Berea City Council Meeting 4-7-2015

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KSP Conducts Death Investigation in Madison County

Death Investigation

Death Investigation

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called just before 7:30 pm today, after a body was found in Silver Creek, near Curtis Pike in Madison County.

Investigators from KSP Post 7, Madison County Coroner’s Office, and the Madison County Rescue Squad responded to the scene, and recovered an unidentified male from the creek.

He was pronounced deceased at the scene by the Madison County Coroner, and the cause of death is currently under investigation.

The Kentucky State Police is asking anyone that saw any suspicious activity in the area or with any information to call (859) 623-2404 or toll free at (800) 222-5555.

The ongoing investigation is being conducted by Trooper Jesse Armstrong.

Berea Welcome Center Carvers Demonstrate at KY Artisan Center

Wood Carving

Wood Carving

On Saturday, April 18, three members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers will demonstrate a variety of woodcarving styles and techniques from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Members of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers live in many communities in central Kentucky, and their activities include carving classes, carving demonstrations at schools, monthly Kentucky Artisan Center demonstrations and special events.

Members specialize in a wide variety of techniques and styles of carving. Carvers in the group often mentor each other, and all enjoy sharing their love of woodcarving, making their demonstrations at the Kentucky Artisan Center a

Chuck Weirich in Concert

Chuck Weirich

Chuck Weirich

Chuck Weirich in Concert
Saturday, April 11, 2015 – 8 p.m.

Enjoy a swinging vocal and smooth jazz trumpet tribute to the great artists of our time with Lancaster’s own Chuck Weirich returning to the Lancaster Grand Theatre this season. Chuck will be celebrating 51 years of playing the trumpet in 2015. He began playing in 1964 just as Herb Alpert was becoming a huge musical star. After 47 years of playing trumpet, Chuck released his

Jamie Donaldson to Demonstrate Wood Turning at KY Artisan Center

Jamie Donaldson

Jamie Donaldson

On Saturday, April 11, Jamie Donaldson, of Georgetown, will demonstrate wood turning on the lathe from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.

Like many high school students of the `50’s and `60’s, Donaldson began his wood education in shop class. He continued to be fascinated by wood and began to pursue wood turning in 1986, when he added a lathe to his wood

Richmond Police Report Apr. 8, 2015

Richmond Police Dpt.

Richmond Police Dpt.

Assault Investigation Outcome: On 01/25/2015, at approximately 5:00 P.M., a complainant reported to Richmond Police that he had been assaulted at a local bar by several male subjects.

The complainant reported that he was at Jerzee’s, 122 E. Main Street, at approximately 12:30 A.M. when he was grabbed by three to four males who began hitting the complainant repeatedly in the head.

The incident involved students and football players from both EKU and UK.

The investigation into this matter was completed and presented to the Madison County Grand Jury. The Grand Jury heard testimony regarding the incident that occurred at Jerzee’s as well as a second incident that occurred

SaraCare Celebration

SaraCare Celebration

Vehicle Pursuit and Arrest

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

On Tuesday, April 07, 2015, at approximately 5:30 PM, Troopers from Post 11 were investigating a methamphetamine lab complaint at a residence on KY HWY 92 East in Whitley County.

While conducting the investigation at the residence, a 1992 Chevrolet Camaro pulled in the driveway. When the operator later identified as Robert Mattie, 39, of Williamsburg observed the officers at the residence he backed out of the driveway and fled eastbound at a high rate of speed. KSP SGT Tony Dingess activated his emergency equipment in an attempt to stop the vehicle, but Mattie refused to stop and a

JOEL GUZMAN and SARAH FOX PERFORM TEXAS CANTINA MUSIC

JOEL GUZMAN and SARAH FOX

JOEL GUZMAN and SARAH FOX

Final Stephenson Memorial Concert of the Season at Berea College

LIVE from AUSTIN, TEXAS! Virtuoso accordionist, singer, and producer Joel Guzman and gifted bi-lingual singer-songwriter Sarah Fox are two-time Grammy Award winners who will push the boundaries of Tex-Mex music in their performance on Thursday, April 9, 2015, 8:00 p.m. at Phelps Stokes

Methamphetamine Lab Arrests

On Tuesday, April 07, 2015 at approximately 5:19 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received an anonymous tip about several subjects manufacturing methamphetamine at a residence on KY HWY 92 East in Whitley County.

Upon arrival troopers observed several individuals running from the residence into a wooded area. After a short foot pursuit all four (4) individuals were apprehended and taken back to the residence. Once back at the residence, officers located an active one step methamphetamine lab along with meth precursors and drug paraphernalia.

