Wacky Wednesday Walking Club

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Wacky Wednesday Walking Club Join Berea Parks and Recreation for an outdoor walking club adventure every Wednesday during the month of June @ 8am; meet at City Park Basketball Courts! For inclement weather go to the Folk Center! Free, all ages welcome & open to the public!

Any questions contact Berea Parks and Recreation at 986-9402.

Ellis Ray Hogg

Ellis Hogg

Ellis Hogg


Ellis Ray Hogg

Ellis Ray Hogg, 60, of Berea, went to his eternal home Tuesday, May 28, 2013. Born in Covington, Kentucky, December 31, 1952, he was a self-employed property manager, Honorable Kentucky Colonel, member of Berea Baptist Church and active member of the Cornerstone Sunday School Class. Ellis was characterized by his gentleness of spirit, enthusiasm for all sports, incredible generosity, and for being a friend to all.

He is remembered by his loving wife of 36 years, Jeanie Murphy Hogg; 3 children, Dr. Edd (Rebekah) Easton-Hogg, Matthew (Jenny) Hogg, Michelle (Fiance Brian Raney) Hogg; his mother, Dr. Emogene Moore Hogg-Hartman; step-father, Jim Hartman; 1 brother, Bill (Ellen) Hogg; 3 grandchildren, Tyler Easton-Hogg, Isabella Hogg, Zeke Hogg; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. He was preceded in death by his father, Dr. Edd Hogg.

Funeral Service 11:00 AM, Thursday, May 30, 2013 at Berea Baptist Church with Pastor Kevin Slemp officiating. Burial will follow in Berea Cemetery. Visitation 6:00 – 8:00 PM Wednesday at the church. Pallbearers will be: Greg Andrews, Robert Brashear, James Shoopman, John Rose, Jeff Leone, Jeff Alexander, John Justice, John Astor Welch, Ron Dunn, Mitchell Holbrook. Honorary Pallbearers will be members of the Cornerstone Sunday School Class.

In lieu of flowers the family requests contributions to the non-profit organization close to Ellis’s heart ……. “My Own Backyard Mission Project” P. O. Box 1244, Brentwood, TN 37024.

Reppert Funeral Home entrusted with arrangements.

Richmond Police Report May 28, 2013

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Theft/False Information Arrest: On 05/23/2013, police charged Rodney E. Scott, age 52, address unknown, for numerous offenses following a shoplifting incident.

At approximately 1:45 P.M., an officer was dispatched to Walmart to investigate a reported shoplifting incident. Upon arrival, the officer learned that Walmart employees had detained an individual, later identified as Scott, who had exited the store without paying for $577.85 in merchandise. Scott provided the officer with a false name and identifiers at the time of his arrest and appeared to be under the influence of an intoxicant.

Scott was taken into custody and lodged in the MCDC after which his true

Six Die on Ky. Roadways over Memorial Day Holiday Weekend

KSP

KSP

Preliminary statistics* indicate that six people died in six separate crashes on Kentucky’s roadways during the official Memorial Day holiday period, which began at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, May 24 and ended at 11:59 p.m. on Monday, May 27.

Four single-fatality crashes involved motor vehicles and none of the victims were wearing seat belts. These crashes occurred in Campbell, Grant, Jackson and Whitely counties.

Two single-fatality crashes involved motorcycles. Crashes occurred in Ohio and Pike counties. None of the victims were wearing helmets.

Through May 26, preliminary statistics* indicate that 214 people have lost

KSP Post 11 Detective is Honored at State Wide Awards Ceremony

KSP

KSP

On Thursday, May 23, 2013 Detective Don Sivils, from the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London, was honored at a state wide awards ceremony held at the Capital Plaza Hotel in Frankfort. Detective Sivils was awarded the “Detective of the Year” for Post 11, London.

Details of Detective Sivils achievements which led to the award are as follows:

Detective Don Sivils is currently assigned as a street-level drug investigator for Post 11, conducting investigations and handling multiple informants in the entire seven-county area.

Detective Sivils had an especially productive year in 2012 by conducting a total of 139 illegal drug purchases, opened 28 criminal cases, and conducted

Central Kentucky Mudcats Win Tournament

The Central Kentucky Mudcats

The Central Kentucky Mudcats

The Central Kentucky Mudcats won the baseball coach pitch 7u Memorial Weekend Tournament in Ravenna.

The tournament field included teams from Woodford County, Pikeville, Clark County, Estill County, Corbin and Fleming County.

The team finished the weekend 5-0. The Mudcats were down by 2 runs to Fleming County in the bottom of the last inning and scored 3 runs to win the championship. The team is now 10-2 on the season in 7u competition with two championships in three tournaments played.

Picture (front row, left to right): Max Himes, Clinton Carroll, Parker Mullins, Carson Travis, Eli Metcalfe, Olivia Metcalfe, Jackson Taylor:
Picture (middle row, left to right): Mason Himes, Clay Pendergrass, Anderson Mitchell, Eli Steele, Tate Buttry, Trent Allen
Picture (back row, left to right): Coach Ray Himes, D Mitchell, Coach Jeremy Steele, Chuck Carroll
Not pictured: Coaches Brian Mullins and Tony Allen

KSP Post 11 assists with Federal Investigation and Indictments

KSP

KSP

On Friday, March 1, 2013, officers from KSP Post 11, London, the Williamsburg Police Department and the ATF responded to a report of a Meth lab and explosive device being found at the residence on Nanny Hubbard Road in the Canadatown community of Whitley County.

