KY Police Provide Thanksgiving Meals

KY Police Provide Thanksgiving Meals For the third year in a row, Kentucky State Police Post 13 in Hazard is helping spread a little Thanksgiving cheer.Through the help of Food City, P&P Construction, the Knott and Letcher Central High School softball teams, and Mountain Comprehensive Health they are providing more than 150 meals to…

Hazard Church Provides Thanksgiving Meals

Hazard Church Provides Thanksgiving Meals More than 100 families in Perry County are now able to have a Thanksgiving meal with loved ones this week.New Hope Church in Hazard gives away between 80 and 100 food boxes every week. Tuesday afternoon, they also gave away vouchers to people in the community so they could…

Quilted Hugs Of Gratitude

Quilted Hugs Of Gratitude Their slogan is ‘quilted hugs of gratitude’. Earlier this year, two women from London started a local branch of the national organization, Quilts of Honor.The organization honors combat veterans by presenting them with a handmade quilt. In many cases, loved ones either create the quilt from scratch or help in…

Be A Santa To A Senior

Be A Santa To A Senior Often overlooked during the holidays, senior citizens aren’t immune to the Christmas blues, but there’s a local program that gives you the opportunity to play Santa. Meg Musgrave of Home Instead Senior Care says you can enter the Be A Santa to a Senior program, put on by…

KY Man Receives French Legion Of Honor

KY Man Receives French Legion Of Honor The French government has awarded its highest honor to a 100-year-old Kentucky man who fought in World War II. Retired Lt. Col. William Pollard was awarded the French Legion of Honor on Monday during a ceremony at the Kentucky Capitol. Consul General of France Guillaume Lacroix pinned…

A Coat To Keep The Cold Away Drive

A Coat To Keep The Cold Away Drive It’s time for the fifth annual ‘A Coat To Keep The Cold Away’ Drive. The yearly coat drive benefits students in Central and Eastern Kentucky. Devine Carama, a local hip-hop artist and founder of ‘Believing in Forever,’ has been very vocal and has had much success…

Robocalls Calls Increasing Security Increasing

Robocalls Calls Increasing Security Increasing It is estimated that by early next year, nearly 50 percent of all the calls you get on your cellphone will be robocalls. Last month alone, more than five billion robocalls were made.Lawmakers last week proposed bipartisan legislation to fine scam robocallers up to $10,000 per call; and the…

Coats And Hoodies For Kids In Foster Care

Coats And Hoodies For Kids In Foster Care Kentuckians are being encouraged to donate coats and hoodies for children in foster care.A statement from the Cabinet for Health and Family Services said its department for income support and the Kentucky County Attorneys Association are partnering to collect the items and they are asking people…

Bill To Help Former Coal Miners

Bill To Help Former Coal Miners Legislators in the state house say they are teaming up on a bill they hope will help former coal miners.The bill was pre-filed by Representative Angie Hatton and Robert Goforth would roll back the sections of a new law, which would significantly limit the number of state-certified doctors…