NEW Berea Arts Markets

ART

ART

I am pleased to introduce you to a new sales and demonstration opportunity in Berea. Berea Center for the Arts will in 2014 sponsor six one-day market days, all on Saturdays from 10 AM – 5 PM.

The 2014-dates are: 4/26, 5/17, 6/21, 8/16, 9/20, and 10/18. More dates are planned for 2015 and 2016.

The markets that will only allow 10-12 booths per market will begin on 4/26 and continue till October with a monthly event. We have tried to tie our events

Janice Miller Demonstrates Folk Painting at KY Artisan Center

Janice Miller demonstrates folk art painting; “Rooster” and “Spotted Cow” paintings by Janice Miller.

Janice Miller demonstrates folk art painting; “Rooster” and “Spotted Cow” paintings by Janice Miller.

On Saturday, Sept. 27, Janice Miller, of Wilmore, will demonstrate folk painting with acrylics from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Miller grew up on a farm in Kentucky, where her family raised all their own food. She helped tend and raise many of the animals that today are the

Gary Bertram to Demonstrate Miniature Oil Painting Techniques at KY Artisan

Miniature paintings by Gary Bertram are available at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

Miniature paintings by Gary Bertram are available at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

On Saturday, Oct. 4, Gary Bertram, of Georgetown, will demonstrate how he creates his miniature oil paintings 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

CD Release Party

CD Release Party

Berea Welcome Center Carvers Cut-It-Up at KY Artisan Center

Photos, left to right: “Portrait” by Jack Gann; “Hound dog and trees by Keith Flowers; “Golfer” and “”Tough Guy” by Bill Curry, all members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers.

Photos, left to right: “Portrait” by Jack Gann; “Hound dog and trees by Keith Flowers; “Golfer” and “”Tough Guy” by Bill Curry, all members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers.

On Saturday, Sept. 20, three members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers will demonstrate a variety of woodcarving styles and techniques from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers live in many communities in central Kentucky, and their activities include carving classes, carving demonstrations at schools, monthly Kentucky Artisan Center demonstrations and special events.

Re-paving Streets in Berea

Road Work

Road Work

Starting Monday (September 22, 2014) the City of Berea will be working with the Allen Company on repaving several city streets. These streets will be milled and repaved in the following order.

1. Village drive from bridge to top of the hill.
2. Jefferson Street from Ellipse to railroad tracks (Including Jefferson and Ellipse intersection)
3. Holly Hill from Holly St. to top of hill.
4. Forest Street From the intersection of Center Street to KY Highway 1016.
5. Fairway Dr. (Entire Street)

Work is expected to take about two weeks. Flaggers will be used but expect traffic delays. If you have any question please call the Public Works office at 986-8792.

McConnell Vows to Keep up Fight for Kentucky Coal Jobs

Recognizing Our Vietnam War Veterans on the 50th Anniversary

Marie Rader

Marie Rader

On September 25 I will proudly join people from across the Commonwealth in Frankfort for ceremonies at the Vietnam War Memorial to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the war fought against Communism in southeast Asia. The event is one of nearly 1,000 being held across the country to honor and remember those who fought in that war.

The 50th anniversary of the Vietnam War and the subsequent events in Kentucky, other states and by the federal government came about from passage of the 2008 National Defense Authorization Act, which authorized the Secretary of

Constitution Day

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell issued the following statement today recognizing the signing of the U.S. Constitution 227 years ago:

“All across the country today, Americans commemorate the birth of our government with the signing of the U.S. Constitution on September 17th, 1787. This remarkably durable document not only connects us with our past, it provides us with a sure blueprint for the future as we look to guard and extend to future generations the same ‘Blessings of Liberty’ that all of us enjoy today.

