June 29, 2012 - 7:47pm
“Educators have long known that reading over summer vacation leads to improved performance when school resumes, and fosters a lifelong love of reading,” said Mrs. Beshear. “My books for this list include some summer-themed selections and many tales of friendship, mystery, adventure and self-discovery.”
In an effort to increase youth readership, Kentucky First Lady Jane Beshear today announced her Top 10 Summer Reading List as a part of the First Lady’s Reading Recommendations Initiative. “Educators have long known that reading over summer vacation leads to improved performance...
April 24, 2012 - 4:29pm
“The Derby Dash is a fantastic new way to involve children and families in the fun, competitive spirit of the Derby day,” said Gov. Beshear. “Thank you to the Frankfort YMCA for organizing this event and best of luck to all our young racers!”
Kentucky Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear have announced a brand new children’s activity at this year’s Governor’s Derby Celebration. The first annual “Derby Dash” races for children will be hosted by the Frankfort YMCA on Kentucky Derby morning...
April 19, 2012 - 7:31pm
“Barbaro is one of the most beloved thoroughbreds in racing history – not just for his victories, but for his heroic struggles after his Preakness injury,” said Mrs. Beshear. “John Stephen Hockensmith’s photograph truly highlights the Derby champion at the top his game, and this year’s poster is a beautiful keepsake for Barbaro fans and all racing enthusiasts.”
Governor Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear today unveiled the 2012 Governor’s Commemorative Derby poster. This year’s poster features a photograph by John Stephen Hockensmith, in which he captures the undefeated thoroughbred Barbaro as he rounds Churchill Downs’ first turn...
October 8, 2010 - 8:00am
Local news for Oct. 8, 2010