Kristin Pierce, WHAS11 News

Kristin Pierce

WHAS11 News

Louisville, KY, United States

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Recent articles by Kristin:

Combat the 'summer slide' with these educational resources

The Kentucky Department of Education offers literacy and mathematics resources as well as meal options to keep kids fed during the summer. → Read More

Louisville barbershop remodels for COVID-19 reopen

Hair salons and barbershops can reopen in Indiana Monday, while shops in Kentucky must wait until May 25. → Read More

Father and son team up to make intubation boxes for Elizabethtown hospitals

Brent Jarboe at Atlas Development Group and his 16-year-old son are building intubation boxes for health care workers. → Read More

Run a virtual 5K to help support small businesses in Louisville

Louisville LEAP and Moolathon are partnering to host a virtual 5K. Proceeds from the race go toward the Small Business Continuity Loan Program. → Read More

Oldham County family trying to maintain 'new normal' while raising two kids with autism

A Kentucky family is struggling with the challenge of raising two kids with autism while in quarantine. → Read More

Louisville Urban League paying teens, young adults to stay at home through social media challenge

The "Louisville versus Da Rona" challenge provides an incentive for teens and young adults to stay at home during the coronavirus pandemic. → Read More

USA Cares hosting virtual 5K to help veterans during coronavirus pandemic

You can complete the “Keep Your Distance” 5K on your own time, wherever you want. The money raised will help veterans, especially those most at-risk. → Read More

'Stay positive' | Louisville fashion blogger's tips for staying busy while social distancing

Kristy Miles-Pearson, a fashion editor for the Louisville Scoop, is trying to find a new normal, just like the rest of us. → Read More

Louisville church hosting prom dress giveaway

The annual Prom Dress Giveaway at Green Castle Baptist Church lets high school girls pick out a dress, jewelry and shoes for prom. → Read More

Salvation Army responds to disasters, people in need

The Louisville branch Salvation Army can provide support on the go with a mobile unit which goes where the need is. → Read More

'If she can do it, she will': Civil rights activist Mattie Jones has taken in over 120 kids

In addition to being a Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Award recipient, Jones and her husband fostered more than 120 children. → Read More

Louisville company focuses on hiring adults with special needs

Wigglewow not only hires and pays adults with special needs hourly, but puts part of its proceeds into a special trust for long-term funds. → Read More

‘I’m not going to let this place perish’: Indiana man keeps history alive through cemetery restoration

If you’re traveling in New Albany, you may not notice the sign for Freedomland Cemetery. Tim Allen did, and he's been working to restore it for 8 years. → Read More

Louisville libraries host events for Black History Month

Library branches across the city are hosting free events to celebrate the contributions African Americans have made over the years. → Read More

Louisville dentist offers free services to homeless, low-income families

The Free Smiles Clinic offers teeth cleaning, scaling and examinations to anyone who might not be able to afford dental care. → Read More

Academy that trained Quentin Snider, Kelan Martin helps athletes with more than just basketball

Tim Barnett's F.O.C.U.S Training Academy in Louisville partners with Dare to Care and other nonprofits to encourage athletes to give back to their community. → Read More

Hunger Walk helps Dare to Care feed those in need

Registration for the walk is $25, enough to provide 75 meals to people in need. → Read More

Potluck spotlights Louisville community's diversity

The event started by Global Human Project in 2017 brings people, and their dishes, from all walks of life together. → Read More

Local nonprofit uses bourbon to raise funds for children with autism

Donna McGraw needs help collecting bourbon to raise money for the Families for Effective Autism Treatment. → Read More

'What day is it?' Camping out for Endymion

Rain or shine, those who love Endymion listen to music read a book or nap until go time. → Read More