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Overdose deaths in KY declined nearly 10% in 2023

Overdose deaths in KY declined nearly 10% in 2023

FRANKFORT – Overdose deaths in the commonwealth have decreased for the second year in a row, with 2023 seeing a 9.8% decrease compared with the previous year, Governor Andy Beshear announced Thursday, June 6. According to the 2023 Kentucky Drug Overdose Fatality...

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UNITE Service Corps holds end-of-year celebration

UNITE Service Corps holds end-of-year celebration

PIKEVILLE – “Unleash your potential.” That was the message given to UNITE Service Corps (AmeriCorps) members by Reda Shemelya during the end-of-year celebration held May 29 at the Pikeville First Baptist Church Auxiliary Hall. Shemelya was guest speaker for the...

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UNITE sponsors KHSAA state bass fishing championships

UNITE sponsors KHSAA state bass fishing championships

CALVERT CITY – Youth anglers from across the Commonwealth converged on Kentucky Lake May 10-11 for the Kentucky High School Athletic Association’s 2024 Operation UNITE Bass Fishing State Championships, presented by UK HealthCare.The two-day event was based out of the...

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21 students awarded ‘I Am UNITE’ Scholarships

21 students awarded ‘I Am UNITE’ Scholarships

Twenty-one high school seniors in the Class of 2024 have been selected to receive “I Am UNITE” scholarships totaling $31,500 for being champions for anti-drug prevention efforts in their schools and communities."Recipients of 'I Am UNITE' scholarships have excelled...

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Lincoln HOFNOD draws 100 participants

Lincoln HOFNOD draws 100 participants

STANFORD -- Following a rainy morning, the sky cleared up for the Lincoln County UNITE Coalition's Hooked On Fishing-Not On Drugs event at Cedar Creek Lake on Thursday, April 30, 2024.The event drew approximately 100 youth and more than double that number of parents,...

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