It’s been cold, real cold! When it’s this cold the inclination is to hunker down and avoid “being out in it” as much as possible.
You know who complains the most? Not those who have to be out in it for extended time. It’s those whose exposure is limited to that distance between their vehicle and a building. This is usually around 50 yards and three minutes of “exposure time.”
Two years ago, the future of Central Kentucky Community Action Council, Inc., was uncertain.
The agency was experiencing significant financial difficulties, which resulted to changes in their transportation program for senior citizens and to their Head Start program in an effort to reduce expenses. At that time, Lynn Robey, executive director of Central Kentucky Community Action, spoke with government agencies in Marion and surrounding counties and asked for additional financial support in hopes of getting the agency back on its feet.
On Sunday afternoon, scores of people gathered together to remember and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
As one group gathered at First Baptist Church of Lebanon, another group assembled at the Lebanon Post Office, where the United Concerned Citizens Organization started its annual march for King.
“Many young people don’t understand the sacrifices he and others made,” said Maria Bell, president of the UCCO.