Theft from Vehicle: On 05/05/2014, a complainant reported that her black iPhone 5S in a black and green Otter Box was stolen from her vehicle while at the Redi Mart on Lexington Road on May 2, 2014. Estimated loss: $746.88
Burglary of Residence: On 05/07/2014, a resident in the 200 block of Evansdale Avenue reported that her home had been broken into sometime during the past two days. Entry was gained by breaking a front window. The following items were reported missing: an unknown brand, possibly Emerson, 50’ television; a Craftsman 91.2 volt cordless drill and flashlight set; a Skil power saw; a Stihl chain saw; a comforter set; a black metal toolbox with various
U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell has cosponsored bipartisan legislation to provide states with the resources and the flexibility to expand quality public charter schools and provide more choice for students. The Expanding Opportunity Through Quality Charter Schools Act was introduced by Senator Matt Kirk (R-IL).
“As we celebrate National Charter Schools Week, I am proud to join Senator Kirk on his legislation to update the federal charter schools program,” Senator McConnell said. “Public charter schools allow parents to take their child out of a failing school and choose a school that is right for them. They also encourage teachers to be entrepreneurial and innovative in ways to produce positive
On May 7, 2014 at approximately 1:30 p.m., the Kentucky State Police Electronic Crime Branch and Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) arrested Linville Strange, 45, of Winchester, Ky., on charges related to child pornography. Strange is charged with 20 counts of possession of matter portraying a sex performance by a minor- 1st offense.
This arrest was the result of an ongoing, nation-wide Internet Crimes Against Children investigation by HSI and the KSP Electronic Crime Branch. HSI agents in Arizona began investigating in January after they discovered a
Michael Bryant, Republican candidate for Kentucky’s 89th District House of Representatives seat, which includes part of Madison County, has been awarded the National Rifle Association’s highest possible rating for a Challenger Candidate. “The ‘AQ’ rating is the highest possible rating that our
Apr. 28, 2014 – Amanda Elliott & William Sutton – Berea – Boy
Apr. 28, 2014 – Jamie Mays – Beattyville – Girl
Apr. 28, 2014 – Asia & James Hutchens – Richmond – Boy
Apr. 29, 2014 – Kayla & Jonathan Tillery – McKee – Boy
Apr. 29, 2014 – Lisa & Keith Bicknell – Richmond – Boy
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Madison County Youth in Action is pleased to announce the kick-off of this year’s “Stay in the Game” media campaign to reduce underage drinking. The 2014 campaign coincides with prom and graduation season, a time when celebrations can turn dangerous for underage drinkers. Statistically, one-third
National Corvette Museum, Bowling Green, KY – May 10, 2014 This May, Stucky Music Festival will celebrate the talent of Southern Kentucky musicians while supporting children in music and art. This second annual event will be a unique experience of musical arts. The festival begins at noon and will
On Saturday, May 10, Sherrie Cocanougher, of Parksville, will be demonstrating how she creates jewelry using recycled silverware and flatware from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
Cocanougher is a lampwork glass artist from the small Forkland community in Boyle County. She has been working with soft glass for more than six years, and her initial training was procured in Louisville, at Glassworks. She has
The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post is investigating a collision involving a Lincoln County School Bus that happened just before 8:00 am this morning in Lincoln County. The collision occurred on Kentucky Highway 78 near the intersection of Thornhill Lane, approximately 4 miles west of Stanford.
The initial investigation has revealed that the Lincoln County School Bus was traveling east on KY-78 toward Stanford. The driver of the bus, Judy Asbery, 44 years old of Hustonville, swerved into the oncoming lane of traffic in an attempt to avoid colliding into the back of another bus that was stopped in traffic. William Otis Coleman, 36 years old of Stanford, was
Teams and Individual Spring into Action to End Alzheimer’s
The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Kentucky and Southern Indiana is inviting teams and individuals to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the 2014 Bluegrass Regional Walk to End Alzheimer’s. The Association’s largest local fundraiser will take place on the morning of Saturday, September 13, at the Berea Community School.
“Nearly 304 supporters came together and raised $26,555 to help reclaim the future for affected family members and loved ones by participating in the
The City of Berea is accepting applications for the position of Police Officer. Applicants must be at least 21 years of age, hold a valid Kentucky Drivers License, and have a high school diploma (or equivalent).
Deadline for applications is 4:00pm on Friday, May 16, 2014. Applications may be picked up at City Hall, 212 Chestnut Street or online at the following link: http://bereaky.gov/wp-content/uploads/2013/02/Application-February-2013.pdf
The City of Berea is an equal opportunity employer and Certified Drug Free Workplace.
Concert at Union Church, May 23, 7:30 pm! Union Church is proud to host and sponsor a once-in-a-lifetime concert honoring world-renowned singer-songwriter Jean Ritchie. National folk icons Kathy Mattea, John McCutcheon and Susie Glaze will perform songs in honor of more than 75 years of Jean Ritchie’s contributions to American Folk music, and previewing
It’s almost that time again! The 7th Annual Mike’s Kids Education Foundation Golf Scramble is slated for Wednesday, June 18, 2014, at Arlington Golf Course in Richmond. Registration will begin at 8 a.m. with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. An awards banquet immediately follows the scramble.
Mike’s Kids Education Foundation was created in honor of Billy Michael Caudill, who served as superintendent of Madison County Schools from July 2001 to December 2007. Mike believed in Madison County Schools. And he believed in the ability of every student to succeed if they were given the right tools.
With your help and support, MKEF annually provides scholarships to one Madison Central graduate and one Madison Southern graduate. In the past 7 years, MKEF has awarded more than $10,000 in scholarships to deserving