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July 20, 2013

Community Calendar: Sunday, July 21 - Friday, July 26


Today (Sunday July 21)

• “When Shakespeare’s Ladies Meet,” produced by Rosebarn Theater for Berea Festival of Learnshops at Berea Arts Council on the College Square, 116 N. Main St., Berea. Show begins at 1 p.m. Admission free. For details, call 985-9317.

• Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea 10th anniversary celebration. For details, visit


• Presentation on Iranian food and culture, 6-8:30 p.m., Madison County Extension Office, 230 Duncannon Lane, Richmond. Cost is $5; presented by Madison County Extension co-op student Elaheh Siahkouhi.


• Madison Fiscal Court, 9:30 a.m., county courthouse, 101 W. Main St., Richmond.

• Living With Alzheimer’s for Caregivers: Late Stage workshop, 1 to 3:30 p.m., Madison County Extension Office, 230 Duncannon Lane, Richmond. Registration required, call 1-800-272-3900 or email

• Richmond City Commission, 6 p.m., City Hall, 239 W. Main St.

• Berea Planning Commission, 6:30 p.m., council chambers, Berea Municipal Building, 304 Chestnut St.

• Westbrook Trio, free outdoor concert, 7-8:30 p.m., Irvine-McDowell Park, 345 Lancaster Ave.

• Kentucky Blood Center: “Drive for Life” blood drive. 1 to 6 p.m., Ruritan Hall, 2480 Union City Road, Union City. Donors eligible to win 2013 Toyota Prius. For more information call Michele Dunn, donor recruitment specialist, 859-333-6112.


• Kentucky Blood Center: “Drive for Life” blood drive. 1 to 6 p.m., Chiropractic Health Solutions, 1048 Ace Drive, Berea. Donors eligible to win 2013 Toyota Prius. For more information call Michele Dunn, donor recruitment specialist, 859-333-6112.


• Attorney General Jack Conway addresses Berea Chamber of Commerce, noon, Russel Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson St. For required reservations, $15, call 986-9760. No tickets sold at door.

• Richmond Planning and Zoning Commission, 5:30 p.m., chambers, City Hall, 239 W. Main St.

• Family, Fun & Fitness Festival, 6-8 p.m., First Street, downtown Richmond. Fitness warm-up, Zumba, dance party, line dancing, vendors. In conjunction with Thursday Live Night weekly restaurant and retail store specials.

Thursday-Aug. 3

• Madison County Fair


• All the Little Pieces, contemporary rock, free outdoor concert at Richmond Centre fountain, 7-10 p.m.

• Last day to purchase tickets for "Barn Quilts & American Quilt Trail Movement" luncheon scheduled for August 3. Tickets are $30. For details, call the Berea Arts Council at 985-9317 or visit


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  • 7-30 Candids 1.jpg Madison County Fair paid admissions total 10,000 by Tuesday

    Approximately 10,000 people had purchased tickets to the Madison County Fair by Tuesday evening, Billy Tudor, fair board president said Wednesday morning.
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  • Airport getting $600,000 in federal funds

    On July 14, Gov. Steve Beshear announced the Madison Airport and the Eastern Kentucky University aviation program would be receiving $1.1 million for expanded and improved facilities.
    On Wednesday, U.S. Rep. Andy Barr, R-Sixth District, announced the airport also would benefit from $600,000 in Federal Aviation Administration funds.

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  • Veggies going on the grill Saturday

    The Madison County Farmers Market will demonstrate Saturday that fresh garden vegetables can go on the grill as well as in a salad.
    The Madison County Extension Service staff, along with members of the extension homemakers clubs, will be on hand to show market customers how tasty grilled vegetables can be, said Gina Noe, extension agent for family and consumer sciences.

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    Democratic Speaker of the House Greg Stumbo said Wednesday there’s an obvious reason the president of the Kentucky Coal Association has publicly defended Republican U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell’s support of the coal industry.

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  • Berea utility doubles solar farm, again

    Berea Municipal Utilities started its solar farm in October 2011 with 60 panels. In less that five days, all were leased.
    Another 60, which became operational in June 2012, were leased in less than four months.
    Now, the farm again has doubled, with the addition of 126 panels that are ready for leasing, said Steve Boyce, a retired Berea College professor who has been involved with the program since its inception.

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  • 10th Quilt Extravaganza is Friday, Saturday

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  • 7-30 Samantha Frederick.jpg RPD: Heroin sales lead to trafficking indictment

    Executing a warrant issued after Samantha Frederick, 29, Northgate Drive, was indicted July 16 by a Madison County grand jury, Richmond Police arrested her Monday on drug trafficking charges.

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