Betty’s Orange Chocolate Cupcakes — Halloween

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EKU Debate

EKU Debate

EKU Debate

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and Democratic challenger Elisabeth Jensen will take the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts stage Monday, Oct. 27 at 7:00 PM as they debate for the Sixth Congressional District seat.

Tickets are available at www.ekucenter.com and at the Box office: 859.622.7469. Group tickets are available through the box office phone number only. *Tickets required for entry.

Contact Information: Karmen Marcum 622-1509.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimers Disease

Alzheimers Disease

If you have a loved one who is newly diagnosed, or if you just want to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, this program is for you.

This two-hour presentation will explore what everyone should know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us.

The program will take place at the Madison County Public Library, located at 507 West Main Street, Richmond on Monday, October 27th from 6-8pm. To register for this program, please call 1-800-272-3900 or e-mail infoky-in@alz.org. Registration is required.

Farm City Banquet

Farm City Banquet

Friday Night High School Football Scores

Scores

Scores

Anderson Co. 48, East Jessamine 34

Beechwood 41, Ludlow 7

Belfry 43, Pike Co. Central 14

Bellevue 61, Dayton 0

Bourbon Co. 54, Bath Co. 0

Boyle Co. 51, Mercer Co. 0

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CALLING ALL APPALACHIAN PHOTOGRAPHERS

Photography Competition

Photography Competition

Call For Entry: Anthology of Appalachian Photographers

All photographers living in southern Appalachia are invited to enter 5 photographs for possible inclusion in a new juried Anthology of Appalachian Photographers. Subject matter does not necessarily need to be set in Appalachia; subject matter can be anything, from anywhere in the world. This is a unique opportunity to possibly be included in an important Anthology. Deadline is November 15, 2014. Please see this link for a full prospectus: http://www.saplinggrovepress.com/photography-competition/

Christmas Bazaar

Christmas Bazaar

KSP Investigates Fatal Collision

Fatal Crash

Fatal Crash

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that occurred at approximately 2:00 pm this afternoon in Boyle County.

The initial investigation indicates that William C. Edwards, 55 years old of Harrodsburg, was traveling South on KY-33, just north of Danville. Edwards drove of the right side of the road and struck a culvert. His vehicle overturned causing him to be ejected. Edwards was transported to Ephraim McDowell hospital where he was pronounced deceased. It does not appear that Edwards was wearing his seatbelt at the time of the collision and alcohol may be a factor in the collision.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Tpr. Frank Thornberry. He

KSP Announces Civilian Employee of the Year and Other Awards

Walton, Ky.-resident Dacia Wood received the Kentucky State Police Civilian Employee of the Year Award from KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer on Oct. 23. An eight-year veteran of the agency, Wood is a Police Telecommunications Shift Supervisor at KSP Post 6 in Dry Ridge, Ky.

Walton, Ky.-resident Dacia Wood received the Kentucky State Police Civilian Employee of the Year Award from KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer on Oct. 23. An eight-year veteran of the agency, Wood is a Police Telecommunications Shift Supervisor at KSP Post 6 in Dry Ridge, Ky.

Twenty-five civilian employees were honored today by the Kentucky State Police at a ceremony highlighting their performance and public service during the past year.

Walton-resident Dacia Wood was named KSP Civilian Employee of the Year. An eight-year veteran of the agency, Wood is a Police Telecommunications

Sleepy Hollow

Sleepy Hollow

KSP Driver’s Testing Branch Closure

Driver Test

Driver Test

KSP Driver’s Testing Branch Closure

WHAT: The written and road exams will not be administered in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln, Jessamine, Madison and Clark Counties on Friday, October 31, 2014.

WHEN: Friday, October 31, 2014

WHERE: The KSP Driver’s Testing Branches in Boyle, Garrard, Lincoln, Jessamine, Madison and Clark Counties.

WHY: The offices will be closed due to mandatory training of driver’s testing personnel.

Spooky Haunted House

Spooky Haunted House

Road Work

City of Berea

City of Berea

For the next several days, contractors will be in the city painting and striping roadways around town. There may be traffic delays, but the contractors will be utilizing flaggers.

Today, October 23, 2014, the contractors will be repainting at the intersection of Jefferson and Ellipse. There may be some traffic delays, but they expect the work to be completed before school dismisses for the day.

If you have any questions or concerns, please call the Public Works office at 859-986-8792.

The Case Against the Fairness Ordinance

Fairness

Fairness

In a 5-3 vote, the Berea City Council voted down the Fairness Ordinance. This was an unexpected result as it was widely expected to pass. The best hope for those opposed to the ordinance was for there to be a 4-4 tie, prompting the mayor to break the tie despite the fact that it was well known the mayor would support it. After the shocking vote, many people that were for the Fairness Ordinance came out in heavy opposition and anger over it. Immediately after the council meeting concluded, many of those supporters tried to shame the council members who voted against the ordinance. Despite being in a same-sex relationship, I was firmly against this ordinance. Those who supported the Fairness Ordinance do not realize that the ordinance being voted down was the best

Youth Rally

Youth Rally

Elevate Worship: THE AWAKENING Night of Worship

Yantz Family to Host Meet, Greet, and Eat at Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway

Richmond Raceway

The historic Richmond Raceway in Richmond, KY will have new promoters in 2014 in the form of Larry, Chad, and Sarah Yantz and they would like to invite everyone out for a meet, greet, and eat on Saturday afternoon November 8 at 2:00 p.m.

The Yantz family will be having a cookout to meet and greet with all the area race fans and race teams as a way of introducing themselves to everyone and to talk about the upcoming 2015 racing season. This is event is FREE to

Fracking, More Pipeline Proposals and Better Energy Choices to be considered at Summit

Pipeline

Pipeline

Kentuckians can learn more about the issues of natural gas liquids (NGLs), fracking, landowner rights and local options for communities seeking a sustainable future at a day-long summit November 8, 2014 from 8:30 am – 5:30 pm Locust Trace AgriScience Center Lexington, Kentucky.

The “Pipelines, Fracking and Kentucky’s Future Beyond Fossil Fuels” summit was organized by landowners and others who successfully stopped the

Pastel Painting Demonstrated by Diana Colgate at KY Artisan Center

Photos left to right: Colgate demonstrates at the Kentucky Artisan Center; Pastel paintings by Diana Colgate.

Photos left to right: Colgate demonstrates at the Kentucky Artisan Center; Pastel paintings by Diana Colgate.

On Saturday, Oct. 25, Diana Colgate, of Shepherdsville, will demonstrate pastel painting from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Colgate teaches classes from her studio in Shepherdsville, and while pastels are her primary medium, she also works in watercolors, oils and pencil. Her favorite subjects include portraits, landscapes, doorways and porches.

Pumpkin Run-Walk

Pumpkin Run-Walk

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