Gourd Artist Sally Cammack to Demonstrate at KY Artisan Center

Sally Cammack draws images on a gourd; a finished painted gourd by Cammack at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
Sally Cammack draws images on a gourd; a finished painted gourd by Cammack at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

On Saturday, May 9, Sally Cammack, of Cynthiana, will demonstrate how she designs and paints gourds, from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea currently features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. Convenient to visitors throughout the year, the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea is located at 200 Artisan Way, just off Interstate 75 at Berea, Exit 77. The center’s exhibits, shopping and travel information areas are open daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. The cafe is open 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free.

Transportation Cabinet honors fallen employees from northeast Kentucky, and across the state

Pictured (l-r) Allen Ravenscraft, Troy Shrout, Chief Engineer Bart Bryant, and Ronnie Johnson.
Pictured (l-r) Allen Ravenscraft, Troy Shrout, Chief Engineer Bart Bryant, and Ronnie Johnson.

In observance of National Workers’ Memorial Day today, April 28, the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet (KYTC) is honoring employees who lost their lives while on the job in northeast Kentucky and across the state.

Kentucky Transportation Secretary Mike Hancock and Assistant State Highway Engineer Bob Lewis joined KYTC Employee Safety and Health Continue reading Transportation Cabinet honors fallen employees from northeast Kentucky, and across the state

KSP Investigates Fatal Crash

Fatal Crash
Fatal Crash

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a fatal collision that killed one man in Lincoln County this morning. The collision occurred on Highway 27, south of Stanford just before 2:00 a.m. EDT.

The initial investigation indicates that a 2001 Red Pontiac passenger vehicle was slowed or stopped in the left lane of the southbound lanes, and was struck by a 2004 Silver Pontiac passenger vehicle that was also traveling south. The impact of the collision pushed the 2001 Pontiac off the roadway, where it overturned and caught on fire.

The driver of the 2001 Pontiac was pronounced deceased at the scene by Continue reading KSP Investigates Fatal Crash

Berea Police Report Apr. 29, 2015

Berea Police
Berea Police

Criminal Mischief Arrests: On 04/28/2015 Officers were dispatched to several residences in the area of Kara Drive, Jason Circle, and Edgar Drive in reference to vehicle damage. Several cars in the area were egged and shot with a BB gun causing damage that totaled approximately $2,500.00. An investigation revealed that two subjects purchased the eggs and BB gun at Walmart, and they were captured on security video. They were both then identified and later interviewed where they admitted that they caused the damage to the vehicles.

On 04/29/2015 Officers arrested 20 year old Tyler Kirby of Berea KY and 20 year old Eric Brainard of Berea KY. They were both charged with Criminal Mischief 1st Degree.

Etta May’s White Trash Diary

Etta Mays White Trash Diary
Etta Mays White Trash Diary

Etta May’s White Trash Diary: 8:00 pm Friday, May 8, 2015

It’s the hilarious one-woman show from the princess of polyester to the goddess of trailer parks everywhere. Ripped directly from the life story of one of America’s funniest women, Etta May.

Winner of the prestigious, American Comedy Award’s “Comic of the Year,” this Kentucky woman is a comedy icon, described as “Minnie Pearl with a migraine.” Etta has been seen on “Oprah”, CMT, Showtime, “Comic Strip Continue reading Etta May’s White Trash Diary

FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING APRIL 24, 2015

Food Service Inspector
Food Service Inspector

REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Berea Senior Citizens Center, 214 W. Jefferson St., Berea 100%
Bobtown Country Store & Café, 2202 Hwy. 1016, Berea 95%
Café Burrier @EKU, 102 Burrier Bldg., Richmond 100%
China King, 839 Eastern By-Pass, Richmond 96%
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OP/ED SUBMISSION — From House Speaker Greg Stumbo‏

Greg Stumbo
Greg Stumbo

Over the last four months, there has unfortunately been a renewed effort to breathe life into a proposal that most economists declared dead long ago. Supporters call it “right to work”; the rest of us, with the facts on our side, call it “right to work for less.”

Those backing the concept claim it will cure everything but the common cold. Not embracing it, they say, has cost Kentucky countless jobs and limited worker choice.

They’re wrong on both counts.

For those unsure of what right to work means, it allows new workers to avoid joining a union and paying dues while still being represented by the union. Imagine trying to join a civic club, a country club or even a Sam’s Club without paying the membership fees, and you can better understand why this is not Continue reading OP/ED SUBMISSION — From House Speaker Greg Stumbo‏

Berea Police Report Apr. 28, 2015

ARRESTED
ARRESTED

Shoplifting Arrest: On 04/23/2015 Officers were called to Walmart in reference to a shoplifter. Store employees observed the subject conceal items in his pockets before attempting to leave the store. The merchandise was valued at $63.74.

Officers arrested 38 year old Terry Anglin and charged him with Theft By Unlawful Taking Shoplifting.

Theft: On 04/22/2015 a resident in the 200 Block of Kaye Street reported that items were stolen from the back porch of a residence. Estimated Loss: $800.00.
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