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Kentucky by Heart: A sneak-peek of coming children’s book starting with Joey and honey balls

Editor’s Note: This is the first of a two-part selection from Steve Flairty’s in-progress children’s book, tentatively titled Kentucky Billy and Other Stories of Character Virtue By Steve Flairty KyForward Columnist Joey’s eyes got bigger as his stash of honey balls grew in number, now seven. His classmates were big buyers today, he thought “Oh boy,” Joey whispered to himself...

Kentucky State Police accepting donations for ninth annual ‘Cram The Cruiser’ holiday food drive

The Kentucky State Police will begin accepting donations for their ninth annual “Cram The Cruiser” holiday food drive on Nov. 21. Designed to provide non-perishable food items for families in need throughout the Commonwealth, the campaign will continue through Dec.10. “Hunger is an urban, suburban and rural problem,” said KSP spokesperson Sgt. Josh Lawson. “There is no area of the state where...