KSPlogobrand3aWestern KY (12/3/12) — Kentucky State Police (KSP) Post 2 is currently having the district’s Third Annual Cram the Cruiser Event. Cram the Cruiser started on November 12 and is running through December 14.

Post 2 is serving as a collection site for food donations of non-perishable items to be distributed to district shelters, churches, and food banks during the holiday season. The Post 2 District includes seven counties in Western Kentucky, including Hopkins, Muhlenberg, Crittenden, Caldwell, Christian, Todd, and Webster.

KSP Public Affairs Officer Trooper Stu Recke gave details to SurfKY News about the month-long event, which began as a directive from Frankfort to aid Kentucky relief efforts in feeding citizens who are struggling to afford groceries this time of year.

Every KSP Post in the state is participating in the event; however, Post 2 is located directly off of the Western KY Parkway, central to all of the counties it serves. There is a KSP cruiser representing Cram the Cruiser parked at Jordan and Sons Barber Shop on West Depot Street in Greenville, as the shop is serving as an additional collection site.

Recke and another trooper will be bringing a cruiser to Madisonville Market Place on Friday, December 7th to collect donations for the event as well. The troopers will have the cruiser at Market Place from 2:00 to 6:00 PM Friday, collecting conveniently from shoppers already there to purchase their own groceries. They’re accepting any donations of non-perishable food items, including cake and brownie mixes, pasta noodles, sauce, soups, canned goods, etc.

Jessica Frodge
SurfKY News

e-max.it: your social media marketing partner

LIKE SurfKY on Facebook - Click here to LIKE us now.

© Copyright 2015 SurfKY News Group, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, or rewritten without permission. SurfKY News encourages you to share this story on social media.

Posted on 2/2/14
3/13 - 16
3/13 - 16

Most Read This Week

August 31, 2015 6289

Man Convicted of Hopkins Countian's Death Granted…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 4893

All is Well after MNHHS Lockdown

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 3800

UPDATED: 'He Fought the Law ... but, the Law Won'

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News
August 27, 2015 2728

Kentucky Career Center Blood Drive Aug. 31

by SurfKY News
August 30, 2015 2315

Happenings, Meetings Listed for Following Week

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News

Most Read This Month

August 06, 2015 18434

Muhlenberg Woman Reportedly Suffers Violent…

by SurfKY News
August 24, 2015 11801

Teen Reports Slasher Attempted to Attack Him on…

by Doreen Dennis, SurfKY News

Stories Trending Now

September 01, 2015 1497

Small Business Tax Credit Workshop

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1211

Traffic Stop Leads to Meth Charge for Driver

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 1196

Central City Gospelfest Planned for September 2

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 947

Hopkins District Court Fines Handed Down

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 914

Madisonville Police Arrest Reports Released -…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 888

Governor Lauds Launch of Kentucky's New I-Way

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 678

Annual 'Swingin' for Sadie' Tourneys Set for…

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 663

Child Injured in Wreck, Father Charged with DUI

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 532

Pet of the Day - Morty

by SurfKY News
September 01, 2015 522

Color Run Raises Funds for Cancer Research

by Tammy Holloway, SurfKY News