Know the 10 Signs

Alzheimers Association
Alzheimers Association

If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss or behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts. Early detection of Alzheimer’s disease gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future. The program will take place at the Alzheimers’s Association office located at 465 E. High Street, Suite 200, Lexington on Monday, Continue reading Know the 10 Signs

Senator McConnell Responds to Secretary Kerry’s Comments on Coal-Fired Power Plants at UN Climate Change Conference in Peru

Mitch McConnell
Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell commented today on remarks made by Secretary of State John Kerry during the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change in Lima, Peru regarding the future of coal-fired power plants. Secretary Kerry said the Obama Administration is going to “take a bunch of them out of commission.” Secretary Kerry’s comments appeared in today’s edition of The New York Times.

Senator McConnell in response to Secretary Kerry’s comments said:

“Secretary Kerry was speaking for the Obama Administration when he pledged this week to put hundreds of coal-fired power plants ‘out of Continue reading Senator McConnell Responds to Secretary Kerry’s Comments on Coal-Fired Power Plants at UN Climate Change Conference in Peru

Kale Parks Conner

Kale Parks Conner
Kale Parks Conner

Kale Parks Conner

Rev. Kale Parks Conner 95 of Berea, passed away Monday December 8, 2014 at the Berea Health Care Center.
Kale was born in Madison County to the late Garley and Sallie Curry Conner.

He was a member of Middletown Baptist Church and a WWII U.S. Army veteran. He was a skilled wood craftsman and Southern Baptist minister. He worked for several years with the Baptist State Mission Board of Kentucky doing Mountain Mission work in Eastern Kentucky.

He is survived by his loving wife of 70 years Beth H. Conner, his two daughters Peggy (Rev. Bill) Woods of Berea and Sarah (Earl) Botkin of Smithfield, NC, one sister Macie Eades of Richmond, four brothers Leo, William “Bill”, Garley “Slick” Conner of Richmond and Raymond Conner of Walton, KY, three grandchildren Matthew (Britta) Woods, Mark (Sarah) Woods of Berea and Valerie Botkin of SC, eight great grandchildren Trevor, Hailey, Emily, Ethan, Eli and Evan Woods of Berea, Trey and Cole Stewart of Continue reading Kale Parks Conner

Raison D’Etre to Perform at KY Artisan Center

Raison D Etre
Raison D Etre

Raison D’Etre to Perform at KY Artisan Center on Dec. 20, visitors throughout the center can enjoy live music performed by the musical trio Raison D’Etre, playing holiday favorites from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Raison D’Etre features Violet Rae Webster, Vickie Ellis, and Roberta Schultz, a trio of versatile musicians who put their fine vocal harmonies to good use in everything from Shaker hymns to holiday favorites. With varied backgrounds in musical theater, classical piano, radio, theater and folk instruments, the group combines their talents into a unique mix. Versatile as singers, they also play piano, drums, guitar and banjo to Continue reading Raison D’Etre to Perform at KY Artisan Center

Madison County Births Dec. 1 – 5, 2014

Announcements
Announcements

Dec. 1, 2014 – Kayla Hale & Joshua Dixon – Berea – Boy
Dec. 1, 2014 – Sierra Huff & Dylan Lakes – Jackson – Girl
Dec. 2, 2014 – Miranda & Dennis Hayes Jr – Rockholds – Boy
Dec. 2, 2014 – Melinda & Scott Hardy – Irvine – Girl
Dec. 2, 2014 – Pamela Johnson & Richard Ashcraft – Berea – Girl
Dec. 2, 2014 – Tiffany Preston & Tyler Winkler – Richmond – Girl
(Click read more for more birth announcements) Continue reading Madison County Births Dec. 1 – 5, 2014

Living with Alzheimer’s: For People with Alzheimer’s or a Related Dementia and their Caregivers

Alzheimers Association
Alzheimers Association

The diagnosis of Alzheimer’s disease or a related dementia is life-changing and leads to many questions. What will this mean for me and my family? How do I plan for the future? Where can I get the help I need? Join us and have a chance to hear from others who have been where you are discussing what you need to know, what you need to plan, and what you can do to develop Continue reading Living with Alzheimer’s: For People with Alzheimer’s or a Related Dementia and their Caregivers

Obituaries Nov. 30 – Dec. 7, 2014

Austin Lee Tillery
Austin Lee Tillery

Austin Lee Tillery

Austin Lee Tillery 18 of Berea, passed away Monday December 1, 2014 as a result of an auto accident. Austin was born in Lexington to Richard and Tonia Abrams Tillery.

He attended Rockcastle County High School and was an outdoor enthusiast whose interest included hunting, fishing, motorcycles and four wheeling.

In addition to his parents, Austin is survived by his sisters Briana (Speedy) Parker, Payton Damrell. Maternal Grandparents Aline Abrams, Darcy Clark, Paternal Grandparents Bonnie (Manuel) Lakes, Billy (Brenda) Tillery, Paternal Great-grandmother Irene Smith, Maternal Great-grandmother Irene Clark and many Aunts, Uncles and cousins.

Pallbearers will be: Dustin Hazelwood, Joseph Parker, Kyle Partin, Seth Allen, Logan Allen, Blade Rader, and Brian McIntosh.

Visitation will be Thursday after 6:00 pm at Lakes Funeral Home, Funeral Continue reading Obituaries Nov. 30 – Dec. 7, 2014