Category Archives: Events

Events occurring in and around Madison County, KY.

Doodlebug Cake Day in Berea This Wednesday

Meghan Smith

The City of Berea recently honored Berea entrepreneur and national baking champion Meghan Smith, 19, in a resolution declaring Wednesday, February 22, 2017, as “Doodlebug Cake Day.”

Mayor Connelly’s proclamation comes on the heels of Smith’s second straight triumph on the Food Network show, Cake Wars. Smith became the youngest winner of Cake Wars in 2016, capturing the top spot on February 22 of last year. She was declared the 2017 winner in January. Referencing her back-to-back wins, the mayor praised Smith’s participation on the national stage, which he noted has focused the national spotlight on Berea Continue reading Doodlebug Cake Day in Berea This Wednesday

KSP Accepting Applications for Trooper Island Camp

KSP

KSP is accepting applications for children to attend Trooper Island Camp this summer. Trooper Island is a free summer camp for underprivileged boys and girls age 10-12 operated by the Kentucky State Police on Dale Hollow Lake in Clinton County. It is financed entirely by donations, no public funds are used.

Each year, the camp hosts approximately 700 children, providing good food, fresh air, recreation, guidance and structured, esteem- Continue reading KSP Accepting Applications for Trooper Island Camp

DOCJT graduates 21 dispatchers from Public Safety Dispatch Academy

Twenty-one law enforcement dispatchers graduated Friday from the Public Safety Dispatch Academy at the Kentucky Department of Criminal Justice Training.
The graduates hail from communications centers across the state, and comprise DOCJT’s 110th telecommunications academy class, Continue reading DOCJT graduates 21 dispatchers from Public Safety Dispatch Academy

JORDAN RYAN TO SPEAK AT BEREA COLLEGE FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE

Jordan Ryan

Berea College welcomes the public and campus community to a convocation featuring Jordan Ryan, J.D., Vice President for Peace Programs at the Carter Center in Atlanta. Ryan will speak about the Center’s work to help secure civil rights for the people that the Center serves. This convocation, sponsored by the Wills D. Weatherford, Jr. Campus Christian Center, is the annual Robbins Peace Lecture and will take place Thursday, February 16, at 3:00p.mp in Phelps Stokes Chapel on the Berea Continue reading JORDAN RYAN TO SPEAK AT BEREA COLLEGE FOR JUSTICE AND PEACE

KSP TO HOST THE 2ND ANNUAL TROOPER JASON VANHOOK MEMORIAL BASS TOURNAMENT

Kentucky State Police Post 11, London is hosting the 2nd annual 2017 Trooper Jason Vanhook Memorial Bass Tournament on Saturday, April 01, 2017. It will be held at the Conley Bottom Resort boat ramp located at 270 Conley Bottom Road Monticello, KY.

Blast off at safe light, weigh-in at 4:00 PM. Entry fee is $100.00 per boat ( 2 people per boat ) with a 5 fish limit. Payout will be determined by number of entries. You can pre-register in person at Post 11, Monday through Friday, 8:00 AM until 4:00 PM. Registrations received by mail or email will be assigned a boat number upon receipt of payment and given out the day of the Continue reading KSP TO HOST THE 2ND ANNUAL TROOPER JASON VANHOOK MEMORIAL BASS TOURNAMENT

KENTUCKY TO HOST WWE TELEVISED EVENT

WWE’s SmackDown Live is coming to Louisville. The event will be held at the KFC Yum! Center on Tuesday, April 18 and marks the return of live, televised professional wrestling events in the Commonwealth.

SmackDown will be the first major televised combat sporting event in Kentucky since Governor Bevin streamlined the state’s boxing and wrestling regulations last November as part of the Red Tape Reduction Initiative. Prior to these changes, WWE had not Continue reading KENTUCKY TO HOST WWE TELEVISED EVENT

Pat Banks Art Exhibit at RAAC

One of Madison County’s most talented artists, watercolorist Pat Banks, will have an art exhibit at the Richmond Area Arts Center, 399 W. Water Street on display through February 27, 2017 and may be viewed Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Admission is FREE. A reception will be held February 16, 2017 at the Richmond Area Arts Center, 5:00-7:00 p.m.

“A person without art in their life is like a universe without starlight, a carpenter without a tool box, a garden without flowers, a fish without water,” stated Pat. “It gives us skills, balance, beauty, wisdom, critical thinking, problem solving skills, and more. Art makes the world a better place for each of us. We are all born artists and explorers.”