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Kentucky by Heart: Katelynn Stinnett Memorial Ride, encouraging students through chess, new book

This Saturday, motorcycle bikers will once again ride across the nation for the 10th Annual Katelynn Stinnett National Memorial Ride to raise awareness of child abuse and to raise money for its victims, according to spokesperson Sheila Shain of Shepherdsville. Sheila Shain “Every day in the United States, five children are murdered by their caregivers and their survivors are further traumatized by...

Kentucky by Heart: Corbin Seavers teaches children the game of chess, and how to win at the game of life

Corbin Seavers learned by example some important principles from his father, who died when Corbin was only 17. He learned that being a “real” man means taking care of your children — even if you are deathly sick, as the elder Seavers did. “He basically sacrificed his life for my sister and me,” said Corbin. He learned that one should lead in worthy causes and to pursue things bigger...