KY State Parks Serving Thanksgiving Buffet

Seventeen Kentucky State Resort Parks will serve the Thanksgiving Day buffet on Nov. 23, 2017.

Kentucky State Parks will serve 2,000 pounds of turkey, 1,500 pounds of sweet potatoes, and 750 pounds of country ham. Additionally, 4,300 pieces of fried chicken, 1,300 pounds of roast beef, and 12,000 rolls will be served along with 600 pies, including pecan and pumpkin.

The parks have hosted the Thanksgiving Day buffet for more than 40 years and typically serve around 10,000 guests.

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Beware of Micajah and Wiley Harpes

Jadon Gibson

If Micajah and Wiley Harpes were alive today and relived their exploits of the late 1700’s, their names and pictures would be plastered in post offices and bannered on television newscasts across the nation. Some call them America’s first serial killers. If someone is bent on killing, why not do in themselves first?

Micajah was born in North Carolina in 1768 and Wiley was born about two years later. Their father fought for the British in the early years of the war before changing coats when it appeared it would prove beneficial. Those who knew the senior Harpes turned him in and he was forced to flee with his life. Micajah and Wiley stayed Continue reading Beware of Micajah and Wiley Harpes

KSP Conducts Death Investigation in Lee Co.

The Kentucky State Police, Richmond Post was called just before 10:30 am on Saturday, November 18, 2017, in reference to a fatal shooting that occurred on High Point Road in Lee County.

KSP Post 7 Investigators responded to the scene, and located a deceased man lying inside the residence on High Point Rd. The initial investigation indicates that the deceased was fatally shot during an altercation between himself and another male at the residence. Continue reading KSP Conducts Death Investigation in Lee Co.

OBITUARIES NOV. 12-19, 2017

Bobby Kendall Ross

Bobby Kendall Ross

Bobby Kendall Ross, age 80, died Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Compassionate Care Center in Richmond, KY., a native of Booneville, KY., he was born March 18th, 1937 to the late Matt and Rachel Mayes Ross.

An avid clogger he loved to clog with his friends, he also enjoyed gardening and rabbit hunting with his beagles. Bobby was of the Christian faith. Continue reading OBITUARIES NOV. 12-19, 2017

The CLIMB – Berea College Athletics

Homecoming 2017 is here! Logan McKenzie punches a first class ticket to D3 Nationals. The Presidents Cup standings after the fall season isn’t as bad for Berea as you may think. Berea men and women’s basketball teams come out firing in their first games. Jamie Boggs joins Nate to discuss UK basketball’s loss, UCLA players busted in Chy-nah, and our favorite homecoming basketball game ever. AD Williams comes on to talk about her comeback season, her injury that sidelined her for a year, her comeback, and the Mountaineer Minute! Have a fun and SAFE Berea College Homecoming!

Mountaineers Defeat Spalding in Season Opener

The men’s basketball team welcomed Spalding University to the Seabury Center for their first home game of the 2017-18 season. Berea was able to maintain the lead for most of the game and in the end defeated the Golden Eagles 68-53.

At half time Berea lead the Golden Eagles 35-27. Freshman Torell Carter led the first half with 12 points, 9 rebounds, 5 assists and 3 steals. Dakota Mays added 10 points in the first half as well. Berea shot 42 percent from the field and committed 8 turnovers in the first half. Continue reading Mountaineers Defeat Spalding in Season Opener