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On Saturday August 10th, the Berea Police Dept. will be having its 2nd annual Bicycle Safety Day. The event will be held in the parking lot of the Berea Municipal Utilities parking lot. The Event starts at 1pm and ends at 3pm.
We will be giving away two 20″ bikes to a lucky boy and girl. To qualify for the bikes, you must be registered at the event and be present to win. Also at the end of the event there will be a small fun bike ride on the new bike trail. Last year was a big success and fun to all the kids.
For more information about the event please call 859-986-8456 or email Officer Whicker email@example.com
On Saturday, Aug. 10, three members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers will ‘let the wood chips fall’ as they demonstrate wood carving from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea. Demonstrating that day will be Marian Thompson and Will Bondurant, both from Berea, and Ron McWhorter, of Richmond. Thompson carves figures and animals, Bondurant is adept at chip carving, and McWhorter uses an adz to chop dough bowls
Drug Charges: On 08/06/2013, Brandy N. Mullins, age 27, N. Killarney Lane, was charged for several offenses by officers investigating a drug complaint.
At approximately 5:30 P.M., RPD Bike Patrol officers investigating a complaint of methamphetamine manufacturing in a room at Quality Quarters encountered Brandy Mullins, the occupant of the room. A subsequent search of the room produced several coffee filters containing suspected methamphetamine. A partial suboxone strip and numerous needles and baggies were also found in the room.
Brandy Mullins was charged for Possession of a Controlled Substance 1st Degree, Possession
Sex Offender Arrest: On 08/01/2013 Officers with the Berea Police Department assisted the US Marshals with locating a wanted subject on Joshua Circle. They located 36 year old Equinthony Edmonds and Officers learned that he was living at the residence, and that he was a sex offender and hadn’t registered the address. Edmonds was taken into custody by the US Marshals and was
Aqua Zumba not sure what this is do it for FREE at Berea City Pool July 19th, 26th, Aug. 2nd & 9th from 9:45am – 10:30am!
Our instructor is Veronica w/ Fitness, Friends & Fun in Berea! Join us for four Friday mornings as we exercise in the water Open To The Public!
We’ll begin right on time so please be in the pool by 9:45am! Call Berea Parks & Recreation for further details 986-9402!
Madison County Sheriff’s Office makes a Heroin arrest.
On Monday, August 6, 2013 the Madison County Sheriff’s Office received information that someone was selling drugs in a local motel parking lot.
Sheriff’s Office Narcotic Detective observed a white male make an exchange in the parking lot of Country Hearth Inn at approximately 2:48 p.m. Detectives approached the white male, who was identified as Dennis A. Meridith, age 39. Deputies arrested Mr. Meridith for Trafficking in a
Drug Charges: On 08/04/2013, police charged Tamera N. McQueen, age 26, and Jeffrey S. McQueen, age 28, both of Irvine, KY, for drug offenses following a shoplifting incident.
At approximately 7:55 P.M., officers were dispatched to Walmart to investigate a shoplifting complaint. Upon arrival, officers learned that employees observed the couple switching tags on merchandise so as to pay a lower price at checkout. After proceeding through checkout, employees detained
The Marguerite Casey Foundation has awarded 22-year-old Ethan Hamblin, a Berea College senior and native of Gays Creek, Kentucky (Perry County) the Sargent Shriver Youth Warriors Against Poverty Leadership Award.
While interning at the Foundation for Appalachian Kentucky in Hazard, Mr. Hamblin established the Youth Leadership and Philanthropy Initiative to spur local youth to invest in enhancing their community. In the program, high school students participate in grantmaking, fundraising, nonprofit engagement and community service.
Mr. Hamblin also serves on the steering committee of the Stay Together Appalachian Youth (STAY) Project (www.thestayproject.org), which provides Appalachian youth with the skills, resources and support they need to make
The congregation of Union Church, first gathered in 1853, joyfully announces that we will install the Rev. Rachel Small Stokes as our Associate Pastor for Community Life & Growth and Faith Development at a special service at 3:30 pm on August 18, 2013, with a reception to follow. All who would like to attend are welcome! Rev. Rachel has served as Associate Pastor since September
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Lavina L. Kelley-Hoskins age 42 of Berea, was carried by angels to heaven from her battle with cancer on Aug. 4, 2013 at Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, KY. Lavina was born Oct 26, 1970 and a member of the Berea Church of God.
Lavina is survived by her husband Ken Hoskins, her parents Roger and Anita Lynn Kelley of Berea, Father and Mother-in-law Arliss and Betty Hoskins of Pineville, KY, her daughter Abbygail Broughton of Berea, brother Roger Keith Kelley II of Mt Vernon KY, sister Elizabeth (Phillip) Nowlin of Richmond KY, sister-in-laws Kathy (Gerald) Holt, Melissa (Johnny) Caldwell of Pineville KY, step children: Lindsay Hoskins, and Joshua Hoskins, step grandsons Noah Williamson, and Jacob Ison of Richmond, and niece Tristyn Nowlin of Richmond, nephews Matthew and Alex Caldwell, Kevin Layne, and Brian Carter all of Pineville KY, she is also survived by her grandparents Lloyd and Johnnie Anglin of Berea, numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by
American Legion Post #50 sponsored a trip to DC for Dr. James and Ms. Carol Stutts to join a group from the Military Officers Association of America and the Gold Star Wives to lobby Senators and Congressman. The mission was clear; to correct an injustice. Did you know that when military members, whether active duty or disabled and retired pass away, their survivors are
Drug Charge: On 08/02/2013, police charged Breckan Fox, age 31, Brooks Road, for several drug offenses following a traffic stop.
At approximately 2:10 P.M., a patrol officer stopped a vehicle being driven by Fox on W. Main Street near Aspen Avenue after observing that the passenger in the vehicle was not wearing a seatbelt. During the course of the contact, the actions of Fox aroused the officer’s suspicions and a search of her person produced a small amount of methamphetamine from her pocket. The passenger was then removed from the vehicle at which time officers
The Madison County Sheriff’s Office is requesting the help of the public. We are investigating a Hit & Run accident that occurred on Sunday, 07-28-2013.
The accident occurred in the area of Barker Lane (west) area near Berea. The victim was struck by a vehicle at approximately 7:00 p.m. on July 28, 2013.
The victim was walking and struck by an unknown vehicle. The sheriff’s offices have exhausted all leads. Deputies have canvas the area and spoke with neighbors. We were not able to obtain information regarding the accident.
The victim does not remember anything about the accident so we are turning to the public for help. If you witnessed or have information, about the accident on Barker Lane West on Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 7 p.m. Please call the Sheriff’s Office at 859-623-1511.
Any information about the hit & run vehicle would help our investigation. The victim was struck and the driver did not stop to render aid. Again we are asking for the public’s help.