In the years since 1982, when Mother Teresa established her order’s first rural convent at Jenkins in Eastern Kentucky, the Missionaries of Charity have carried on her work of serving the poor, the sick and the aging in the mountain community. Mother Teresa is to be canonized as a saint in the Catholic Church Sunday.
Craig Potts, executive director of Kentucky Heritage Council, explains the task of a new committee set up to create educational materials to accompany a controversial statue of Confederate President Jefferson Davis in the Kentucky Capitol Rotunda.
A group of children within the state of Kentucky participate in the Equine Troop which is an 8 week course with horses teaching life skills and ways to build relationships. This group partnered with WeeCan allowing children with disabilities to ride horses for therapeutic relief.
Seventeen people testified at the Capitol Annex Monday during the state’s second and final public hearing on Kentucky’s revised federal Medicaid waiver application. The first hearing was held Friday in Somerset.