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Trash Pick Up Delay for Berea

Garbage Truck

Garbage Truck

Trash collection for Friday, March 6, 2015 will not start until mid-morning. They will also run routes on Saturday to catch up from Thursday and this morning.

Drug Arrest and Investigation

KSP

KSP

On Thursday, March 06, 2015 at approximately 11:57 PM troopers from Post- 11, along with Laurel County Constable Denver Mays executed an arrest warrant at a residence located on US 25, eight (8) miles north of London in Laurel County.

Arrested on the warrant was Leonard Jones, 49, of East Bernstadt, KY and charged with Trafficking in a Controlled Substance 1st Degree 2nd Offense, Drug Paraphernalia Possession and Persistent Felony Offender 2nd.

The investigation began on Friday, February 27, 2015 after KSP SGT Steve Walker and Constable Mays conducted a traffic stop on Jones on an access road in the city limits of London. During the traffic stop Jones was placed in

Betty’s Healthy Almond Berry Muffins

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Berea City Council Meeting 3-3-2015

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KSP, Richmond Post, Activity for February 2015

KSP

KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is reporting the following activity for the month of February, 2015.

Troopers and Detectives issued a total of 1,283 citations, which included 102 for speeding, 4 for no child restraint and 69 for no seatbelts. There were 17 people arrested for driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. Troopers issued 229 courtesy notices, assisted 444 stranded motorists, and investigated 47 traffic collisions while inspecting 1,162 vehicles. Detectives and Troopers also responded to and investigated 1,019 complaints, opened 44 criminal cases, and made 278 criminal arrests.

Richmond Post provides law enforcement service for Boyle, Lincoln, Mercer, Garrard, Jessamine, Madison, Clark, Lee, Estill, Owsley and Jackson counties. To contact the Richmond Post you may call (859) 623-2404 or toll free at (800) 222-5555.

KSP to Conduct Periodic Traffic Safety Checkpoints

KSP

KSP

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, which provides coverage for Madison, Clark, Estill, Lee, Owsley, Jackson, Mercer, Boyle, Lincoln, Garrard and Jessamine counties, will be conducting periodic traffic safety checkpoints at locations approved by the Kentucky State Police Policy and Procedures Manual. These checkpoints will be conducted in an effort to enforce the traffic laws of the Commonwealth of Kentucky. Special attention will be paid to occupant protection (seatbelt adherence), sobriety, insurance, and registration violations.

A complete list of traffic safety checkpoint locations can be found at http://www.kentuckystatepolice.org/posts/press/post7_checkpoints.htm

No School

NO School

NO School

School has been cancelled for Friday, March 6 for the Madison County and Berea Community School Systems.

Madison County Government on Delay

Madison County

Madison County

All County Government Offices will operate on a 2 hour delay Friday, March 6, 2015. This includes District and Circuit Courts.

Governor Declares State of Emergency

State of Emergency

State of Emergency

Governor Steve Beshear has declared a state of emergency for the Commonwealth – the second such declaration in less than a month.

“Two significant winter storms nearly back-to-back are rare in Kentucky, and pose a challenge for our emergency management teams, road crews and local emergency responders. This emergency declaration will allow us to deploy any needed state assistance, including National Guard troops if necessary,

Madison Mile Canceled

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

We’ve decided to cancel Madison Mile this Saturday. This includes both locations: Berea City Park & Richmond Lake Reba.

We’re unable to reschedule due to lack of volunteers & partnering organizations.

We look forward to having it in 2016!!!

Advanced Scholars Academy Meeting Rescheduled

Madison Co Schools

Madison Co Schools

The meeting for 8th grade students & parents who were invited to discuss the Madison County Advanced Scholars Academy at the Madison Central auditorium tonight has been cancelled due to inclement weather.

The meeting is rescheduled for Tuesday, March 10th starting at 6:00 PM in the Madison Central auditorium.

County Offices Closed

Madison County

Madison County

All County Government Offices will be CLOSED Thursday, March 5, 2015. This includes Madison County Circuit Court.

Berea Welcome Center Carvers Demonstrate at KY Artisan Center

Bear and Salmon” by Jack Gann; Hand-hewn oval bowl by Ron McWhorter; “Bookworm” by Keith Flowers – all members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers

Bear and Salmon” by Jack Gann; Hand-hewn oval bowl by Ron McWhorter; “Bookworm” by Keith Flowers – all members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers

On Saturday, March 21, 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.

SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE NOTICE

City of Berea

City of Berea

In order to complete the Scaffold Cane Conversion Project, Berea Municipal Utilities has planned a SCHEDULED POWER OUTAGE for Saturday, March 7th, 2015.

The outage will affect the area of Scaffold Cane Road beginning at the corner of Scaffold Cane and Prospect Street continuing to the intersection of Scaffold Cane and Bratcher Lane. All side streets in this area will also be involved.

The circuit will be de-energized at 8:00am. Customers will regain service at varying times beginning at 10:00am. All customers should be back to normal operation by 2:00pm. Door hangers will be delivered to each customer

Berea Artisan Shawnna Southerland to Demonstrate Coiled and Stitched Fiber Bowls at KY Artisan Center

Photos left to right: detail of a colorful bowl by Southerland; Southerland showing a finished bowl during a demonstration; an array of colorful stitched fiber bowls by Southerland

Photos left to right: detail of a colorful bowl by Southerland; Southerland showing a finished bowl during a demonstration; an array of colorful stitched fiber bowls by Southerland

On Saturday, March 7, Shawnna Southerland, of Berea, will demonstrate her coiled and stitched fiber bowls from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Artist Randal Richardson to Demonstrate Oil Painting Techniques at KY Artisan Center

“Tumbleweed Daydream” by Randal Richardson

“Tumbleweed Daydream” by Randal Richardson

On Saturday, March 14, Randal Richardson, of Paint Lick, will demonstrate his oil painting techniques 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 Berea is located at 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea, Exit 77. The center’s exhibits, shopping and travel information areas are open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cafe is open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

No School

NO School

NO School

Madison County Schools will be closed Thursday, March 5.

Berea Residents asked NOT to Flush Toilets

No Flushing

No Flushing

Due to the substantial flooding occurring in Berea the sewer lines are over flowing.

Berea Municipal Utilities are asking customers NOT to flush their toilets & use as little water as possible until the flooding has subsided.

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