Tuesday, May 21 2013 6:18 AM EDT2013-05-21 10:18:45 GMT
Authorities said a 15-year-old girl may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old girl dead Monday afternoon. The crash happened onMore >>
Authorities said a 15-year-old may be facing charges after driving without a license and losing control of a car in a crash that left a 10-year-old dead.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:48 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:48:15 GMT
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.A witness told police that the four girls, ages 7, 5, 3 and 1, had been in the same dirtyMore >>
A woman has been arrested after she allegedly locked her four young daughters out of their home for days at a time.More >>
Monday, May 20 2013 11:45 PM EDT2013-05-21 03:45:38 GMT
A widespread power outage has affected a large portion of Ascension Parish. Small portions of neighboring parishes are also affected. As of 5:40 p.m., the Entergy website reported 20,981 homes andMore >>
A widespread power outage affected a large portion of Ascension Parish and part of EBR Parish Monday. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 7:04 PM EDT2013-05-21 23:04:33 GMT
Residents in tornado-stricken Moore, OK, await news on missing love ones Tuesday, a day after a massive tornado devastated the city, killing at least 51. Rescuers worked all night, with particular attentionMore >>
The tornado, with winds up to 200 mph, cut a 20-mile stretch as wide as two miles through the Oklahoma City metro area. The medical examiner's office reported 24 people died, including nine children. More >>
Tuesday, May 21 2013 10:36 AM EDT2013-05-21 14:36:49 GMT
(RNN) – A day after long track tornadoes devastated Shawnee and Edmond, OK, another round has begun near Oklahoma City.KOCO broadcast a slow rotating cloud that slowly extended down towards the groundMore >>
Dozens of people have died after a second day of tornadoes twisted through Oklahoma, this time taking aim at the town of Moore, south of Oklahoma City.More >>
AUBURN, AL (WTVM) -
Students should never have to worry about where their next meal is going to come from, and Auburn University is stepping up to make sure that never happens.
Last week, the Division of Student Affairs opened AU's Campus Food Pantry to help students struggling with food insecurity.
"It's kind of been a win-win situation where we've been able to reach students that are in need, but we've also been able to touch the hearts of faculty, staff and students on campus that kind of want to help give back to our students," explains Katherine Hettinger, AU's Coordinator of Student Affairs and Case Management.
Hettinger and Tim King, the Coordinator for the Center of Community Service, have been working on the concept of the food pantry since April 2012.
"We're the Auburn family, we preach about that a lot so looking out for the students whether they're in a good situation or a bad situation, doing what we can to help them," says King.
The pantry's location is completely confidential and not open to the public.
Hettinger and King describe the process as a one-on-one situation, no one has to know you are utilizing the service.
"You shouldn't be ashamed. I think a lot of times there is a stigma for assistance, but we want to make sure we're helping keep them students."
The pantry operates exclusively on donations and welcomes anyone's help.
You may drop donations in Suite 3231 in the Student Center or contact Hettinger directly at 334-844-1423.