Newburg Boys and Girls Club Reopens Under New Leadership

After a two month fundraising campaign, the Newburg Boys and Girls Club will reopen this afternoon. The Salvation Army closed three clubs, Newburg included, last year due to a lack of funds. The Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana organization then began a $500,000 fundraising campaign to re-open the Newburg club. Both corporations and individuals […]

Newburg Boys and Girls Club Hosts Open House

The Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana organization is hosting an open house this week at the Salvation Army’s former Newburg Boys and Girls Club. The Salvation Army closed four of its Boys and Girls Clubs earlier this year due to financial problems. For the past couple months the Boys and Girls Clubs of Kentuckiana, […]

UK Gets Grant to Study Economic Development in Eastern KY, White House Praises KY Sentencing Reforms, Conway Releases TV Ads in Attorney General Race, Future Uncertain for Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs: Afternoon Review

The University of Kentucky has received nearly half a million dollars from the National Science Foundation to study economic development in eastern Kentucky. An official in the White House Office of National Drug Control Policy is praising Kentucky’s sentencing reforms for non-violent offenders. In the race for attorney general of Kentucky, Democratic incumbent Jack Conway […]

Salvation Army and Kentuckiana Boys and Girls Club Discuss Merger

The Salvation Army and the Boys and Girls Club of Kentuckiana are discussing a possible merger. “It’s been very fast. To their credit they have both really responded in the interest of the kids that they serve. So both sides are working really diligently because this isn’t easy,” said Maggie Elder, vice president of community […]