Bevin names judge for Oldham district

by Sheldon S. Shafer, @sheldonshafer – Gov. Matt Bevin has named attorney Doreen Showalter Goodwin as Family Court judge for the 12th Judicial Circuit, Division 2, which covers Oldham, Henry and Trimble counties. She replaces Judge Tim Feeley, who has resigned.  The unexpired term runs through November 2016. Goodwin is a solo practitioner and served as the master…

Bevin: Kentucky schools will resist Obama transgender ‘intimidation’

by Carl Weiser and Scott Wartman, swartman@nky.com – Top Kentucky Republicans – including  Gov. Matt Bevin – vowed Friday to resist the Obama administration’s directive ordering schools to let transgender students use bathrooms that match their gender identity. Ohio Gov. John Kasich, who dropped out of the Republican presidential race earlier this month, declined comment. Kentucky schools, Bevin…