Saving Children In Rural Kentucky

Saving Children In Rural Kentucky A national partnership comprised of Save the Children, StriveTogether, Partners for Education at Berea College in Kentucky and the Annie E. Casey Foundation has announced plans to invest $1.2 million over the next three years into Whitley and Perry counties in Kentucky to help children in rural communities. …

KY Christmas Tree Farm Suffers

KY Christmas Tree Farm Suffers A soggy spring followed by a summer drought has hurt the Christmas tree crop on at least one Kentucky farm.Elizabeth Werkmeister Shafer told The Courier Journal she lost half of the 600 trees she planted this year at her Werkmeister Christmas Tree Farm in Bullitt County.After an unusually wet…

Pardon By Governor Matt Bevin

Pardon By Governor Matt Bevin A pardon by Governor Matt Bevin sets a man free following a conviction from a deadly crash. Justin Wibbles was serving a 20 year sentence, convicted of wanton murder in 2016. The crash happened in 2014.Investigators said Wibbles hit a van head-on, killing the driver.Wibbles was driving more than…

Visit To The Freedom House

Visit To The Freedom House U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell and White House Drug Czar Jim Carroll were in Eastern Kentucky Monday afternoon.They visited a center in Manchester, called the Freedom House, which aims to help people fighting addiction and the impacts of the opioid crisis in Kentucky.”But today we are here celebrating.…

God’s Pantry Food Bank Serves Meals

God’s Pantry Food Bank Serves Meals On Monday God’s Pantry Food Bank in London helped feed 500 families by distributing Thanksgiving boxes to low or fixed-income families.”This place here is a blessing,” said Karen Arnold who went for the second year in a row to help feed her family of six. “And my son’s…

Thanksgiving Travel Expected To Increase

Thanksgiving Travel Expected To Increase Thanksgiving is near which means many people are preparing to visit family and friends.A report from AAA said they are anticipating says 49.3 million people to drive to their destination and and 4.4 million to fly. Both of these numbers are up about 3 percent since Thanksgiving week last…