “new tone” in Frankfort.
Last week I spent some time in the Capitol attending some committee meetings and a session of the House. I learned that the tone remains the same. It makes me wonder if Williams was as much the obstructionist as he Continue reading Passing the Mantle in Frankfort
William J. Newman
William J. Newman, 84, husband of Edna Newman, passed away Thursday, March 7, 2013, at Arcadia Cove of Richmond. William was born February 3, 1929, in Hamilton Ohio to the late William and Addie Woods Newman. He was preceded in death by his parents, Elzy Lee Newman (brother), and Thelma Isaacs (sister).
He was a member of Viney Fork Baptist Church. William retired from the Bluegrass Army Depot in 1984. He served honorably in the Navy, National Guard, and Army Reserves with over 30 years of service to his country.
Other than his wife, William is survived by his Edna Newman (wife), James Newman (brother), and Margaret Shepherd (aunt). He is also survived by four Continue reading Obituaries March 3 to 10, 2013
The NEW COON CREEK GIRLS will videotape their performance at Berea Center for the Arts on Friday, April 5 at 7:30 PM. Don’t miss this opportunity to be a part of a very special event. Tickets $10.00 at the door, or at Berea Center for the Arts, or at Main Street Cafe. Reserve tickets at 248-0690.
The regularly scheduled meeting of the Madison County Fiscal Court that was scheduled for March 12, 2013 has been cancelled.
The Berea Community School will be closed Friday, March 8 due to the flu and stomach virus that is spreading throughout the school system causing attendance rate to drop below ninety percent.