Shannon Moody

Still crusading for ‘kinship care’ families

BY: - January 2, 2024

For Barry Shrout, raising four granddaughters is a role he willingly took on — and that he acknowledges is exhausting and expensive. “The financial part of it is a big thing with me,” said Shrout, 66, a single grandfather from Maysville who has custody of the girls ages 10, 11, 13 and 17. “I have […]

Unheard: Foster kids say they were hurt in state residential care in Louisville. Few were believed.

BY: - November 17, 2023

This story was supported by the Pulitzer Center. It is republished from the Kentucky Center for Investigative Reporting and Louisville Public Media.  This story contains discussions of sexual assault and the abuse and deaths of children. It was around 3:30 a.m. and most of the other residents at the Home of the Innocents were still […]