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Opinion: Gov. Matt Bevin: Calling All Men…

I have been a U.S. Army officer responsible for the welfare of other soldiers, a business owner responsible for the livelihoods of my employees, and now a governor responsible to more than 4 million Kentuckians and 30,000 state employees. Yet, by far, the greatest and most sacred responsibility I have is to be a good husband to my wife and a good father to my nine children. Gov. Matt Bevin Though at...

Rich Storm: This Father’s Day, take time to remember those dads who lost their lives in the line of duty

As a father, I cherish the memories already made with my two daughters and anticipate the milestones still ahead of them. (Left to right): Col. Eric Gibson, Karen Ratliff and Major Larry Estes at the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial on May 13 in Washington, D.C. Ratliff is the widow of the late Bernard Dean Ratliff. (Kentucky Fish and Wildlife photo) High school graduation. College graduation....

Keven Moore: Fathers Day – a gift from my father as it related to cars and insurance

As Father’s Day approaches, I am reminded that some of the best gifts in life are those gifts that are not given, but are instead taught. I also recognized several years ago that by the time a man realizes that his father was right, he usually has a son or daughter who thinks he is always wrong, which makes Father’s Day even that much more special. I lost my father over 5 years ago and as time...

Constance Alexander: Father’s Day tribute to an unconventional dad who ruled the dawn

Daddy talked back to the radio and TV when he disagreed with political news and views. He described the U.S.A. as “the greatest country in the world,” but stubbornly retained his Canadian citizenship. Father of five children, he left the details of our academic lives up to my mother, but had a reputation for relentless cross-examination of any potential suitor of one of his four daughters. Although...

52 Weeks of Health: Make Father’s Day an opportunity to observe Men’s Health Day

As Part of its 52 Weeks of Public Health campaign, the Kentucky Department for Public Health (DPH) within the Cabinet of Health and Family Services (CHFS) is putting the focus on men’s health as we prepare to celebrate Father’s Day on June 18. The purpose of the promotion is to reach more men across Kentucky and help educate them about how they can make their health a priority. By following public...

Hilary J. Boone Center offering brunch to commemorate concert anniversary, Father’s Day

The Hilary J. Boone Center will serve a pre-concert buffet in celebration of the 25th anniversary of “It’s a Grand Night for Singing!” on June 9 and 10 at 5 p.m. On June 18, the Boone Center will serve a “Grand Night”/Father’s Day/Third Sunday Brunch at 11 a.m. “Grand Night” patrons may present their tickets for 10 percent off their meal. The club is open to...