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Lela Bowman is an athlete. She also can sing, dance and is a straight ‘A’ student at Berea Community. As it turns out, she’s also an aspiring artist. Her principal Paula Johnson described her as an “all around student” after she was awarded the top winner in a county-wide art contest as part…

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The Madison County Fiscal Court recognized one of its longest serving firefighters during its bi-monthly meeting Tuesday at the Madison County Courthouse.

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The number of new cases of influenza dropped slightly in Kentucky during the second week of February, but 16 more adults in the state were reported to have died from the flu. So far, 66 Kentuckians have died from it this season, four under the age of 18, according to the state Department for…

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Saint Joseph Berea is among a select group of facilities nationwide and three hospitals in Kentucky to receive a 5-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS), as part of its Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings for 2020. Saint Joseph Berea was among 407 hospital…

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The Berea City Council adopted a revised ethics ordinance and then dissolved an Ad Hoc committee formed to update the code during its bi-monthly meeting Tuesday at the Berea City Annex.

The Gear Up Leadership Club at Berea Community Schools donated a pair of park benches to the school on Tuesday. The benches were made of bottle caps collected by members of the club. More than 200 pounds of plastic lids were used to make the two benches. The club met after school on a weekly…

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Amid all the headlines about the novel coronavirus, health experts warn that there is a much more prevalent and potentially deadly virus killing people in Kentucky: influenza. Through the week ended Feb. 8, Kentucky had reported 17,203 cases of flu this season, with 50 deaths from it, four o…