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As COVID-induced mental health issues emerge, this expert says ‘send your brain on a summer vacation’

By Maridith Yahl Special to KyForward It’s summer and that usually means lots of fun. But, the quarantine from COVID-19 has caused fear, anxiety, and loneliness. It can seem overwhelming as if there is no hope, but Dr. Annette Nunez says it is possible to achieve a positive summer mindset and improve our mental health. She suggests sending your brain on a summer vacation. Dr. Nunez, a licensed psychotherapist,...

Judy Clabes: With hearts full of gratitude, we thank you for kindnesses on loss of Gene Clabes

My family and our colleagues at KyForward and the NKyTribune extend our heartfelt gratitude to all of you who have expressed your condolences during our darkest time, as we grieve the loss of Gene Clabes. Our husband, father, grandfather, brother, colleague, journalist, horseman, friend – a man of multiple and diverse interests and associations – passed away after an extended illness just after...

Journalist and horseman Gene Clabes, 74, dies after extended illness, a beloved family man

Gene Clabes, 74, community journalist, editor, horseman and entrepreneur, died Friday afternoon at St. Elizabeth Hospital-Edgewood, after a battle with heart and kidney disease, surrounded by his loving family. Gene Clabes Clabes, a founder of KyForward and the NKyTribune and a graduate of the University of Kentucky School of Journalism, is survived by his wife of 54 years, Judith Clabes, and his two...

KyForward will join with 150 other nonprofit newsrooms in national NewsMatch campaign

More than 150 nonprofit newsrooms across the country — including the KyForward — will participate in this year’s NewsMatch, the largest grassroots fundraising campaign to support nonprofit news organizations. The national call-to-action will launch on November 1, 2018. In 2017 NewsMatch helped to raise more than $4.8 million from individual donors and a coalition of private funders. This...

In little Ohio River town of Ludlow, there’s no clowning around about this fledgling enterprise

By Vicki Prichard Special from the NKyTribune Anyone who has ever suggested that clowning around doesn’t pay off has never met Paul Hallinan Miller. Ever the visionary, Miller has a nose – albeit a round red one – for innovation and opportunity, and, fortunately for the community, he sets them in motion in Ludlow. Paul Miller knows all about clowning around, but he’s serious about Bircus...