EKU 2014 Softball Express

Highlights from the second day of the Mercer Invitational, a doubleheader against the host Bears.

Betty’s Creamy Coleslaw Dressing

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Ballroom – Social Dance Class

Madison Co. Sheriff Report Feb. 14, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

On Thursday February 13, 2014, after a joint investigation with the Berea Police Department, Deputies from the Madison County Sheriff’s Office along with Detectives from the Berea Police Department executed a search warrant at the residence of George Richardson on Hager Drive in Richmond Kentucky.

The search resulted in the seizure of quantities of oxycodone, methadone and suspected crystal methamphetamine. Additionally, approximately $6,000.00 in cash and a handgun were also located and seized from the

42nd Annual Kiwanis Fundraising Auction

42nd Annual Kiwanis Fundraising Auction

KSP Adds Instagram To Social Media Lineup

KSP Adds Instagram

KSP Adds Instagram

The Kentucky State Police have added Instagram (IG) to their current social media platform. The agency already hosts a large following on its Facebook (75,275 likes) and Twitter (11,700 followers) pages and hopes IG will complement those existing formats. Instagram is a free online photo-sharing, video-sharing and social networking service that enables its users to take pictures and videos, apply digital filters to them and share on a variety of other social networking sites.

KSP spokesman Sgt. Michael Webb says IG has quickly gone from a trendy iOS-only* app, to a massive social network with Android and web presence.

“Instagram hasn’t shown any sign of slowing down, and with the popularity it

Richmond Police Report Feb. 13, 2014

ARRESTED

ARRESTED

Parole Violation Arrest: On 02/11/2014, police arrested Christopher R. Crittendon, age 31, Baldwin Road, on the strength of a parole violation warrant.

On or about 11/18/2009, Crittendon was convicted in the Madison Circuit Court for Manufacturing Methamphetamine. He was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment.

On 06/13/2012, Crittendon was paroled.

On 09/27/2013, a Parole Violation Warrant was issued for Crittendon’s arrest after he violated the conditions of his parole, including absconding parole

Statement from Senator McConnell on Adair County Pipeline Explosion

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following comment regarding the Adair County pipeline explosion:

“My thoughts are with the people of Adair County and I thank the first responders who worked throughout the night keeping the residents safe. I have been in contact with local officials and appreciate their keeping me informed on the latest developments.”

Fefu and her Friends

Fefu and her Friends

Bill Best speaks at the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center in Berea College

KSP Conducts Death Investigation

Death Investigation

Death Investigation

On February 12, 2014 at 12:16 p.m. EST, the Kentucky State Police received a call that deceased female had been located next to a vehicle on Turkey Pen Road in rural Estill County.

Upon arrival, Vickie H. Arvin, 55 years old of Irvine, was located and pronounced deceased by the Estill County Coroner.

Based on the investigation, it appears that Vickie Arvin died as a result of exposure to the cold weather, after her vehicle slid off the roadway and got stuck on a creek bank. Vickie Arvin then exited her vehicle and subsequently

Little Miss & Preteen Pageant

Crown

Crown

Little Miss & Preteen Pageant begins at 2:00 p.m. Saturday, February 22, 2014 at Farristown Middle School

Entry fee for the Little Miss & Preteen Berea Area Pageant is $75. Entry fees are non-refundable and includes photogenic competition.

There will be optional categories:
Talent $25
Best Casual Wear $10
Best Formal Wear $10
Best Personality $10

Miss Berea Area & Outstanding Teen begins at 7:30 p.m.

For more information please contact Brenda Upton at (859)200-5548 or missbereaarea@yahoo.com.

Cornhole Tournament

Cornhole Tournament

Woodcarving Demonstration at Kentucky Artisan Center

left to right: Carvings of Lobstermen by Keith Flowers, of Berea; member Jack Gann, of Berea, shows his carvings to Bill and Rowena Dowden of Cincinnati; carvings by John Ferguson of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers

left to right: Carvings of Lobstermen by Keith Flowers, of Berea; member Jack Gann, of Berea, shows his carvings to Bill and Rowena Dowden of Cincinnati; carvings by John Ferguson of the Berea Welcome Center Carvers

On Saturday, Feb. 15, 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.

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

Gala for Healing & Hope

Gala for Healing & Hope

Gala for Healing & Hope


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Coiled and Stitched Fiber Bowls Demo at KY Artisan Center

left to right: A grouping of coiled and stitched bowls by Shawnna Southerland; detail of a colorful bowl by Southerland.

left to right: A grouping of coiled and stitched bowls by Shawnna Southerland; detail of a colorful bowl by Southerland.

On Saturday, Feb. 22, Shawnna Southerland, of Berea, will demonstrate her coiled and stitched fiber bowls 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

Madison Southern Baseball Tryouts

Madison Southern

Madison Southern

Baseball Tryouts will be on February 15th at the baseball field at 1200 hours.

In the event of inclement weather, we may move to the football field/track, but we will meet at the baseball field initially. (Steel cleats will be fine if we are on the baseball field but bring tennis shoes in case we have to move to an alternative location)

Students must have a current sports physical to participate.
The tryout will consist of running, throwing, catching and hitting. Please bring appropriate clothing and gear.

If you have a conflict with the tryout date, please contact Coach Hon immediately.
(859)314-1940 or MSeaglesbaseball@gmail.com

McConnell Votes to Restore Full Cost-of-Living Adjustment for Military Retirees

Mitch McConnell

Mitch McConnell

U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell made the following comment regarding Senate passage of a measure to restore benefits to military retirees:

“As a long-time supporter of benefits for our servicemembers, veterans, military retirees and their families, I am pleased the Senate approved the legislation which restores the full annual cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) to all current military retirees, including those in Kentucky. Our country’s servicemembers volunteered to serve their nation and they are entitled to the benefits they

Eldon Kidwell Jr.

Eldon Kidwell Jr

Eldon Kidwell Jr


Eldon Kidwell Jr.

Mr. Eldon Kidwell Jr., age 65 of Mt. Vernon, passed away Tuesday, February 11, 2014. He was born in Mt. Vernon, KY on April 3, 1948, the son of Pal and Pearl Carpenter Kidwell. He was a farmer.

Mr. Kidwell is survived by four sons: Thomas and Laura Kidwell of Mt. Vernon, KY, Carlos and Lorna Kidwell of Greensburg, IN, Kenneth and Loretta Kidwell of Waco, KY and Steven Kidwell of Marland; one daughter: Eldonna Rogers of Mt. Vernon, KY; two step-sons: Hershel Madden of Nicholasville, KY and Elden and Cindy Powell of Berea, KY; three brothers: Robert Kidwell of Georgetown, KY, Freddy Kidwell of Mt. Vernon, KY and Norman Kidwell of Lancaster, KY; two half-brothers: Leonard Thomas and Timmy Joe Thomas; one sister: Beatrice Chasteen of Mt. Vernon, KY and one

Fiesta Bowl Chili Supper

Fiesta Bowl Chili Supper

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