Local Student to Attend Education Advocacy Training in Washington, D.C.

Brittany Suits

Brittany Suits

Today, the Global Campaign for Education-US Chapter announces the acceptance of Brittany Suits to its 2013 Fall Youth Advocacy Training in Washington, D.C. Suits, a senior at Berea College, will spend four days in Washington, D.C., starting November 1, 2013, learning about education as a right around the world and how she can mobilize her community to help the nearly 132 million youth worldwide that are unable to access their right to a quality education due to barriers such as poverty, child marriage, lack of a trained teacher or gender based violence.

“I believe that attending the Global Campaign for Education-US’ Youth Advocacy Training will allow me to understand the disparities of education

Richmond Fire Dept. Report October 24, 2013

Richmond Fire Dept.

Richmond Fire Dept.

At 715 Pm, October 23, Richmond Fire/Rescue responded to 147 Smith Ballard Street to a report of an apartment fire. When the Fire Department arrived firefighters found smoke and flames coming from the second floor of two story home that had been converted into 4 apartments. The first arriving apparatus pulled a hand line and stretched it to the fire room and soon had the body of the fire extinguished.

A primary and secondary search of the building was completed, an occupant was thought to have been home and no one was found and the occupant was contacted by phone and was OK. All fire was extinguished and the last fire unit cleared at 10:20 pm.

The American Red Cross was contacted and the displaced occupants were put up in a hotel until the apartments can be reoccupied.

TRICK-or-TREAT Hours for City of Richmond

Richmond Police Dpt.

Richmond Police Dpt.

Trick-or-treat hours for the City of Richmond will be from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on October 31, 2013.

With that in mind, Richmond Police Department would like to offer the following tips to ensure a safe and fun event for the youngsters.

Halloween Safety Tips

BEFORE NIGHTFALL ON HALLOWEEN:
• A good meal prior to trick-or-treating will discourage youngsters from filling up on Halloween treats before the treats are inspected by parents.

• Warn children not to eat any treats before an adult has carefully examined them for evidence of tampering.

• Costumes should be flame retardant and short enough to prevent children from tripping and falling. Clothing should also have reflective markings or tape

Coach Bert Browne Show October 23, 2013

Veneer Basketry Demonstrated by David and Donna Glenn at Kentucky Artisan Center

Donna Glenn finishes a basket rim; David Glenn weaves a basket from walnut and poplar veneer; David Glenn with baskets in different stages– demonstrating at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Donna Glenn finishes a basket rim; David Glenn weaves a basket from walnut and poplar veneer; David Glenn with baskets in different stages– demonstrating at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

On Saturday, Nov. 2, David and Donna Glenn, of Louisville, will demonstrate how they create their wood veneer baskets from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center.

Celebrating 10 years in 2013, the center currently features works by more than 650 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75

Princess Party

Princess Party

Virginia Petty Creates Sculptural Baskets at Kentucky Artisan Center

Photos, left to right: A sculptural basket by Virginia Petty made from vine and hickory bark paper; Petty demonstrates her basket techniques at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Photos, left to right: A sculptural basket by Virginia Petty made from vine and hickory bark paper; Petty demonstrates her basket techniques at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

On Saturday, Oct. 26, Virginia Petty, of Berea, will demonstrate how she creates her natural material sculptural baskets from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Celebrating 10 years in 2013, the center currently features works by more than 650 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea, Exit 77, is open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. and the cafe is open from

Hallelujah Fest

Hallelujah Fest

Jim Henson’s Dinosaur Train Live

Buddys Big Adventure

Buddys Big Adventure

All aboard! Come join Buddy, Tiny, Shiny, Don and all of their friends and family in this upbeat interactive, multi-media trip to the Mesozoic. JIM HENSON’S DINOSAUR TRAIN LIVE: BUDDY’S BIG ADVENTURE takes the whole family back in time to an age when dinosaurs roamed the earth… and rode in trains!

EKU Center for the Arts Saturday, November 2 at 3:00 PM & Saturday, November 2 at 7:30 PM. Tickets are $25.00. To purchase tickets online click

Fiber Artist Laverne Zabielski Demonstrates Shibori Fabric Dyeing Technique at Kentucky Artisan Center

Details of Shibori dyed scarves by Laverne Zabielski on display at the Kentucky Artisan Center.

Details of Shibori dyed scarves by Laverne Zabielski on display at the Kentucky Artisan Center.

