The weekly Fun With The Arts program hosted by the Richmond Area Arts Council held Creation Station at Shannon Johnson Elementary Wednesday. After-school students joined together to learn how to expand their creative skills. Students learned how to create origami sculptures including penguin…

The ninth annual Jail and Bail fundraiser was held at Central Bank to raise money for the Hope's Wings Domestic Violence Shelter. Officials from the cities of Richmond and Berea and Madison County were present to raise money for the cause. The jail and bail fundraiser fake-arrests community …

On Tuesday, Madison Southern High School students headed to Kingston Elementary with unique creations. The high schoolers had previously received a drawing from a kindergartener where they depicted a monster. The high school students took those drawings and created a felt monster in the kind…

Men, women and children gathered at the Richmond Active Living Center to take part in Richmond's first annual Women in Hats celebration which honors Black History Month and women of all kinds. At the beginning of the event, attendants socialized until it was time for the hat and head wrap co…

Madison Southern's Junior Chef team met Thursday to practice a recipe for the district competition that will be held Feb. 27 at Boonesborough Elementary. Madison Southern will present a breaded chicken slider for one of its competition foods. The team members picked this because they wanted …

Many area schools were closed Monday for President's Day, and to celebrate the day, Stick + Brush held an open studio day for students. To be sure the art that the children made had an impact, Stick + Brush made the theme "give back day." Children made artwork on coffee sleeves from Purdy's …

Glenn Marshall Elementary's kitchen staff recently held a contest where students and teachers alike could write on hearts to tell the staff what they loved the most about the cafeteria and the food. Crystal Luster, part of the Glenn Marshall kitchen staff, said the contest was a good way for…

Madison Southern High School's Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) group got together Thursday to make chocolate covered strawberries for its Valentine's Day fundraiser. The fundraiser was hosted for anyone within the school and lasted throughout the week. The FCCLA studen…

Families, adults and children gathered at the Richmond branch of the Madison County Public Library Monday afternoon for Crafternoon. This week, participants made shadow puppets with black cutouts and sticks they were taped to. The library offers a variety of programs. To a see a list of prog…

Friday marked the 100th day of school for Madison County Schools students and to celebrate this Clark-Moores Middle School had a surprise pep rally for the students.

Tuesday at Shannon Johnson Elementary School in Berea, students come together after school to partake in STEM activities. STEM stands for science, technology, engineering and mathematics. This week for the STEM activity, students learned the fundamentals of building a city. They used recycle…

Weston Glass Studio is nestled in the heart of the historic crafting community in Berea. Within its walls, visitors can browse different wares, such as vases, jewelry and more, made in the studio. All of the glass works are made by Michelle Weston, who is form New Zealand, according to Westo…

Students with the Fun with the Arts (FWTA) program learned new notes to play on their guitars along with instructor Kevin Case at Glenn Marshall Elementary School. Kids learned new notes, reviewed old songs and began to learn how to play a scale. The FWTA program provides students a way for …

Images from The Register's Light Up the Paper contest. All photos were submitted and select photos appear in the Dec. 28-29 weekend edition.

Under the supervision of Ms. Strunk and her Clark Moore Middle School students, elementary students learned how to prepare street pan nachos Friday night to learn food preparation, sanitation and safety. Participants pay $25 to go towards a leadership activity for the middle school students …

To kick off the two-day event showcasing a mobile 9/11 exhibit in Berea, retired firefighters from the New York Fire Department spoke with students of Farristown Middle School about the terrorist attacks that occurred almost 20 years ago. The mobile museum has travelled throughout the nation…

Men, women and children marched down Main Street in Richmond to show their hands don't hurt others to raise awareness for domestic violence in the Hope's Wings Domestic Violence Shelter's ninth annual rally. Participants listened to a survivor of domestic violence share her story and enjoyed…

Eastern Kentucky University kicked off their homecoming celebrations Friday night with the annual parade down Lancaster and Main Street. Fraternities, departments and members of the Marching Colonels paraded down the street to start off the weekend long celebration.

Guest speakers, pink balloons and pink carnations mark the start of the annual Paint the Town Pink campaign Tuesday in front of Baptist Health Richmond Hospital.

On Thursday, Madison Central and Madison Southern hosted their homecoming parades and took over the streets in Richmond and Berea as hundreds came out to show their school spirit.

Students in Kevin Case's guitar class practice chord progressions and finger movements after school on Wednesday. The Fun with the Arts program provides students a way for them to get more connected with the arts outside of classroom hours. Students enjoy a snack and supervised homework time…

Those who lost their lives on Sept. 11, 2001 were remembered across the county and country Wednesday, which marked the 18th anniversary of the disastrous events that killed almost 3,000 and injured more than 6,000. More than 50 officers and nearly 400 firefighters lost their lives. DECA and …

Gallery on Main art gallery opened the Small Wonders: National Show Tuesday, and for the first time, the gallery made a call to artists on a national level in order to broaden and expand the art on display throughout the gallery. The exhibit displays an array of beautiful work from artists i…

Kids of all ages crafted lions Wednesday at the Madison County Public Library as part of its "Crafternoon" program. The library offers a variety of programs. To a see a list of programming coming up at the library, visit www.madisonlibrary.org. This week, library goers can catch an afternoon…

Dreaming Creek Brewery brings Richmond residents not only great tasting beer, but a great atmosphere and plenty to engage in. Each week, the brewery hosts events like their popular trivia nights, Sips & Science and comedy night. Some upcoming events they have taking place this weekend in…

The Madison County Public Library held its ribbon-cutting ceremony Friday afternoon to celebrate the completion of the new library expansion. As many people gathered in one of the new community rooms, library director Ruthie Maslin thanked everyone involved in the project, including those wh…

With the nice August weather, several people were out and about using the trails at Indian Fort Theater and the Pinnacles. According to officials, trail usage has increased recently.

