In the January 25, 1968 edition The Citizen reported that $2,100,000.00 in construction bonds for building a community school had been sold with an interest rate of 5.97 percent. Within 20 months, the doors to that new school had opened.
After months of work, the latest edition of the City of Berea Strategic Plan will be unveiled Monday at a special called meeting of the Berea City Council. The event will take place at the Russel Acton Folk Center, 212 Jefferson Street, beginning at 6 p.m.
Once hidden behind tall trees and massive brush over growth, a Madison County cemetery is getting the respect and dignity it deserves after years of abandonment.
RICHMOND — The Madison County Fiscal Court voted in favor of a tax increase to fund a new detention center during a special-called meeting Tuesday at the Madison County Courthouse.
The Berea Fire Department responded to more fires in August than in July, and conducted a lot of training and maintenance to cap a busy month. The department completed all annual truck maintenance (oil, filters, transfer case, pump, etc.) and attended two CSEPP events, practicing decontamina…
Saint Joseph London Foundation, Saint Joseph Berea Foundation and Flaget Memorial Hospital Foundation have been awarded a total of $37,500 in grants from the Kentucky Health Information Exchange (KHIE). These grants will support continued efforts in battling the opioid and heroin crisis in K…
In a 6-2 vote, the Berea City Council approved a measure that increases the property tax rate from 10.2 cents per $100 of property to 10.5 cents. The rate increase of .003 per $100 is the first significant tax hike in Berea in approximately eight years, said officials.
RICHMOND — The public gave its input on a proposed property tax increase during a public forum Tuesday night at the Perkins Building at Eastern Kentucky, and while most agree Madison County needs a new detention center, the bigger question is how to fund an updated facility.
LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) - In an effort to attract more health care professionals to parts of the state, the Kentucky State Loan Repayment Program is now accepting applications from health care providers seeking assistance with paying off their student loan debt.
The Madison County Fiscal Court is having a town hall meeting 5:30-7 p.m. tonight (Sept. 3) at the Eastern Kentucky University Perkins Building.