On Saturday, Nov. 9, Laverne Zabielski, of Monticello, will demonstrate Shibori, a Japanese fabric dyeing technique, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center.

Celebrating 10 years in 2013, the center currently features works by more than 650 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea, 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea, Exit 77, is open daily from

The Jon Clark Show October 22, 2013

Fall Festival Sleepover

Fall Festival Sleepover

Richmond Police Report October 23, 2013

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Robbery Arrests: On 10/20/2013 Richmond Police responded to the Northgate Shell in reference to an assault that had just occurred. Upon arrival officers met with the store owner who advised that he confronted two individuals who entered his store and began to steal candy and Honey Buns. Upon confronting the individuals, there was a physical altercation between the suspects and the store owner. The owner stated during the altercation, the

Madison Central High School Area Technology Center Presents Burn Bin to KSP

Burn Bin

Burn Bin

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post, was presented with a burn bin made by students of the Madison Central High School Area Technology Center.

The students spent several hours on the construction that will be used by troopers assigned to the Richmond Post to destroy evidence collected in cases that cannot be returned to the owner.

Madison County Births (October 15 – 21, 2013)

Announcements

Announcements

Oct.15,2013 – Tiffany & Dustin Hall – Waco – Girl
Oct.15,2013 – Felicia Boggs & Michael Doan – Berea – Girl
Oct.17,2013 – Jessica Swanson & Stephen Barrett – Berea – Girl
Oct.18,2013 – Chelsea Ruble – Berea – Boy
Oct.18,2013 – Jennifer & Michael Osborne – Irvine – Boy
Oct.19,2013 – Samantha Bowen & Charles Rhodus – Richmond – Boy
Oct.21,2013 – Jamie & Johnathan Isaacs – Richmond – Girl
(Click read more for more birth announcements)

KSP Partners with Toyota, National Safety Council to Launch Statewide Teen Driving Program

Alive at 25

Alive at 25

A partnership between Toyota, the National Safety Council (NSC) and KSP is taking aim at the Commonwealth’s No. 1 killer of teens: motor-vehicle crashes. Alive at 25, an innovative defensive-driving course developed by NSC, will become statewide over the next two years with the help of a $150,000 grant from Toyota operations in Kentucky.

Kentucky is first nationally to offer the program statewide. Also unique is the fact that the 17 certified instructors are Kentucky State Police employees, including troopers and officers. The state certified four-hour course is FREE.

WHEN: Thursday, October 24, 10:00 a.m.

WHERE: Kentucky State Police Headquarters 919 Versailles Road Frankfort, Ky., 40601

For more information about the Kentucky ‘Alive at 25’ program, contact Ms. Lori Hunsaker at 502-782-1779

Improvements in Progress for the Winchester Bypass

KTC

KTC

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that improvements are in progress for KY 1958 (the Winchester Bypass) with KY 1927 (Colby Road). The project involves replacing asphalt with new concrete pavement for the intersection.

Work schedule:

The project has started and will continue for approximately two weeks (through Monday, November 4).

KY 1958 (the Winchester Bypass) is reduced to one lane in each direction at the intersection with KY 1927 (Colby Road) for the duration of the work.

Appropriate signage is in place to alert and guide the traveling public.

All scheduled work is subject to change depending on weather, emergencies

NACCO Materials Handling Group Gift Supports Local Emergency Management Agency‏

EMA/CSEPP

EMA/CSEPP

Madison County Emergency Management Agency will receive a gift of a forklift from NACCO Materials Handling Group in Berea, Kentucky. The award-winning facility manufactures lift trucks and aftermarket parts marketed globally under the Hyster® and Yale® brand names.

The forklift, which will be used on a regular basis for management of materials in the agency’s storage facility, will be presented at NAACO’s Berea location at 2200 Menelaus Road on Thursday, October 24th at 1:30 p.m.

In the event of an emergency in the county, the forklift will be a valuable asset. Depending on the nature of a specific emergency, the forklift could

White Hall Ghost Walk 2013

FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 18, 2013

Food Service Inspector

Food Service Inspector

REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Applebee’s #104, 853 Eastern By-Pass, Richmond 92%
Big Hill Food Mart, 10170 Battlefield Memorial Hwy, Berea 96%
Easy Stop & Shop, 3198 Lexington Rd., Richmond 97%
Elvira’s, 1105 Kim Kent Dr., Richmond 97%
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