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Two years later: the miracle of Mayfield

Retired U.S. Army General Joe Orr can run just about any operation with precision. This includes his role of co-coordinator at Homes and Hope for Kentucky, a nonprofit assisting with long-term tornado recovery in Mayfield and the surrounding Graves...

A wall gets raised by volunteers in Crisfield, MD

Brothers in service

By Lois Wenger Brothers don’t always think or act alike.  But two Visser brothers have a good thing going.  Isaac, 17, and Ezekiel, 15, are getting some MDS experiences under their belts. Tool belts, that is. Isaac had his first stint...

Hope for the Hopeless

Eastern Kentucky is a unique place.  Families are closely knit for generations.  Many have never left Kentucky…or if they did, only for a brief visit.  Kentucky is home! Even real estate is familial, passed down from generation to generation. ...

House destroyed by flooding in Emmalena, KY

They feel someone cares

Knott County, Kentucky is a unique place of beauty. But it has suffered great losses this summer. Its mountains are not tall or organized, but run around in convoluted configurations, creating  many “hollows,” or, using the vernacular, “...

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