We See You, Sis: Catalina Ibarra

Catalina’s program, El Poder de la Informacion, airs on Saturdays from 1-3pm on WLRS PODER. You can also listen to her Monday thru Friday from 1-3pm. Changing Lives Through the Airwaves: Catalina Ibarra had aspirations of becoming a sports broadcaster, but when fate moved her in a different direction, she found her true calling. By Nailah Spencer | Photo by Kylene White Catalina Ibarra is a master at juggling – jobs that is. Born in Mexico but a native of Chicago, Catalina works as a broadcaster on WLRS Poder radio where she provides [...]

By |2022-05-02T13:10:27-04:00May 9, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

We See You, Sis: Liduvina Portillo

Liduvina Portillo, Norton Community Medical Associates-La Clinica Preston Family Nurse Practitioner: “We saw a lot of patients who didn’t have insurance and who came from other countries with a lot of language barriers. I saw the need for providers who speak Spanish.” She Gives Patients Peace of Mind - Through creating authentic connections, Liduvina Portillo is making it easier for Spanish-speaking clients to get the care they need. By Carrie Vittitoe | Photo by Kylene White Liduvina was a licensed practical nurse at Park Duvalle Community Health Center who decided to become a [...]

By |2022-04-11T13:24:37-04:00April 14, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

February 2022 — We See You, Sis: Kym Rice

Kym Rice, Academy at Shawnee Principal, speaks with a student. “I Love Them First.” This Jefferson County Public School principal won’t leave any student behind. By Tiffany White  |  Photo by Kylene White Kym Rice, principal of the Academy at Shawnee, had aspirations of becoming a doctor — until she stepped inside of a classroom. She had just moved out on her own and needed to find a job, so she began substitute teaching in her last year at the University of Louisville and fell in love. “I liked being in different classrooms [...]

By |2022-02-01T11:38:56-05:00February 1, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

January 2022 — We See You, Sis: Kathy Cathey

A Bright Light At the bustling intersection at First and Muhammad Ali, LMPD traffic guard Kathy Cathey is a shining beacon of kindness and calm. By Christine Fellingham  |  Photo by Kylene White The intersection at First and Muhammad Ali — the daily drop-off and pick-up point for the J Graham Brown School — is a frenetic mess of fast cars, frantic parents and K through 12 students. There’s a stream of traffic flying off the I-65 ramp, cars parked two and three deep at the curb, sidewalks cluttered with kids carrying poster boards, and [...]

By |2022-01-10T11:13:38-05:00January 1, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|

December 2021 — We See You, Sis: Pastor Ruth Wilson

Touched by an Angel By Tiffany White  |  Photo by Kylene White If you’re falling, Pastor Ruth Wilson will catch you and put you back on track. She is an advocate for those who are less fortunate and believes everyone has a responsibility to take care of each other. Lucrecia Gunn, who is a friend of Ruth’s, can attest to her benevolence, after being on the receiving end. “I know a lot of people, but I’ve not met a woman like her. I was on the verge of homelessness, but she made sure I had [...]

By |2022-01-01T10:34:03-05:00January 1, 2022|Editorial Sis, We See You Sis|
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