My Kentucky

Still Time to Pack a Shoebox

  By Cindy Scott Operation Christmas Child is a project that Franklin Graham, son of Billy Graham, has been associated with many years.  Beginning in 2001, Hart County became associated with this tremendous effort.  Can you imagine your child not only being satisfied but beyond excited to receive one small shoebox on Christmas morning?  One…

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Paying the Price with this Kroger Charge

  WASHINGTON – Gregory A. Bush, 51, was indicted today by a federal grand jury on hate crime and firearm charges arising out of the racially motivated murder of two African-American patrons at a Kroger grocery store, and the attempted murder of a third, on Oct. 24 in Jeffersontown, Kentucky. The indictment was announced by…

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November 14, Third Annual Utility Scam Awareness Day

 LG&E and KU among more than 100 utilities urging consumers to stay vigilant As a member of the award-winning Utilities United Against Scams, Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company are continuing efforts to remind consumers of the tactics scammers use to steal money and to educate consumers on how they can guard…

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1st Lt. Honored at State Capitol

  FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 13, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin and Mrs. Pauline Conner today unveiled a new Medal of Honor plaque at the Kentucky State Capitol that includes the name of First Lieutenant Garlin Murl Conner. First Lieutenant Conner, of Clinton County, was posthumously awarded the Medal of Honor by President Donald Trump earlier this…

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Governor and First Lady Bevin Honor Foster Parents

Governor and First Lady Bevin Honor Kentucky Adoptive, Foster Parents Families recognized for permanent, transitional care of children FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 7, 2018) – Governor Matt Bevin, First Lady Glenna Bevin, and Cabinet for Health and Family Services (CHFS) officials recently honored several families from across the Commonwealth for their service as adoptive and foster parents to…

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Gov. Bevin Leads Economic Development Mission to China

Meetings with corporate executives target existing industry, new business opportunities FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 5, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin this weekend departed on his administration’s first economic development and trade mission to the People’s Republic of China, a weeklong trip to build business and diplomatic connections in one of the world’s largest and fastest growing economies. Kentucky…

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USDA Emergency Disaster

Gov. Bevin Requests USDA Emergency Disaster Declaration for Kentucky Farmers Designation will provide low-interest loans to Kentucky farmers impacted by severe weather FRANKFORT, Ky. (Oct. 29, 2018) – Gov. Matt Bevin today submitted an emergency disaster designation and declaration request in support of Kentucky’s farmers to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) and Secretary of…

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MY KENTUCKY: Unveiling Abe

By Sam Terry Managing Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. In recent years it has become commonplace for many Americans to revisit the Civil War, its various causes, and the ways in which the event and people associated with it are remembered. Needless to say, the modern debate has been unruly, especially considering the event was over…

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MY KENTUCKY: Angels on Horseback

By Sam Terry Managing Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. Recognizing the dreadful lack of medical resources for more than 10,000 people living in isolated areas of eastern Kentucky, Mary Breckinridge founded the Frontier Nursing Service on May 28, 1925. Born into one of the most illustrious Kentucky families in 1881, she was the granddaughter of former…

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MY KENTUCKY: The Original Mother’s Day

By Sam Terry Managing Editor Jobe Publishing, Inc. People everywhere will be observing Mother’s Day on Sunday and a West Virginia woman will be lauded as the creator of the holiday while the Kentucky woman who was the true author and originator of the idea will be forgotten. Few Kentuckians will recall that our day…

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