Although the coronavirus threat and massive public response have created significant disruptions to routine and established an unsettling new normal, for the most part, people are reacting responsibly and in good spirits.
On the first floor of the Capitol, Gov. Andy Beshear has been holding daily press conferences urging the public to practice social distancing, avoid large crowds and practice good hygiene to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, which has already claimed the lives of three Kentuckians.
Every day the media reports the number of coronavirus cases across America and around the world. I keep an eye on Oregon, where I live, and Montana, where I grew up. Each day I am dismayed to see that my hometown of Bozeman has extended its large lead on every other city and town in the stat…
Amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, families, businesses and health care providers are facing unprecedented tough times. However, during these trying times I’m encouraged to see the strength exemplified by communities across the nation to support each other and heed warnings.
Our house in Paducah was on North 10th Street. In the mid-1940s Saturday matinee B-Western cowboys were my big heroes. Playing cowboys in the scraggly woods behind the house was the great pastime.