Tile Painting Class

Tile Painting Class

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease for Caregivers: Middle Stages

Alzheimers Disease

Alzheimers Disease

Living with Alzheimer’s Disease for Caregivers: Middle Stages

This program addresses the issues involved in caring for a person in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease or related dementia. Specific topics covered include behavioral and role/relationship changes, medication, safety, and residential options. This program will take place at the Lexington Public Library, Beaumont Branch located at 3080 Fieldstone Way from 1pm-4pm on Wednesday, February 5th. Guest speakers will include Dr. Greg Cooper of Baptist Neurology Center and April Stauffer of the Alzheimer’s Association. To register, call 1-800-272-3900 or email infoky-in@alz.org. This program was created especially for family caregivers, so please no professionals.

Spotlight Brings a Popular Children’s Book to Life

Students participated by making unique masks for the dramatization of the popular children's classic.

Students participated by making unique masks for the dramatization of the popular children’s classic.

On January 11, 2014, Spotlight Acting School hosted its first Where the Wild Things Are camp. The camp was a huge success and well attended. Students were first introduced to African influenced art and music by participating in games and workshops designed to challenge their imaginations. After being served lunch, the students then moved on to African style dance followed by

Obituaries Jan. 5-12, 2014

Clyde E. Powell

Clyde E. Powell


Clyde E. Powell

Clyde E. Powell, age 79, of Berea, died Thursday, January 9, 2014 at St. Joseph Berea Hospital. A native of Garrard County, he was the son of the late Mundy and Nannie Coyle Powell.

He was a retired employee of Berea College as the store room manager in Facilities Management. He was also retired as unit administrator, First Squadron, 397th Regiment, First Brigade 100th Division (IT). Later, he worked as a courier for Peoples Bank.

Mr. Powell was an Army veteran, a member of the Berea Church of God and the American Legion. He had served as Scout Master for Boy Scout Troop 51, loved to travel, especially through Eastern Kentucky, and he loved his

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Madison Central High School Girls Basketball vs Lincoln Co. 1-10-14

Lower Town Arts & Music Festival Call for Performers

Performers Wanted

Performers Wanted

The Paducah Symphony Orchestra, in partnership with the Lower Town Arts & Music Festival, is seeking applications for local and regional musicians of all genres for the 2014 Lower Town Arts & Music Festival. This year’s festival runs from May 16 to May 17, 2014. The festival celebrates local and regional artists and performers so all performers are asked to be within 300 miles of Paducah, KY.

The Lower Town Arts & Music Festival in Paducah, Kentucky is THE regional Festival for Western Kentucky and the surrounding area. The Festival’s

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Permit Testing, and Driver’s Testing Coming to Berea

Driving Test

Driving Test

Madison County Circuit Clerk, Darlene G Snyder, is very happy to announce the addition of services in the Madison County Driver’s License Office, specifically now in Berea!

Beginning February 7, 2014, the Berea Driver’s License Office will be open for permit testing, and driver’s testing EVERY Friday.

Working in conjunction with State Police Sgt. Harvey Baxter, who is the Region 5 KSP Supervisor for Driver’s Testing, Ms. Snyder formulated a plan to begin driver’s testing in the Berea Office. This efficiency will result in no additional deputy clerks, or, the need for additional troopers to be hired. However, Berea testing will mean there will be no testing in Richmond on Fridays.

Ms. Snyder says, “I’m very excited for the residents of Berea and southern Madison County, who will, for the first time ever, have this service available to

Support the Kit Carson Trailblazers

Kit Carson Trailblazers

Blood Drive

Waco Elementary

Waco Elementary

Waco Elementary will be hosting a Blood Drive on Monday, January 13, 2014, from 2:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. According to the Kentucky Blood Center, the frigid winter weather has caused blood drives to be cancelled and have created low donor turnouts this month. This has negatively impacted the blood supply for central and eastern Kentucky. We need blood donors in order to replenish the blood supply. Please assist Waco Elementary with exceeding the number of 45 donors during the 2013 school year.

KSP Makes Theft Arrest in Madison County

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

On Monday, December 9, 2013 the Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post began an investigation after being contacted by the family of Brooklyn Farthing. The investigation revealed that Randy Gross allegedly solicited approximately $263 from co-workers that he kept for himself. He solicited the funds by deceiving the victims that it would be donated to a fund designed to help with the search for Brooklyn Farthing.

