Richmond Tourism Talk – Pops at the Park 2013

Obituaries July 14 – 21, 2013

Nancy Short

Nancy Short


Nancy Short

Nancy DeLores Short (Minton), 62, of Richmond, the wife of Harlin “Pooch” Minton, and the daughter of Jesse N. Short (Nancy) and Margaret Helen Vanderpool Short, passed away Saturday morning, July 20, 2013, at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, following a courageous battle with cancer.

Nancy was born in Richmond, Kentucky, on February 7, 1951. She was valedictorian of her graduating class at Madison High School. Upon graduation she attended Eastern Kentucky University. After working at Oldham, Roberts and Powell Funeral Home during high school, she worked at Fort Boonesboro State Park. She retired from EnerySys Corporation where she served as manager of the Human Resource Department.

Nancy was a kind and giving person, who made a lasting impression on everyone she met. Her smile, laugh and cheery disposition would brighten up

Betty’s Tarragon Spread

In this video, Betty demonstrates how to make Tarragon Spread. This recipe was sent to me by a YouTube friend, skabibble. The spread may be used on fish, shellfish, grilled pork, and other seafood, meats, and poultry.

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Music Time for Kids

Music Time for Kids

Music Time for Kids


Calling ALL children birth – 5 yr. olds Music Time is held at the Folk Center from 10:30am – 11:15am on July 9th, 16th & 23rd with 30 minutes of free play afterwards!

We sing songs, move about & play w/ a parachute, shaky eggs & rhythm sticks! This is a free program provided by Kingston & South Madison Family Resource Centers & Berea Parks & Recreation! Please call 387-3449 to sign up!

Please Don’t Litter Drama Camp

Dont Litter

Dont Litter

Have you ever wanted to be a part of an Eco-Friendly Drama Camp? Now you can, Berea Parks & Recreation is partnering with Lanny Smith the Earthman & Madison Co. Office of Solid Waste to bring, Please Don’t Litter Drama Camp Tuesday, July 23rd 1pm – 5pm at Russel Acton Folk Center for ages 8 – 12! We’ll provide refreshments; deadline to sign up is Fri. July 19th!

Don’t have any children that age, no problem, join us Tuesday, July 23rd 7pm at Russel Acton Folk Center for the campers performance! FREE admission & open to the public!

For complete details contact Berea Parks & Recreation 986-9402.

EKU Summer Football Update – July 16, 2013

EKU Director of Athletics Mark Sandy and junior quarterback Jared McClain talk about the upcoming 2013 football season.

Participate in the Community Quilt Show

Quilt Extravaganza 2013

Quilt Extravaganza 2013

The Berea Arts Council invites all quilters and owners of quilts to show their favorite quilts during the upcoming 2013 Quilt Extravaganza’s Community Quilt Show at the Berea Community School.
These may be quilts you have made yourself or quilts by a family member or friend.
There is no charge to participate in this non-juried exhibit; quilts may not have been shown in this event in the past five years and one quilt per person. Space is limited and the first quilts submitted will be exhibited.
Quilts may be traditional or contemporary in style, old or new, pieced or

Richmond Police Report July 19, 2013

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Drug arrest: On 07/16/2013, police arrested William R. Owen, age 33, W. Kentucky Avenue, on drug charges after investigating a suspicious vehicle complaint.

At approximately 7:25 A.M., officers responded to the 200 block of Four Mile Avenue to investigate a report of a suspicious vehicle in the driveway. Upon arrival, officers discovered Owen in a vehicle in the driveway. The license plate on the vehicle was determined to be stolen. A subsequent search of the residence produced eight Xanax pills, a marijuana cigarette, and an

Hops and Vines Festival

Hops and Vines Festival

Baptist Health Richmond Begins Advanced Heart Care

Baptist Health Richmond

Baptist Health

Baptist Health

announced today, it will be able to perform lifesaving heart care 24/7 through a procedure called “angioplasty.” Moments matter when anyone suffers a heart attack. The first step in improving your chances of survival during a heart attack is to recognize the symptoms of a heart attack. The second step is to call 9-1-1. The third step is to get to the closest hospital that can provide life-saving heart care.

“When it comes to a heart attack, time is muscle,” said Ananth Kumar, MD, Medical Director of Interventional Cardiology.

During a heart attack, a clot forms in an artery supplying blood to the heart and blocks blood flow to that area of heart muscle. The portion of the heart muscle deprived of blood and oxygen is damaged. This is called a

Madison County Sheriff’s Office makes Meth Lab arrest

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

In the earlier morning hours the Madison County Sheriff’s Office responded to 430 Phelps Road, Richmond, Kentucky, in reference to a welfare check.

