Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Kentucky food banks have seen a 30% increase in Kentuckians seeking the service because of food insecurity.
McLean County Public Schools has added a new position for the upcoming school year, the district-wide mental health provider. The position, according to district school psychologist Haley Hudson, will serve to provide mental health awareness and resources for students and their families.
Sacramento has a new pocket park and walking trail across from City Hall. Sacramento Mayor Betty Howard said the park is already getting regular use just in the last couple of weeks it’s been open.
Kentucky First Lady Britainy Beshear has launched “Coverings for Kids” to help provide donated masks to school districts throughout the state in an effort to ensure all students and staff in Kentucky schools have access to facial coverings as schools begin to open.
Longtime Sacramento resident Julie Hicks said she and her two sisters have shown livestock at state and county fairs since she was young. Now she and her father, Russell Hicks, raise their own show pigs on her farm in Sacramento.
During his Monday press conference, Gov. Andy Beshear announced the closure of bars and reducing restaurant capacity from 50% to 25%, per federal guidelines.
McLean County Public Schools has named a new interim principal at Marie Gatton Phillips Elementary School in Sacramento, as former principal Jeff Jones has decided to pursue another opportunity, he said.
While Island food pantry, God’s House of Hope, has lost its monthly fundraiser due to COVID-19, vice president Becky Curry said the community is stepping up and showing support with generous donations that have kept the pantry afloat during this difficult period.
Our commonwealth’s founders wisely set a high bar for changing Kentucky’s Constitution.