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Dr. Mark Goulston: ‘Yes, your kid’ — every child is at risk for suicide, and it just keeps happening

(Editor’s note: Suicide is the second leading cause of death for Kentuckians aged 15-54. More than twice as many people die by suicide in Kentucky annually than by homicide. Teen suicides are dramatically on the rise. According to the Kentucky Department of Education, and the Kentucky Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 15 percent of Kentucky high school students (1 in 7) reported having seriously considered...

Just say ‘Yes’ – or let them sing it; Louisville will be hosting the ’70s progressive rock band

Yes, the ’70s progressive rock band, is coming to Louisville. (Photo provided)   With a career spanning over 20 albums and more than three decades, Yes, the ’70s progressive rock band, is back on tour this summer bringing the ultimate experience to the Louisville Palace Theatre.   Yes will be at the Louisville Palace Theatre on Tuesday, July 29, at 8 p.m. (doors at 7 p.m.) with...

Coach Colene: Take the self-challenge ‘Yes, I May …’ in May, allow yourself some self-care

This printable calendar from photo.elsoar.com is perhaps just the right inspiration for a month of self-care. (Photo from photo.elsoar.com)   By Colene Elridge KyForward columnist   This weekend I had the great opportunity to teach a group of women about the importance of self-care, a topic of which I feel very passionate. What I often see is that women tend to operate in “survivor mode,”...

Yes, Virginia, there is a Santa Claus

Eight-year-old Virginia O’Hanlon wrote a letter to the editor of “New York’s Sun,” and the quick response was printed as an unsigned editorial Sept. 21, 1897. The work of veteran newsman Francis Pharcellus Church has since become history’s most reprinted newspaper editorial, appearing in part or whole in dozens of languages in books, movies and other editorials, and on...