Lakes National Recreational Trees

Lakes National Recreational Trees There are free Christmas trees available. Land Between the Lakes National Recreation Area is offering permits for free cedar Christmas trees.A statement from the National Forest Service said permits must be obtained online and allow each family to cut one tree through Dec. 24.The statement said trees must be cedar…

Priest In The Offering Plate

Priest In The Offering Plate Parishioners in Kentucky have accused a Roman Catholic priest of converting church funds for his personal use.Current and former parish council members at St. John Vianney Catholic Church in Louisville filed a civil lawsuit in Jefferson County against the Rev. Anthony Ngo, news outlets reported.The lawsuit accuses Ngo of…

Appalachian Christmas Ministry Project

Appalachian Christmas Ministry Project The Maple Street Church of God in Hazard partnered with the Men and Women of Action non-profit group to give away more than 600 Christmas gifts to kids for the Appalachian Christmas Ministry project on Saturday.Men and Women of Action, based out of Tennessee, traveled to Hazard to prepare for…

Sending Off Soldiers

Sending Off Soldiers Kentuckians said their farewell to more than 150 members of the National Guard on Saturday who are headed overseas for deployment.Families shed a few tears, shared warm embraces, and said goodbyes to their soldiers as they were sent off with a departure ceremony Sunday afternoon.Captain Keith Waller commands the more than…

Prestonsburg Thanksgiving

Prestonsburg Thanksgiving Knowing clients deal with a lot fo pressure during the holidays, a Prestonsburg health clinic dedicated to helping people recover following drug or alcohol addiction hosted Thanksgiving box giveaway for its clients, and community on Tuesday.Frontier Behavioral Health has been a part of the Prestonsburg community since 2015. CEO Randy Hunter said…

Drinksgiving Caution

Drinksgiving Caution An urge to be extra cautious, known as “Drinksgiving” or Blackout Wednesday,” the day before Thanksgiving has become associated with binge drinking.The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says over Thanksgiving weekend from 2015 to 2019, nearly 800 people died in crashes involving a drunk driver. In that same time frame, 135 drivers…

Family Recovery Program

Family Recovery Program Kentucky leaders say separating a child from a parent struggling with addiction can have a negative impact on the child. That’s why they’re partnering with Volunteers of America to launch a program that will keep parents in recovery with their children.The Family Recovery Program pilot will begin this year in Clay,…

Cram The Cruiser

Cram The Cruiser Throughout kentucky it’s time for the “Cram the Cruiser” campaign running through Dec. 6, 2021.Kentuckians are encouraged to donate non-perishable food items. The collected food will be distributed to local food banks, shelters, churches, and other organizations.“The holidays can be tough for families, but one area that should not be stressful…

Lost River Cave

Lost River Cave Lost River Cave announced its most significant donation ever in support of its capital campaign this week.An anonymous donor contributed one million dollars towards the Nature Discovery Center at Lost River Cave.The Nature Discovery Center will house exhibits and classes for students and families in the area. The executive director says…

CANE Kitchen

CANE Kitchen In Letcher County, to be thankful for what we have, and the ability to do things that we are able to do at this time and for that we are thankful,” CANE Kitchen Manager Brandon Fleming says a full thanksgiving meal will be served today.One year ago, Thanksgiving, like other holidays was…