McConnell Bill Addressing Prenatal Addiction and Infant Opioid Withdrawal Signed Into Law

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell applauded the President for signing into law legislation he introduced that will help address the rise of prenatal opioid abuse and the epidemic of infants who suffer from opioid withdrawal.

The Protecting Our Infants Act, cosponsored by Senator Bob Casey (D-PA), directs the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS) to conduct a departmental review to identify gaps in research and detect any duplication, overlap, or gaps in prevention and treatment programs Continue reading McConnell Bill Addressing Prenatal Addiction and Infant Opioid Withdrawal Signed Into Law

Celeste Armstrong Named Berea College Trustee

Celeste Armstrong
Celeste Armstrong

Celeste Patton Armstrong has been elected to the Berea College Board of Trustees at the Board’s recent meeting. Armstrong is an alumna of Berea College.

“I am truly humbled by the appointment, as it is an opportunity for me to continue to serve and give back to the very institution that gave so much to me,” Armstrong said. “My experience at Berea College was transformative and I expect the Continue reading Celeste Armstrong Named Berea College Trustee

Berea Police Report Dec. 1, 2015

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

Drug Arrests: On 12/01/2015 in the early morning hours, Officers were called to McDonald’s in reference to a female disturbing customers. A female subject was located in the lobby and a second one was located passed out in a vehicle in the parking lot. Both subjects had slurred speech and appeared to be under the influence. Inside of the vehicle they located Septocaine, needles, and a burnt spoon with residue.

Officers arrested 21 year old Kendra Scott of Berea KY and 20 year old Kaylea Boone of Berea KY. They were both charged with Public Continue reading Berea Police Report Dec. 1, 2015

Three Berea College Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

Berea College
Berea College

Joseph Nance ’16 (Knoxville, TN), Aja Croteau ’16 (Winchester, KY) and Liana Madrid ’16 (Brownsville, TX) are semi-finalists for the post-graduate Fulbright Scholarship. These three graduating seniors will now compete at the national level. The Fulbright Program, an international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government, fosters increased understanding between the people of the United States and those of Continue reading Three Berea College Students Named Fulbright Semi-Finalists

Jingle Bell Run 5K & Twilight Christmas Parade Routes

City of Berea
City of Berea

Jingle Bell Run 5K Race starts at 4:00 PM:
Saturday, December 5, 2015
Starts at College Square, LEFT onto Chestnut street/US25, Right onto Ellipse, Left onto KY 595, Right onto Glades Road, Right onto Rash Road, Right onto Ellipse street, then LEFT back onto KY 595 back to College Square.

Twilight Christmas Parade starts at 6:00PM:
Line up begins at 4:00PM in Berea Community School Parking lot
Leave from BCS School, Right on Ellipse street, Right on Jefferson street, Left on North Broadway, Left onto Chestnut street/US 25, Left on KY 595, Left on to Ellipse street back to BCS.

Memory Cafe Aquatics Program- Richmond

The Memory Cafe
The Memory Cafe

Remember all of those warm summer days spent at the swimming pool? We are proud to announce the formation of a specialty aquatics class for individuals experiencing memory loss and their care partners. This program will take place at the Telford YMCA on December 2, 9, 16, and 23rd from 1:15 to 2:15PM. A YMCA membership is not required. Admission is free for YMCA or Silver Sneaker Members OR non- Continue reading Memory Cafe Aquatics Program- Richmond

Public Hearing

City of Berea
City of Berea

The City of Berea will hold a public hearing concerning the proposed Indian Fort Trail or shared use path. The proposed shared use path will be constructed along Short Line Pike from 299 Short Line Pike to the intersection of Short Line Pike with Blue Lick Road.

The hearing will be held Thursday, December 3, 2015 from 5:00pm to 6:30pm in the Community Room at City Hall (212 Chestnut street)

Any and all interested parties are invited to attend.

CHRISTMAS COUNTRY DANCE SCHOOL REGISTRATION OPENS

Berea College
Berea College

Registration for the annual Christmas Country Dance School at Berea College is now open.

Each year, participants spend part of the holiday season at a cozy event dedicated to fun, music, friendship, learning, sharing, and dance, a celebration of individual creativity within a supportive community atmosphere. Christmas Country Dance School (CCDS) at Berea College provides a festive environment to try something new, Continue reading CHRISTMAS COUNTRY DANCE SCHOOL REGISTRATION OPENS

Richmond Police Report Nov. 30, 2015

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

RSP/Firearms Charges: On 11/29/2015, police charged Robert C. Fleming, age 30, Sewickley, PA, for receiving stolen property and illegal possession of a firearm after investigating a tip that he was a wanted person.

At approximately 12:40 A.M., RPD officers received information indicating that Fleming was a fugitive from Pennsylvania and was currently located at a residence on W. Kentucky Avenue. Further Continue reading Richmond Police Report Nov. 30, 2015