April 24, 2012 - 4:29pm
“Derby Dash” races for children
“The Derby Dash is a fantastic new way to involve children and families in the fun, competitive spirit of the Derby day,” said Gov. Beshear. “Thank you to the Frankfort YMCA for organizing this event and best of luck to all our young racers!”
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear have announced a brand new children’s activity at this year’s Governor’s Derby Celebration.  The first annual “Derby Dash” races for children will be hosted by the Frankfort YMCA on Kentucky Derby morning...
April 19, 2012 - 7:31pm
Governor's 2012 Kentucky Derby Poster
“Barbaro is one of the most beloved thoroughbreds in racing history – not just for his victories, but for his heroic struggles after his Preakness injury,” said Mrs. Beshear. “John Stephen Hockensmith’s photograph truly highlights the Derby champion at the top his game, and this year’s poster is a beautiful keepsake for Barbaro fans and all racing enthusiasts.”
Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear today unveiled the 2012 Governor’s Commemorative Derby poster. This year’s poster features a photograph by John Stephen Hockensmith, in which he captures the undefeated thoroughbred Barbaro as he rounds Churchill Downs’ first turn...
April 18, 2012 - 5:13pm
Gov. Steve Beshear:  Person of the Year
“Gov. Beshear has been a great ally for local and regional economic development organizations around Kentucky. His willingness to listen and work with local organizations has been terrific, whether in recruitment efforts or taking input on the Incentives for a New Kentucky programs. Without the leadership of Gov. Beshear and his administration, Kentucky would not have weathered the recession as well as we have.”
Smack in the middle of the silly brouhaha going on at the special session of the General Assembly in Frankfort, our beloved governor has received some well-deserved accolades from a source distant from the Commonwealth’s political chaos.  Governor Steve Beshear has been named “...
April 17, 2012 - 4:51pm
Cpl. Aaron M. Faust
"What matters is not the idea a man holds, but the depth at which he holds it. Death before dishonor. Family above all."
Ken Faust and his wife Tess were at home Monday evening, at their house on Bradley Avenue—just south of Eastern Parkway—when they heard a knock on their door and received the news every military family dreads.  Their 22-year-old son, Aaron, had been killed in Afghanistan.
April 13, 2012 - 8:23pm
“For twelve years, Kentucky and Kentuckians have suffered at the hands of Senate President David Williams. His rank partisanship, his obstructionist attitude has caused numerous special sessions and has cost taxpayers millions of dollars in unnecessary expenses in conducting business that ought to be done in regular sessions …"
Kentucky’s normally mild-mannered governor, Steve Beshear, was visibly upset last night, as the annual 60-day session of the General Assembly came to an end without voting of several important pieces of legislation.  The bicameral legislators adjourned at midnight, but they failed to...
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