On this Memorial Day, a group of current military service members as well as veterans loaded on 22 pounds of gear and walked 22 miles, all to bring awareness to the 22 veterans on average who commit suicide every day.
In the wake of the deaths of Alton Sterling in Baton Rouge and Philando Castile in Minneapolis, the Sons of Thunder are taking a stand in front of the Fayette District Courthouse.
Pastor Damon Davenport says to rallies the crowd in front of the courthouse, "It's time that we take a stand and lift up our voices like a trumpet."
Tomorrow about 250 people are expected to meet here at the Fayette District Courthouse at 1:30pm for a "Walk on Freedom." Organizers say this walk isn't just about stopping police violence but about ending all violence in the community in general.
It's the perfect way for you and your canine, four-legged friends to start the weekend. The Woodford Wag 5K Cross Country Race and 2K Dog Walk is tomorrow. The annual, family-friendly event raises money for the Woodford Humane Society.
"A lot of people like to bury their head in the sand, thinking that it's not happening, or it's not happening in their community, or can't happen to their children. (...) Heroin is here, it's in our communities, and it effects all of us," -Kayla Greene.