heat http://wfpl.org en Louisville's Low-Income Heating Assistance Program Off To Steady Start http://wfpl.org/post/louisvilles-low-income-heating-assistance-program-steady-start <p>Yvette Anderson works a seasonal job. The lull is in the winter.</p><p>"I'm on a really tight budget," she says.</p><p>Anderson is one of 2,426 low-income&nbsp;Louisvillians&nbsp;who have already scheduled appointments to receive help with paying for energy bills through the city's Low-Income Heating and Energy Assistance Program, known as LIHEAP.</p> Mon, 13 Jan 2014 20:01:07 +0000 Devin Katayama 8224 at http://wfpl.org Louisville's Low-Income Heating Assistance Program Off To Steady Start Drought Devastates Kentucky Corn Crop http://wfpl.org/post/drought-devastates-kentucky-corn-crop <p><a href="/post/drought-deepens-hardest-hit-parts-us">The hot, dry summer</a> has taken a toll on Kentucky&#39;s corn crop, which could result in the lowest yields in nearly 30 years.</p><p>A government report issued Friday predicts an average statewide corn yield of 65 bushels an acre. That&#39;s down 74 bushels from last year&#39;s crop. And it would be the lowest yield since the 1983 crop produced 48 bushels per acre.</p><p>Corn production in Kentucky is forecast at nearly 97 million bushels, down 46 percent from last year.</p> Fri, 10 Aug 2012 20:24:49 +0000 The Associated Press 1286 at http://wfpl.org