On January 22, 2016 Governor Matt Bevin declared a statewide emergency just after 2 p.m. Friday as a massive snow storm dumped inches across the state.
The announcement came form Bevin’s team which was made from the state’s Emergency Operations Center. The declaration gives local officials access to state resources quickly, including National Guard troops if needed.
Although week three of the General Assembly was shortened due to the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday and the inclement weather Friday, the Kentucky Senate passed significant bills and welcomed visitors who braved the snow in Frankfort.
On Tuesday we passed two of our priority bills: Senate Bill (SB) 4 and SB 10. Senate Bill 4 would require those seeking an abortion to have a face-to-face, in-person counseling session with a physician 24 hours prior to the procedure. This effort to promote the rights of the unborn passed Continue reading SENATOR JARED CARPENTER’S LEGISLATIVE UPDATE→
On Thursday, January 21, 2016 at approximately 11:30 AM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of a fatal two-vehicle collision on KY HWY 92 in Whitley County.
Upon arrival, Trooper David Lassiter determined that a 2012 Freightliner salt truck operated by Tommy Manes, 63, of Siler, KY was traveling westbound on KY 92 when he crossed the center-line and struck a 2001 Oldsmobile Alero head-on, which was Continue reading Fatal Traffic Crash→
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell commented today regarding Governor Matt Bevin’s request for a 2-year extension to the Environmental Protection Agency’s regulation that requires states to dramatically restructure their electricity systems based on how the agency thinks electricity should be produced and used in each state.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following comment regarding the March for Life, which will be held on Friday, January 22, 2016, in our Nation’s Capital:
“Tens of thousands of Americans will gather in Washington to give voice to the voiceless by rallying for the rights of the unborn. Participants in the March for Life remind us that a compassionate nation is one that fights to defend the most innocent. Like them, I Continue reading March For Life→
Madison County Sheriff Mike Coyle would like to announce that transportation will be available to ESSENTIAL MEDICAL PERSONNEL if needed. However, primary 911 emergency calls, collisions, and criminal investigations take priority over these requests.
With the incoming inclement weather we are requesting that citizens who live in the city limits of Berea, NOT to leave any vehicles parked on any roadway or street. This will allow our Street Department to plow our streets and roadways to clear much faster and safer. Clear roadways will allow us to serve our citizens in a more effective manner.
We encourage everyone to stay home if you don’t need to get out.
PLEASE HELP US SPREAD THE WORD BY SHARING!!
Also due to the incoming inclement weather the Berea Police Department will provide rides to work for healthcare workers in the city limits tomorrow Jan. 22, 2016. If you work in this field and need a ride, you can contact us at 859-623-1248.
On Saturday, Jan. 23, three members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers will demonstrate a variety of woodcarving styles and techniques from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
The Program Manager has operational and management responsibilities for programming, process and effort of initiatives of the Berea Tourism Commission, including Festival of Learnshops, HOW program, and Make It, Take It, Give It, and Studio Artists at Berea; performs work as directed by the Executive Director; performs related work as required.