December 12, 2011 - 4:37pm
Steve Beshear and Jerry Abramson
“The inaugural ceremony is a celebration of what makes our Commonwealth special, and one of the best features of our state is our commitment to the arts. We’ve worked hard to bring together some of the most talented entertainers in Kentucky for this historic event.”
Tomorrow’s inaugural festival down the road in Frankfort promises to provide plenty of free entertainment for folks willing to take a little time off work to make a short trip on Interstate 64 to the Commonwealth’s capital.  Kentucky musicians, vocalists and other performers will...
December 9, 2011 - 8:32pm
The Governor says next week's inauguration will be Spartan...
The Governor has pledged Kentucky’s 59th Inauguration will be economical – thanks to many cost-savings measures – but the all-day celebration will still feature many inaugural customs that have become synonymous with the event over the past 219 years.
During their swearing-in ceremony next Tuesday, December 13, Gov. Beshear and Lt. Gov.-elect Abramson will take Kentucky’s historic oath of office, which still features language regarding duels. The oath of office dates back to 1850 when concern over dueling and deaths that resulted from the...
November 29, 2011 - 9:00am
Gov. Steve Beshear
Local news for Nov. 29, 2011
"Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear is promising the 59th inauguration ceremonies will cost significantly less than prior ones, but will still offer many free events suitable for families. Celebrating a landslide victory, Beshear will be sworn into office December 13 along with Lt. Governor-elect...