Donating Deer

Donating Deer A Kentucky butcher is asking hunters to donate any unwanted deer so the meat can be distributed through charities.The Taylorsville Butcher Block announced recently it had collected 642 pounds (291 kilograms) of deer meat through the Kentucky Hunters for the Hungry Program. The shop is donating hundreds of pounds of deer meat…

Making Sure Thanksgiving Leftovers Are Safe

Making Sure Thanksgiving Leftovers Are Safe What do you do with all your leftovers after Thanksgiving? Experts suggest having a plan to keep the bacteria away.Karan Clifton, with Cape County Public Health Center, said this plan should be even more top of mind as you serve-up your biggest family meal of the year, Thanksgiving.“Foodborne…

Feeding Thanksgiving To Some In Perry County

Feeding Thanksgiving To Some In Perry County For six years, volunteers from across Perry County have gathered at Perry Central to pack Thanksgiving meals for those in need.This year they put together about 1,000 meals.”This is a great way to start off Thanksgiving morning to just give back, give to the community and Perry…

Getting Ready For Black Friday

Getting Ready For Black Friday While many were at home enjoying their Thanksgiving meals others were at the shopping racks for pre-Black Friday deals.At the JCPenney in Middlesboro, some 500 shoppers lined up outside waiting for the doors to open letting them into the world of Christmas retail.Coupons and deals line shelves and the…

National Partnership Comes To KY To Help Kids

National Partnership Comes To KY To Help Kids A national partnership comprised of Save the Children, StriveTogether, Partners for Education at Berea College in Kentucky and the Annie E. Casey Foundation announced recently plans to invest $1.2 million over the next three years into Whitley and Perry counties in Kentucky.The money will go toward…

Avoiding “Christmas Tree Syndrome”

Avoiding “Christmas Tree Syndrome” The term “Christmas Tree Syndrome” is showing up more and more on social media especially for those who seem to have an allergy to Christmas trees.Most people associate allergies with the spring and fall, but there are different triggers in the winter.Dr. Warrier says one of those triggers is a…

KSP Delivers Thanksgiving Meals

KSP Delivers Thanksgiving Meals For the fourth year in a row, Kentucky State Police Post 13 packed Thanksgiving meals in its squad cars to deliver to the five counties in its care.In four of the counties, the meals go directly to schools and in the other, troopers partner with a community outreach program that…

Christmas Tree Lighting

Christmas Tree Lighting Tuesday evening downtown Hazard held its annual Christmas tree lighting ceremony.Judge-Executive Scott Alexander and others gathered in front of the Perry County Courthouse as the tree was lit at around 6 p.m., kicking off ‘Christmas in a small town’.The tree is synchronized to 50 different Christmas carols.There was also a community…