After deputies arrived at the scene they detected a strong odor of ether. This lead to the discovery of a one step meth lab, inside the residence. A further search of the residence revealed quantities of heroin, methadone and methamphetamine.

The following were charged:

Christopher L. Mullikin, age 32, 430 Phelps Road, Richmond, Kentucky. He was charges with Manufacturing Methamphetamines 1st

Colen Wilburn, age 37, 3048 Red House Road, Richmond, Kentucky. He was charged with Manufacturing Methamphetamine 1st

Jessica D. Henry, age 29, 58 Clearview Drive, Irvine, Kentucky. She was charged with a warrant from Estill County for Failure to pay fines.

Other charges are pending on the above subjects. Possession of Controlled Substance 1st (Heroin), Possession of Controlled Substance 1st (Methadone) And Possession of Controlled Substance 1st (Methamphetamine)

All three were lodged into the Madison County Detention Center.

Golf Scramble to Benefit Trooper Island‏

Golf Scramble

Criminal Arrest in Laurel County

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


The Kentucky State Police, Post 11 London, conducted an investigation into the Trespassing on the CSX Railroad property in the East Bernstadt Community of Laurel County.

On Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. Trooper Justin Oliver received a report of a vehicle vs. a train collision on CSX Railroad Property off of Hazel Patch Road. Upon arrival Trooper Oliver determined that a white, 1999, Chevrolet, pickup truck had been driven onto CSX Railroad Property where it became struck next to the railroad tracks. As the train approached a male and a female attempted to flag down the train but the train was unable to stop and

We Need You, Alumni!

Chris Lakes, ’98, Director of the First Year Experience, invites you (alumni) to join the 2nd annual A Team to help host the hospitality stations, move students in and welcome families on move-in day. It will be from 8 a.m. – 12 p.m. on August 17.

Betty’s Vichyssoise (Potato and Leek Soup)

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All About Berea – 7-19-2013

Trooper Retires After 20 Years

Trooper First Class Don Trosper

Trooper First Class Don Trosper

The Kentucky State Police Post 11 in London announces the retirement of Trooper First Class Don Trosper on July 31, 2013.

TFC Trosper served the Kentucky State Police for 20 years with positions at the Madisonville and London State Police posts. TFC Trosper was awarded a Commissioner’s Commendation on September 17, 2002 and one on November 02, 2005. He was awarded the title of Trooper First Class on July 01, 2008. TFC Trosper also received Public Affairs Officer of the year from Trooper Island for the years of 2010 and 2012.

TFC Trosper is a native of Knox County, KY and now resides in London, KY with his wife and family.

Chris Ramsey Creates Hats, Bowls on Wood Lathe at Kentucky Artisan Center

Turned wooden hat by Chris Ramsey

Turned wooden hat by Chris Ramsey

On Saturday, July 20, Chris Ramsey, of Somerset, will create hats, bowls and vessels from wood on a lathe from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. as the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea celebrates 10 years as Kentucky’s showcase for the arts with three days of celebration.

Beginning with a rough-hewn solid block of wood, Ramsey places the wood onto a lathe and rotates it a various speeds, sculpting the wood with tools into the shape he desires. Most of Ramsey’s works are crafted from a single, unique piece of wood with no gluing or joining of Big Leaf Maple Burl with Bark Inclusion individual pieces. His hats are turned while the wood is green and flexible, and he places large rubber bands around the brow band

Bereans for Fairness Picnic

Bereans for Fairness Picnic

Artist Steve Scherer to Demonstrate Lampworked Glass at Kentucky Artisan Center

Steve Scherer creates a horse from blue glass at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

Steve Scherer creates a horse from blue glass at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea

On Sunday, July 21, Steve Scherer will create intricate glass animals and ornaments from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., as the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea celebrates 10 years as Kentucky’s showcase for the arts with three days of celebration.

Scherer, of Edmonton, has been working with glass since 1969. He was introduced to his craft by “Cap” and Dave Duewer, while a senior in high school in Decatur, Ill.. At school there was little time for glass lessons, so Scherer began to experiment with glass on his own as a hobby. After completing a degree in microbiology at the University of Illinois, he decided he would prefer to earn his living working with glass.

Sherer hands – compressedGlassblowing with a torch is referred to as “lampwork” because in the past, it was done in an alcohol lamp with a mouth-powered blowpipe to direct the flame. Scherer uses an oxygen-gas torch to

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