On Tuesday, January 7, 2014 at 6:56 p.m. EST, Randy Gross, 36 years old of Mount Vernon was arrested by KSP. He has been charged with Theft by Failure to Make Required Disposition and was lodged at the Madison County Detention Center.

The case is currently under investigation by Detective Michael Keeton.

Richmond Little League Baseball Signup

Richmond Little League Baseball

Richmond Little League Baseball

Age as of April 30, 2014

League Ages: Senior 13-16, Major 11-12, Minor 9-10, Coach Pitch 8-9, Rookie Coach Pitch 6-7, Tee 5-6, Wee 4-5
*Players who are 6 and have played one season in Tee Ball may play in Rookie Coach Pitch.
*Players who are 7 and have played one spring season in Rookie Coach Pitch may tryout
for Coach Pitch, and if not drafted on a Coach Pitch team will play in Rookie Coach Pitch.
*Players who are 8 and have played two spring seasons, one of which was in Coach Pitch, may tryout
for Minor League, and if not drafted on a Minor League team will play on a Coach Pitch team.
*Players who are 9 and not drafted into Minor League will play on a Coach

Berea Biggest Loser

Berea Biggest Loser

Berea Biggest Loser

Applications can be picked up at 24/7 Fitness, Friends and Fun on 501 Mt. Vernon Rd or at Berea Parks and Recreation office. Or they can be downloaded at www.fitnessfriendsandfun.com.

The program will last for 8 weeks. Pedometers, donated by Saint Joseph Berea and Chiropractic Health Solutions, will be given to all the participants. There will be a team winner and an overall winner for Men and Women.

If you are interested in becoming a Program Sponsor, please call 859-985-

Richmond Police Report January 10, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

Burglary Tools Arrest: On 01/09/2014, police charged three men for possession of burglary tools after they were stopped for suspicious activity around a local business.

On 01/07/2014, at approximately 2:45 A.M., a patrol officer stopped a vehicle on Red House Road for suspicious activity around a closed business. The vehicle was occupied by Gerald Thomas III, age 39, Winton Drive, Jonathan Wilburn III, age 27, and Aaron L. Parks, age 27, Catalpa Loop.

It was ultimately determined that the vehicle was uninsured and it was towed by the officer and Thomas was cited for no insurance. An inventory of the vehicle indicated that a sledge hammer, pry bar, metal shears, wire cutters, and pliers were located in the vehicle. A search warrant was subsequently obtained and executed on the impounded vehicle to recover the aforementioned tools.

On 01/08/2014, police obtained warrants for all three men, charging them for Possession of Burglary Tools.

On 01/09/2014, the warrants were served on all three at RPD and they were lodged in the MCDC.

Burglary of Residence: On 01/04/2014, a resident in the 100 block of Boggs Lane reported that her unsecured residence had been unlawfully

Cheer Dance Expo

Cheer Dance Expo

Richmond Planning and Zoning Meeting

Meeting

Meeting

The Richmond Planning and Zoning Department will hold a Public Meeting on Wednesday, January 15th at 5:30 pm in the Commission Chambers of City Hall, 239 W. Main Street, Richmond, to discuss a draft copy of a Model Access and Roadway Manual.

The public is encouraged to attend. A copy of the draft manual can be found at the following link. http://richmond.ky.us/index.php/2012-12-10-16-24-48/model-access-and-roadway-manual

 

If you would like further information or to provide any suggestions, please e-mail roadway@richmond.ky.us.

KSP Urges Parents To Be Aware of Internet Predators

The Kentucky State Police used their latest episode of KSP-TV to warn parents about the dangers of Internet predators. The video shares an inside look at the agency’s Electronic Crimes Branch and the intricate work that takes place to protect children from online predators.

Madison Co. Sheriff Report January 9, 2013

WANTED

WANTED

Madison County Sheriff’s deputies were attempting a traffic stop on Wednesday afternoon the subject was driving a white passenger car and failed to stop for duties. The initial traffic stop occurred near Madison Avenue and Irvine Street in the City of Richmond. The deputies were assisted by the Richmond Police. This Failure to stop ended in the near the Union City Road and Red House area.

The suspect Bryan J. Robinson, age 29 of Richmond was wanted on a warrant for a parole violation. When Mr. Robinson is located he will be facing charges of fleeing and evading and other traffic charges during this offense. Mr. Robinson is wanted on other outstanding warrants in this county.

During the course of the stop, the suspect took off in his vehicle and led deputies on a chase. The man led deputies to Union City Road, where he

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