Berea Artist Mary Lykins to Demonstrate Fabric Dolls at KY Artisan Center

Fabric dolls by Mary Lykins
Fabric dolls by Mary Lykins

Berea artist Mary Lykins will demonstrate how she creates her fabric dolls from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, March 8, at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea. As a doll artist Lykins is completely self-taught and learned her craft by reading and experimenting. Through trial and error she has come to create a variety of fabric dolls in a variety of styles.

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Convenient to visitors throughout the year, the Kentucky Artisan Center at Continue reading Berea Artist Mary Lykins to Demonstrate Fabric Dolls at KY Artisan Center

Jewelry by Theresa Kibby at KY Artisan Center

Theresa Kibby assembles her whimsical jewelry; “Puppy” pins; a table-top press cuts out parts
Theresa Kibby assembles her whimsical jewelry; “Puppy” pins; a table-top press cuts out parts

On Saturday, March 22, Theresa Kibby, of Somerset, will mix metals and other media to create whimsical “critter” jewelry from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Convenient to visitors throughout the year, the Kentucky Artisan Center at Continue reading Jewelry by Theresa Kibby at KY Artisan Center

Madison Co. EMA/CSEPP Temporaily Moves to Berea

EMA/CSEPP
EMA/CSEPP

The Madison County Emergency Management Agency/CSEPP has moved their offices to a temporary location in Berea while the Richmond office building undergoes renovation and expansion. The renovation project is expected to take approximately 15 months.

Madison County EMA/CSEPP staff will be located in both Richmond and Berea. The Richmond address is at 558 S. Keeneland Drive (behind the original EOC building). The Berea address is 200 Harrison Road (the old Dresser building).

Madison County residents can pick up Advisor Alert Radios (AARs), or bring them for maintenance to either of these locations. Shelter-in-Place kits will be Continue reading Madison Co. EMA/CSEPP Temporaily Moves to Berea

McConnell Statement on Latest Administration Effort to Manipulate Obamacare Coverage Requirements

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell issued the following statement today regarding the administration’s latest attempt to manipulate Obamacare minimum coverage requirements in an effort to protect endangered Democrats:

“The Obama administration’s announcement today that it will continue to allow insurers to sell health care plans that don’t meet Obamacare minimum coverage requirements is not only another reminder of the President’s broken promise that you can keep your plan if you like it, but represents a desperate Continue reading McConnell Statement on Latest Administration Effort to Manipulate Obamacare Coverage Requirements

McConnell on the Ukraine Crisis: ‘This is a moment when President Obama is going to have to lead’

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the crisis in Ukraine:

“Last week’s military intervention by Russian forces into Crimea makes clear that President Vladimir Putin is determined to maintain the Russian sphere of influence there, and at a cost to his country.

“That’s why the leadership of Washington and its allies will now be of such critical importance in Ukraine. According to the Budapest agreement, Russia has an obligation to respect the sovereignty of its neighbor, and the West should stand united in holding President Putin to Continue reading McConnell on the Ukraine Crisis: ‘This is a moment when President Obama is going to have to lead’

Madison County Births Feb. 25 – Mar. 3, 2014

Announcements
Announcements

Feb.25,2014 – Jessica Dresselaers & Zachary Taylor – Richmond – Girl
Feb.25,2014 – Leandra & Nicholas Drake – Beattyville – Boy
Feb.25,2014 – Rebecca Townsend & Steven Brandenburg – Richmond – Boy
Feb.26,2014 – Brittney & William Tackett – Richmond – Girl
Feb.27,2014 – Jessica Gabbard & Brian Bolton – McKee – Boy
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McConnell to Oppose Justice Nominee Over Advocacy on Behalf of Philadelphia Cop-Killer

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following remarks on the Senate floor regarding the nomination of Debo Adegbile to be an Assistant Attorney General:

“The Department of Justice in this Administration has too often put politics ahead of the law. The record of the nominee before us to head the Civil Rights Division strongly indicates that if he were confirmed, the politicization of the Justice Department would increase further. He has a long record of left-wing advocacy, marked by ideologically-driven positions and poor judgment.

“In District of Columbia v. Heller, he argued in the Supreme Court that it would be ‘radical’ to recognize ‘an individual right to keep and bear arms.’ In fact, Continue reading McConnell to Oppose Justice Nominee Over Advocacy on Behalf of Philadelphia Cop-Killer