Upon arrival officers discovered a Meth lab, along with explosives and firearms. Williamsburg Police Department placed charges on the individuals involved in this incident.

Over the course of the additional investigation it was discovered that several large groups of individuals were involved in a conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine in the Canadatown community.

The investigation continued for several months which led to additional Meth labs being located in the Canadatown community.

On Thursday, May 23rd 2013 a Federal Grand Jury returned indictments for Conspiracy to Manufacture Methamphetamine over 500 grams for all the following individuals:

Senate Republicans Ask Supreme Court to Consider Case on President’s Unconstitutional “Recess” Appointments

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced today that he and 44 of his Senate colleagues filed an amicus brief in the United States Supreme Court in a challenge (Noel Canning v. NLRB) to the constitutionality of President Obama’s so-called “recess” appointments to the National Labor Relations Board in January 2012. The NLRB lost the case in the United States Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit and has asked the Supreme Court to hear the case. The Senators asked that the Court consider the question of the legality of the January 2012 appointments “in its entirety,” including the “question whether the President may unilaterally declare the Senate ‘unavailable’ and thus in

Berea Police Report May 28, 2013

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Stolen Property Arrests: On 05/21/2013 Officers located a vehicle that had been reported stolen several days earlier on Glades Road. A traffic stop was conducted and three occupants were located inside the vehicle.

Officers arrested 24 year old Shadoe Day of Brodhead Ky and 34 year old Jason Durham of Berea Ky. They were charged with Receiving Stolen Property Under $10,000.00. One juvenile was also charged.

Madison County Siren Test Canceled

EMA/CSEPP

EMA/CSEPP

Richmond, KY (May 28, 2013) Due to the Special Olympics event hosted at Eastern Kentucky University, the bi-monthly test of the Madison County Siren, Tone Alert Radio, and Local Emergency Notification System has been cancelled for Saturday, June 1. The system is tested the first Saturday and the third Wednesday of each month.

Local Emergency Alert System radio stations include: WEKY, 1340 AM; WCBR, 1110 AM; WCYO, 100.7 FM; WEKU, 88.9 FM; WKXO, 1500 AM; WLFX, 106.7 FM; WIRV, 1550 AM.

Madison Co. Fiscal Court (Richmond) 5-28-2013

The Madison County Youth in Action Team Makes Donation

Madison County Youth in Action

Madison County Youth in Action

The Madison County Youth in Action Team presented a $500 donation* to Madison Central’s Project Graduation last week. Accepting the donation is Project Grad President, Donya Smith, and MCHS Senior, Caroline Smith. Congratulations to the MCHS Class of 2013!

Madison Southern High School vs Bryan Station Baseball 2013

Betty’s Flavorful Strawberry Cupcakes

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Mike’s Kids Education Foundation

Billy Michael Caudill

Billy Michael Caudill

Mike’s Kids Education Foundation was created in honor of Billy Michael Caudill, who was superintendent of Madison County Schools from July 2001 to December 2007.

Mike believed in Madison County and every student the school system had in its care. He believed every student had the ability to succeed if they were given the right tools. Mike’s Kids are the students who have the potential of continuing their education but need a little extra push to stay on track and reach their potential. The scholarship recipients are Mike’s Kids who exhibit leadership, trust, good moral character and a caring attitude toward others.

The foundation has provided $5,000 in scholarships to Madison Central High graduates and $5,000 in scholarships to Madison Southern High graduates. So far, $45,000 in literacy grants have been provided to Madison County

Heart Chase 2013 in Richmond, Kentucky – Richmond Tourism Talk

Summer Camp

Summer Camp

Obituaries May 19 – 26, 2013

Jerry Combs

Jerry Combs


Jerry Ray Combs

Jerry Ray Combs, age 61, died Monday, May 20, 2013 at St. Joseph Berea Hospital. Mr. Combs, the current Madison County Sheriff, was born in Berea on June 10, 1951 to Elvin and Betty Usher Combs of Berea who survive him.

He worked for many years for the Berea Police Department and was a member of the Church of Christ. He loved to fish, work in his garden and play with his dog Josie.

Mr. Combs is survived by: his wife: Tracy Lynn Brown Combs of Berea; his sons: Eric Combs and Brian Combs (Jennifer) of Berea; his daughter: Tracy Jane Combs of Louisville; his brothers, Larry Combs of Berea, John E. Combs of Richmond; his sisters: Jane Brandenburg (Ray) of Berea; Edie McCreary (Earl) of Rockwood, Tennessee; step-daughter, Bethany Himes of Berea; step-sons, Aaron Himes and Brett Himes of Berea; grandchildren: Anna Combs, Holly Combs, Ryan Combs, Jonathan Collins and Ben Wolfe; great-

Free Summer Programs Offered

Parks & Recreation

Parks & Recreation

Berea Parks & Recreation is partnering with OH! Kentucky RV Park & Campground to offer 2 summer time programs at the RV site! Both programs are 45 minutes each, FREE, Open to the Public & All Ages are Welcome!

*Aqua Zumba will be offered on the following Fridays: June 14th, 21st, 28th; July 12th, 19th & 26th at 10am! Veronica w/ Fitness, Friends & Fun will be teaching this class!

*Arts & Crafts will be offered on the following Tuesdays: June 4th, 11th, 18th, 25th; July 9th, 16th, 23rd & 30th at 6:30pm!

For more information contact Jenny Jones, Recreation Supervisor 859-986-9402.

Betty’s Creamed Chicken in Puffed Pastry Shells

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