Thirty educators from Berea, Kentucky played a prominent role at the College For Every Student (CFES) National Conference in Burlington, VT earlier this month (November 7 & 8). The two-day event gathered 430 educators, students, community and corporate leaders representing 78 schools and 32 colleges across the United States and Ireland. The event, titled “One Million More,” focused on strategies to help one million more low-income students attain post-secondary education and become workforce ready by 2025.
In the “Promising Practices” session, Kevin Hall, College Access Director of Partners for Education at Berea College gave his perspective on how schools and colleges can work together to increase the number of low-income students who persist and graduate from two and four year institutions. “We need to identify these students early on and begin building the necessary skill
The Berea Police Department reported that there were several vehicles egged early this morning in the Roselawn area.
The Police Department ask that if you live in the area and saw anyone walking around this morning, or if you have any other information please call us at 859-986-8456.
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Arcadian Cove, 532 Cady Dr., Richmond 97%
Clark-Moores Middle School Cafeteria, 1143 Berea Rd., Richmond 100%
Comfort Inn & Suites Food Svc., 219 Paint Lick Rd., Berea 100%
Danielle’s Country Sandwiches, 1019A Ival James Blvd., Richmond 99%
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The Diabetes Community Education program at Madison County Health Department is offering free Diabetes Self Management classes coming up in December. These classes are for anyone in the community with diabetes who would like to learn more about how to live a healthy life and reduce their risks for problems from the disease.
Diabetes Self Management Education provides participants with detailed information about healthy eating, being active, taking medications, and monitoring blood sugar. “There is a lot to learn about diabetes, even if you have had it for years,” said Mae Margaret Story, a Certified Diabetes
Berea Police Department have received reports that mail is being stolen from people’s mailboxes. Specifically when people place bill payments in their mailboxes and put up the flag for the postal carrier to pick it up. Bill payments are being stolen for the check information. Bank account numbers and routing numbers are then compromised. If your mailbox is not in a place where you can keep an eye on it then you should drop off your payments at the post office.
Endangerment Arrests: On 11/22/2014 Social Services requested assistance conducting a welfare check on three small children in the 100 Block of Wilson Street. Officers made contact with the residents in the home and went inside to check on the conditions. Inside of the home they located trash covering the entire area of the home on the floors. Parts of the floor felt as if they cold cave in and the bedrooms and kitchen area were covered with trash and clutter including dirty diapers. The children living in the home were 3, 4 and 6 years old.
Officers arrested 31 year old Emily Bayless of Berea KY and 40 year old Scott Lacock of Berea KY and charged them with Endangering the Welfare of a Minor.
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There will be NO trash collection service on Thursday, November 27th. Thursday’s route will be picked up on Friday, November 28th & Friday’s route will be picked up on Saturday, November 29th.
If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Legacy’s customer service at 369-7000 or 1-866-587-7170.
WANTED by Richmond Police Rachelle Burns age 33. Lives in the area of 703 Sizemore or Anita lane in Whitehall. She drives a Black Buick Rendezvous and is 7 months pregnant.
If you know her location call 859 623-1162.
Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell issued the following statement today regarding the resignation of Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel:
“Secretary Chuck Hagel honorably served the United States as a combat soldier, a U.S. Senator, and as Secretary of Defense. We appreciate his service to the nation.
“It’s important to remember that Secretary Hagel’s departure comes at a moment of great peril for our country. His successor will confront the daunting challenges of: modernizing our conventional military forces to meet the challenges posed by Russia and
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Buck Ingram, 82, of Berea, died Tuesday, November 18, 2014 at Baptist Health Lexington. He was a Madison County native born July 26, 1932, son of the late Charlie and Lucy Brewer Ingram
He was a retired truck driver for Mid-State Distributing Company in Lexington, member of Silver Creek Baptist Church, and had been a resident of Berea most of his life.
Survivors include his loving wife of 46 years, Carol Crepps Ingram; 1 son, Ron (Rena) Crepps; 2 brothers, Roy (Lucy) Ingram, George (Eva) Ingram; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. In addition to his