Christmas Gift Giveaway

Christmas Gift Giveaway Upper Room Praise and Worship is preparing for its first community Christmas gift giveaway on Saturday from noon-3 pm.The church, located at 10519 Regina Belcher Hwy, received a donation from Toys for Tots last year, but it came in too late for the organization of a giveaway. So, with the help…

Operation UNITE

Operation UNITE With more than 5-thousand phone calls a day, Operation UNITE was awarded a $15,000 from UnitedHealthcare to be used for Kentuckians transitioning from residential substance-use treatment programs to sober living and transitional housing.Operation UNITE stands for Unlawful Narcotics Investigations, Treatment and Education, and it is a non-profit corporation. Source: MG…

Stuff The Bus

Stuff The Bus Superintendents from schools across the region are planning to pack in donations this week to send aid to Western Kentucky, following the devastation of the weekend tornadoes.School districts throughout the region were assigned a specific item or category of items to collect, asking their communities to help “stuff the bus.” Those…

Donation From Rand Paul

Donation From Rand Paul Rand Paul announced on Monday his re-election campaign will donate $100,000 to charities following Saturday’s deadly tornado outbreak in south-central Kentucky.“My home, my community, my family and friends are hurting,” said Senator Rand Paul. “Yet, through it all, our spirit has not broken and instead we have resolved to come…

President Biden Visiting KY

President Biden Visiting KY President Joe Biden said Monday that he will travel to Kentucky on Wednesday to view damage from last week’s devastating tornadoes that killed at dozens of people and displaced thousands more.Biden announced the upcoming trip following a briefing with homeland security and disaster response officials in the Oval Office to…

Power And Water Concerns

Power And Water Concerns Residents of Kentucky counties where tornadoes killed dozens of people could be without heat, water or electricity in frigid temperatures for weeks or longer, state officials warned Monday, as the toll of damage and deaths came into clearer focus in five states slammed by the swarm of twisters.Kentucky authorities said…

Graves County Cruisers

Graves County Cruisers Western Kentucky has seen an outpouring of support from across the commonwealth in the days after devastating tornadoes tore a path of destruction.The Boyle County Sheriff’s Office is helping, too.Sheriff Derek Robbins says a report, showing deputies in Grave County driving around in damaged cruisers after the tornado, led him to…

Governor Beshear Tornado Update

Governor Beshear Tornado Update Governor Andy Beshear held a news conference to talk about recent relief efforts following the devastating tornadoes in Western Kentucky.He also gave an update on the Commonwealth’s COVID-19 numbers.He began the conference with an updated death toll. So far, there have been 74 confirmed deaths.The Governor added there are more…

Letcher County Students Tornado Help

Letcher County Students Tornado Help Several Letcher County Central students have come together to help the Western Kentuckians affected by the tornado on Friday by forming a donation drive.“Whether its Western Kentucky, Northern Kentucky, we’re still Kentuckians and we’re gonna get together and help and it’s just really nice to be this beacon of…

Human Trafficking Survivors Housing

Human Trafficking Survivors Housing Officials said a housing assistance program for survivors of human trafficking will be developed in Southeastern Kentucky with a federal grant.Kentucky Attorney General Daniel Cameron announced on Friday that the U.S. Justice Department awarded the $600,000 grant for a short-term housing program that will help trafficking survivors in Bell, Clay,…