Kentucky State Police Sgt. Kenny Sandusky (center), a Richmond resident, received his promotion certificate from Jonathan Grate, deputy secretary, Justice and Public Safety Cabinet (left) and KSP Commissioner Rodney Brewer (right) on Feb. 12 at a ceremony in Continue reading KSP Promotes Richmond Resident
Kevin McCray, a 20-year veteran of Red Lobster, has been promoted to lead the Richmond restaurant as its General Manager. In his role, McCray oversees all aspects of the restaurant’s operations including managing a team solely focused on hospitality and delighting guests with freshly prepared, high-quality seafood. Continue reading RED LOBSTER PROMOTES NEW GENERAL MANAGER
This program shares tips for breaking the ice and having difficult conversations around some of the most common issues that arise when someone shows signs of Alzheimer’s or dementia. Issues such as doctor visits, deciding when to stop driving, planning for the Continue reading DEMENTIA CONVERSATIONS
Humanity and the Desire for Peace.
Phelps-Stokes Chapel – 3:00 p.m., February 25, 2016
Berea College welcomes the public and campus community to Humanity and the Desire for Peace. This program will feature Krista Tippett, host and executive producer of the NPR radio show On Being, which asks questions such as what does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live. This convocation is part of the annual Robbins Peace Lecture, presented by the Willis D. Weatherford, Jr. Campus Christian Center. Continue reading BEREA COLLEGE WELCOMES PUBLIC TO WHAT IT MEANS TO BE HUMAN
Several pioneering families left Rockbridge and Botetourt Counties in Virginia in late summer of 1786, another of countless groups who chose to pit their future against the uncertainties of the borderland. Would folks in the present day and age do likewise? Probably so. If our government or a major corporation solicited volunteers to take up residence in a bubble community in the deepest ocean or join a proposed habitat on a distant planet, they would probably have ample volunteers. Continue reading The Wilderness Road, part 12
FULL TIME EMPLOYMENT
Tourism Program Director
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.
Applicants should possess a Bachelors degree in business, public administration, communications, advertising, marketing, graphics, Continue reading JOB OPPORTUNITIES
Kentucky State Police Post 11, London has been investigating several crashes on Interstate-75 around the 62 mile-marker in Rockcastle County.
The collisions are due to snow covered roads and very slick conditions. As a result of the collisions the southbound lanes of the Interstate are heavily backed.
KSP is asking motorists to not travel unless there is an emergency.
Averill was born in Elmira, New York on October 22, 1924 and passed away February 10, 2016 at 91 years of age.
She graduated from Chatham, New Jersey High School and Saint Luke’s School of nursing in New York City.
Averill was preceded in death by her husband Carl Kilbourne, an Industrial Arts Professor at Berea College, Berea, Kentucky. Continue reading OBITUARIES FEB. 7-14, 2016
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell made the following statement Saturday on the passing of U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia:
“Today our country lost an unwavering champion of a timeless document that unites each of us as Americans. Justice Scalia’s fidelity to the Constitution was rivaled only by the love of his family: his wife Maureen his nine Continue reading Justice Antonin Scalia
WHO: The Keep Kentucky Covered coalition and Community Farm Alliance
WHAT: Will hold a press conference to discuss how Kynect and Medicaid Expansion have
helped Kentucky’s numerous farm families.
WHEN: Tuesday, Feb. 16 at 12:00 p.m.
WHERE: Room 113 Capitol Annex Continue reading KeepKYCovered Press Conference
A Hollywood actress, numerous rallies, and winter weather were among the highlights of a busy sixth week of session in the Kentucky General Assembly. Last week also included plenty of committee meetings and bills passing.
The national organization Save the Children, which promotes early childhood learning, had its Action Network President Mark Shriver and actress Jennifer Garner testify in Frankfort on behalf of the organization and their work throughout Kentucky. We were pleased to welcome Mr. Continue reading SENATOR JARED CARPENTER’S LEGISLATIVE UPDATE
Media outlets continue to recognize Berea College’s uncommon mission of keeping higher education affordable. An article entitled College: Admission Possible, by Russell Schaffer for a higher-ed blog produced by Kaplan Test Prep, highlights families’ concerns about rising college costs and increasing debt. The article cites a recent U.S. News & World Report article in which Berea College was named as the college whose 2014 graduates had the least debt. Berea was also ranked number one in U.S. News & World Report’s list of the top 10 most affordable schools. Continue reading Kaplan Recognizes Berea for Affordability
State Rep. Leslie Combs, a long-time advocate for bringing Kentucky in line with most other states that have taken advantage of public-private partnerships, said she was very pleased to see the Kentucky House put its support behind her legislation on Thursday.
“With support from both sides of the aisle, and with the backing of organizations like the Kentucky Chamber of Commerce, I am increasingly confident that we can make this a reality Continue reading Rep. Leslie Combs’ public-private partnership bill passes the House