Arrested at the scene and lodged in the Whitley County Detention Center were:

ARRESTED

ARRESTED


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Hands Four Spring Dance

Hands Four Spring Dance

All Night Session in Frankfort Leads to Passage of Major Bills on Final Day of 2015 Session

Marie Rader

Marie Rader

The House and Senate worked from the late night of Tuesday into the wee hours of Wednesday morning, March 26th, adding an additional day to wrap up the 2015 Session of the Kentucky General Assembly.

During the final hours until we adjourned around 4 a.m., agreements were reached on several key bills including what many consider to be the top priority for this session, addressing the growing problem of heroin.

Senate Bill 192, which was signed into law hours after it was approved by the General Assembly, takes a comprehensive approach to the scourge of heroin. It provides for tougher penalties for heroin trafficking, including the

April 12-18 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week

Closure scheduled for KY 21/Paint Lick Road in Madison County

KTC

KTC

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that a temporary closure is scheduled for KY 21/Paint Lick Road. The closure is necessary for the placement of new bridge beams.

Monday, April 13 through Wednesday, April 15 6:00 p.m. Monday until 12:00 a.m./midnight Wednesday

KY 21/Paint Lick Road will be closed at mile point 0.0 (Paint Lick) placement work will be in effect for the new KY 52/Richmond Road bridge beams over KY 21

Detour –

A signed detour will be in place:
motorists can utilize KY 974 from KY 52 to KY 21 and vice-versa

All work is subject to change depending on weather, emergencies and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.

For traffic/travel information in Kentucky: Dial 511 or visit www.511.ky.gov

FOOD SERVICE INSPECTIONS FOR WEEK ENDING APRIL 3, 2015

Food Service Inspector

Food Service Inspector

REGULAR INSPECTIONS WITH NO FOLLOW-UP DUE SCORE
Battlefield Golf/Country Club, 524 General Cruft Dr., Richmond 96%
Comfort Suites Food Service, 2007 Colby Taylor Dr., Richmond 97%
Gondolier Italian Restaurant, 102 Jill Dr., Berea 96%
Kentucky Artisan Center Café, 200 Artisan Way, Berea 100%
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Repairs to begin for US 25 in Madison County

KTC

KTC

The Kentucky Transportation Cabinet, Department of Highways, announces that repair work will begin tomorrow for US 25 in Madison County. The partial collapse of an existing culvert was rain and storm related.

Wednesday, April 8 work will begin and continue until further notice

The closure for US 25:
mile point 22.457 (the intersection with KY 2878/Colonel Road)
to mile point 25.373 (the intersection with KY 627/Boonesborough Road)

Alternate routes:

motorists can utilize KY 2878 and KY 627

All work is subject to change depending on weather, emergencies and other factors beyond the control of the Department of Highways.

For traffic/travel information in Kentucky: Dial 511 or visit www.511.ky.gov

Betty’s Orange-Vanilla Ice Cream Pie

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Empty Bowls Project

Empty Bowls Project

Berea Police Foot Pursuit 10K

BPD 10K

BPD 10K

Registration is now open for the annual Berea Police Foot Pursuit 10K.

The BPD Foot Pursuit 10K Run & 5K Walk will take place on Saturday April 11, 2015 at the Farrristown Middle School 751 Farristown Industrial Drive Berea, KY. Start Time will be 9:00am and end at 11:00am. Price: $25.00 Race Fee + $2.50 SignUp Fee. Registration ends April 10, 2015 at 5:00pm. Click on the following link for registration form. http://bereaky.gov/wp-content/uploads/2015/03/2015-10K-Flyer.pdf

This race will be benefiting the Supporting Heroes Foundation. Their mission is to honor the service and sacrifice of public safety heroes who give their lives in the line of duty – by caring for the loved ones that they leave behind.

79th Mountain Folk Festival

Berea College

Berea College

The 79th Annual MOUNTAIN FOLK FESTIVAL will take place at Berea College in Berea, Kentucky on April 10 and 11, 2015. This celebration of traditional dancing by young people includes groups from Kentucky, North Carolina, and Tennessee.

There are three nights of dancing to which the public is invited: events will be kicked off with a street dance on Thursday evening, April 9, 6:00 pm-8:00 pm on the Square in front of Boone Tavern led by the Country Dancers and featuring music by the Mountain Folk Festival band, Atossa Kramer, Al and Alice White, and Bill Lowder. ALL ARE INVITED TO THE STREET DANCE! All dances will be taught – no special knowledge, footwear, or partner required. Inclement weather location is

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