From the Associated Press A breast cancer survivor who has worked with Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear now says Beshear should stop urging others to contribute to breast cancer research if she’s not going to make the same donation herself. Beshear has urged people for two years to mark a box on their state income… Continue reading First Lady Jane Beshear Criticized for Not Donating to Breast Cancer Research Through Tax Forms
Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear continues her crusade to raise the state’s drop out age from 16 to 18. She implored the House Education Committee Wednesday to approve the so-called Graduation Bill, which passed the House last year, but died in the Senate.
The National Symphony Orchestra will spend an entire week in Kentucky early next year. During the mid-February residency, the 100-musician orchestra will perform concerts in Louisville, Florence, Owensboro, Paducah, Lexington and Somerset.
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh This year’s attempt to count the homeless in Kentucky was interrupted by the ice storm, but volunteers still found nearly 6,000 homeless persons. Another 6,800 individuals are precariously housed – facing eviction, living in substandard housing or staying with family and friends. First Lady Jane Beshear says the current economy… Continue reading Jane Beshear Urges Kentuckians To Help The Homeless
From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh
The annual Celebration of Hope for breast cancer survivors, usually held on the first Monday after the Kentucky Derby, is fast becoming a Kentucky tradition.