I would personally like to thank our Mayor, Steve Connelly, for the following things:
Indebtedness of $14 million, a conservative number, for new city hall.
40 year mortgage that we, our children and grandchildren will be paying for the rest of their lives.
Contract with KyMEA agency, not a company, we do not need, putting us in a situation with others to pay back a $5 million debt.
Utilities Manager that withholds information about said agency, harasses employees and has behavior unbecoming of a public employee. Leaving Berea in hell and going to Paradise. Continue reading Letter to the Editor→
Street Closure: Starting Monday July 23 thru Friday July 27, 2018 North Main Street in Berea will be completely shut down, from Ellipse St to 25 N, each day between the hours of 8:30am to 3:00pm. Detour signs will be in place. Traffic will be detoured south on 25 to Ellipse St.
The far-left has started a campaign to heckle government officials throughout the country — something I’ve recently experienced first-hand. The self-described socialists who confronted me proudly admitted that they are not concerned with persuasion or having a discussion about public policy. They are only interested in intimidation.
oday, Attorney General Andy Beshear announced Kentucky was part of a national law enforcement sweep that resulted in more than 100 actions against scammers who claimed to be collecting charitable donations for veterans and servicemembers.
Kentucky’s seasonally adjusted preliminary June 2018 unemployment rate was 4.2 percent, according to the Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS), an agency of the Kentucky Education and Workforce Development Cabinet. The unemployment rate for June 2018 was up from the 4.1 percent reported for May 2018.
U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) issued the following statement after meeting last night with Senate Banking Committee Chairman Mike Crapo (R-ID) and Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker (R-TN):
Jessie Boyd Dalton Jr. 91, of Richmond, passed away Monday evening, July 16, 2018 at the Hospice Compassionate Care Center of Richmond. He was born September 13, 1926, in Richmond KY, to J. B. and Katie (Benton) Dalton, both of whom preceded him in death, and he was the husband of the late Betty Jo (Collins) Dalton.
Drug Arrests: On 07/12/2018 officers were called to Knight’s Inn in reference to a welfare check. The room was occupied by two adults and a 3 year old child. Inside of the room they located suspected Methamphetamine, syringes, and spoons.
Officers arrested 26 year old Bobby Scroggins of Berea KY and 25 year old Kaitlin Scroggins of Berea KY. They were both charged with Possession of Controlled Substance 1st Degree (Methamphetamine), Drug Paraphernalia Possession, and Endangering the Welfare of a Minor. Continue reading Berea Police Report Jul. 19, 2018→
KSP is competing with state law enforcement agencies throughout the U.S in the American Association of State Troopers (AAST) “2019 Best Looking Cruiser Contest.” The winning photo will be featured on the cover and premier January position of the association’s 2019 wall calendar. KSP’s photo features one of its newest Dodge Charger cruisers in front of the state capitol building in Frankfort. Continue reading Kentucky State Police Needs Your Vote→
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park is offering a 50 percent discount for all cottages Sunday through Thursday during July.
All of the park’s 30 cottages have fully equipped kitchens, Wi-Fi, a porch or deck and an outdoor grill. Twenty-four cottages have two bedrooms and the others have one bedroom. Ten of the cottages are two-story chalets.
Lake Cumberland State Resort Park also has a lodge, restaurant, marina and campground. To make a reservation, call 270-343-3111. For more information about Lake Cumberland State Resort Park and other Kentucky State Parks, visit www.parks.ky.gov
Saint Joseph Berea, part of KentuckyOne Health, has received a grant for $388,300 from the Catholic Health Initiatives Mission and Ministry Fund to expand its Green Dot violence prevention program in Berea. The mission of the Green Dot Program is to provide schools and communities with tools and prevention strategies to address many types of bullying. This added funding will bring the program into two more schools in Berea. Continue reading Saint Joseph Berea Receives Grant for Nearly $400,000→