MADISON COUNTY —
Battlefield Visitors’ Center open July 4
Although most public buildings will be closed for Independence Day, the Battle of Richmond Visitors’ Center will be open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. For details or directions, call 624-0013.
Berea police to set up traffic checkpoints July 4
The Berea Police Department will be conducting traffic safety checkpoints during the Independence Day holiday.
The checkpoints are designed to ensure motorists are complying with traffic safety laws and are not driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol, according to a BPD news release.
The checkpoints will be set up at four intersections within the city limits:
• Richmond Road and the Berea Bypass
• US 25 and KY 21
• KY 595 and the Berea Bypass
• KY 1016 and Old US 25.
“The intent of a traffic safety checkpoint is to provide for a high visibility, public safety service, focusing on vehicular equipment deficiencies, confirming appropriate registration and insurance of vehicles, and the valid licensing of drivers,” the news release stated.