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Pets of the Week
This week’s cat is a 2-year-old spayed female. This week’s dog is Lola, a 6-month-old terrier mix.
Hope’s Wings “Jail and Bail” fundraiser
Robyn Moreland, former Hope’s Wings executive director, and Teddy Taylor, the organization’s Man of the Year, work the phones Friday for the annual Hope’s Wings “Jail and Bail” fundraiser. Taylor said he started his effort with more than $500 donated by students and staff at Madison Central High School where he works. His goal for was $800.
Hope’s Wings volunteers need your help today
Help a local resident “get out of jail,” and in turn help men, women and children break the cycle of domestic violence in Madison and surrounding counties.
EKU Dance Theatre tonight
Performances are 8 p.m. tonight, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. Saturday in O’Donnell Hall of the Whitlock Building.
Tickets are available at the Whitlock Building ticket window or by calling 622-2171 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. today.
Tickets are $5 for students, $10 general admission and free for children under the age of 12. Tickets also may be purchased at the door.
This semester’s concert offers a variety of dance forms including modern/contemporary, hip hop, Middle Eastern, musical theater and Latin jazz.
Pinwheels for prevention
Madison Central High School CIA, or Central in Action club, placed 473 silver and blue pinwheels in the flower beds in front of the school, each representing a substantiated child abuse case reported in Madison County in 2013 to show support for Child Abuse Prevention Month.
Bereans named Foster Parents of Year, Outstanding Adoptive Parent
Stephanie and Doug Gillum of Berea will be honored as Foster Parents of the Year tonight during an appreciation reception at the Kentucky Horse Park.
Two charged with prostitution and indecent exposure
Two people were charged Wednesday evening after they were observed engaging in sexual activity related to prostitution in public, according to Richmond police.
Public meeting on explosive technology permit Monday
A public meeting about the destruction of mustard gas rounds at the Blue Grass Army Depot will take place 7 p.m. Monday at Eastern Kentucky University’s Carl D. Perkins Building.
Puppet parade planned Saturday in Berea
The city of Berea will be celebrating Puppets in the Park on Saturday as part of the National Day of Puppetry.
NWS: Gusty winds and an enhanced fire danger this afternoon
Winds will pick up through the morning hours today as a cold front approaches from the northwest, according to the National Weather Service.
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