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Gladys Herdman, played by Caroline Perkins, causes a ruckus in front of her classmates who laugh at her antics during rehearsal for The Spotlight Acting School's "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" on Thursday.
The Spotlight Acting School presents ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’
Performances are Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. in the Madison Middle School auditorium. Tickets are $5.
Richmond parade postponed to Dec. 13
Richmond has postponed its Christmas parade scheduled for Friday until the following Friday, Dec. 13.
KSP “Crams the Cruiser” for families in need
The Richmond post of the Kentucky State Police will be collecting nonperishable food items Saturday during the agency’s fifth annual “Cram the Cruiser” event outside Kroger Marketplace.
First lady promotes ‘Give a Gift Made in Kentucky’ Month
Before browsing shelves of locally handmade merchandise Thursday at the Kentucky Artisan Center in Berea, first lady Jane Beshear read Gov. Steve Beshear’s proclamation designating December as “Give a Gift Made in Kentucky Month.”
Madison County Health Department, MEPCO showing solid financial footing
The Madison County Health Department and MEPCO, its home health agency, are in the black about a third of the way into the fiscal year, according to Health Director Nancy Crewe.
- The Spotlight Acting School presents ‘The Best Christmas Pageant Ever’
OVC BASKETBALL: Colonels look to bounce back on road
The Colonels (6-3) will play the third game of a four-game road swing today with a contest against Longwood (7-2) in Farmville Va. at 4 p.m.
H.S. CROSS COUNTRY: LaDeur, Central runners honored
Madison Central Cross Country coach Robert LaDeur and four central runners were honored this week by the Kentucky Track and Cross Country Coaches Association for their performances this past season.
H.S. BASKETBALL: Wierwille Classic set for today in Berea
The Seabury Center at Berea College will play host to the 5th-annual Wierwille Classic today, starting at noon.
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- Lifestyles & Community
Moving to Richmond was the right decision
I was just thinking the other day about a decision I made 30 years ago that was definitely right.
I answered the call of First Baptist Church in Richmond to serve as its minister of music. My first Sunday in that position was Nov. 27, 1983.
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Farming Misunderstood and Under-appreciated
As you look at your (I hope) full plate this Thanksgiving, take a guess at what percentage of your annual income you spend on food.
Whatever you guessed, you probably guessed too high.
“We pay as low as 6 percent,” Tom Vilsack, the secretary of agriculture, tells me at a conference table in his office. “In most other industrialized countries, it’s 20-25 percent.”
And if you were spending that much on food in America, Vilsack asks, “how big a house would you have? How nice a car?”
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