The Danville chapter of the Compassionate Friends organization hosted its annual Worldwide Candle Lighting vigil on Sunday, to helps parents, siblings, and grandparents deal with the loss of a loved one.
Scott County residents continue to show their support for injured sheriff's deputy Jaime Morales, who was shot on the job several weeks ago. Morales was in critical condition for some time and later learned the injuries left him 90 percent paralyzed.
Tuesday marked the 35th anniversary of National Night Out for police and first responders across Kentucky and the country.
The annual event hopes to build relationships between police departments and the communities they serve, with the goal of making neighborhoods safer.
Six months after a crash took the life of a Powell County man, loved ones continue to grieve. 26-year-old General Bowen died in October 2017, after police say a drunk driver crashed into his vehicle in Estill County.
On Saturday, family and friends held a fundraiser in Bowen's honor to make sure his spirit lives on. "We know he's looking down on us today," said Bowen's father J.L. Bowen.
Safety teams are springing up at dozens of Rowan County churches.
On Saturday, the sheriff's office hosted a training workshop to help those growing teams prepare for potential problems, ranging from an individual medical emergency to an active shooter.