“James Madison once wrote that the great challenge in guiding a government ‘administered by men over men’ was that ‘you must first enable the

Madison County Births Sept. 9-15, 2014

Announcements

Announcements

Sept. 09, 2014 – Toneaka & Rusty Flannery – McKee – Boy
Sept. 09, 2014 – Christal & Derrick Sloan – Richmond – Girl
Sept. 10, 2014 – Sarah & Andrew Nipper – Berea – Girl
Sept. 10, 2014 – Kathy Jackson & Robert Smith – Richmond – Boy
Sept. 11, 2014 – Melissa Durham & Gerald Reed – Berea – Boy
(Click read more for more birth announcements)

FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

Food Service Inspector

Food Service Inspector

REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Fin’s (Formerly The Jungle), 826 Heath St., Richmond 95%
Foley Middle School Cafeteria, 275 Glades Rd., Berea 97%
Kirksville Elementary Cafeteria, 2399 Lancaster Rd., Richmond 98%
Redi Mart #17, 920 Red House Rd., Richmond 98%
Richmond Child Care Center, 220 Duncannon Ln., Richmond 100%
(Click read more for more food inspections)

WANTED: By Berea Police

WANTED

WANTED

These are the burglary suspects from Berea Drug. We are looking for any information that can help us identify these people. If you can provide any information please contact us at 859-986-8456.

2014 Trooper Island Golf Tournament

Trooper Island Golf Tournament

Redlick Baptist Church Revival

Redlick Baptist Church Revival

Sen. Carpenter Asks Governor to Include Madison Middle School Students on Anti-bullying Awareness Task Force Agenda

Jared Carpenter

Jared Carpenter

Senator Jared Carpenter (R-Berea) sent the attached letter to Governor Beshear today requesting that the Madison Middle School students be placed on the first meeting agenda of the newly created Anti-bullying Awareness Task Force.

“The students’ powerful testimonies were key in the passage of SB 20,” Carpenter said in his letter to Governor Beshear. “Their insights into bullying, as well as the personal courage each showed in talking about the issue, will be of great use to the task force in putting together its recommendations.”

(Click read more to view a copy of the letter.)

EPA Grants McConnell’s Request; Gives Kentuckians More Time to Voice Their Concerns on Proposed Anti-Coal Rule

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced today the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has agreed to a 45-day extension for its proposed regulations targeting Kentucky coal jobs and miners – thus allowing more time for Kentuckians and those in coal states to voice their concerns on EPA’s proposed anti-coal rule. The deadline to comment on the rule is now December 1, 2014.

Senator McConnell joined a bipartisan majority of Senators in urging EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy to give more time to

Road Closed

Road Closed

Road Closed

Road Closed: September 17-18 The Main Street rail road crossing in Richmond will be closed for repair.

East bound traffic will be routed down Hallie Irvine to Irvine Street then to Estill Avenue back to East Main. Continuing East down Irvine Street will take yoy to the intersection of East Main and the By-pass.

Berea Police Report Sept. 16, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Alcohol Arrest: On 09/09/2014 Officers were called to the 1100 Block of Blackberry Lane in reference to an intoxicated male subject. The subject had opened the door to a residence and the homeowner had to yell at him to leave. The subject was located and had slurred speech and was unsteady on his feet.

Officers arrested 21 year old Adam Robinson of Berea KY and charged him with Criminal Trespass, Disorderly Conduct, and Alcohol Intoxication in a

Richmond Police Report Sept. 16, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

Drug Arrest: On 09/12/2014, police charged Dejuan D. Westberry, age 36, Detroit, for drug trafficking offenses.

At approximately 4:30 P.M., RPD officers executed a search warrant at a residence in the 2000 block of Edgewood Drive in furtherance of a drug trafficking investigation. Prior to the execution of the warrant, officers observe Westberry exit the apartment and drive away. He was stopped a short time later and detained. Officers recovered over $2200.00 in cash and two cellular telephones from his person.

During the search of the residence, officers recovered over seven grams of

Madison Southern High School vs Madison Central high School Rivalry Game 2014

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