Low income families

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

The “Double Dollars” program offered through several farmers’ markets across Kentucky is growing. Word of the expansion came during Tuesday’s celebration of Kentucky Farmers Market Week in Frankfort.

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Kentucky lawmakers are searching for ways to improve oral health among the state’s children, with a particular emphasis on lower income families. The matter came before the Senate Health and Welfare Committee last week. 

Take a big room in Manhattan with more than 100 people, all of them fired up about education. Add some dramatic lighting and booming PA announcements, and you've got last week's New York Times Schools for Tomorrow conference. And everybody there, from university presidents to ed tech startups, was talking about how higher education is changing.

Here are some of the themes and ideas that stole the show.


Crisis funding will be available next week to aid Purchase residents with high heating bills.

West Kentucky Allied Services administers the  Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program or LIHEAP. 

LIHEAP Numbers Decline With Warm Weather

Dec 4, 2012

The energy assistance program for low-income families, or LIHEAP (LYE-heep) is seeing a drop in Purchase area applicants by almost 25 percent this winter due to unusually warm weather. West Kentucky Allied Services administers the program in Mayfield.