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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 (more…)

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 (more…)

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 (more…)

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

Miss Renfro Valley Pageant

Miss Renfro Valley

Miss Renfro Valley

Local KFTC Chapter Celebrates Ten Years of Social Change

Friend Raiser

Friend Raiser

Genealogy Workshop

Family Tree

Family Tree

“AM I MY OWN ANCESTOR” A Genealogy Workshop

“Am I My Own Ancestor,” a basic genealogy workshop, sponsored by the Boonesborough DAR Chapter, will be held on Tuesday, October 28, at 6:30- 8:30 PM in the Community Room of the Richmond Branch of the Madison County Library.

Have you thought about tracing your family history; maybe you began working on your family history, but found it to be a confusing and frustrating task; or maybe you are interested in becoming a member of a lineage society, such as Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) or the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR). Steps to start your family research, as well as some of the resources that are available to you will be presented at the workshop. The (more…)

Debby Stratford to Demonstrate Linoleum Block Printmaking at KY Artisan Center

Stratford will create linoleum block prints with her press.

Stratford will create linoleum block prints with her press.

On Saturday, Nov. 8, Debby Stratford, of Louisville, will demonstrate linoleum block printmaking, cutting images into linoleum blocks and printing with a small press, 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 (more…)

New Skills for Frazzled Parents

New Skills for Frazzled Parents

Richard Adams Demonstrates Woodturning at KY Artisan Center

Richard Adams demonstrates woodturning at the Center

Richard Adams demonstrates woodturning at the Center

On Saturday, Nov. 1, Richard Adams, of London, will demonstrate woodturning on the lathe 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 (more…)

Christmas Bazaar

Christmas Bazaar

Richmond Police Report Oct. 22, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

Theft/RSP Charges: On 10/14/2014, a resident in the 300 block of Rosedale Avenue reported that numerous tools had been stolen from the basement of his residence the previous day. It was subsequently determined that approximately $1680.00 worth of tools were stolen.

The follow-up investigation revealed that on 10/16/2014, Shyler N. Merida, age 20, Danielle Court, was in possession of several of the stolen tools and transferred them to a third party. The value of the tools in her possession was approximately $880.00. She was taken into custody, charged for Receiving Stolen Property $500 to $10,000 and Theft by Deception Under $500, and lodged in the MCDC.

On 10/17/2014, Jeremy S. Burns, age 35, Robbinsville Loop, had been in possession of the remaining stolen tools and had transferred them to another party as well. Burns was taken into custody and lodged in the MCDC. He was (more…)

FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS – WEEK ENDING 10-17-14

Food Service Inspector

Food Service Inspector

REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Big Hill Food Mart, 10170 Battlefield Memorial Hwy, Berea 98%
Captain D’s, 1059 Berea Rd., Richmond 96%
Fazoli’s #1603, 441 Leighway Dr., Richmond 97%
Friendly Mart / Arby’s #6678, 2121 Lexington Rd., Richmond 97%
Khin’s Sushi, 839-B Eastern By-Pass, Richmond 99%
Dinner Bell Restaurant, 127 Plaza Dr., Berea 95%
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Madison County Births Oct. 16-20, 2014

Announcements

Announcements

Oct. 16, 2014 – Lillian Dooley & Jonathan Wright – Orlando – Girl
Oct. 17, 2014 – Traci & Denny Rust – Richmond – Boy
Oct. 17, 2014 – Chelsea Dae Ramsey – Richmond – Girl
Oct. 17, 2014 – Amanda & Nathan Long – McKee – Boy
Oct. 17, 2014 – Lisa & Scottie Cummins – Richmond – Girl
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House Fire on Big Cave Rd.

Fire

Fire

In the early morning hours the Mount Vernon, Brodhead and Livingston Fire Departments responded to the scene of a residential fire in Big Cave Rd (hwy 1004). The residence was fully involved on arrival. No injuries occurred.

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