The Richmond Teen Center held its annual Back-to-School Bash on Friday. Residents came out in full to enjoy the day of fun, games and giveaways during the sunny afternoon. Members of the Richmond Police and Fire Departments attended, grilling up fun and posing for photos as the day went on. …

Residents came out to enjoy the Madison County Fair on Wednesday night for all the fair fun. Ale-8 One Thirsty Thursday will feature Hall's Mud Run at 7 p.m. and the AQHA Horse Show. Carnival rides will run throughout the week, as well as the Foggy Bottom Petting Zoo and the antique tractor …

Residents came out en masse Friday night for the opening of the Madison County Fair. Carnival rides will run throughout the weekend and the following week, as well as the Foggy Bottom Petting Zoo and the antique tractor exhibit. Fair-goers will pay at the gate, and the cost covers admission …

Campers at the YMCA enjoyed some Kona Ice on Wednesday before breaking into groups to have some fun. During their group activities, students in fourth through sixth grade took part in the G.R.E.A.T., a program similar to D.A.R.E. that teaches kids about the dangers of gang violence, drugs an…

The Madison County Public Library offers a variety of programs plus lunch for the kids. Families can come for a morning program, kids can eat lunch, and then they can participate in an afternoon activity, use the computers or check out books. To a see a list of programming coming up at the l…

The Richmond Parks and Recreation Board hosted their 28th annual Fourth of July celebration at Lake Reba. Locals gathered at the park clad in red, white and blue having tailgates, grilling out and playing lawn games. The event includes live music from Whiskey River, The Bent Penny Band and D…

Campers at River Hills Ranch enjoyed a week of unstructured and adventurous fun while learning all about life on an alpaca farm. Throughout the week, campers learn about the animals who live at River Hills Ranch, the woods and pasture fields that surround it, and how to card, clean and weave…

The Madison County Public Library offers a variety of programs plus lunch for the kids. Families can come for a morning program, kids can eat lunch, and then they participate in an afternoon activity, use the computers or check out books. To a see a list of programming coming up at the libra…

Camp goers at St. Mark Catholic School enjoyed learning about flight by making balloon powered rockets, airplanes, gliders and egg carton helicopters, as well as launching eggs and water balloons this week. On Tuesday, campers created UFOs and sent them flying through hula-hoops to test out …

Three new police officers were sworn in to the Richmond Police Department Monday morning alongside the Mayor Robert Blythe, Richmond Police Chief James Ebert and their loved ones. "We appreciate that you would share your loved ones with the city of Richmond," the mayor said. "I am sure that …

Donna Bishop, owner of Southern Breeze Farm Equitation, typically hosts three horse summer camps for ages 5 and older while school's out. Wednesday marked the start of the second three-day horse camp for this summer, with the next one starting July 17. The farm, just outside Berea on Guyun R…

As a part of Flag Day, members of Boy Scout Troop 2014 take down and fold the old flag outside of the courthouse, before displaying the new flag that will fly until the next year's Flag Day

Kids traded in their sunglasses for goggles Thursday as they tried out crazy experiments, such as layering liquids like dish soap, oil and water, learned about the science behind the magic and had fun while doing it. The YMCA holds a summer camp program all summer long. To find out what's go…

Local downtown Richmond staple, Purdy's Coffee shop welcomed patrons indoors for cozy beverages and tasty treats during a dreary, rainy Friday afternoon. Purdy's offers hot, cold and specialty drinks along with an assortment of breakfast, lunch and snack foods. Recently, they opened a second…

Opening weekend at Paradise Cove saw nearly 800 more people this year than last year's Memorial Day weekend. According to Erin Moore with Richmond Parks and Recs, the pool admitted 3,733 people over the weekend. Upcoming at the pool is the dive-in movie on May 31, which will start at dark wi…

Students at Madison Kindergarten Academy experienced one of many firsts in a line of successes as they received their diplomas for graduating kindergarten. Each child's name was called before they were presented their diploma by principal Jennifer Martin and had their picture taken with thei…

Students, staff and volunteers turned an ordinary Monday into something colorful at Glenn Marshall Elementary's Color Run event that took place over the course of the morning and afternoon. The Color Run, which is in its fifth year, is held to help raise funds for the Special Olympics of Mad…

On Thursday, families and friends gathered at Eastern Kentucky University's Perkins Building for the Eastern Scholar House/Child Development Center End of Year Celebration. During the celebration, many of the young students at the Child Development Center graduated to kindergarten. The cerem…

Madison County residents can get fit while having fun at the Telford YMCA in Richmond, which offers a variety of group fitness classes, such as the Body Ready program taught by Fred every Monday, Wednesday and Friday in the gym at 10:40 a.m. Participants in this week's class were some of the…

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Students filed into Alumni Coliseum Friday afternoon to add their names to the many ranks of Eastern Kentucky University Alumni for the 112th Spring Commencement ceremony. Friends and family watched as grads received their diplomas and were given warm wishes for their futures. Over the cours…

Residents gathered at Lake Reba on Thursday afternoon despite the rainy and overcast day. Lake Reba has started to garner more and more park goers as the summer approaches.

The Madison County airport runs two Young Eagles events a year, as long as the weather cooperates. Saturday was the first of those events for this year, and more than 50 children showed up to get free airplane rides with pilots who volunteer their expertise, aircrafts and time. The goal is t…


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