The founder of USA Harvest is due in court later this month to answer to charges of stealing money from the charity for personal gain. Stan Curtis of Louisville faces charges of mail fraud, money laundering and filing false income tax returns.
It's cases like this that angers Tammy Delaney who is with Elizabethtown-based Feeding America: Kentucky's Heartland.
"We're in the business to keep our name clean and help people and do the right thing with our funds," remarks Delaney. "When that sort of thing happens, it can cause confusion and it can cause people to want to hang on to their dollars versus giving it sometimes. That's just hard to overcome for non-profits in general."
In the middle of the Fort Campbell Army post, a simulated version of a military operations center in Afghanistan has sprung up under a maze of tents that is bustling with a mix of international and American military forces.
The 101st Airborne Division's headquarters is preparing to take over control of NATO troops in eastern Afghanistan this winter, but the division will face new and different challenges compared to its last deployment during the troop surge in 2010 and 2011.
A UPS plane en route to Houston has made a safe emergency landing in Kentucky after a report of smoke in the cockpit. UPS spokesman Mike Mangeot told The Courier-Journal that the two pilots on board the plane were not injured. He said the plane made the safe landing in Louisville after departing from the city.