Practical School Safety Tips

Practical School Safety Tips In light of recent school threats in the region, Jon Akers, Executive Director of the Kentucky Center for School Safety has some parctical tips to keep kids safe and parents informed.In order to prevent any dangerous situations from happening, Akers said its important for educators to build impactful relationships with…

Donating Blood

Donating Blood Since the tornado devastation in Kentucky lifesaving blood is needed. Anyone who wants to donate blood to the Red Cross needs to schedule an appointment, you can do so online at redcrossblood.org. Locally, the Red Cross also has food and shelter at Jennings Creek Elementary on Russellville Road if anyone needs a…

Christmas Gift Giveaway

Christmas Gift Giveaway Upper Room Praise and Worship is preparing for its first community Christmas gift giveaway on Saturday from noon-3 pm.The church, located at 10519 Regina Belcher Hwy, received a donation from Toys for Tots last year, but it came in too late for the organization of a giveaway. So, with the help…

Operation UNITE

Operation UNITE With more than 5-thousand phone calls a day, Operation UNITE was awarded a $15,000 from UnitedHealthcare to be used for Kentuckians transitioning from residential substance-use treatment programs to sober living and transitional housing.Operation UNITE stands for Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education, and it is a non-profit corporation. Source: MG…

Stuff The Bus

Stuff The Bus Superintendents from schools across the region are planning to pack in donations this week to send aid to Western Kentucky, following the devastation of the weekend tornadoes.School districts throughout the region were assigned a specific item or category of items to collect, asking their communities to help “stuff the bus.” Those…