Gov. Steve Beshear and First Lady Jane Beshear attended the Harlan County Coal & Rail Centennial celebration of the first commercial railroad shipment of coal out of Harlan County. During his visit, Beshear gave a speech in front of the courthouse where he stressed the importance of coal to the state and the nation.
Harlan Celebrates with Beshear
By Anders Eld, Harlan Daily Enterprise • Aug 26, 2011