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Society
5:57 pm
Thu September 4, 2014

Kentucky Receives $2 Million to Combat Violence Against Women

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The Kentucky Justice Cabinet will distribute $2 million to organizations across the state to support survivors of domestic and dating violence, stalking, and sexual assault.

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Society
5:04 am
Thu December 26, 2013

Paducah Police Dept. Phone Drive for Domestic Violence Victims Runs Through Jan. 5

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.

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.

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Society
1:27 pm
Fri September 6, 2013

Merryman House Reaches Out to End Domestic Abuse

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 Sounds Good. 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. See more at MerrymanHouse.org.

Habitat for Humanity
4:13 pm
Fri April 13, 2012

Human Rights Commission Honors Habitat for Humanity

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.  Casey Northcutt  provides a quick update on the efforts in Paducah to build homes for low-income families.

Homes have sprung up around the area as part of a citywide effort to provide housing to all segments of the population.

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Afternoon Update
4:38 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Afternoon Round-Up 4/12/12

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Today on NPR: New research shows that first-graders and baboons have at least one thing in common.

State Governments:

Kentucky House and Senate negotiators have reached a tentative agreement on a massive road construction plan.

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Fair Housing Luncheon
4:31 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Local Non-Profits Recognized for Service

Merryman House

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.

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Fair Housing Luncheon
4:24 pm
Thu April 12, 2012

Local Non-Profits Recognized at Fair Housing Luncheon

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.

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