Richmond's White Hall State Historic Site has been decked for the holidays, with decorations in every room of the house. Tuesday, it held a Christmas Tea event, and people came from places such as Lexington and Georgetown to enjoy the restored Italianate house, which was built by General Gre…

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Despite the chilly temperatures, many braved the weather for the 33rd annual Berea Chamber of Commerce's Twilight Christmas Parade on Saturday night. This year's theme was "Christmas Through a Child's Eyes."

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The streets of Richmond were transformed into a winter wonderland on Friday night as the annual Christmas parade graced the roads of Main Street. Family and friends gathered beforehand in front of the courthouse for Judge/Executive Reagan Taylor's reading of "Twas the Night Before Christmas"…

Eastern Kentucky University Nursing Program students in collaboration with the Madison County Health Department, Berea Fire Department, Berea Fire and Rescue, Kentucky State Police, EKU Police, Madison County EMS, Coroner, and Sheriff's Office conducted the Rethink Your Ride at Berea Communi…

Former educator Margaret Soto spent Wednesday back in the classrooms of Madison Southern High School teaching kids about air pressure, liquid nitrogen and hydrogen using hands-on activities. Students watched as Soto used fire and smoke to suck a hard boiled egg into a glass jar, and then use…

Many kids got an early start to trick-or-treating Tuesday at Halloween in the Park, which was hosted by Berea Parks and Recreation. The trail around Berea City Park flooded with colorfully costumed children who made their way from booth to booth asking for a sweet Halloween Treat.

Residents took the streets of downtown Richmond on Thursday night for the annual Halloween Hoe-Down. The event, which blocked off a good portion of Main Street for a few hours, allowed residents and their children an opportunity to collect candy while enjoying a variety of fun activities, in…

Hope’s Wings and Richmond City Hall kick off Domestic Violence Awareness Month with a Lunch at City Hall Tuesday. Jennifer Lainhart, director of Hope’s Wings, talked to attendees about issues concerning domestic violence, such as how domestic violence is a misdemeanor in Madison County, unle…

Fourth-graders from all around Madison County had the opportunity Friday to learn about different crafts and arts at the sixth annual Walk with the Arts, held in Berea at Indian Fort Theater.

Drizzling rain and gray skies didn't stop people from coming out to the annual Spoonbread Festival in Berea Saturday morning.

Several gathered at Surge Promotions Friday for a ceremonial printing of the 2018 Paint the Town Pink T-shirt. Each year, a T-shirt is printed to raise breast cancer awareness and funds for local charities and resources. The event has been a fall staple in Richmond during October for Breast …

Babies and toddlers enjoyed some time with their peers on Tuesday afternoon at the Madison County Public Library Berea Branch during their baby and toddler time activity. Both Richmond and Berea hold events catered to people of all ages, including those not walking and talking yet. The Richm…

Whether it is the first meeting a new friend, the first time in a new classroom or the first time a student sees their favorite teacher, Wednesday was a day of firsts for students in the Madison County Schools district. However, the day was specifically special for kindergarten students and …

The Richmond Teen Center held its annual Back-to-School Bash on Thursday. Despite the rain, residents came out in full to enjoy the day of fun, games, and giveaways. Members of the Richmond Police and Fire Departments attended, grilling up fun and posing for photos as the day went on. For th…

About 40 people from Indiana took a bus tour that stopped at the Battle of Richmond Visitor Center Tuesday morning. The Battle of Richmond Reenactment is scheduled to take place Aug. 25-26, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with the battle starting at 2 p.m. each day. The reenactment will be at Battlef…

The 2018 Hops & Vine Festival featured local craft breweries, food, wine, music and art. Proceeds benefited the Humane Society Animal League for Life of Madison County. Participating craft breweries included Country Boy, Ethereal, Mirror Twin, West 6th, Dreaming Creek, Pivot, Against the…

Despite the high humidity and overcast skies, families took to the parks on Friday afternoon to enjoy the day. The weekend looks promising, with a high of 82 on Saturday and 86 on Sunday, and mostly sunny. While out and about, residents can check out local farmers markets in Richmond and Ber…

Photos from Friday's 2018 Relay for Life in Madison County. The theme for this year’s Relay for Life was a Festival of Hope. The celebration was held at the B. Micheal Caudill Middle School track. “This year is called a Festival of Hope because, one day, we want to have a cure for cancer,” s…

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