Content Tagged 'Veterans'

Lexington Strives To End Homelessness Among Veterans
The federal government gave Lexington 51 vouchers to help homeless veterans afford permanent housing. Video Video
Some Veterans Fight For Medical Marijuana
On Thursday in Frankfort, some veterans drew attention to the problems associated with PTSD and made an appear to state lawmakers that medical marijuana should be available for use as a treatment.
U.S. Chamber Hosts Job Fair For Vets In Lexington
The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation hosts "Hiring Our Heroes - Lexington" Thursday. Video Video
Hundreds Of Veterans Take Part In Annual KY Expo
About 400 veterans, and their families, paid a visit Wednesday to Boyd County High School. It was part of the annual Kentucky Veterans Expo. Video Video
Public Invited To Greet 'Honor Flight' Veterans At Blue Grass Airport Friday Night
The public is invited to welcome home a group of Veterans from World War II and other wars to Lexington's Blue Grass Airport at approximately 7:45 p.m. on Friday. They will spend the day visiting memorials in Washington, D.C. on the 70th Anniversary of D-Day.
Celebrating National POW and MIA Recognition Day in America
Today is the 34th annual observance of National Prisoner of War and Missing in Action Recognition Day in America. Video Video
Poker Run Raises Money For Homeless Senior Veterans
Amvets hosted a Poker Run in Danville on Saturday to raise money for the Vanover Veterans Village in Somerset. Video Video
Veterans Honored During Special Ceremony In Nicholasville
The group, 'Military Freedom Fest,' honored past, present and deceased Veterans during a special ceremony Thursday evening in Nicholasville. Video Video
Honor Flight Returns
A group of Veterans from Louisville and Lexington, including some with ties to D-Day flew to Washington D.C. to tour some memorials they'd never seen. Friday night they came back to a huge homecoming. Video Video
How Many Lexington Firefighters Are Veterans?
A survey of Lexington's 577 firefighters showed a significant percentage of them are Veterans. Video Video
American Red Cross Continues 'Holiday Mail For Heroes Campaign'
Volunteers came together on Friday to prepare holiday cards for area Veterans as well as active duty military personnel. Video Video
KY Woman To Serve 25 Years For Abusing Disabled Veterans
Cammie Henson of Bagdad, KY was found guilty and sentenced to 25 years in prison for abusing a disabled father and son, both of whom were veterans.
Lexington Restaurant Honors Korean Veterans
Lexington's Hananoki Japanese Restaurant hosted 27 veterans and their spouses Thursday from the Central Kentucky Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association. Video Video
A Second Korean War? Korean War Vets Share Their Thoughts
Tension continues to escalate on the Korean peninsula
Hundreds Of Abandoned Military Items Waiting To Be Claimed
This Memorial Day weekend, the Kentucky State Treasury is looking to reunite veterans and their families with military items that sit unclaimed in the Treasury vault.
EKU Gets Grant For Homeless Veterans
The Kentucky River Foothills Development Council receives a million dollar grant to help veterans going to college have a place to live. Video Video
Clay City Hosts Welcome Home Veterans Rally
A “Welcome Home Veterans Rally” helped show veterans that Americans do care about the sacrifice they’ve made for our freedoms. Video Video
5th Annual 'Victory 5K' Run To Benefit Veterans On Saturday
The Lexington VA Medical Center's annual race at the Leestown Road facility raises money to buy personal care items for Veterans who are being cared for at the VA Medical Center. The race is Saturday at 9:00 a.m.
Vets 'Run For The Wall' Ride Stops In Central KY
Mount Sterling welcomed hundreds of veterans Wednesday. The visit comes just a few days before Memorial Day. Video Video
Veterans Asking For Community Support
"United We Stand" but the sign outside the VFW Post 680 in Lexington means so much more than just words to those veterans inside.
Running To Help Bring A Merry Christmas To Veterans
Hundreds of runners in Lexington took to the streets yesterday hoping to help veterans have a merrier Christmas. They were part of the VA Medical Center’s Victory 5K. Video Video
Howitzer Artillery Piece Returns To Danville
A 105 Howitzer Artillery Piece is now on display at the Boyle County Fairgrounds. Danville veterans said their 441st unit trained on this weapon in the 1950’s. Video Video
Frankfort Church Honors Vets
The New Harvest Assembly of God in Frankfort started had a celebration honor local military veterans. Video Video
Project Aims To Help Veterans Heal, Tell Their Story
Between 18 and 22 veterans die each day in the United States by suicide, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs. A project in Lexington aims to help. Video Video
Veterans Gather To Remember Fallen Soldiers
Veterans gathered at the Lexington National Cemetery on Monday to remember those who have paid the ultimate sacrifice to our country. Video Video
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