State Rep. George Brown Jr. files bill that would return Lt. Gov. as Senate president

George Brown Jr
George Brown Jr

Saying that Kentucky’s lieutenant governor needs to be given more authority, state Rep. George Brown Jr. filed legislation today that, if approved, would essentially restore the office’s powers to what they were when the state’s constitution was adopted in 1891.

“In 1992, Kentucky’s voters decided that future governors should pick their running mate before the election, which of course is similar to the way we choose our presidents,” said Rep. Brown of Lexington. “That change in our constitution, however, greatly reduced the authority of Continue reading State Rep. George Brown Jr. files bill that would return Lt. Gov. as Senate president

Job Opportunists

Madison County
Madison County

Firefighter

The Madison County Fiscal Court is seeking applicants for a Firefighter I position. Duties include: protection of lives and property through fire suppression and prevention activities, first responder emergency medical care, and maintenance of fire stations, apparatus, and equipment. Work schedule is 24 on, followed by 48 hours off. High School Diploma/GED, valid driver’s license and Continue reading Job Opportunists

WALKING THE 12 STEPS WITH JESUS CHRIST MEETING

12 Steps with Jesus
12 Steps with Jesus

Walking the 12 Steps with Jesus Christ meeting, Monday nights at 6:30 at Great Commission Outreach in Berea.

If you struggle with addiction, over eating, codependency, anger, depression, over spending, anxiety or pornography… just any of lifes hurts, habits or hangup’s, this program with change your life. Come experience the transformation that Jesus Christ can make in your life. Papers can be signed for probation and parole.

Contact Kimberly Kirby at 859-353-7772 if you need a ride or have any questions.

Nana Lampton Named Berea College Trustee

Nana Lampton
Nana Lampton

Nana Lampton, chairman and chief executive officer of American Life and Accident Insurance Company of Kentucky (American Life) and of Hardscuffle, Inc., its holding company, has been elected to the Berea College Board of Trustees at the Board’s recent meeting. Each Trustee is elected for a six-year term.

“I am privileged to be a part of Berea College, whose mission is to raise people up to accomplish good things for the world,” stated Continue reading Nana Lampton Named Berea College Trustee

MADISON CO. BIRTHS JAN. 18-25, 2016

Announcements
Announcements

Jan. 18, 2016 – Jessica & Jonathan Holliday – Harrodsburg – Girl
Jan. 18, 2016 – Jennifer Gail Roseberry – Berea – Girl
Jan. 20, 2016 – Taylor & Robert Shane Gegg – Richmond – Girl
Jan. 20, 2016 – Shannon & Robert Price – Booneville – Boy
Jan. 20, 2016 – Shelli Foster & Jordan York – Richmond – Girl
(Click Continue reading for more birth announcements) Continue reading MADISON CO. BIRTHS JAN. 18-25, 2016

‘Homemade Jam’ to Spotlight Kaitlyn Baker, Matt Smith and Travis Harris & The West Coast Turnarounds

Lancaster Grand Theatre
Lancaster Grand Theatre

Since relocating to the Lancaster Grand Theatre last year, “Tim Farmer’s Homemade Jam” has become a destination for music lovers in, and around, Lancaster, Kentucky. The TV show, which usually tapes every month and airs throughout Kentucky and surrounding Continue reading ‘Homemade Jam’ to Spotlight Kaitlyn Baker, Matt Smith and Travis Harris & The West Coast Turnarounds

BEREA COLLEGE WELCOMES PUBLIC TO BEAUTY INDUSTRY

Berea College
Berea College

Beauty News We Can All Use (or) The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry

Phelps-Stokes Chapel – 3:00 p.m., January 28, 2016
Berea College welcomes the public and campus community to Beauty News We Can All Use (or) The Ugly Side of the Beauty Industry. This program will feature Stacy Malkan co-founder of the national Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, which has educated millions of consumers about Continue reading BEREA COLLEGE WELCOMES PUBLIC TO BEAUTY INDUSTRY

Berea Police Report Jan. 26, 2016

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

Public Intoxication: On 01/26/2016 Officers located two subjects walking on Central Avenue in the early morning hours. After speaking with the subjects, they learned that the two had active arrest warrants. Both subjects were unsteady on their feet, and had slurred speech.

Officers arrested 38 year old Christopher Coleman of Berea KY and 28 year old Ashley Rembert of Berea KY. They were both charged with Public Intoxication. Continue reading Berea Police Report Jan. 26, 2016

William Maurice Coyle

William Maurice Coyle
William Maurice Coyle

William Maurice Coyle

William Maurice Coyle, age 89, of Berea, died Thursday, January 21, 2016 at his home. A native of Berea, he was the son of the late William McKinnley and Grace Johnson Coyle.

He was a member of the Berea First Christian Church, American Legion Post 50 where he was commander and was chosen Legionnaire of the year in 1987, and Berea Masonic Lodge #617. Mr. Coyle served on the Berea Cemetery Board and the RECC Board for several years. He served his country during World War II in the Navy Continue reading William Maurice Coyle