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Kentucky by Heart: A look at some worthy Kentucky service organizations for your holiday giving list

By Steve Flairty KyForward Columnist We’re in the holiday season when most of us likely feel inundated with messages coaxing us to buy; it’s also a time when we are barraged with requests to give to a good cause, and it can quickly become a matter of “polite frustration.” There are lots of good causes, and most of us have limited resources to give, though we might have good hearts with noble...

Kentucky by Heart: Phyllis Abbott on mission to help women veterans through Lady Veterans Connect

By Steve Flairty KyForward Columnist The mention of Trapp Elementary School, in rural Clark County, brings up fond memories for me, as well as legions of others who have experienced its magic. It’s simply a building now, no longer a place of learning for children in the community, a victim of public school consolidation as a cost-saving measure. The small school was a perfect match for me as I began...