Martha Bender Reid
Martha Bender Reid, 96, of Berea, passed away Friday, December 20, 2013, at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center in Richmond. She had resided at Morning Pointe in Richmond since 2012. She was born March 3, 1917, in Berea to the late Ernest A. Bender and Grace Wagers Bender.
She served the Berea Independent School District for nearly 50 years, first as a grade-school teacher and then as a librarian. When Berea Community Schools opened, she remained as the high school librarian until 1987, retiring after 30 years. She returned in the fall of 1987 as the librarian assistant,
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea’s current exhibition, “Capturing the Art of Sport: Works by Kentucky Artisans,” is on display now through Feb. 22, 2014. Free guided gallery tours of this exhibit will be held Sunday, Aug. 24, at 11:00 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
This exhibit features works by 25 artists and includes wood carvings, photographs, paintings, textile works, baskets, prints, mixed media works and sculpture. A wide variety of sports are captured by these artists including
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UPDATE: On Friday, December 20, 2013, Yarelis Figueredo Romero, 27 years of Lexington, KY, passed away as a result of the injuries received from a vehicle collison that she was involved in on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Yarelis Figueredo Romero was pronounced deceased at 4:59 p.m. EST by the Fayette County Coroner.
The investigation is ongoing by Trooper Kenneth Bradley.
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(Richmond, KY)– On Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 10:09 a.m. EST the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post responded to an injury collision on Crutcher Pike just west of Richmond in Madison County.
Initial investigation has revealed that a 2008 Blue Scion was traveling north on Crutcher Pike and lost control while attempting to navigate a curve. The
The Paducah Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with the Lower Town Arts & Music Festival, is seeking applications for local and regional musicians of all genres for the 2014 Lower Town Arts & Music Festival. This year’s festival runs from May 16 to May 17, 2014. The festival celebrates local and regional artists and performers so all performers are asked to be within 300 miles of Paducah, KY.
The Lower Town Arts & Music Festival in Paducah, Kentucky is THE regional Festival for Western Kentucky and the surrounding area. The Festival’s
Theft Arrest: On 12/15/2013, police charged Connie S. Cope, age 46, Berea, for theft in connection with a felony shoplifting incident.
At approximately 9:36 P.M., officers were summoned to Meijer to investigate a shoplifting incident. Upon arrival, officers learned that employees had observed Cope conceal several items of merchandise in a handbag and exit the store without paying. Employees then detained Cope and summoned police. The stolen property, valued at $585.88, was recovered from Cope.
Cope was taken into custody and transported to the MCDC where a search of her person revealed a used syringe. Cope was lodged, charged with
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On Saturday, Dec. 21, three members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers will demonstrate a variety of woodcarving styles from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea. Carving that day will be David Buzzard, of Lexington, who specializes in bark carvings, portraits and caricature carvings. Also carving will be Jack Johnson, of Somerset, who enjoys carving animals and John Lister, of Berea, who carves both animals
On 12/19/2013 at approximately 0945 hrs Agent Josh Aldridge, with Home Incarceration Office, went to the residence of David Satterfield,673 Red Lick Rd to conduct a Home check on this individual, who is on Home Incarceration for the charges of manufacturing methamphetamine ,attempted Manufacturing Methamphetamine, and persistent felony offender.
Agent Aldridge entered the residence to conduct the home check as well as a drug test. Upon entry a female, later identified as Courtney Duff, exited the room and went into the bathroom. Mrs. Duff jumped out the bathroom window and fled the area on foot.
Agent Aldridge then began conducting his search of the residence and observed items inside the residence that would be consistent to items used to manufacture methamphetamine. Agent Aldridge exited the residence along with the suspect for safety and then contacted the Madison County Sheriffs Dept for assistance. Sgt. Marcum and Sgt Parker came to the scene. Through investigation Agent Aldridge located a one-step meth Lab in an outside shed on the property which was confirmed by Sgt. Marcum and Sgt. Parker. Other drug
Theft Arrest: On 12/17/2013, charged Paul D. Clark, age 32, Flat Gap Road, Berea, in connection with a theft that occurred in September 2013.
On 09/14/2013, a representative of Walmart reported that a Vizio 42” television had been stolen from the store during the afternoon hours. It was further reported that a white male with dark hair, wearing blue jean shorts, a black T-shirt with the word “Hustler” on the front, and a white hat, made off with the television. He entered a white van and fled from the store. Estimated