Aisian Lucas

Aisian Lucas

She lived with her mom, who battled her own addiction, until she was 10 years old. After that, Aisian Lucas lived with her aunt and grandmother in Carter County. She considered her childhood to be a normal one.Aisian did well academically and was a year ahead in...

Hope Wall in Carter County

GRAYSON – Prescription drugs touch every family regardless of socio-economic status. Pictures on the UNITE Hope Wall, now on display in the lobby of the Carter County Judicial Center in Grayson, yield little hint of the continuing struggles each person faces each day...
Treatment initiative ‘a model’

Treatment initiative ‘a model’

LONDON – At age 14, Chad Webb began drinking alcohol. It wasn’t long before his youthful experimentation had progressed to more potent drugs and an addiction to prescription pain killers. “All I was worrying about is how I would get my next high,” the 38-year-old Pike...

KRP provides $100,000 for treatment

HAZARD – Residents of four Southeastern Kentucky counties in need of substance abuse treatment continue to benefit from the philanthropy of Kentucky River Properties, LLC. Company officials provided the third annual $100,000 installment of a five-year pledge to the...