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In Versailles, Kentucky, a young voice has emerged in the election for Versailles city council that hopes to reinvigorate the small central Kentucky town.
Matt Jones of "Hey Kentucky!" hosted a candidate forum at Transylvania University. Andy Barr didn't show, but Amy McGrath did. Hayle Hall has the write-up.
“I’m going to fight for us. I’m going to fight for our schools. I’m going to fight for people and for families here in Warren County,” said Smith.
As a special ed teacher, Denise Gray has developed skills in patience, communication, and oddly enough, politics – all of which she'll use in the KY Senate.
On Thanksgiving Day in 2016, Susan Haddix approached her family with a question at the dinner table: “What would you think if I ran for office?” Haddix’s uncle, who was “the most conservative” person she ever met, smiled, gave her a thumbs up, and said, “Go for it!” The following Monday, Haddix mailed in her candidacy forms to run as Democrat in Kentucky’s 34th district.
Wednesday evening, Lexington community members gathered at a candlelight vigil in response to President Trump's comments and actions at the Russia summit.