School Receives GEAR UP Grant

School Receives GEAR UP Grant Williamsburg Independent School received the GEAR UP grant for their school, which will help add 5 staff members.Staff say the GEAR UP grant is aimed at helping students academically and helping them prepare for college.The grant Williamsburg Independent School received will allow for 3 new academic interventionists and 2…

Time To Cram The Cruiser

Time To Cram The Cruiser The annual Kentucky State Police Post 09 “Cram the Cruiser” is going on now. From now until December 10th troopers ask the community donate non-perishable food items. All the items donated will be taken to local food banks in the post 09 area. That is Pike, Floyd, Martin, Johnson,…

American Red Cross Needs Blood Donors

American Red Cross Needs Blood Donors The American Red Cross says blood donations are needed right now.Officials say there’s an urgent need for blood and platelet donors to ensure blood is available for the holiday season.Officials say these donations often decline during this time of year.That’s because regular donors are busy and weather may…

Challenge Tuesday In KY

Challenge Tuesday In KY Kentucky you are being challenged to give to local charities.It is called GoodGiving Challenge Week.The Blue Grass Community Foundation will help raise money for 110 non-profits throughout Central Kentucky and Appalachia.The big kick-off starts at 9 a.m. today.The GoodGiving Challenge Week runs until Monday. Source: MG News Return…

Helen Keller’s Writing Desk On Display

Helen Keller’s Writing Desk On Display A writing desk belonging to Helen Keller is on display in Kentucky at the American Printing House for the Blind Museum. Keller worked at the foundation for 44 years. Keller, who was deaf and blind, was an author, lecturer and political activist. Museum director Mike Hudson said the…