The Berea Swimming Pool will be CLOSING for the 2014 season on Sunday, August 10,2014.
Congressman Andy Barr will be our speaker for the August 15, Business at Noon Luncheon!
Now through September 6, 2014
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea gives visitors a glimpse into the world of Bourbon in a lobby exhibit titled, “Kentucky Bourbon: Distillation and Inspiration.” This display shares via text panels and photographs, the history of bourbon in the state as well as the distillation processes, terms and production. Maps with locations of Kentucky distilleries and information on the
REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Berea College Child Development Lab, 125 Jefferson St., Berea 99%
IHOP, 1062 Barnes Mill Rd., Richmond 100%
Mad Scoops, 330 Eastern By-Pass, Ste. 3, Richmond 89%
Masala Fine Indian Cuisine, 1000 Center Dr., Richmond 95%
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The War on Coal being waged by this Administration has real costs for Kentuckians and for Kentucky jobs. The barrage of over-regulation and lack of certainty in the coal industry have contributed to a loss of 7,000 jobs since the year President Obama took office.
Despite the claims of many, it doesn’t have to be this way. According to the Kentucky Energy and Environment Cabinet, Kentucky coal jobs were actually up during the previous administration, by 3,500 jobs from 2001 to 2008.
That makes it clear to me that the layers upon layers of regulations this administration and this Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) keep piling on
Arson Arrest: On 08/04/2014, police charged David D. Mullins, age 39, Smith Village, in connection with an arson that occurred in May 2014.
On 05/31/2014, at approximately 8:52 A.M., an officer was dispatched to D and G Storage on Hi Lane in response to a reported structure fire. Upon arrival, the officer discovered that the rear storage building was on fire. RFD responded and extinguished the blaze. It was ultimately determined that the fire affected 14 storage units at the facility. The damage to the facility was
Eastern Kentucky University Athletics has received its largest single gift.
EKU President Michael Benson has announced that Donald R. and Irene Dizney, of Ocala, Fla., have committed a lead cash gift toward a $15 million multi-purpose facility to replace the current grandstands on the east side of
Drug Arrests: On 07/28/2014 a traffic stop was conducted on Menelaus Road for a minor traffic violation. There were three occupants in the vehicle and Officers began speaking with a female passenger. She eventually stated that she had a container hidden on her person that container Methamphetamine and Heroin. The container was located along with a Suboxone strip. Inside of the rear passenger area of the vehicle Officers located a small container that had thirteen pills inside. The female stated that she hid the drugs when they were stopped and that they belonged to one of the passengers.
Officers arrested 34 year old Jennifer Stagner of Berea Ky, 31 year old Rodney Spoonamore of Berea Ky and 33 year old Rodney Bowling of Mckee Ky.
They were all three charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine) and Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Heroin). Stagner was also charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 3rd Degree and Tampering with Physical Evidence. Spoonamore was also charged with Possession of
On Tuesday, August 05, 2014 at approximately 3:08 AM, the Kentucky State Police, Post 11, London received a report of a single vehicle traffic crash on North Bee Rock Road in McCreary County.
Upon arrival Trooper Wendell Higginbotham determined that a 2001, Chevrolet, Silverado, operated by Dustin A. Strunk,17, of Stearns, was traveling northbound on Bee Rock RD when he failed to negotiate a curve and struck an embankment and overturned.
Strunk was pronounced dead at the scene by the McCreary County Coroners Office.
Trooper Higginbotham is in charge of the investigation and was assisted at the scene by Trooper Tony Dingess, McCreary County Sheriff’s Office, Whitley City Fire Department, McCreary County EMS and Eagle Sawyer Fire
Jul. 29, 2014 – Britney & Cory Kelly – McKee – Boy
Jul. 29, 2014 – Tara & Tory Jones – Richmond – Boy
Jul. 29, 2014 – Krystyn Lawson & David Barrett – Richmond – Boy
Jul. 30, 2014 – Stacey Tipton – Richmond – Boy
Jul. 31, 2014 – Christie & Daniel Moore – Richmond – Boy
Jul. 31, 2014 – Melissa Story & Bob Wason – Richmond – Boy
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Wanton Endangerment/DUI Charges: On 08/02/2014, police arrested Roy L. Peters, age 52, Fifth Street, and Vickie S. Campbell, a.k.a. Vickie Cornett, age 41, Irvine, KY, for several offenses following a traffic collision.
At approximately 6:36 P.M., an officer was dispatched to the intersection of the Eastern Bypass and Lancaster Road in response to a traffic collision. Upon arrival, the officer met with the operator of the vehicle that had been hit who reported that the other vehicle had fled the scene. The victim indicated that he was stopped in traffic when a vehicle being driven by Campbell struck him in the rear, causing minor damage. Campbell exited the vehicle and walked to the victim’s vehicle where she attempted to persuade him not to contact the police. The victim reported that Campbell appeared to
On Monday, August 04, 2014 at approximately 9:00 AM the Kentucky State Police Post 11, London was contacted by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and asked to serve a warrant on Russell Little, 40, of Richmond, KY.
At approximately 11:40 AM Troopers located Little’s vehicle traveling northbound near the 33 mile marker on Interstate 75 in Laurel County and attempted to stop him. Little refused to stop and continued traveling northbound into Rockcastle County where KSP forced his vehicle off the roadway by using a pursuit intervention technique near the 66 mile marker northbound. His vehicle came to a rest along the
This is the final week to join the cast of Disney’s Aristocats Kids, The Musical. To give your 4-11 year old child the opportunity to participate in this great show, all while learning about acting, theater, music, sets, art and more call 859-986-0423 and register today. Remaining space is limited and rehearsals