Maiden with “Pet Urn” in the exhibit, “Turn, Turn, Turn” at the center
On Saturday, Aug. 1, Virgil Gary Maiden, of Putney, will demonstrate woodturning on the lathe and talk with visitors about the process from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea.
The Kentucky Artisan Center at Berea features works by more than 700 artisans from more than 100 counties across the Commonwealth. 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.
July 25th- Make-A-Wish Foundation & Cumberland River Behavioral Health Benefit Scramble $30.00 per person (includes 18 Holes and Cart) Starts at 9:00 am. Bring your own team or we can put you on a team. $10.00= 1 skirt, 1 throw, and 1 piece of tape. $10.00= 2 mulligans. All proceeds will fund summer youth activities for children with mental diagnoses and Make-A-Wish Foundation. Sign up sheet is in the pro shop.
July 14, 2015 – Angelina Sizemore -= London – Girl
July 14, 2015 – Mackenzie McClintock & Marvin Hernandez – Richmond – Boy
July 15, 2015 – Whitney & Zach Hendrickson – Richmond – Boy
July 15, 2015 – Auri Leslie – Richmond – Boy
July 16, 2015 – Andrea & Nathan Stokes – Berea – Boy
July 16, 2015 – NicoleMarsh & Thomas Cowan – Somerset – Boy
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Anna Smith Residence Hall. Photo taken April 2, 2013.
Berea College is now home to two of only seven projects certified nationwide—and just thirty-five worldwide—by the Forest Stewardship Council.
This distinction by the Forest Stewardship Council was awarded to Berea College for the recent comprehensive renovation of the Anna Smith residence hall. The FSC certification specifies that wood products used in such
Pastor Dillard Cole, 70, Noblesville, passed away Friday, July 17, 2015, at Community Hospital of Anderson following a six month illness. He was born on April 25, 1945, in Richmond, Kentucky to Thomas and Leola (King) Cole.
Dillard had been a Baptist minister for 54 years and was currently serving as pastor of the Bethel Baptist Church in Lapel and before that he served at Kennard Baptist Church for 17 years. He enjoyed being outdoors especially fishing and gardening.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Barbara Ann (Huff) Cole; one son, John (wife, Suzanne) Cole of Fishers; one granddaughter, Lillian Grace Cole; two brothers, Ray (wife, Joyce) Cole of Lexington, KY and Harold (wife, Jeannie) Cole of Berea, KY; three sisters, Mary Lee (husband, Bobby) Conner of
Elsie Centers age 90, mother of Doug Centers, died Tuesday July 21, 2015 at the Terrace in Berea. Elsie was born in Jessamine County to the late Horace and Mary Stinnett Hager.
Elsie had been employed by Westinghouse in Richmond, and Wal Mart in Berea, and she was a member of the Calvary Apostolic Church.
She was also preceded in death her siblings Harvey Hager, Jeanette Neeley, and David Hager.
Elsie is survived by her son Doug (Brenda) Centers of Berea, her sisters Ethel Anglin of Berea, Evelyn Ingram of Berea, and Dorene Matthews of Indiana, her grandsons Keith, Tim, Greg, Mark, and Steve Centers all of Berea, 8 great grandchildren, and 2 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services will be Friday at 11 am at Lakes Funeral Home Berea with Rev. Jimmy Chrisman officiating, burial will be in the Madison County Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be Thursday July 23, 2015 from 6-9 pm at the Funeral Home.
Pallbearers will be grandsons and honorary pallbearers will be great grandchildren.
RSP Charge: On 07/17/2015, police charged Abdulhakim Alrashdan, age 29, Louisville, for possession of a stolen vehicle.
At approximately 12:10 P.M., an officer was dispatched to the 2000 block of Ty Lane in response to a report that a stolen vehicle was in the area. The vehicle was described as a red, 2015 Chevrolet Camaro. Upon arrival, the observed the vehicle in question and that it was occupied by a driver and a passenger. Alrashdan was identified as the driver while the
House Speaker Greg Stumbo today announced that veteran lawmakers Joni L. Jenkins and Tom McKee were elected to serve in leadership positions for two key standing committees within the Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) during the organization’s Annual Meeting this week in Savannah, Ga.
Speaker Stumbo said state Rep. Jenkins of Louisville was re-elected to serve as chair of the SLC Committee for Human Services & Public Safety, while state Rep. McKee was elected to serve as chair of the Agriculture & Rural Development Committee following his service as vice-chair of the committee for 2014-15. Both legislators will serve a one-year term continuing through the 70th Annual SLC Meeting scheduled for July 9-13, 2016 in
In addition to the Community Quilt Show, quilts made by the late Barbara Hocker of Richmond, modern quilts by Janet Serrenho of Lexington, and challenge quilts from quilters around the state are highlights of the show. The Vendors Market will include antiques for the first time in addition to booths of fine crafts and quilting supplies.
July 31 and August 1 Berea Community School, 1 Pirate Parkway
Admission is just $5, advance tickets can be purchased for just $3 before July 29.
The Madison County Health and Wellness Network (MCHWN) is a local coalition funded by a Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Rural Health Network Development Planning grant.
The mission of this network is to improve the quality of life and health outcomes of the individuals living in Madison County. We are very excited to work with such great community leaders in Madison County as we begin to build the network. MCHWN is composed of organizations in Madison County that share the same interest in improving the quality of life with an emphasis on health and healthcare for the residents of Madison County. This is a working group that will collaborate together on focus areas to increase health and wellness while strengthening our community. The MCHWN meets the 4th
Berea College President Lyle Roelofs announced today that Huapei Chen will join Berea College as the new Chief Information Officer. She will begin her appointment on September 1, 2015.
“Ms. Chen brings with her a depth of leadership experience, most recently as the Chief Information Officer at the University of Nevada, Reno,” says President Roelofs, who added that Ms. Chen will also serve on the Administrative Committee of the College. “Throughout her career, Huapei has focused on creating strong partnerships within campus communities by enabling the institutions she has served to