Louisville Homeless Veterans' Group Receives Housing Grant

Jun 22, 2012

Volunteers of America in Kentucky will soon have an extra $77,000 to help address the housing needs of Louisville-area veterans.

Afternoon Round-Up 6/7/12

Jun 7, 2012

Today on NPR: The European Union is set to stop all purchases of Iranian oil on July 1.


Around the Commonwealth:

Paducah Public Schools will use a state grant to hire a full-time coordinator to work with homeless students.

Rural Homelessness in Western Kentucky

Apr 10, 2012

It’s one of those cold gray days in Paducah where the rain doesn’t seem to ever stop. For many that means curling up in their homes. For Carrie Brown, that means her new trailer. It’s the first place she’s had to call her own since her uncle passed away last June. Carrie worked as a caretaker for her uncle. But when he died, that meant she lost her job. Soon after, she lost her house and was living out of her car.

“Everybody is just one paycheck away from not having a place to live if you don’t have family.”

Afternoon Round-Up 4/06/12

Apr 6, 2012
Tomas Castelazo / wikimedia commons

Today on NPR: Homelessness Becomes A Crime In Hungary

Kentucky Politics:

President Barack Obama’s re-election campaign opens its first Kentucky office tomorrow in Louisville with an open house.