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Planning a Thanksgiving gathering? Here are questions to ask, and expert advice about testing

Photo by Getty Images via Kentucky Health News. Because just about everything that involves a traditional Thanksgiving meal creates a perfect storm to spread the virus that causes COVID-19, health experts are encouraging people to scale back holiday gatherings to just those in their immediate household, or to practice what epidemiologists call “harm reduction” if they choose to gather. That...

Keven Moore: Let’s talk turkey — there are hazards of the Thanksgiving holiday season

This Thanksgiving Day holiday is a day for families and friends to come together to celebrate and be thankful for our many blessings. But it is also a day of many hazards where amateur cooks venture back into the kitchen in an attempt to work miracles as they begin wielding sharp knives and handling hot pots and pans. Where on average many of us will gobble until we wobble consuming on average 3000-calorie...

Putting on the Ritz: Rescue Mission plans to serve Thanksgiving meal on white tablecloths

Lexington Rescue Mission is looking for help to put on the best ever annual Community Thanksgiving Meal at Broadway Christian Church. This year the goal is to surprise everyone with white-tablecloth service and candlelight.   The Wednesday, Nov. 26, meal at 5-7 p.m. will be preceded by a prayer service. On the menu are sliced turkey and gravy, dressing, green beans, mashed potatoes, dinner rolls,...

Lexington Rescue Mission expects larger-than-ever crowd at annual Thanksgiving meal

Lexington Rescue Mission believes everyone deserves not only a hot meal, but a warm smile this Thanksgiving.   The mission’s annual Thanksgiving meal will not only be what they promise is “hot and delicious,” but over 100 volunteers will dish it up with a side of warm hospitality.   Last year, a new system was tested at the mission’s Christmas meal to keep people from standing...