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UNITE helping Whitley Co. Sheriff with funding to start DARE program

Funding to help start a Drug Abuse Resistance Education (DARE) program for the Whitley County Sheriff’s Department, and a new local clinic to treat people diagnosed with Hepatitis C were two of the topics discussed during the Whitley County UNITE Coalition’s quarterly...
Posted On 25 Apr 2019

WCHS will host UNITE’s ‘Shoot Hoops Not Drugs’ basketball camp on June 20

Local youngsters, who want to learn more about basketball and meet a former University of Kentucky basketball player, will have the chance to do so for free this summer. Whitley County High School will play host to one of Operation UNITE’s “Shoot Hoops Not Drugs” programs. The...
Posted On 06 Feb 2019

Whitley County UNITE Coalition approves projects for funding

The Whitley County UNITE Coalition approved action plans from four groups Monday, who will split $4,000 in funding that the coalition receives from Operation UNITE. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 17 Oct 2018

Whitley County UNITE Coalition discusses hepatitis A statistics

Consider this. Kentucky typically has about 20 cases of hepatitis A diagnosed each year, but as of June there had already been 969 reported cases statewide. You need to login to view the rest of the content. Please Login. Not a Member? Join Us
Posted On 25 Jul 2018

Whitley Co. UNITE Coalition discusses overdoses

Discussion of overdose statistics, possible changes to state drug laws and substance abuse treatment funding were some of the topics on the agenda for the quarterly Whitley County UNITE Coalition meeting Monday. Whitley County E-911 officials said that based upon a quick check,...
Posted On 26 Jan 2018

Anchored Ministries offers free female-only drug treatment facility

You might say that Anchored Ministries, a faith-based drug and alcohol addiction treatment program for women, is running on faith. The program is completely free to participants and receives no government funding. “We rely completely on donations. We are reaching out right now to...
Posted On 20 Dec 2017

Whitley Co. UNITE sponsoring Kayaking for Kids race Aug. 19

Enthusiasts of kayaks, John Boats and tubing will have the chance to race in the Cumberland River this summer and raise some money to help the children of Whitley County. Whitley County Projects Director Amber Owens announced during May 15 monthly Whitley County UNITE Coalition...
Posted On 31 May 2017