Jim Harrison’s hands – mangled by 30 years worth of snake bites – tell one-of-a-kind story

Kentucky Reptile Zoo director Jim Harrison doesn’t much like to talk about his hands because he says they call attention to “mistakes” he’s made while extracting snake venom. (Photo by Jane Auge)   By Roger Auge II KyForward correspondent   What remains of the normal lengths of the 10 fingers on Jim Harrison’s hands tells a chapter of his one-of-a-kind life’s story.   “Except...

Everyday Heroes: John Rosenberg helped balance scales of justice in Eastern Kentucky

John Rosenberg (Photo provided)   John Rosenberg has been in the middle of significant historical times since he was born to Jewish parents into the political turmoil of 1931 Germany.   Many years later, in another part of the world, America, he helped make history. He participated, as a lawyer, in the great civil rights battles of the 1960s in the Deep South. In the last three decades...