merryman house http://wkms.org en Paducah Police Dept. Phone Drive for Domestic Violence Victims Runs Through Jan. 5 http://wkms.org/post/paducah-police-dept-phone-drive-domestic-violence-victims-runs-through-jan-5 <p>If you received a new cell phone for the holidays, you can turn your old one over to the Paducah Police Department to help victims of domestic violence.</p><p>The PPD has partnered with Verizon Wireless’ HopeLine program. HopeLine refurbishes devices to provide support to domestic violence victims in the form of free phones and cash grants.</p><p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 11:04:44 +0000 John Null 37479 at http://wkms.org Paducah Police Dept. Phone Drive for Domestic Violence Victims Runs Through Jan. 5 Merryman House Reaches Out to End Domestic Abuse http://wkms.org/post/merryman-house-reaches-out-end-domestic-abuse <p>Merryman House Executive Director Mary Foley heads up a team offering residency and outreach services to meet the needs of victims of intimate partner abuse and their dependents as they strive to live free of violence in their home. It’s not unimaginable and Kate Lochte find out more with Foley on <em>Sounds Good</em>. The Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center was founded in Paducah in 1978 by a group of volunteers committed to ending domestic violence in the community. <a href="http://www.merrymanhouse.org/">See more at MerrymanHouse.org</a>.</p><p> Fri, 06 Sep 2013 18:27:57 +0000 Kate Lochte 34661 at http://wkms.org Merryman House Reaches Out to End Domestic Abuse Human Rights Commission Honors Habitat for Humanity http://wkms.org/post/human-rights-commission-honors-habitat-humanity <p>In Paducah, the Human Rights Commission paid tribute to fair housing practices in the area by honoring Habitat for Humanity and the Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center with Fair Housing Awards on Thursday.&nbsp; Casey Northcutt&nbsp; provides a quick update on the efforts in Paducah to build homes for low-income families.</p><p>Homes have sprung up around the area as part of a citywide effort to provide housing to all segments of the population.</p> Fri, 13 Apr 2012 21:13:03 +0000 Casey Northcutt 17633 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 4/12/12 http://wkms.org/post/afternoon-round-41212 <p><strong>Today on NPR:</strong><a href="http://www.npr.org/2012/04/12/150497103/the-monkey-business-of-recognizing-language"> New research shows that first-graders and baboons have at least one thing in common.</a></p><p><strong>State Governments:</strong></p><p>Kentucky House and Senate negotiators have reached a tentative agreement on a <a href="http://wkms.drupal.publicbroadcasting.net/post/road-plan-approved">massive road construction plan</a>.</p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:38:55 +0000 Rose Krzton-Presson 17618 at http://wkms.org Afternoon Round-Up 4/12/12 Local Non-Profits Recognized for Service http://wkms.org/post/local-non-profits-recognized-service <p>Two local non-profit organizations received recognition during the 15th annual Fair Housing Luncheon in Paducah Wednesday. The Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center and Habitat for Humanity both received plaques for their efforts to provide housing for citizens in need. The Paducah Human Rights Commission and the City of Paducah hosted the event. The audience included legislators, police officers and non-profit managers, a mixture that impressed Merryman House Assistant Director Dawn York.</p> Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:31:26 +0000 Casey Northcutt 17617 at http://wkms.org Local Non-Profits Recognized for Service Local Non-Profits Recognized at Fair Housing Luncheon http://wkms.org/post/local-non-profits-recognized-fair-housing-luncheon <p>Two local non-profit organizations received recognition during the 15th annual Fair Housing Luncheon today. The Merryman House Domestic Crisis Center and Habitat for Humanity both received plaques recognizing their efforts to provide housing for citizens in need. The Paducah Human Rights Commission and the City of Paducah hosted the event, inviting the public to enjoy helpings of chicken and mashed potatoes while speakers from the Paducah Board of Realtors and the US Bank offered advice on housing acquisition. Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:24:55 +0000 Casey Northcutt 17615 at http://wkms.org