TRICK-or-TREAT Hours for City of Berea and Richmond

Trick-or-treat hours for the City of Berea and Richmond will be from 6:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on October 31, 2014.

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

Click read more for more safety tips.

Click read more for more safety tips.

Madison County Fiscal Court 10-28-2014 (Richmond)

Berea-lapse

Berea-lapse from mountainworkshops.org on Vimeo.

By Joe Howell and Eric Shea –
Five days of life and landscapes in Berea and surrounding Madison County, Ky, in 3,790 frames.

Warren Brunner – Mountain Portraits

Mountain Portraits from mountainworkshops.org on Vimeo.

By Emily S. Rueb
The affection that photographer Warren Brunner has for his subjects is as crucial to his body of work as his skill with the camera.

FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING OCTOBER 24, 2014

Food Service Inspector

Food Service Inspector

REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Applebee’s, 853 Eastern By-Pass, Richmond 96%
Bright Beginnings, 116 Prince Royal Dr., Berea 100%
China King, 839 Eastern By-Pass, Richmond 95%
Holiday Inn Express Food Service, 1990 Colby Taylor Dr., Richmond 93%
(Click read more for more health inspections)

Berea Police Report Oct. 28, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


Drug Arrests: On 10/22/2014 Officers were at a residence in the 200 Block of Washington Street following up on a complaint. As they were attempting to make contact with someone at the home, they observed someone run out the back door. The subject was located a short distance away and this led to a search of the home. Inside of the residence they located 13 separate bags of Marijuana inside of a larger bag, scales, rolling papers and packing materials. Officers learned that one of the subjects flushed some Marijuana before they entered the home. The total weight of the seized Marijuana was 14.0 oz.

Officers arrested 32 year old Jacqueline Cain of Berea KY, 20 year old David Lawrence of Gross Point Farms MI, and 21 year old V’Sean Crump of Detroit MI. All three were charged with Trafficking in Marijuana over 8 oz, Possession of Marijuana, and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. Lawrence was also charged with Tampering with Physical Evidence.
(Click read more for more arrests)

Summit Addresses Fracking Threat and Energy Choices

Madison County to be Affected by Hazardous Liquids from Fracking

With the dramatic expansion of the fracking industry in neighboring states and new interest in Kentucky’s deep shale formations, it’s important to look closely at the consequences of fossil fuel use and alternatives for Kentucky.

The proposed Bluegrass Hazardous Liquids Pipeline was our wake up call.
In spring 2013, many Kentuckians were startled by a knock on their door and the news that a company wanted to put a gas line through their property. When the truth filtered out, landowners and others protested: why would

Forest Fire

Forest Fire

Forest Fire

The Berea Fire Department, the Berea Volunteer Fire & Resuce, alongside the Forestry Service, kept a forest fire in the Scaffold Cane area from spreading out of control Monday afternoon (10-27-2014).

Around an acre of forest was burnt but no structures were involved.

Transportation Cabinet, KSP team up to Combat Crime of Copper Wire Theft on Highways

WIRE THEFT

WIRE THEFT

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) and Kentucky State Police (KSP) are joining forces and offering a reward to attack a crime that is costing Kentucky taxpayers millions of dollars – theft of copper wire from highway lighting systems.

“The crime of copper wire theft from lights that illuminate our roadways is literally highway robbery of Kentucky drivers,” KSP Major Mike Crawford said at a news conference today. “This type of theft results in damage that far

Berea City Council 10-21-2014

CityCouncil10212014 from City of Berea on Vimeo.

Betty’s Orange Cream Cheese Frosting — Halloween

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The Halloween Hoe-Down – Richmond, KY

“Reflections on Writing and Working in Japan” with Zack Thomas

Zack Thomas

Zack Thomas

This man went to Japan to teach. What he learned there changed his mind. “Reflections on Writing and Working in Japan” Zack Thomas ’16 Wednesday, October 29 5:30 PM Room 106, Science Building Berea College FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC

http://www.berea.edu/ast/events/reflections-on-writing-and-working-in-japan/

Fire at Brush Creek Circle

FIRE

FIRE

MVFD, Livingston Fire, and Rockcastle Sheriff’s Office cleared the scene of a structure fire on Brush Creek Circle around 2PM today. No injuries occurred. RSO is investigating.

Due to water supply issues and the rural location of today’s fire, tanker crews were able to use nearby Wolf Creek as a water source. Nearly 6000 gallons

Hiker Rescued from East Pinnacle

Rescue

Rescue

(Oct 25, 2014) – The Madison County Rescue Squad in conjunction with the Red Lick Vol. Fire Dept., the Waco Vol. Fire Department, and the Blue Grass Army Depot Fire Dept. responded to the Pinnacles to assist Madison County EMS and Berea Volunteer Fire & Rescue extricate a patient from the top of the East Pinnacle who was experiencing a medical emergency.

Obituaries Oct. 19-26, 2014

Donna VanWinkle

Donna VanWinkle


Donna Jean VanWinkle

Donna Jean VanWinkle age 66 of Berea, passed away Sunday October 19, 2014 at Central Baptist Hospital in Lexington. Donna was born in Berea to the late David Grant and Ruby Lee Newman.

She retired from Parker Seal Company before becoming a pharmacy tech at Pattie A. Clay Hospital for a brief time. She was a member of Berea Church of God.

In addition to her parents she was also preceded in death by her sister Linda Bookout.

She is survived by her husband Boyd VanWinkle, her children Kimberly (Jimmy) Turner, Michael VanWinkle, step-children Boyd “Bo” VanWinkle Jr., Blaine VanWinkle and Rhonda Kay Reed, her siblings Vivian King, Phyllis (John) Tripp, David Newman, Norma (Ralph) Jackson, Delbert (Lisa) Newman, Steve (Sharon) Newman, Ronnie Newman, Terri (Wayne) Anglin and Jerry(Gina) Newman. Two special grandchildren Jarred (Rena) Turner and Brooke (John) Means, nine grandchildren, and 15 great grandchildren also

Betty’s Orange Chocolate Cupcakes — Halloween

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EKU Debate

EKU Debate

EKU Debate

U.S. Rep. Andy Barr and Democratic challenger Elisabeth Jensen will take the Eastern Kentucky University Center for the Arts stage Monday, Oct. 27 at 7:00 PM as they debate for the Sixth Congressional District seat.

Tickets are available at www.ekucenter.com and at the Box office: 859.622.7469. Group tickets are available through the box office phone number only. *Tickets required for entry.

Contact Information: Karmen Marcum 622-1509.

The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia, and Alzheimer’s Disease

Alzheimers Disease

Alzheimers Disease

If you have a loved one who is newly diagnosed, or if you just want to learn more about Alzheimer’s disease, this program is for you.

This two-hour presentation will explore what everyone should know about memory loss issues and what they mean for all of us.

The program will take place at the Madison County Public Library, located at 507 West Main Street, Richmond on Monday, October 27th from 6-8pm. To register for this program, please call 1-800-272-3900 or e-mail infoky-in@alz.org. Registration is required.

Farm City Banquet

Farm City Banquet

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