Preparing For Black Friday

Preparing For Black Friday Many store employees spend weeks preparing for Black Friday.Those at Rural King in Coal Run, are no different.Employees say they have spent at least two weeks unloading new items and putting up sale signs.Jay Francis is the store manager. He says they expect people to be shoulder to shoulder and…

Coats For Foster Children In KY

Coats For Foster Children In KY Officials from the Kentucky Cabinet for Health and Family Services are asking shoppers to buy an extra coat or hoodie for kids in foster care.A new child’s coat or hoodie can be dropped off at any of the state’s regional child support enforcement offices or at any county…

Making and Delivering Meals For Thanksgiving

Making and Delivering Meals For Thanksgiving At Perry County Central High School on Thanksgiving morning, dozens of volunteers gathered and delivered food to those in need.”We prepare 1,000 meals and they go out,” said Perry County Schools Superintendent Jonathan Jett.Jett said they make stops throughout the county, feeding nearly 1,000 people.”You always want to…

Phone Scam In Eastern KY

Phone Scam In Eastern KY Officials from the Pike County Sheriff’s Office are warning people in the community about a phone scam.Deputies say people are getting called from the phone number (606) 200-3748.When people answer the phone, officials say the man on the line tells them someone at their home has a warrant out…

SNAP Program Changes For Some Kentuckians

SNAP Program Changes For Some Kentuckians More than 10,000 low-income Kentucky adults no longer have access to a federal program that helps them buy food after state officials slowly reinstated rules requiring them to either get a job or do volunteer work to keep their benefits.The rules for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formerly…

Perry County Adds School Resource Officers

Perry County Adds School Resource Officers More school resource officers will be coming to Perry County Schools.Previously, the school had four officers, one covered for by the school, one taken care of by the sheriff’s office and two covered by the fiscal court.This year, the school system received a Title IV grant allowing the…

Pike County Churches Feeding 5,000

Pike County Churches Feeding 5,000 Several churches in Pike County are working together to feed around 5,000 people on Thanksgiving. This is the 3rd annual Thanksgiving dinner at the East Kentucky Expo Center. Volunteers are giving out turkey, mashed potatoes, ham, green beans, corn, stuffing, and dessert.Adam Akers is the Pastor of Liberty Freewill…