Missional Group Headed To NC

Missional Group Headed To NC A group of first responders in Kentucky called First Responders Missional Community is organizing a Florence relief trip on the Carolina coast.From October 10-14, the group will lead volunteers to Wilmington, North Carolina, where they will help local first responders begin to clean up their homes that were damaged…

KY Granted Real ID Extension

KY Granted Real ID Extension Kentucky has been granted an extension to comply with a federal ID law that affects plane travelers.The Cincinnati Enquirer reports Kenton County Circuit Court Clerk John Middleton tweeted Monday that Homeland Security granted an extension for REAL IDs compliance.He said the extension means Kentucky licenses can be used for…

Major Retailers Closed For Thanksgiving

Major Retailers Closed For Thanksgiving Americans may still be debating costumes for Halloween, but Thanksgiving is already on the calendar as a day off from work for employees at brick-and-mortar stores of at least 60 retailers, according to a list compiled by BestBlackFriday.com.Many retailers have opted to stay closed on Thanksgiving as foot traffic…

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month

National Substance Abuse Prevention Month October is National Substance Abuse Prevention month and the Department of Justice is marking it today by announcing millions of dollars in funding for Eastern Kentucky.Of nearly $320 million nationally, Kentucky is getting $3.7 million to combat the opioid crisis.”President Trump has made ending the opioid crisis a priority…

Helping Foster Children in KY

Helping Foster Children in KY There are nearly 9,654 children in foster care in Kentucky and that number increases every day.A new store in Lawrence County aims to not only help those children but the households they are brought into.”All we are is the middleman to pay it forward and to help others,” said…

Health Advice For Everyone

Health Advice For Everyone If your weight, blood pressure, cholesterol or blood sugar levels fluctuate, you may have a higher risk of heart attack, stroke and premature death than people with more steady readings, new research suggests.According to the study, during nearly six years of follow-up, men and women whose readings changed the most…

Church-Based Dental Clinic Offers Services

Church-Based Dental Clinic Offers Services A dental clinic in Kentucky is offering help to people in drug recovery and treatment programs.The Courier Journal reports Red Bird dental clinic staffers and University of Louisville dental students are extracting diseased teeth and providing dentures for center patients. Red Bird is a mission of the United Methodist…

KY Pro-Life Movement Dealt A Blow

KY Pro-Life Movement Dealt A Blow In a setback for Kentucky’s Republican governor and the pro-life movement, a federal judge has struck down a state law requiring abortion clinics to have written agreements with a hospital and an ambulance service in case of medical emergencies. U.S. District Judge Greg Stivers has ruled that the…

Misconceptions About Flu Shots

Misconceptions About Flu Shots Recent numbers from the CDC say 80,000 people died from the flu last year. So, Big Sandy Healthcare in Floyd County kicked off its flu vaccination program Friday with officials dressed as superheroes and addressing misconceptions. Officials say the flu isn’t a live virus and doesn’t make you sick. So,…