Society

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Director of Clinical Operations at Ridge Behavioral Health System Geoff Wilson of Lexington speaks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about the prevalence of teen suicide and his upcoming public event addressing the issue in Paducah on July 13.

Nicole Erwin, WKMS

Paducah’s revitalization efforts in the Fountain Avenue Neighborhood are on track to wrap up next year.

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A Kentucky mission group is sending volunteers to West Virginia to aid victims of last week’s heavy flooding which destroyed some 3,500 homes and left at least 23 dead.  

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A public hearing on Governor Matt Bevin’s proposed changes to Kentucky’s Medicaid program will be held Tuesday, June 28 in Bowling Green.

Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, via Facebook

A new audio healthcare service at Fort Campbell’s Blanchfield Army  Community Hospital is underbooked. Hospital Commander Telita Crosland says it may that there is not a great need for the service or just that people are unaware of it. She says the service rolled out last month as a way to provide patients in the hospital's broad coverage area with more convenient access to healthcare.

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[Audio] On Sounds Good, Tracy Ross and Dr. Michael Bordieri discuss the Orlando night club shooting from a mental health perspective.

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Nearly 1,000 volunteers from around Western Kentucky are building a community playground in Paducah this week.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Traci Lawrence talks with Tracy Ross on Sounds Good about a new nonprofit organization called The Way of Wellness, a mentoring facility in Murray providing shelter, counseling, and educational services for homeless women and their children and victims of domestic violence.

www.aecf.org, Annie E. Casey Foundation

A new report finds more than a quarter of Kentucky and Tennessee children live in poverty and that economic conditions continue to worsen.

Matt Markgraf, WKMS

Two Mayfield police officers who were recently suspended without pay have resigned.

Mayor Teresa Rochetti-Cantrell said in a news release that Maj. Shannon Keller resigned on Monday after having been accused of violating department regulations. 

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