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  • Making A Difference: Foster Care Council Creates "Studio Thrifty For The Kids" Boutique

    Making A Difference: Foster Care Council Creates "Studio Thrifty For The Kids" Boutique

    Friday, August 10 2018 7:23 PM EDT2018-08-10 23:23:04 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) A new resource for foster families is set to open in Lexington. Studio Thrifty For The Kids is a disco-themed boutique-style store where foster parents can bring their foster children to shop for clothes and other items at no cost. "There's so many families, so many kids that need clothing," said Cassie Sloane, the executive director of the Foster Care Council. The new groovy boutique Studio Thrifty For The Kids is on Richmond Road. It is fully stock...

    LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) A new resource for foster families is set to open in Lexington. Studio Thrifty For The Kids is a disco-themed boutique-style store where foster parents can bring their foster children to shop for clothes and other items at no cost. "There's so many families, so many kids that need clothing," said Cassie Sloane, the executive director of the Foster Care Council. The new groovy boutique Studio Thrifty For The Kids is on Richmond Road. It is fully stock...

  • Deuce, The Two-Legged Wonder Dog Has Been Adopted

    Deuce, The Two-Legged Wonder Dog Has Been Adopted

    Friday, August 10 2018 4:32 PM EDT2018-08-10 20:32:04 GMT
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    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A two-legged dog who defied all the odds has found a forever family.  You may remember Deuce from our Making A Difference segment. The pup has two legs both on the right side of his body. He was found badly injured in a ditch in April and both of his legs on his left side were broken and badly infected. "Despite very aggressive medical treatment there was nothing we could do," said Jean Gibowski, the founder of Camp Jean Dog Rescue. ...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A two-legged dog who defied all the odds has found a forever family.  You may remember Deuce from our Making A Difference segment. The pup has two legs both on the right side of his body. He was found badly injured in a ditch in April and both of his legs on his left side were broken and badly infected. "Despite very aggressive medical treatment there was nothing we could do," said Jean Gibowski, the founder of Camp Jean Dog Rescue. ...

  • Making A Difference: Richmond Firefighter Volunteers To Take Crash Victim's Groceries Home

    Making A Difference: Richmond Firefighter Volunteers To Take Crash Victim's Groceries Home

    Monday, August 6 2018 5:32 PM EDT2018-08-06 21:32:16 GMT

    RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) - As if responding to a crash weren't enough, one first responder in Madison County decided to go above and beyond. According to a post by KSP's Robert Purdy, he came upon the crash scene in Richmond. Richmond Fire and Richmond Police were responding. At the scene, a first responder talked to one of the individuals who expressed that he was concerned that the groceries in his trunk were going to go bad. He tried to call his wife unsuccessfully and at that poin...

    RICHMOND, Ky. (LEX 18) - As if responding to a crash weren't enough, one first responder in Madison County decided to go above and beyond. According to a post by KSP's Robert Purdy, he came upon the crash scene in Richmond. Richmond Fire and Richmond Police were responding. At the scene, a first responder talked to one of the individuals who expressed that he was concerned that the groceries in his trunk were going to go bad. He tried to call his wife unsuccessfully and at that poin...

  • Grant From Columbia Gas Gives Young Shooting Victim A New Place To Call Home

    Grant From Columbia Gas Gives Young Shooting Victim A New Place To Call Home

    Tuesday, May 1 2018 2:18 PM EDT2018-05-01 18:18:49 GMT

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A little girl left paralyzed after a drive-by shooting in Lexington is getting a very big gift in the form of a brand new wheelchair accessible home. A local company is also making a big difference to make that dream come true. Amya Catching was celebrating her birthday last year when she was struck by a bullet from a drive-by. After learning Amya was still living in a split-level home that was not accessible for her wheelchair, the "Building Assoc...

    LEXINGTON, Ky. (LEX 18) - A little girl left paralyzed after a drive-by shooting in Lexington is getting a very big gift in the form of a brand new wheelchair accessible home. A local company is also making a big difference to make that dream come true. Amya Catching was celebrating her birthday last year when she was struck by a bullet from a drive-by. After learning Amya was still living in a split-level home that was not accessible for her wheelchair, the "Building Assoc...

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