The “Age-Friendly” Berea Committee will be hosting a community-wide open house Thursday October 22nd from 4 p.m. till 6 p.m. in the community room of the Berea Branch of the Madison County Public Library at 319 Chestnut Street.
Find out for yourself the results from our recent community survey; discover firsthand what residents are saying will make our community better; add your own insights, ideas and comments; and learn more about other ways that you or your organization can participate in the next steps underway to make Continue reading Age-Friendly Survey Results Are In
Robbery Arrest: On 10/16/2015, police arrested Bobby W. Napier, age 46, Evansdale Avenue, in connection with a robbery that occurred several days earlier.
On 10/10/2015, a resident of Manna Drive reported that as he was preparing to enter his vehicle, he was approached by a male who pointed a handgun at him and demanded money. The victim ultimately surrendered his wallet containing $300.00 to $500.00. The suspect fled on foot after obtaining the money and a search of the area proved fruitless. A description was provided of the suspect by the victim as well as a nearby Continue reading Richmond Police Report Oct. 19, 2015
On Sunday, October 18, 2015 at approximately 9:15 PM, Kentucky State Police Post 11, London received a report of an unresponsive female lying in the roadway on KY HWY 1651 in the Revelo community of McCreary County.
Upon arrival, Trooper Wendell Higginbotham discovered Christina Miller, 34, of Pine Knot, deceased. Through investigation it was determined that Miller had been struck by a vehicle as she was walking northbound on KY HWY 1651. The vehicle then left the scene.
Miller was pronounced deceased at the scene by the McCreary County Coroner’s Office and an autopsy has been scheduled for today at the State Continue reading Fatal Traffic Crash involving a Pedestrian
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced today that he and four other Members of Congress just wrapped up a visit to Israel, Jordan, Iraq, and Afghanistan:
McConnell was joined on the trip by U.S. Sens Tom Cotton (R-AR), Mike Rounds (R-SD), Joni Ernst (R-IA), and Representative Andy Barr (R-KY).
During their trip, the lawmakers met with U.S. troops, military leaders and political leaders to review regional issues and the counter-ISIL campaign. In addition to visiting with soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marines from their respective states, the Members met with Israeli Prime Continue reading McConnell Leads Congressional Delegation Trip to Israel, Jordan, Iraq, and Afghanistan
Oct. 06, 2015 – Kayla & Tyler Turpin – Irvine – Boy
Oct. 07, 2015 – Tara Marcum & William Chafin – Beattyville – Girl
Oct. 07, 2015 – Jennai & Ivan Tsotigh – Richmond – Boy
Oct. 09, 2015 – Emily Hammond & Anthony Rasmussen – Richmond – Boy
Oct. 09, 2015 – Lindsey Carpenter & James Ingram – Berea – Boy
Oct. 09, 2015 – Jessica Bouchard & Jasper Blanton – Richmond – Girl
(Click read more for more birth announcements) Continue reading Madison County Births Oct. 6-16, 2015
ATV Accident: On October 18th, 2015 at approximately 12:06 a.m. Willis S. Dannelly was operating an ATV on Bogie Mill Road. Kristina Ritter and Haleigh Adams were passengers in the ATV being driven by Willis S. Dannelly.
Willis Dannelly lost control of the ATV at the intersection of Bogie Mill Road and Mule Shed Lane. The ATV left the roadway, struck a woven wire fence, wooden fence post, and then overturned several times causing the occupants to be ejected. The two female passengers were located in a field and were transported to University of Kentucky Medical Center with non life- Continue reading Madison Co. Sheriff’s Report Oct. 19, 2015
Sonny’s BBQ in Richmond will serve locally sourced meats on Thursday, Oct. 22, in partnership with Eastern Kentucky University’s Meadowbrook Farm and The Chop Shop of Wolfe County.
All pork and ribs Sonny’s serves on Oct 22 will be sourced from Meadowbrook Farm, a 720-acre farm in Waco that serves as a teaching laboratory for EKU students studying agriculture. Sonny’s will serve Kentucky Proud beef brisket Continue reading Sonny’s BBQ to Serve KY Proud Foods
U. S. Congressman Davy Crockett was asked by a young man why he spoke against a measure before the House of Representatives that would have provided funds for a destitute widow of a Naval war veteran. The bill was moving forward toward swift passage before Davy’s words killed it like a dead mackerel.
Crockett reflected back on a large fire in the Georgetown area that left several families “burned out,” having nothing more than the clothes on their backs. Many women and children lost everything. A bill was introduced and passed the following day that appropriated $20,000 for relief Continue reading Davy Crockett found plain talk effective, conclusion
Join us as Speech Language Pathologists Sarah Groppo-Lawless and Kacie Gamm introduce strategies to help with memory and thinking. This class will cover ways to live well and take control of your health and wellness if you’ve been diagnosed with mild cognitive impairment or a mild dementia. Loved ones or caregivers are welcome to attend.
Registration required; call 859-260-4354. Program provided by Baptist HealthwoRx, Baptist Health Medical Group Neurology, and the Alzheimer’s Association.
Date: October 21, 2015
Location: HealthwoRx Fitness & Wellness Center in Lexington Green
161 Lexington Green Circle Lexington
Ruby May Story
Ruby May Thomas Story, 65, of Richmond, passed away Friday, October 16, 2015 at home. She was born, December 14, 1949 in Berea, Kentucky to Charlie and Nettie Alcorn Thomas, both of whom preceded her in death and she was the widow of Rondle Story.
Ruby enjoyed reading, sewing and cooking and was a retired professional cook that had worked at EKU, as well as, local restaurants and nursing homes. Ruby was a member of Gloryland Baptist Church.
Survivors include her daughter, Patricia Story of Richmond; one sister, Mary Mason of Berea; two grandchildren, Jason Rogers of Berea and Jessica Sell Continue reading Obituaries Oct. 11-18, 2015